The City of Charlottetown is celebrating Canada Day in a whole new way this year and invites the public to join in a virtual celebration full of music, celebrity chefs, arts and crafts, comedy, and much more!
Participate at home by tuning in online to professional video productions jam packed with entertainment for the whole family. Wear red and white and show national pride by taking part in a special Canada Day photo mosaic and join the Charlottetown home decorating contest for a chance at awesome prize packs. All this and more will be available on the City’s social media channels and website at www.charlottetown.ca/CanadaDay.
Capital City Canada Day will take place online Wednesday, July 1 beginning with a fun and engaging children’s production. The City of Charlottetown presents “WHOA, CANADA!” with Silly Robbie & Friends, a high energy celebration hosted by children’s entertainer Silly Robbie and featuring musical performances by The Music Man – Michael Pendergast, a guided science experiment with Mad Science of the Maritimes, craft time with local artist and art educator Jessica Sheppard, a baking segment with Chef Ilona Daniel, as well as story time with Mayor Brown and mascot Charlie Town.
The evening show, produced in conjunction with Furrow Studio and award-winning producer and music director Colin Buchanan, will air on July 1 at 7:30 p.m. (ADT), featuring musical performances by Paper Lions, Irish Mythen, KINLEY, Vince the Messenger, Tiffany Liu, and the Mi’kmaq Heritage Actors.
Celebrity Chef Ilona Daniel will lead a series of culinary segments featuring Chef Cordell Wells, and culinary students Sasha Burkitt and Caleb Gallant. Together, they will make some of their Island favourites including Acadian and Mi’kmaq dishes using local ingredients.
These productions, along with all the 2020 Capital City Canada Day programming, have been made possible through financial support of the Government of Canada.
In preparation for Canada Day celebrations, the City of Charlottetown is launching a home decorating contest featuring curated prize packages from local businesses which will be awarded across three categories: Best Overall; Kids’ Choice; and Eco-Friendly. More details will be announced this week.
The public can also demonstrate their national pride by donning red or white and submitting a picture for a special Canadian flag photo mosaic, which will be shared across the City’s platforms on Canada Day. To participate, email a photo to CanadaDay@Charlottetown.ca The deadline to submit is June 28 at 11:59 p.m.
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Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | 11:00 AM ADT
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