June 27 - July 1 2014
Tickets sold Online & at Arctic Ventures

FESTIVAL – JUNE 27 TO JULY 1

The theme for our 10th anniversary festival is Quviasugitsi Tamaani Nunattinni, the song title to one of Nunavut’s most popular songs. Songwriter Paul Irksuk Sr will perform, along with:

  • Akukittut, featuring Greenland’s Kimmernaq, Miki Thomsen,
    Frederik Elsner and Hans-Henrik Poulsen
  • Namgar, a Mongolian/Chinese collaboration
  • Fred Penner, the ‘Minister of Positivity’
  • Pacific Curls, an enchanting mixture of Maori, Rotuman and Celtic music
  • Michael Kusugak, award-winning author and storyteller
  • Artcirq, Igloolik’s mesmerizing  circus arts performers
  • Etulu & Udjualuk Etidloie for their Alianait debut!
  • Nathan Rogers, Canadian folk musician and Mongolian throat chanter
  • Northern Haze and Kikkukia, two popular Nunavut bands from Igloolik
  • Jaaji Uppik, folk/pop artist born in Quaqtaq, Nunavik
  • Fawn Fritzen & Grant Simpson, Yukon’s swing-folk duo
  • Wintermitts – B.C.’s orchestral pop group
  • The Crooked Brothers, a country/blues/funk band from Winnipeg
  • Billie Zizi, Alberta singer-songwriter
  • Local popular bands The Tradeoffs and Canvas

HUNTING AURORA EXHIBIT

The Royal Norwegian Embassy and Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum present an exhibit featuring the enlightening research of astrophysicist Pål Brekke and award-winning photography of Fredrik Broms looking at the stunning and mysterious phenomenon of the northern lights or “aurora borealis”.

FALL CONCERTS

  • September 10th – World Suicide Prevention Day
  • October 18th – tba
  • November 8th – JP Cormier
  • December 7th – Sarah MacDougall

 

 

 

 


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