Summer Solstice Aboriginal Festival and Competition Pow Wow

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Come celebrate National Aboriginal Day with 3 days of FREE family fun. Experience and celebrate the diverse Aboriginal cultures of the National Capital Region. The International Competition Pow Wow attracts hundreds of singers and dancer from across North America for a vibrant and lively display of our living culture including the new Hoop Dance competition. Visit the Family Fun Zone with Sports themed activities for the kids including Jumpaï – Bungee Trampoline and inflatables galore, Bubble Soccer, Hoop Head- a strolling stilt walking basketball comedian, “Endangered Ontario” Show with Little Ray's Reptile Zoo, a new “Colour Run” for all ages and abilities much, much more! Catch non-stop cultural programming and family friendly main stage performances with artists such as DJ Shub (formally of Tribe Called Red), Juno Winners Eagle & Hawk, Nelson Tagoona, Prairie Fire Jiggers & Inuit Throat singers,  Kaha:wi Native Dance (family theatre), Aboriginal Canada We’ve Got talent, Metis hypnotist Scott Ward and an evening spectacle of music, dance and pyrotechnics featuring an Aztec Fire Dance group from Mexico! Participate in cultural workshops and interactive arts and crafts such as making corn husk dolls. Shop the Aboriginal marketplace featuring incredible art, food and fashions from across Canada.

Source: Summer Solstice Aboriginal Arts Festival Facebook page

Join Ottawa Foodie Girlz at 3:00pm on Saturday, June 20th at the Main Stage to check out the cooking demo with Top Chef Canada Finalist Rich Francis!


Date: Friday June 19 – Sunday June 21, 2015
Location: Vincent Massey Park (Heron Road and Riverside Drive, Ottawa)
Cost: FREE ADMISSION & Programming
Parking: Paid Parking available on site
Call: (613) 564-9494 Email :
Twitter: @OttawaSolstice Facebook:

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Package includes VIP seating, lunch or dinner for 4 onsite, and a swag bag package. We will be using Rafflecopter below to enter to win. Remember to leave an e-mail address when prompted so that we can contact you if you are our winner. Note that we have some some issues with Rafflecopter of mobile, please use the desktop version of you have any problems. No purchase necessary. Enter until Friday, June 19th at 12:00am EST. The draw will take place on Friday, June 19th @ 7:00am.

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