Thursday, November 12, 2015

Nanaimo Culture & Heritage Awards Nominees

City Seeking Public Nominations 
for Culture and Heritage Awards

This is your opportunity to recognize people and groups you believe have made a significant contribution to making Nanaimo a more culturally vibrant city. We are currently seeking public nominations for organizations or individuals for the following award categories:


EXCELLENCE IN CULTURE award is presented to an organization or individual that has achieved regional and/or national recognition in the field of arts and is recognized as a “Nanaimo artist", demonstrating excellence in their field, and a significant inspiration to others.

HONOUR IN CULTURE award is presented to an individual, group or corporation that is known for their dedication and support of the development of Nanaimo’s cultural sector.

EMERGING CULTURAL LEADER award recognizes up-and-coming, Nanaimo-based cultural leaders. This award targets individuals under 30 years of age who have contributed significantly to the cultural life in Nanaimo.

JOHN THOMSON HERITAGE MEMORIAL award honours individuals who demonstrate outstanding heritage service and dedication to the community.

Nominations are reviewed by the Nanaimo Culture & Heritage Commission, with recommendations being made to City Council. Recipients are recognized at a special celebration at the Port Theatre in April 2016. Nomination forms are available online .

Nominations will be accepted until November 17, 2015.


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