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Organization Name: Oshawa Tourism
Organization Description:

Oshawa Tourism, a division of the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, strives to share vibrant and compelling stories of Oshawa to grow local pride of place; to showcase the City of Oshawa as a bold, culturally rich, and dynamic year-round destination; to highlight its strengths and encourage visitation; and to create and communicate connected, authentic and captivating experiences that will grow a welcoming environment for visitors and create enthusiastic fans.

Organization Website Link: https://www.oshawatourism.com/
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Project Name: Convergence Music and Art Festival
Project Description:

"This application is for “Convergence Music and Art Festival”, an expanded second edition of the Festival, taking place May 3 to September 22, 2024. The Festival takes place during Oshawa's 100th Anniversary celebrations. Lead up programming titled ‘Portal to Convergence’ will take place every Friday from May 3 to September 22 at the Robert McLaughlin Gallery. It will showcase local and Canadian-based musicians while promoting the larger weekend festival that will take place from September 20 to 22. Programming details include:

(1) A Street Festival on Saturday, September 21 in downtown Oshawa that will include live music, innovative artwork, a punk rock vendors market, live skateboarding demonstrations, live professional wrestling, circus performances, interactive community art displays, and the International Street Food Alley;

(2) Over twenty live performances from popular Canadian and local emerging artists including Walk Off the Earth;

(3) Large-scale visual art installations spread throughout the downtown core and in unexpected places curated by The Robert McLaughlin Gallery;

(4) Indigenous Artwork Showcase;

(5) Activations by arts and culture organizations in empty storefronts;

(6) Punk Rock vendors market featuring over 50 of the region’s edgiest artisan makers; and

(7) An International Street Food Alley featuring Oshawa’s finest culinary creators;"

Project Website Link https://www.convergenceoshawa.com/
City: Oshawa
Region: Central Ontario
Start Date: 2024-05-03
End Date: 2024-09-22
Amount Funded: $30,000.00
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