June 21-27, 2013
At its idyllic location on the Whitehorse waterfront the Adäka Cultural Festival shines with awesome energy, arousing inspiration, pride, and excitement in the thousands of artists, visitors, and supporters who attend the Festival each year.
Celebrating and showcasing Yukon First Nations arts and culture, the Festival offers a vibrant program of events incorporating a balance of traditional and contemporary music, dance, drumming, arts and crafts, storytelling, film, artist demonstrations, workshops, cultural presentations, a community feast and more! Featuring local, national, and international artists this Festival encourages artist interaction and the sharing of knowledge, skills, and ideas. We hope you’ll join us!
The Festival features a rich mixture of traditional and contemporary visual and performing artists from each Yukon First Nation, as well as visiting artists from British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Alaska and Greenland. The interweaving of music, dance, storytelling, traditional arts and crafts, and workshops with the warmth of the Yukon spirit will ensure this Festival is one to remember!