OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 28, 2016) - The Department of Canadian Heritage is pleased to invite media to the Kick-Off Celebration for the 38th Winterlude this coming Friday.

You will be participating in a carnival-style street party with world-renowned Canadian artist Gregory Charles, a percussion stage show with Insolita, colourful characters, pyrotechnic effects and so much more. Do not miss this event! Come celebrate winter under the stars!

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

The details are as follows:

Friday, January 29, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Crystal Garden Stage
Confederation Park
Laurier Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario


  • We kindly ask journalists to use the entrance on Laurier Avenue to access the area reserved for media in front of the sculpture competition tent. Please note that there is no parking available on site.

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Contact Information:

Christine Michaud
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage