B.C. Culture Days looking for artists

Parksville Qualicum Beach artists can apply to be the 2016 ambassador

  • Jun. 9, 2016 5:00 p.m.

B.C. Culture Days invites all B.C. artists to apply for the 2016 ambassador and awards program. The deadline to apply is June 15.

Winners will receive $1,000 towards community activation and presentation of a Culture Days activity.

This year, Culture Days weekend is Sept. 30 to Oct. 2. The weekend is a celebration of national arts, culture and heritage.

The Culture Days ambassador acts as a spokesperson for B.C. Culture Days and as a community mobilizer throughout the summer leading up to the Culture Days weekend.

Eligible applicants must be individual artists (amateur or professional) living in B.C.; active in their arts, culture or heritage community; and registered to present an activity during the Culture Days weekend.

Artists can apply through the online application form at bc.culturedays.ca.

— Submitted by B.C. Culture Days