The Government of Saskatchewan has proclaimed February 14-20 Heritage Week in Saskatchewan.
Initiated through a partnership between the Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation and Heritage Saskatchewan, Heritage Week plays an important role in sharing Saskatchewan’s story across the province.
In celebration of Saskatchewan Heritage Week, a number of events will be taking place across the province, including information sessions, heritage workshops and a Yorkton Film Festival reception and screening of its World War film series in Saskatoon.
The Saskatchewan Heritage Foundation will also be celebrating their 25th Anniversary at Saskatoon’s Broadway Theatre on Thursday, February 18 at 7 p.m.
With cultural connections to many in the province, the Government of Saskatchewan has also proclaimed 2016 as the Year of Saskatchewan Ukrainians.
Acknowledging the 125th anniversary of the first wave of Ukrainian immigration to Canada and Saskatchewan, Year of Saskatchewan Ukrainianscelebrates the culture and traditions richly embedded within the province.
Heritage Week aims to raise awareness about Saskatchewan’s exciting past and historic resources.