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Occurs on Wednesday April 3 2024

Approximate running time: 1 hour and 30 minutes


125 Front St
Nanaimo BC V9R 6Z4

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The City of Nanaimo and the Port Theatre Society proudly present the 2024 Culture Awards Ceremony. Please join us to celebrate the best of Nanaimo’s arts and culture sector while enjoying an evening of FREE entertainment by Nanaimo’s very own local talent.

The Culture Awards have been an important program for community building and partnerships since 1998. They bring awareness to the breadth and variety of the cultural activity in Nanaimo, celebrating the cultural accomplishments of individuals and organizations in our community. The awards also encourage and give inspiration to aspiring young artists and future cultural leaders.

Excellence in Culture Award: Paul Roland Gogo Presented to an organization or individual that has achieved regional and/or national recognition in the field of arts and is recognized as a “Nanaimo Artist,” has demonstrated excellence in their field, and is a significant inspiration to others.

Honour in Culture Award: Sukhi Sangha Presented to an individual, group or corporation known for their dedication and support of the development of Nanaimo’s cultural sector.

Emerging Cultural Leader Award: Annalise Lam Recognizes up-and-coming, Nanaimo-based cultural leaders. This award targets individuals under 30 years of age who have contributed significantly to the cultural life in Nanaimo. Recipients must be recognized by their peers and the community as a whole, to have given distinguished service in arts and culture and / or have been recognized for excellence in an arts or cultural field.

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