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Celebrate Ontario 2017

Congratulations To These Ontario Artists on The Polaris Music Prize Short List!

Six Ontario artists are on the Short list for the Polaris Music Prize including two OMF-supported artists*. The 2017 Polaris Music Prize winner will be announced on September 18, 2017.


A Tribe Called Red *– We Are The Halluci Nation






Feist – Pleasure



Gord Downie – Secret Path



Lido Pimienta - La Papessa



Weaves – Weaves


Upcoming Awards, Festivals and Markets

Sept. 1-4 PAX West 2017, Seattle, Washington, USA
Sept. 1-9 The 74th Venice International Film Festival, Venice, Italy       
Sept. 6-10 Jazz Sudbury Festival 2017, Sudbury, Ontario   
Sept. 7-10 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2017, Toronto, Ontario
Sept. 10 Canadian Country Music Association Awards 2017, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan         
Sept. 11-12 Canadian Music Cafe!, Toronto, Ontario
Sept. 12-17 Americana Music Festival and Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Sept. 18 Polaris Music Prize Gala,  Toronto, Ontario         
Sept. 20-24 Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa, Ontario
Sept. 20-24 Reeperbahn Festival and Conference 2017, Hamburg, Germany   
Sept. 24 Word on the Street - Toronto 2017, Toronto, Ontario  
Sept. 26-29 Giant Screen Cinema Association Conference & Trade Show, Chicago,  Illinois, USA  
Oct. 6 -12 Cinéfranco Festival, Toronto, Ontario
Oct. 9-11 FIPP World Congress London 2017, Tobacco Dock, London, England  
Oct. 11-15 Frankfurt Book Fair, Franfurt, Germany
Oct. 12-15 Revolt Music Conference, Miami, Florida, USA
Oct 19-22 Folk Music Ontario Conference, Mississauga, Ontario
Oct. 27 iVentures (formally GameON: Ventures), Toronto, Ontario
Nov. 9 American Film Market (AFM) 2017, Santa Monica, California 

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