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Culture Days

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Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture that fosters appreciation and support of the arts; promotes interaction between artists and their community; and, affirms that every citizen is the guardian of arts and culture in their community. Events take place both across Canada and throughout Waterloo. Events are free, hands-on, participatory and are open to the public. These community-organized events that allow the public to engage with culture and various forms of art.

Happening on Sep. 29, 30 and Oct. 1, 2017, Culture Days is a series of community organized events featuring free and interactive opportunities for the public to engage with culture. All registered events can be found online at The Culture Days website features an event scheduling tool, making it easy to plan a day full of the various events.

Culture Days is a not-for-profit organization founded in 2009, and in 2016, included an estimated 8,000 events spanning 765 cities covering each province and territory. A growing organization, the number of officially registered events grew by ten percent from 2015 to 2016, and by over 100% from 2010 to 2016. It is estimated that over two million Canadians partook in the national event in 2016. Culture days originated from the Quebec event Journées de la Culture, an event occurring since 1997.

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