The JUNO Awards return to Edmonton in 2023
TORONTO, May 10, 2022 /CNW/ – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced JUNO Awards return to Edmonton in 2023. The city, home to a vibrant mix of different cultures, attractions and natural beauties, will once again host from Canada the biggest party in music and all the JUNO week festivities March 6 for 12, 2023. The 52nd Annual JUNO Awards will be broadcast live on CBC from Rogers Square on Sunday, March 12, 2023.
JUNO Week 2023 returns to Edmonton with the support of the government of albertathe City of EdmontonExplore Edmonton and the 2023 Host Committee. This is the second time the province’s capital will host the JUNO Awards, following the first visit in 2004 where Alanis Morissette hosted the show.
“After nearly two decades, we’re thrilled to bring JUNO Week back to Edmonton“, mentioned Allan ReidPresident and CEO, CARAS/The JUNO Awards. “The city is a unique cultural destination with a proven commitment to championing the arts and we look forward to spotlighting its fthriving music scene.”
“Welcoming the JUNOS in Edmonton is a great opportunity to showcase our province’s vibrant culture and thriving music scene to Canadians from coast to coast. I am eager to alberta accommodation from Canada biggest music awards, and I know we can shine the spotlight on some of the most talented artists in our province.” mentioned Ron OrrMinister of Culture.
Home to a tight-knit musical community and a range of diverse talent, Edmonton is a center of excellence in music. With dedicated support for its homegrown talent, countless artists are coming out of the province, including 2022 JUNO nominees Catherine LeeFRVRFRIDAY, Jens Lindemann, Lyle Bell, Maria Dunn, Shawnee Kishand 2017 JUNO Award Winner for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Ruth B.
JUNO Awards Traveled Coast-to-Coast Canada from St. John’s in 2002 (and again in 2010), followed by Ottawa (2003, 2012 and 2017), Edmonton (2004), Winnipeg (2005 and 2014), Halifax (2006), Saskatoon (2007), Calgary (2008 and 2016), Vancouver (2009 and 2018), Toronto (2011, 2021 and 2022), Regina (2013) and hamilton (2015). An economic driver, each host city sees an average impact of more than $12 million.
Full press release here.
SOURCE CARAS/JUNO Awards
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