Naomi Lomavatu performs during last year’s Cariboo Festival. This year’s deadline to enter is Tuesday

Naomi Lomavatu performs during last year’s Cariboo Festival. This year’s deadline to enter is Tuesday

Cariboo Festival deadline approaching

The Cariboo Festival Committee is reminding schools, teachers, students and other performers to get their registrations in for the festival.

The Cariboo Festival Committee is reminding schools, teachers, students and other performers to get their registrations in for the 2015 festival.

Deadline to enter is Feb. 10 and this year everyone is encouraged to use the online registration at cariboofestival.ca

Check out the website and see all the adjudicators and their bios.  Businesses can donate to the local festival and have advertizing on the website.

The Festival begins this year on April 6 and wraps up with an Honours Concert being held April 25.

Please enter and help us promote the fantastic artists we have in our community.

Applications open for 2015 Performances in the Park

The Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society is happy to announce that Performances in the Park, the outdoor free summer concert series, will begin on Thursday, July 2 at 6 p.m. and will continue each Thursday evening at the same time at the Gwen Ringwood Theatre in Williams Lake’s Boitanio Park until Aug. 20.

Once again, with the support of the City of Williams Lake and the Cariboo Regional District, the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society will be presenting this event under the management of Angela Sommer of Angelkeys Music Studio.

The concert series will feature two acts each week; one at 6 p.m. to showcase performances including youth, theatre, dance, musical and fashion shows, followed by a headline act from 7-8 p.m.

All acts will be family friendly.

We are currently looking for performers of every type to fill these performances.

Application forms can be downloaded from the Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society’s website at www.centralcaribooarts.com/performancespark.html. You can also receive an application by emailing Angela Sommer at performances@centralcaribooarts.com.

Submissions can be made by mailing or dropping off completed applications to: Performances in the Park, c/o Central Cariboo Arts and Culture Society, 90 Fourth Avenue North, Williams Lake, B.C., V2G 2C6, or by e-mailing completed forms to performances@centralcaribooarts.com  by April 2, 2015 at 4 p.m.

This well attended, free event, is fun for the whole family and we look forward to seeing familiar and new faces in the crowd.

For more information, sponsorship opportunities, or for interviews please contact: Angela Sommer at performances@centralcaribooarts.com or at 250-305-4784.