Awards Gala Event


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Word Awards Gala

Looking for a wonderful night of celebration? Come join us at The Word Awards Gala on June 24, 2016, the second night of the Write Canada conference. The Gala will be held in the ballroom of the Holiday Inn at Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin Street, Toronto,  Ontario  M6A 2V1. Paid parking available.

Check-In: 5:30 pm
Dinner: 6:30 pm
Awards Presentation: 8:00 pm

The premier national event honouring Canadian writers who are Christian will present awards for outstanding career achievement, and for the best novels, non-fiction books, articles, scripts, poems, and song lyrics published in 2015.

The evening will include dinner, music, keynote address, and award presentations. Meet industry professionals, writing colleagues, fellow members of The Word Guild and Write Canada registrants. Meet and support our best writers.

This is a black-tie event, so we are requesting tuxedos or dark suits with ties for men, formal or semi-formal wear for women. (However, don’t let wardrobe concerns keep you away, especially if you’re packing light or coming from a distance; just wear your best outfit!)

Special music by Dana Marie, Christian recording artist from Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. She won the 2010 Shining Star vocal competition for Christian radio station 94.3 Faith FM. In 2011, Marie was nominated for “Modern Rock/Alternative Album of the Year” at the Gospel Music Association of Canada’s Covenant Awards. Dana Marie has released two full-length albums including her self titled debut “Dana Marie” and “What You See”.
She has been performing and leading worship in various settings and churches in both Canada and the US. Such events include: 100 Huntley Street, Kingdom Bound, WIMM Canada Events, Sno Camp, Pitch ‘n Praise, Grand Valley Institute for Women, Muskoka Bible Conference Grounds, AOYC Coffee House, Compassion Sundays, Women’s Retreats, GEMS Concerts, and tours throughout Canada leading worship at local churches.
Dana Marie is passionate about using music as a tool to be the hands and feet of Jesus to those living in poverty; physically, emotionally, and spiritually.

 

Everyone is warmly invited to attend—members of the public, friends and relatives of the awards finalists, Write Canada registrants, booksellers, librarians, aspiring writers and more. If you’re coming to Write Canada, you can order a ticket at the same time as you register for Write Canada and save.

This year we are offering two different types of tickets to accomodate everybody who would like to attend.

  1. The Full Gala Ticket includes black tie dinner, awards ceremony and dessert soirée. The Early Bird price is $50 +HST. After May 16 the price goes up to $60 + HST. You can purchase those here > Register Below
  2. The Award Gala Ticket includes entrance to the awards ceremony and the dessert soirée. The Early Bird price is $20 + HST. After May 16 the price goes up to $30 + HST. You can purchase those here > Register Below

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED! Join us again next year for a wonderful celebration of Canadian Christian talent.

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