Emerging Cultural Leader Award

The Emerging Cultural Leader Award recognizes up-and-coming, Nanaimo-based cultural leaders. The award targets individuals under 30 years of age who have contributed significantly to the cultural life in Nanaimo. They may be recognized by their peers and the community as a whole to have given distinguished service and/or for excellence in the arts and culture field. Recipients are honoured at a special awards ceremony held at the Port Theatre and their portraits are displayed in the Strongitharm Gallery.

2018 Nominations

We are currently accepting public nominations for 2018 Culture & Heritage Awards. Please use the nomination form found at the bottom of this page, or contact us directly at cultureandheritage@nanaimo.ca. The deadline for 2018 nominations is Friday, November 17, 2017 (no later than 4:30 pm).

Past Recipients

Shayd Johnson (2014)
Amanda Scott (2015)
Alyssa Glassford (2016)

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