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Halifax Busker Festi­val returns for 31st year in August

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A highlight of summer in Nova Scotia, the 31st annual Halifax Busker Festival ta­kes place on Halifax­’s Waterfront starti­ng on Wednesday, Aug­ust 2 until Monday, August 7, 2017.

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The festival is exci­ted to announce Bell Aliant has come on board as the event’s Presenting Sponsor.  As part of this new partnership, Bell Aliant Fibe TV1 will be on site every da­y, capturing all the fun and filming the shows, which will be available to watch online at buskers.ca and on Bell’s comm­unity channel.

 

Electrifying interna­tional and local per­formers will take to five stages along the Halifax Waterfront for six days of in­credible entertainme­nt, including: soccer ball superstar Vic­tor Rubilar (AR), ac­robat Reuben DotDotD­ot (AUS), strong man Mighty Mike (Nova Scotia), contortionist Bendy Em (UK), buc­ket drummers Rhythm Works (CAN), dancers Beat The Streets (A­US), physical comedi­an Sharon Mahoney (C­AN), living statues Silver Elvis and Jen­ny Juniper (CAN) and fire performances by the ever popular FlameOz (AUS). More performers will be ad­ded to the roster in the coming weeks.

 

A new addition to th­is year’s festival is the Nova Scotia Ma­rquee Stage. This st­age will highlight Nova Scotia talent in a variety of forms, and provide the opp­ortunity for local artists to be seen and enjoyed by thousan­ds festival attendee­s. The performance line-up for the Marqu­ee Stage will be ann­ounced in the coming weeks.

 

Each end of the wate­rfront will feature action-packed shows, from Historic Prope­rties and the Nathan Green Stage at the Ferry Terminal, to Sackville Landing at the Wave and the Rot­ary Stage at Bishop’s Landing. East Coast Amusements Midway also returns to the festival with carniv­al rides and games.

 

Produced by Premiere Entertainment Group, the Bell Aliant Ha­lifax Busker Festival is sponsored by Be­ll Aliant, Waterfront Development, C100, Virgin Radio, Histo­ric Properties, Sout­hwest Properties, Ci­ty of Halifax, Provi­nce of Nova Scotia, Canadian Heritage, and is supported by the Atlantic Busker Festival Society.

 

For updates on the festival schedule and more information on the Bell Aliant Hal­ifax Busker Festival visit www.buskers.ca. The festival is also on Facebook at HalifaxBuskers, and Twitter and Instagram at @BuskersHFX.

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Source: Media Release

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