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BC Culture Days Provincial Launch

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Ninth Annual BC Culture Days to launch in Nelson on Wednesday, September 19
 
For nine years, BC Culture Days has showcased community-driven arts and cultural engagement in British Columbia as part of the national Culture Days across Canada.
 
BC Culture Days will be hosting a provincial launch in Nelson, BC on Wednesday, September 19, from 4pm to 6pm, beginning at Hall Street Plaza and ending at City Hall courtyard with speeches by local and provincial dignitaries and performances by groups including but not limited to, the Rythem Roppers, In the Sticks, the Community Band, Orkastar, John Galm, Front Street Dance, Dance Umbrella, & Dance Fusion. Presented by Nelson & District Arts Council, The Civic Theatre and Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism.
 
ITINERARY:

4PM Live performances by In the Sticks, Blayne the Juggler, John Galm (steel pan drums), Rhythm Ropers, and Moving Mosaic Band 
4:40PM Participant and performers’ parade from Hall Street Plaza to City Hall courtyard, including a flashmob composed of amateur and professional dancers
5PM Mayor Kozac and proclamations
5:40PM Dance party at City Hall courtyard

IN BRIEF:
BC Culture Days 2018 Launch
When: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 
Where: Hall Street Plaza and City Hall courtyard in NELSON, BC
What Time: 4pm to 6pm 
 
BC Culture Days will take place September 28-30 across British Columbia as part of the national Culture Days. A searchable list of hundreds of free events in Nelson, the Kootenays, as well as across BC is now available online at bc.culturedays.ca. 
 
The list is updated regularly to reflect new additions. Updates and highlighted events can also be found via Social Media:

Facebook: @BCCultureDays / @CultureDays
Twitter: @BCCultureDays / @CultureDays
Instagram: @BCCultureDays / @CultureDays

 
ABOUT CULTURE DAYS
A grassroots, registered charitable organization and national celebration of arts, culture and heritage, Culture Days has allowed millions of Canadians to take part in tens of thousands of free activities and performances, sharing inspiration, artistry, creativity and expression reflective of the Canadian mosaic in every province and territory across the country. The events taking place September 28-30, 2018 mark the ninth anniversary of Culture Days.