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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Leader Cultural Days Das Fest

Craft Culinary & food Dance Performance Youth & teens
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Leader Community Centre

Leader, SK



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


Leader is Celebrating Culture Days. We are planning a day festival to celebrate the German-Russian heritage of the community. This festival will include both seniors and youth in the community, in order to pass on skills and knowledge of life in Leader throughout the decades. Participants will learn how to make egg noodles, kuchen, butter, to sew handkerchief dolls, create art with potato stamps, as well as learn the dance of Polka and Schottische. Participants will then be involved in helping create a free community supper, followed by an evening of dancing to Polka music.

Our goal is to bring the community together, share skills and stories between youth and seniors, and give a glimpse into Leader’s heritage. The Town of Leader Recreation Department is partnering with the Great Sandhills Museum and Interpretive Centre, Leader Western Senior Citizens Home, and Leader’s Friendship Centre in order to create this event.



Leader Recreation Department & Leader and District Arts Council

The Town of Leader is a municipal government which governs the community of Leader, Saskatchewan. The mandate of the Recreation Department is to create a healthy and vibrant community by providing recreational activities which encourage participation and usage by all ages, as well as to provide cultural events and activities, which reflect our heritage and celebrate our great country.

The Leader and District Arts Council is dedicated to offering quality, affordable art experiences for everyone.