Deep Freeze Byzantine Winter Fête returns to Edmonton

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“Workshops, art installations, and music jams along Alberta Avenue to be announced shortly”

The first festival of the new year, Deep Freeze: A Byzantine winter festival is out of hibernation and back again Sign park and Alberta Avenue, with an extended 10-day event, January 14-23, 2022.

Bring your cohort, spark your amazement and stroll through a gallery full of light, culture and beauty. from twilight to dark (4 p.m. – 10 p.m.), walk through Borden Park (11020 75a Street) and see giant lantern sculptures; You might spot a woolly mammoth, some jellyfish, or even a rainbow! Visit ice sculptures of wandering creatures Under the old arctic sky, Polar bears, buffalo, and maybe a megalonyx or two. Learn about the folklore of Ukrainian, Francophone, Indigenous, Inuit, and Métis cultures through art installations with world-renowned Edmonton artists.

On the weekend (January 15 & 16 | January 22 & 23), trappers, tipis and traditions of the indigenous peoples will be honored with art in all forms Pipon Village (118 Avenue 92 Street). Enjoy storytelling, bannock, games, and more. Step into one of the tipis and learn about the rich heritage of Edmonton’s ancestors.

During the entire festival dates, The Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse (9351 118 Ave) welcomes you for a cup of coffee, snacks, and entertainment. Live music featuring some of Edmonton’s best is featured throughout the weekend. Stop by anytime to warm up with your favorite winter beverages and take part in a workshop or two.

More workshops, art installations and music jams along Alberta Avenue to be announced. A full schedule will be released shortly

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