Ottawa Grassroots Festival

Ottawa Grassroots Festival

Event Details

Event Date: Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019
Location: Southminster Church, 15 Aylmer Ave Ottawa

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Overview

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

  • Top artists performing folk music
  • Thursday evening is an all-Francophone concert
  • Performances given by teenagers
  • English and French performances
  • All-ability performances, including artists with disabilities
  • Indigenous performances
  • Jam sessions
  • Festival choir
  • “Kidzone” craft activities for children
  • An interactive workshop for babies and toddlers
  • “Open Mic” opportunities for children and adults
  • Ukulele sing-along session
  • Dance workshops
  • Interactive theatre presentations
  • A multi media presentation
  • And more participatory sessions are being designed
    
    

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613-794-9161

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