Jun 20, 2012- 3:57 PM
Starting at 6 p.m., Cheyenne Saucier and Friends will hit the stage, followed by rising country music star, and headlining act, Crystal Shawanda. A meet and greet is to follow.
Then tomorrow, which is National Aboriginal Day, the Grace Hartmann Amphitheatre in Bell Park will be the site of a full afternoon of events, as well as an evening concert.
Opening remarks begin at 11 a.m., followed by a performance by comedian Howie Miller.
The anticipated Aboriginal Idol contest, under the theme “Aboriginals got talent,” starts at 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Local performers will showcase their abilities on stage. Cash prizes totalling $1,000 will be given out to the winners.
Contestants will be judged on their overall talent, singing ability, style, presence and potential to be an Aboriginal Idol.
And finally, musician Jace Martin will hit the stage to close National Aboriginal Day events.
All National Aboriginal Day events are free and open to the public.
National Aboriginal Day was born on June 13, 1996, with the first proclamation of June 21 as National Aboriginal Day.
Posted by Mark Gentili