|By Marketwired .||
|June 13, 2014 02:00 PM EDT||
KINCARDINE, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/13/14 -- Department of Canadian Heritage
Member of Parliament Ben Lobb (Huron-Bruce), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced $10,300 in funding for the Kincardine Scottish Festival and Highland Games.
The Government of Canada is providing this funding through the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program to support the 15th edition of this festival, which features Scottish music and dance performances, heritage displays, workshops, and activities for children.
-- The Festival, which features the works of local artists and Scottish artisans, will take place this year from July 4 to 6. -- More than 200 Highland dancers and 30 pipe bands are expected to perform at this year's event.
"Our Government is proud to invest in community events that bring people together to enjoy shared heritage, arts, and culture. Festivals such as this one benefit the economy and enrich the cultural life of Canadians."
- The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
"We are thrilled to support the 15th edition of the Kincardine Scottish Festival and Highland Games, which stimulates the local economy and tourism in Bruce County. I congratulate the organizers for providing this unique event that celebrates the spirit of Scottish heritage in Ontario."
- Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament (Huron-Bruce)
"We have expanded our festival significantly this year, offering many more activities and events-starting with the Piping of the Haggis on Friday-and expanded things for families to see and do on Sunday. This funding will helps us showcase top-notch Celtic entertainment, enhancing enjoyment and knowledge of our Scottish Heritage."
- Marion Fink, Chairman, Kincardine Scottish Festival and Highland Games
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