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Published on Fri, 08/08/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Buffy Sainte-Marie, 1755, and Matt Andersen & The Mellotones to headline PEI 2014 Celebration Zone week of August 11-17

Buffy Sainte-Marie, 1755, and Matt Andersen & The Mellotones to headline PEI 2014 Celebration Zone week of August 11-17

August 8, 2014

August 11th to 17th in the Celebration Zone will be a wonderful tribute to Canadian culture and heritage as we welcome First Nations and Acadian artists as well as diverse performers from across the country including from all four Atlantic Provinces.

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will showcase First Nations and Acadian culture during the week of August 11 to 17.   Performances by iconic Aboriginal singer-songwriter, Buffy Sainte-Marie; the legendary Acadian band 1755, and Matt Andersen and the Mellotones on the Atlantic Lottery / Red Shores Main Stage will be highlights of this diverse and dynamic week.

Published on Thu, 07/31/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Shania Twain, Corey Hart, Walk Off the Earth and Tall Ships to highlight PEI 2014’s Founders Week

Shania Twain, Corey Hart, Walk Off the Earth and Tall Ships to highlight PEI 2014’s Founders Week

July 31, 2014

(Charlottetown) – Founders Week, a PEI 2014 Production, will feature events and activities that pay tribute to the Fathers of Confederation and commemorate the 1864 Charlottetown Conference that led to the creation of Canada.  Coinciding with the dates the Fathers of Confederation met in Charlottetown in 1864, Founders Week will run August 28 to September 7, 2014. 

Published on Wed, 07/30/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

British Columbia Week kicks off August 4th at PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

British Columbia Week kicks off August 4th at PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

July 31, 2014

British Columbia Week will be a unique opportunity to celebrate some west coast culture on the east coast.

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will host the province of British Columbia, as part of the PEI 2014 celebrations, during British Columbia Week August 4 to 10th.  British Columbia’s vibrant culture and exceptional performing arts community will be showcased throughout the week at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week will include a performance on the Atlantic Lottery / Red Shores Main Stage by multi-platinum selling rocker, Matthew Good. 

Published on Thu, 07/17/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Manitoba Week coming to PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Manitoba Week coming to PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

July 17, 2014

"Manitoba is where Canada’s heart beats, and this exciting event will showcase some of the best of what we have to offer."

(Charlottetown) – The province of Manitoba, a partner in the PEI 2014 celebrations, will be showcased at the PEI 2014 Celebration Zone during Manitoba Week July 21st to 27th.  Manitoba Week will highlight the province’s rich culture and heritage at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week includes a concert by Canadian rock legend and Winnipeg-born, Burton Cummings on July 24th. 

Published on Thu, 07/10/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone hosting Alberta Week July 14 to 20

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone hosting Alberta Week July 14 to 20

July 10, 2014

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will host the province of Alberta, a partner of the PEI 2014 celebrations, during Alberta Week July 14 to 20.  Alberta’s vibrant culture and exceptional performing arts community will be showcased throughout the week at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week will include a performance by platinum-selling country star, Paul Brandt. 

Published on Mon, 06/23/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Nova Scotia Week kicks off July 3rd at PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Nova Scotia Week kicks off July 3rd at PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Nova Scotia Week will kick off a full 70- day tribute to Canadian culture, heritage and cuisine.

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will host the Province of Nova Scotia, a partner of the PEI 2014 celebrations, during Nova Scotia Week July 3rd to 6th.  Nova Scotia’s vibrant culture and lively performing arts community will be showcased throughout the week at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week will include performances by fiddling sensation, Natalie MacMaster, and Cape Breton music icons, The Barra MacNeils on July 4th. 

Published on Thu, 05/15/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Prince Edward Island welcomes provincial partners to join in 2014 celebrations

Prince Edward Island welcomes provincial partners to join in 2014 celebrations

May 15, 2014

“We are honoured to welcome these six provinces to the Birthplace of Confederation this summer.” 

(Charlottetown) - Prince Edward Island welcomes six provinces as partners in this year’s 2014 celebrations. 2014 marks the 150th anniversary of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference – the event that led to the creation of our nation.  The PEI 2014 celebrations will pay tribute to the goodwill fostered by the Fathers of Confederation in 1864 while celebrating our national diversity and showcasing the best in Canadian arts, culture and heritage.

Published on Fri, 05/02/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Top Canadian artists bringing diverse musical experience to PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Top Canadian artists bringing diverse musical experience to PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

May 2, 2014

The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will host the country's biggest and best outdoor kitchen party!

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will play host to some of the biggest names in Canadian music during the summer of 2014.  A top-notch lineup of artists is set to take the Atlantic Lottery/Red Shores Main Stage at Confederation Landing in Charlottetown for the free PEI 2014 Celebration Zone Concert Series.

Published on Tue, 04/29/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Legendary band 1755 a highlight of PEI 2014 Fund events celebrating Acadian culture

Legendary band 1755 a highlight of PEI 2014 Fund events celebrating Acadian culture

April 29, 2014

"We are proud to have such a rich Acadian culture on Prince Edward Island.” 

(Charlottetown) – Prince Edward Island’s vibrant Acadian culture will be celebrated and commemorated during the PEI 2014 celebrations.  Numerous festivals, events and activities will pay tribute to the Island’s Acadian heritage and draw many visitors to Prince Edward Island in 2014.

Published on Fri, 04/11/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Canada Day 2014 celebrations in Prince Edward Island more spectacular than ever

Canada Day 2014 celebrations in Prince Edward Island more spectacular than ever

April 11, 2014

"Prince Edward Island has long been the place to be on Canada Day, but in 2014 the commemoration of our nation’s birth will be bigger and better than ever."

(Charlottetown) – A stellar line up of Canadian musical artists will take centre stage during one of the country’s largest Canada Day celebrations in Prince Edward Island where Canada got its start 150 years ago.  Prince Edward Islanders and visitors will be treated to a free day-long Concert for Canada at the Charlottetown Event Grounds, capped off by the largest fireworks display in the entire country.

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