- In-person event
- ≈ 2 hours and 30 minutes · With intermission
Join us for a fun and elegant evening celebrating Canada’s highest honour in the performing arts! The event starts with a pre-show reception including complimentary wine and light canapés while you await the red carpet arrivals. The awards tribute performance celebrating the 2023 laureates begins in Southam Hall at 8:00pm and features incredible guest performances and touching tributes. Complimentary wine is offered during intermission. Recommended dress is formal.
Your ticket includes:
6:30pm: Wine and light canapés
7:00pm: Red carpet arrivals
8:00pm: Tribute performance
Created in 1992, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards are Canada’s highest honour in the performing arts. This year’s laureates for Lifetime Artistic Achievement are :
- Michel Marc Bouchard
- Molly Johnson
- James Kudelka
- Rosemarie Landry
- k.d lang.
The Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Performing Arts will be given to:
- John Kim Bell
And the National Arts Centre Award will be presented to:
- Paul Sun-Hyung Lee
For more information, visit the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards website.