Ottawa Grassroots Festival

Event Details

Event Date: Apr 20, 2017 - Apr 23, 2017
Location: Southminster Church, 15 Aylmer Ave Ottawa

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Overview

The organization’s mission statement is as follows:
“The Ottawa Grassroots Festival is a non-profit, community-based, volunteer-run organization dedicated to cultivating community at the local level through a welcoming, vibrant annual festival of concerts and participatory workshops.”
The Ottawa Grassroots Festival is a unique four-day multi-disciplinary community-focused arts event that is run completely by volunteers. The festival’s core values are inclusion and participation. A high priority is placed on making the event accessible, family-friendly, participatory and culturally diverse.  All daytime activities are free of charge to attend, with ticketed concerts by musical talent presented in the evening.


Highlights

  • Performances given by teenagers·
  • English and French performances·
  • All-ability performances, including artists with disabilities·
  • Indigenous performances·
  • Jam sessions·
  • Festival choir·
  • Refugee and immigrant choir·
  • Gardening for children·
  • “Kidzone” craft activities for children·
  • “Open Mic” opportunities for children and adults·
  • Ukulele sing-along session·
  • Dance workshops·
  • Interactive theatre presentations·
  • And more participatory sessions are being designed

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613-794-9161

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