Governor General’s Performing Awards Class Of 2018 Announced

Twin pop duo Tegan and Sara, singer-songwriter Murray McLauchlan, and one of the creators of “SCTV” will be among the recipients of Canada’s most prestigious performing arts awards – The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards.

The 2018 recipients were announced today in Ottawa. Veteran Quebec actress Genevieve Bujold will also be honoured, along with National Arts Centre president Peter Herrndorf, concert pianist Angela Hewitt, and dancer and choreographer Ginette Laurin. A voluntarism award is going to arts champion Florence Junca Adenot.

The laureates will be honoured at three events in Ottawa, culminating in a gala at the National Arts Centre on June 2nd. The Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards are presented annually to Canadians “whose accomplishments have inspired and enriched the cultural life of our country.”

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