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Qilaut is Nunavut's annual Inuktut songwriting contest. The purpose of the contest is to celebrate our vibrant Inuktut music scene and inspire the creation of more original music in Inuktut. This is a Government of Nunavut program intended to strengthen the use of Inuktut in all areas of our lives (as directed by the Inuit Language Protection Act). By sharing your songs, you are contributing to Inuit language and culture! 

Each year, Nunavummiut are invited to submit original Inuktut songs to the contest. Ten winners are selected to receive a cash prize and have their song professionally recorded and produced. A CD of the winning songs is released each year during Uqausirmut Quviasuutiqarniq. ​

2015 Qilaut CD songs

2016 Qilaut CD childrens songs

2017 Qilaut  Winning Songs by Youth

2018 Qilaut Nunavutaaqsimaliqtilluta


How to record your song in 5 steps

    New! Qilaut 2019

For more information about Qilaut or to request CDs, contact Receptionist at 867-975-5500