Culture Days 2022

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SEPTEMBER 23RD TO OCTOBER 16TH, 2022 IS CULTURE DAYS ACROSS CANADA!

2022 Culture Days Events in Swift Current include: 

 September 24: Cultural Extravaganza - In conjunction with Fall Fair

  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Stockade Building at Kinetic Park - 1700 17th Ave SE
  • A variety of culture activities including:
    • Every Child Matters bracelet & Felt Shirt Beading
    • Blacksmith Demonstration
    • Henna Tattoos & Flower Making
    • Kite Building Workshop
    • Medicine Bags
    • Lock Box Activity
    • Learn more about the homeland of Metis Nation
  • Great Plains College Performance Stage
    • Featuring: Karima Essa @ 2:00 PM

      A three-time Canadian National Dance champion, Karima Essa is Vancouver’s very own Bollywood star. An incredibly charismatic and passionate performer, choreographer and instructor, she has used her one-of-a-kind Bollywood talent to entertain diverse audiences at festivals, theatres and in schools across Canada.  In 2014, her love for Bollywood took her to the screens in Mumbai, India, as a two-time finalist on Omni TV’s reality show, Bollywood Star. With style, grace and a flair for the dramatic, she has been captivating adult and young audiences for decades.

      Since first showcasing her Bollywood Star School show in schools in 2018, she has performed this show in 150 + schools. Karima’s new focus is on celebrating that all bodies can dance by bringing the Body Positivity movement to Bollywood Dance in schools and communities. Karima is also completing her Education Assistance certification and is interested in exploring how dance can help improve socio-emotional skills in children with autism or other special needs

  • CLICK HERE to view the full stage performance schedule and Culture Extravaganza Activities. 

  • Ranchman's Ridin' & Recitin' - CLICK HERE for more information
  • BRC Swift Current Bull Buster & Cabaret - CLICK HERE for tickets and information

September 26: BiGiwen: Coming Home - Truth Telling from the Sixties Scoop

  • 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM with special interactive presentations at 10 AM, 12 PM, 3 PM & 5:30 PM
  • Great Plains College - 129 2nd Ave NE
  • Exhibit and presentations on Sixties Scoop. The exhibits depict the history of Sixties Scoop and the effect it had on individuals, families and communities. the presentation is followed by an interactive question and answer session.
  • Event Sponsored by: Living Sky Casino, Pioneer Co-op, Chinook School Division, Great Plains College, Sask Energy and SWDCRS

CLICK HERE for more information.

September 27: A Talk with Lyndon J Linklater - Positive Race Relations/Acts of Reconciliation

  • 7:00 PM
  • Swift Current Museum - 44 Robert St W

    CLICK HERE for more information.

October 5: A Talk with Jenn Sharp - Author of Flat out Delicious and TV Host of Flat Out Food

  • 7:00 PM
  • Swift Current Museum - 44 Robert St W

    CLICK HERE for more information

October 12: Lunch N Learn with Sam Parsons - Bees and Me! 

  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM
  • Swift Current Museum - 44 Robert St W
  • Lunch: $7, Talk is free

CLICK HERE for more information.


2022 Culture Days events made possible through the collaborative partnership of:

Funding support from Sask Culture and Sask Lotteries.