Distributed March 13, 2017 1:00 PM
2017 Culture & Heritage Award Recipients announced
City to recognize the best in arts and culture
Each year, the City of Nanaimo recognizes individuals and groups that make Nanaimo a more culturally vibrant city. Council has approved the following recipients for the 2017 Culture & Heritage Awards:
EXCELLENCE IN CULTURE - Ms. Jacqui Kaese
HONOUR IN CULTURE - Ms. Gerda Hofman
Recognition of these recipients will take place at a special awards ceremony to be held at the Port Theatre on April 6, 2017. Tickets and ceremony details will be advertised prior to the event. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Strategic Link: The Culture & Heritage Awards further the goals of the Cultural Vitality (Creativity, Diversity, Heritage and Innovation) Pillar of the Strategic Plan.
- The Excellence in Culture Award honours organizations and individuals that have achieved regional and/or national recognition in the field of arts and culture (visual, performing or literary arts).
- The Honour in Culture Award honours groups, corporations or individuals that are known for their dedication and support of the development of the cultural fabric of Nanaimo.
- The Culture and Heritage awards (formerly the City of Nanaimo Cultural Awards) were established 1998 to recognize excellence in Arts and Culture within the community.