Wasagamack First Nation music program wins big at Winnipeg Music Festival – APTN News

Wasagamack First Nation music program wins big at Winnipeg Music Festival – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2020114 Views

March 9, 202

More than a dozen students from one northern Manitoba community traveled hundreds of kilometres to participate in the Winnipeg Music Festival this month.

It wasn’t an easy journey to get there.

Students from George Knott School in Wasagamack First Nation had to drive 11 hours on northern winter roads to get to the city, which is 471 km away.

They are the only school from a First Nation to do so, according to organizers.

The Winnipeg Music Festival has been showcasing the variety of talent in the province’s music scene for the past 102 years.

Musicians ranging in ages from four to 65 compete in everything from singing to piano to classical guitar.

Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2020/03/09/wasagamack-first-nation-music-program-wins-big-at-winnipeg-music-festival/

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