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2016 Qilaut album launch and concert

21 February 2017 

Public Service Announcement

2016 Qilaut album launch and concert

To mark the end of Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq, the Department of Culture and Heritage is launching the 2016 Qilaut compilation album of children’s songs.

Qilaut is Nunavut’s annual Inuktut songwriting contest, created to celebrate Nunavut’s vibrant Inuktut music scene and promote the use of Inuktut in daily life.

On February 24, 2017, everyone is invited to Nakasuk School in Iqaluit for the CD launch and concert, where artists will perform all the winning songs. The concert will be from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. with doors opening at 7 p.m.

Free copies of the album will be available at the concert, at the Department of Culture and Heritage (Trigram building 903), or they can be downloaded at www.ch.gov.nu.ca.

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Media Contact:

Elizabeth Allakariallak Roberts
Communications Officer
Department of Culture and Heritage
867-975-5543
EARoberts@gov.nu.ca