** SUMMER SOLSTICE Indigenous Festival & Competition Pow Wow ** **
June 20 – 25, 2017
** ** 3 VENUES – 5 DAYS **
* ** National Arts Centre Tuesday June 20 ** * ** Major's Hill Park Wednesday June 21 ** * ** Vincent Massey Park, FRIDAY- Sunday June 23-25 **
Experience and celebrate the diverse Indigenous cultures of the National Capital Region and celebrate National Aboriginal Day with 5 days of cultural workshops, indigenous performances, an International Competition Pow Wow, community celebrations, and unlimited free family fun.
* Pay what you decide for ** Making Treaty 7 ** performance part of Canada Scene at the National Arts Centre on June 20th . * Catch APTN’s ** AB Day Live Concert ** at Major’s Hill Park on June 21st (schedule and performers at: [ http://aboriginaldaylive.ca/ottawa/ ](http://aboriginaldaylive.ca/ottawa/) ) * Join us at Vincent Massey Park on the weekend (JUNE 23-25) for * International Competition Pow Wow with Host Drum _ Black Bear _ * Cultural workshops and interactive arts and crafts including the Odawa 150 Years of Shared History Pavilion (Algonquin Living History) and the Art & Reconciliation Pavilion * Indigenous marketplace featuring incredible art, food and fashions * Free Family Fun with a 400’ Zipline , fun inflatables and Birds of Prey shows * Non-stop cultural programming and family friendly main stage performances including Aboriginal Canada We’ve Got talent, PowWow Pitch and young audience theatre shows all weekend long * Saturday evening spectacle of music, dance and headline performance by Juno Award winning Holly McNarland