Lac La Biche County selected as host of the 2021 Distinguished Artist Awards
The Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Foundation is pleased to announce Lac La Biche County as the 2021 Distinguished Artist Awards host community. Lac La Biche County, in partnership with Portage College, is proud to showcase their beautiful community, rich heritage and cultural assets in June 2021. The awards are Alberta’s most prestigious recognition of outstanding achievement in the arts.
“By hosting the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Distinguished Artist Awards, we aim to showcase our community’s long history, vibrant multiethnic quilt, tourism opportunities and the legacy of arts in the Lakeland Region. At the same time, we’re raising awareness of the many gifted artists throughout the province,” says Omer Moghrabi, Mayor of Lac La Biche County.
The 2021 celebrations will connect the themes of cultural diversity and the arts, as influenced by the region’s landscapes and watersheds. Lac La Biche County will be the ninth Albertan community to host the awards since their inception in 2003.