TORONTO, ON – The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is pleased to be the exclusive Presenting Partner of Ontario Scene.
Ontario Scene, presented by Canada’s National Arts Centre, is a major national festival showcasing 600 of Ontario’s established and emerging artists. It takes place throughout Ottawa and the National Capital Region from April 29 to May 10, 2015.
With 90 events over 12 days, festival participants will enjoy events in music, theatre, dance, visual and media arts, film, literature, and culinary arts. These events will occur at different venues across Ottawa and Gatineau, Quebec.
“Ontario’s vibrant cultural scene contributes to the vitality of the province,” said Stephen Rigby, OLG’s President and CEO. “Ontario Scene offers a unique way to spotlight Ontario’s world-class artists, from all creative fields, who reflect our rich diversity of talent. OLG is honoured to join the National Arts Centre in celebrating the energy and spirit of Ontario artists as we show the country and the world what Ontario has to offer.”
OLG has a proud tradition of supporting events and festivals that bring people together and strengthen communities. Each year, OLG supports about 250 local events and festivals in communities across Ontario.
Ontario Scene is the seventh in a series of biennial festivals that celebrate artists from the various regions of Canada. For more information on Ontario Scene, visit ontarioscene.ca.
OLG is a provincial agency responsible for province-wide lottery games and gaming facilities. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $40 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. OLG’s annual payments to the Province have helped support health care; education, research, prevention and treatment of problem gambling; amateur sport through the Quest for Gold program; and local and provincial charities.
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