The Michaelle Jean Foundation

The Michaelle Jean Foundation

March 30, 2012 06:00 ET

Michaelle Jean Foundation to Kick-Off Countdown to Canada's 1st National Youth Arts Week

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 30, 2012) - On April 2, 2012, the Michaëlle Jean Foundation will join musicians, slam poets and young Canadian leaders to kick off the national countdown to Canada's first ever National Youth Arts Week. Designed to celebrate the unique ways young Canadians are using the arts to build a better society, the Week will see hundreds of young Canadians host events in their communities.

Featuring speeches from the Rt. Hon. Michaëlle Jean and Jean-Daniel Lafond, as well as performances by a stellar line-up of performing artists, the event will take place on Monday April 2, 2012, between 7:00 and 8:30 pm at Club Saw, Arts Court, 67 Nicholas Street, Ottawa.

Contact Information

  • For more information about the
    Michaelle Jean Foundation
    Peter Flegel
    613.562.5468
    pflegel@fmjf.ca

    For more information about the
    Arts Network for Children and Youth
    Robin Sutherland
    416.536.6504
    robin@artsnetwork.ca