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Alianait Arts Festival picture Join Adventure Canada for one of the coolest events at the top of the world! In 2012 AC heads to Iqaluit for the 8th annual Alianait Arts Festival. Bringing together music, theatre, film, storytelling, circus, dance and visual artists from across Nunavut and Canada, the Alianait festival is truly one of a kind. Your guide, Aaju Peter, is a resident of Iqaluit and is thrilled to share the ins and outs of her hometown.

Throughout our week, you will have the opportunity to tour the many important historic and political sites, get out on the land, meet with local elders, artists, performers, youth and decision makers and participate in private behind the scene workshops at both the Alianait Arts Festival and the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Festival.

The vibrant capital of Nunavut, Iqaluit, is a bustling community. With a population of just under 7,000, Iqaluit is in undergoing a period of great economic and social invigoration. As the gateway to Canada’s great north Iqalungmiut are joined with folks from around Nunavut and Canada, working together to build a fantastic community of creative, opportunistic residents. We look forward to taking you behind the scenes and sharing Iqaluit’s dynamic culture and enthusiasm.

Adventure Canada is excited to celebrate Canada Day with the Polar World’s finest musicians and artists. We are proud to support the Alianait Arts Festival and The Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association.

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Throughout our week, you will have the opportunity to tour the many important historic and political sites, get out on the land, meet with local elders, artists, performers, youth and decision makers and participate in private behind the scene workshops at both the Alianait Arts Festival and the Nunavut Arts and Crafts Festival.

The vibrant capital of Nunavut, Iqaluit is a bustling community. With a population of just under 7,000, Iqaluit is in undergoing a period of great economic and social invigoration. As the gateway to Canada’s great north Iqalungmiut are joined with folks from around Nunavut and Canada, working together to build a fantastic community of creative, opportunistic residents. We look forward to taking you behind the scenes and sharing Iqaluit’s dynamic culture and enthusiasm.

Adventure Canada is excited to celebrate Canada Day with the Polar World’s finest musicians and artists. We are proud to support the Alianait Arts Festival and The Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association.


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June 28, 2012 - July 5, 2012

All prices are per person in United States Dollars (USD) unless specified otherwise.
 

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    $4295.00   Double Occupancy, plus HST

  • 2

    $995.00   Single Supplement, plus HST


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There is no ship for this trip.
  • Aaju Peter

    Aaju Peter

    Culturalist

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Highlights

  • - Behind the scenes involvement and workshops at the Alianait festival
  • - Private workshop by master Nunavut artist
  • - Opportunity to meet with artist and purchase art, clothing and crafts direct from artists
  • - Organized meetings with notable Nunavut personalities
  • - Personalized town tour
  • - Spend time at Unikkaarvik Visitor Centre
  • - Tour Nunavut’s Legislative Assembly building

What's Included

  • 7 nights accommodation at the Frobisher Inn
  • Dinner day 1 through breakfast day 8
  • Alianait Festival Pass
  • 2 private workshops with Alianait artists
  • 1 private workshop with the NACA
  • Local transportation
  • Home visits
  • Guiding services
  • Local food sampling


    What's Not Included

  • Return airfare from your home to Iqaluit (Group airfare is available from Ottawa the cost is $1,295 USD)
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
    • Behind the scenes involvement and workshops at the Alianait festival
    • Private workshop by master Nunavut artist
    • Opportunity to meet with artist and purchase art, clothing and crafts direct from artists
    • Organized meetings with notable Nunavut personalities
    • Personalized town tour
    • Spend time at Unikkaarvik Visitor Centre
    • Tour Nunavut’s Legislative Assembly building