Hillside Competition celebrates 40 years

GUELPH/ERAMOSA – Hillside Competition creates a group celebration of  tradition and environmentalism yearly right here. 

This yr marks 40 years of the competition, and hundreds flocked to Guelph Lake to have a good time from July 28 by means of 30. 

There’s at all times a variety of musical performances, meals and craft distributors promoting their creations. 

Attendees can be taught a plethora of latest expertise at workshops that train tree planting, twerking and even kissing.

Whether or not individuals pop into the three-day music competition for a single afternoon or spend per week on the island volunteering with competition set-up and take-down, Hillside gives a possibility to step away from the tasks of day-to-day life to have a good time the humanities. 

The non-for-profit competition is funded by many personal sponsors and donors, in addition to the Authorities of Canada, the Authorities of Ontario, the Metropolis of Guelph and Guelph/Eramosa township. 

Performers included DakhaBrakha from Kyiv, who had many competition goers speaking after their memorable efficiency impressed by Ukranian folks tales and folks music. 

Hillside Competition provided free competition tickets to Ukrainians who’ve lately arrived in Canada, in addition to their hosts and helpers.

Tickets are already on sale for subsequent yr’s competition, which can run from July 19 to 21, 2024.

For extra info go to hillsidefestival.ca.