Celebration of Nations

September 9th - September 11th, 2022

Celebration of Nations returns to St. Catharines’ FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre from Friday, September 9th to Sunday, September 11th, with extensive in-person and virtual programming that showcases the incredible talents and proud achievements of Indigenous peoples. With over 40 in-person events, many with virtual broadcasts, and a combination of ticketed, pay-what-you-can and free admission options, this three-day Indigenous Arts Gathering offers something for everyone.

This year’s lineup includes performances by Buffy Sainte-Marie, Shawnee Kish (10 Sept), as well as a special First Ladies of Jazz concert presented in partnership with the TD Niagara Jazz Festival (9 Sept). Engaging options for cultural discovery include daily sunrise, storytelling and sacred fire ceremonies with Indigenous Elders, an interactive Indigenous Discovery Zone and hands-on workshops that allow participants to try crafting traditional Indigenous items, including pottery, drums, moccasins, and jewellery.

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Sep 9th 6:00 am to

Sep 11th, 2022 10:00 pm


FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre

250 St Paul St
St. Catharines, ON
L2R 3M2

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