News releases from Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03) (Page 3)

Province Increases Tourism Promotion in Three Key Markets

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Province Increases Tourism Promotion in Three Key Markets

Khyber Centre Awarded $10,000 Art Prize

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The Khyber Digital Media Centre is this year's winner of the $10,000 Aliant New Media Prize. The award was announced on Saturday, Feb. 15, during the East Coast Music Awards in Halifax.

Tourism Partnership Council Appoints New Members

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Seven new members have been appointed to Nova Scotia's industry- led Tourism Partnership Council. They will work to ensure continued growth of Nova Scotia's tourism industry.

Nova Scotia Archives Boasts Online Collections

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Helen Creighton's legacy lives on in a Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM) Web site celebrating the life and work of the late Dartmouth folklorist.

ECMA 2003--Ten Days and Counting

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

There are only 10 days to go before Halifax is transformed into a city of stages when the annual East Coast Music Awards and conference gets under way.

2003 Doers' and Dreamers' Guide Now Available

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The latest edition of Nova Scotia's signature tourism publication is now being distributed to vacation enthusiasts around the world. The 2003 Doers' and Dreamers' Guide contains 420 pages packed with information and images of Canada's Seacoast.

Artists to Express Games Experience

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03) / Office of Health Promotion (to May 10, 2005)

HEALTH PROMOTION/TOURISM/CULTURE--Artists to Express Games Experience

Sylvia Hamilton Wins Portia White Prize

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Halifax filmmaker Sylvia Hamilton is the 2002 recipient of Nova Scotia's Portia White Prize.

Province Invests in Tourism

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Tourism projects across Nova Scotia are receiving a financial boost from the province. The investments will help enhance hiking trails, develop interpretation programs at heritage sites and encourage industry growth.

Applications Sought for $10,000 Art Prize

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Artists have until Friday, Jan. 31 to apply for Aliant's New Media Prize. The $10,000 award, administered by the Department of Tourism and Culture, supports artists or art organizations exploring and developing new media technologies, such as the Web.

Mary E. Black Gallery Displays Stitched Textiles

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The Mary E. Black Gallery is featuring a travelling exhibition of needlework art organized by the Ontario Network of Needleworkers.

Province Supports Growth of Cultural Organizations

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Province Supports Growth of Cultural Organizations

Province Invests in Culture

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Twenty-two dance, music, visual arts, theatre and new media groups will receive a total of $128,735 for arts and culture projects.

Gallery Showcases 50 Years of Lorenzen Pottery

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The Mary E. Black Gallery is featuring 50 years of pottery by the late husband and wife team, Ernst and Alma Lorenzen.

Air Travel Policy Issues a Priority for Tourism Minister

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Air Policy Issues a Priority for Tourism Minister

Boston Tree Lights Up

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

A Lunenburg County Christmas tree will light up the Boston Common today, Dec. 5, continuing a 30-year tradition.

Volunteers Sought for Arts and Culture

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

TOURISM/CULTURE--Volunteers Sought for Arts and Culture Partnership Council

Province Supports Heritage Organizations

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

The province is investing over $140,000 in heritage organizations around Nova Scotia. The investments will help museums and other heritage groups build on community strengths and encourage community economic development.

Record Year for Tourism in Nova Scotia

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Nova Scotia's tourism industry is roaring toward a record year for revenues.

Boston Tree Finds New Home

Tourism and Culture (to Dec. 01/03)

Nova Scotia's annual gift to Boston is moving to a new home on the Boston Common this year. For the past 30 years, the traditional holiday tree stood in front of the Prudential Center.