Saskatchewan Festival of Words

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Country and Region CanadaSaskatchewan
Type of Festival Literary
Location of Festival Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Canada
Festival Contact Information

Saskatchewan Festival of Words
217 Main Street North
Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0W1
Canada
Phone: (01) 306-691-0557
Fax: (01) 306-693-2994
Email: word.festival@sasktel.net

Festival Description

The literary Festival of Words produces year-round events bringing together talented Canadian performers to audiences from all over North America. Each summer, the four-day Saskatchewan Festival of Words celebrates the many imaginative uses of language by promoting literacy, lifelong reading, creative writing and numerous other ventures. The festival features interviews, panels, comedy, drama, music, open-mic sessions, readings and workshops. Over 155 volunteers, a board of directors and a dedicated staff work tirelessly throughout the year to raise funds to make these programs of benefit to all.

Festival Dates July 18 - 21, 2013
Festival Links http://www.festivalofwords.com/

Festival Story:

The Saskatchewan Festival of Words offers 60 events in three days all within a 2-block radius of the attractions of historic downtown Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Enjoy Canada’s award winning and freshest writers in all genres. Live performances, music, drama, spoken word, film, and tributes. Park the car once all weekend and enjoy literary showcases hosted adjacent to 20 acres of beautiful downtown Crescent Park, in the Moose Jaw Public Library/Museum and Art Gallery Complex. You’ll be back every year, guaranteed!

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