Cultural Festivals produces a series of cultural events, including a music concert series, an international kite festival, music festivals, a music camp, and house concerts in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.
Blenders: art + music
Throughout the past fifteen seasons, Blenders has developed into a series of 12 to 16 live music concerts presented at the local theatre from September to May. The concerts feature emerging Canadian artists ranging from blues and rock to roots and jazz.
Windscape Kite Festival
The SaskPower Windscape Kite Festival is a two-day event held in June each year since 2005. The festival invites high quality kite makers and performers from around the world to present their original artworks of high craft, design, and unique content in the Saskatchewan winds and sky. We attract over 10,000 people to a free family festival.
Long Day’s Night Music Festival
Since June 2003, Long Day’s Night Music Festival has evolved into a four or five nights of concerts that run in conjunction with the kite festival.
Swift Current Music Camp
The Swift Current Music Camp is a week-long day camp designed to help young musicians with an interest in performing and creating good contemporary popular music, discover their potential, and build their music appreciation skills.
The mandate of Cultural Festivals is to present a variety of high quality performing and visual art experiences that improve the quality of life and community pride of the citizens of Swift Current and area. The intent is to focus audience attention on Canadian culture by showcasing emerging Canadian performers and Canadian artists. All Cultural Festivals events are held with the values of providing safe, inclusive, quality cultural events in a family-centered atmosphere. The events provide a variety of artistic experiences, inspire creativity and develop interest in creative expression. They also generate significant revenue for businesses in the area and add to the image of and quality of life in the City of Swift Current.