WINNIPEG, MB – The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) is pleased to announce the on-line live broadcast of Aboriginal Peoples’ Day on June 21, 2017 – With National Aboriginal Day, a celebration of Aboriginal culture and heritage – from Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Yellowknife, Edmonton and Vancouver.
The 11 th edition of the Live Aboriginal Day will mark the history of broadcasting. APTN will present the best moments of each regional scene during a live multiplatform broadcast of 7 hours. The broadcast, which will run from 7 pm to 2 pm ET and will reach an expected audience of more than 1 000 000 people on television, radio and online, will showcase across Canada, The festivities that will be held from one ocean to the other. Never before has a broadcaster organized such an event to unify the country.
The full program and details of the broadcast will be announced at a press conference in May. The complete list of guests and artists will also be unveiled, with more than 70 issues featuring a host of renowned artists, including Grammy, JUNO and ADISQ Gala winners.
The only national Aboriginal broadcaster in North America invites all nations to this gathering to celebrate the original heritage, cultural diversity and outstanding achievements and contributions of Aboriginal peoples.
Almost every year since 2007, this event has been presented on two twin stages in Winnipeg and another Canadian city. On the occasion of the 2017 edition, Indigenous Day is expanding to reach more communities.
Of the eight participating cities, Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver will have the opportunity for the first time to offer their city dwellers the chance to experience the event live. All cities will offer free daytime activities followed by an evening concert. Each concert will reflect the culture and people of the region. In addition, Indigenous Day will be entering with a hosting event in Toronto, the host city of 2018, and will have a head start to invite the public to return to the event next summer .
To learn more about today’s announcement, visit jaendirect.ca or follow the APTN social scene. All are invited to join the conversation anytime on Twitter or Instagram using the # JAD2017 keyword ; Publications will be shared with APTN’s social media audience.
About Aboriginal Peoples Day On-line
Aboriginal Day On-Line has been held since 2007 and is the biggest annual celebration of National Aboriginal Day, a celebration of the culture and heritage of Aboriginal peoples and the summer solstice in Canada. The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) presents free of charge the daytime festivities and the evening concert from Winnipeg, Manitoba, and organizes almost every year a twin event elsewhere in the country. The multi-platform LIVE broadcast of the concert is available to all Canadians and internationally via APTN, radio and online.