Community Arts Festival

Recipient: Burns Lake Arts & Culture Committee
Amount: 7305
Date: 2005-11-16
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Recreational-Social
Strategy: Tourism-Recreational Infrastructure
Description: The proponent is hosting a Community Arts Festival event as a step toward creating an Arts Council. While building on the strength of existing events such as the Lakes District Performing Arts Festival, the project is helping to meet the requirements to become an Arts Council, create a yearly event involving local residents, and encourage Aboriginal arts and culture awareness within the community. Artists are invited from all over the province to participate.
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Well, this success story throws back a little bit. We started planning for the expansion at the Burns Lake Public Library in the early 2000's. It was an ambitious project - double the size of the library!! The board...

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