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Culture Days will return September 22 – October 15, 2023.
Yorkton Story Slam 2021
Yorkton Public Library
93 Broadway Street W
Writing & literature
Yorkton’s 6th annual Story Slam is a storytelling competition presented by the Yorkton Arts Council in partnership with the Parkland Writers Alliance and the Yorkton Public Library. A maximum of 10 writers will tell their stories. Entries are accepted on a first come first serve basis. Entry Deadline: Monday October 18, 2021 All stories must be original and unpublished. Authors will each have five minutes to tell their stories. After 5 minutes a one point penalty will be issued. After 7 minutes the gong will sound and the author will be asked to leave the podium. There is no age limit or theme. Keep in mind that this is a family friendly event. Stories will be judged by a panel of 5 local judges. Marks are issued out of 10 for each story. The marks will be totaled for the final score. The winner will be awarded a $100 prize, have their story featured in the Yorkton This Week newspaper, on the Yorkton Arts Council website and more! Masks and proof of vaccination will be required.
This event is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.
Yorkton Arts Council
The Yorkton Arts Council is a non-profit organization and registered charity founded February 1, 1966 dedicated to connecting our community to the arts. Our mission is to provide opportunities to engage in the arts through inspiration, education and entertainment. The Yorkton Arts Council’s programs include the Stars for Saskatchewan concert series, Performing Arts in Schools, Sunflower Art & Craft Market, Community pARTners Gallery (located in the Yorkton Public Library), Yorkton Story Slam, Culture Days and additional performances and workshops.
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Culture Days Yorkton 2021Angelina Kardynal Yorkton, SK
Culture Days Yorkton is a celebration of art and culture in our community. An exciting selection of art and culture events and activities will take place indoors, outdoors and online for 4 weeks starting September 24th through October 24th.
93 Broadway Street W
This event is wheelchair accessible.