A MUSICAL ADVENTURE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY: THE BIG BANG IS BACK AT NAC
An explosion of fun, shows and free activities… and much more!
Get ready: the BIG BANG festival is back... and it will blow your socks off! The fun begins in just one month, on February 16 and 17 at the National Arts Centre (NAC).
For one festive week-end, the BIG BANG will again transform the NAC into a joyful musical maze, full of adventures in sound to explore. Thrilling installations, exciting concerts, surprise performances and strange sound machines in every corner of the building promise to be a feast for your eyes and ears. Bring your family, grab your friends and get ready for a unique experience of colour and sound, sure to burst you out of those winter blues!
The full line-up has now been revealed! Explore the many events, book your concert tickets and plan your family trip: bigbangfestival.ca.
For 5–12 year-olds... and the curious kid in everyone.
Watch the festival video trailer.
Sunday, February 16, from noon to 5:30 p.m.
Monday, February 17 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Family Day in Ontario)
✧ Some performances and activities will be accessible as of Saturday, February 15
WELCOME TO THE BIG BANG AMBASSADORS
Just nutty about BIG BANG, you’ll see these 10-13 year-old super fans everywhere sporting festival colours. At the welcome desk, around the artists or indulging in activities these guys are crazy about BIG BANG! They are our ambassadors and most committed festivalgoers!
THANKS TO THE BIG BANG PARTNERS
Bringing the BIG BANG to Ottawa grew out of the NAC’s relationship with Zonzo Compagnie, a Belgian music/theatre company for young audiences founded by Van Looy. Over the past few years, the NAC has presented some of its shows, including Listen to the Silence about the music of John Cage, Slumberland, which explores the world of dreams and the night, as well as Mile(s)tones about the famous jazz legend Miles Davis.
The BIG BANG festival in Ottawa is held with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Ottawa Tourism, Winterlude 2020, the Creative Europe Program of the European Union, Donald T. Walcot and the Fondation Sandra et Alain Bouchard.
The BIG BANG festival is an initiative of Zonzo Compagnie.
Hall performances $15
Music Rooms $5
2 tickets to any festival event for $25 – SAVE $5!
3 tickets to any festival event for $30 – SAVE $15!
All access for 4 people $99* – SAVE $100!
*4 tickets for every hall performance
More information about the packages here.