Canada’s north is a boundless expanse of forests, mountains and Arctic tundra. The festivals of northern British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut are true destination celebrations. Featured artists give you a glimpse into what makes this place special. The drum calls!

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  1. Known as the world’s circumpolar stage, the Alianait Arts Festival takes place in Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada in late June each year. These arctic days have … read more

  2. Folk On The Rocks (FOTR) Annual Music Festival has come a long way since founder Rod Russell and his band of folkie go-getters re-booted a small outdoor gig on the … read more

  3. The Dawson City Music Festival Association (DCMF) is a non-profit charitable organization established in 1979, after a summer barbecue full of music and dancing … read more

  4. Prince George Folkfest Society has been bringing musicians from all over the world to Northern BC since our inception in 2003. Since 2007, our society has focused on … read more


Artist Testimonials

Curated by the participating festivals, these artists give you a window into what makes this region unique and their inspiration for calling it home. 

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