Events scheduled on our stages and public spaces are going ahead as planned.

2017 Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Gala

Celebrating Canada's Highest Honour in the Performing Arts

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NAC Production

A star-studded gala celebrating Canada's most inspiring performing artists! Don't miss a moment:

Watch the show LIVE, June 29th at 8 p.m. on cbc.ca

Watch the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards Special Presentation on June 30 at 9 p.m. EST on CBC Television

For more information on the awards and the 2017 laureates, please visit ggpaa.ca
Stay Connected: @GovGPAA  #ggawards


Evening itinerary for attendees:

6:30pm: Cocktails and canapés
7:00pm: Red carpet arrivals
8:00pm: Performance
10:30pm: Champagne, Desserts, Dance

Need English or French Translation during the show?

Acquire a simultaneous translation headset:
Please visit the receiver distribution area (in the main lobby opposite the red stage) were we will have a person standing by who, in exchange for a major piece of ID, will provide to you, at no cost, a receiver and headset. During the event, you will select channel 1 for English and channel 2 for French interpretation.
Once the event is over, return your receiver and headset to the same location to retrieve your ID.
 

video: Laureate Announcement
Laureate Announcement
2017 recipient: Brigitte Haentjens © Mathieu Rivard
2017 recipient: Michael J. Fox © Mark Seliger
2017 recipient: Martin Short © Sam Jones
2017 recipient: Yves Sioui Durand © Benoît Aquin
2017 recipient: Jean Beaudin © Denis McCready
2017 recipient: William Loewen © Michele Bouvier
2016 recipient (presented in 2017): Michael Bublé © Evaan Kheraj
Mentor: Karen Kain © Karolina Kuras
Protégé: Robert Binet © Rick Guest and Olivia Pomp
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