Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Win Tickets to the Ottawa Children’s Festival Giveaway, CAN, 5/26

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The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to host the Ottawa International Children’s Festival Giveaway!

With fabulous co-hosts Canadian Blog House, Shannon’s View from Here, Journeys of the Zoo and Tales of Mommyhood.

At three years old, The Kids are still a bit too young for any of the programming, however, for kids five and over, it’s jam packed with excitement with many performances in both official languages and you have a chance to experience a taste of it for yourself and,

Win tickets (4) to “Where The Wild Things Are” on Thursday, May 30 @ 7:00 pm.

The Ottawa International Children’s Festival (OICF), the largest children’s festival in Ontario, is gearing up to celebrate its 28th year in the Capital, May 28-June 2, 2013 at Lebreton Flats Park and Canadian War Museum sites.

Each year the OICF proudly presents some of the finest visual and performance arts programming for young audiences. Thousands of area children, families and businesses come together to celebrate and take part in live performing arts that serves to surround young people with excellence in the arts community and to promote creativity, boundless imaginations and individual expression in children of all ages.

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This year, the Festival proudly presents the finest visual and performance arts programming for young audiences.

Counties Shaped Like Stars, by Ottawa’s Mi Casa Theatre, is making its debut at The Ottawa Children’s Festival with a whimsical theatrical production featuring characters Gwendolyn Magnificent and Bartholomew Spectacular, as told through a tin-can telephone. The show has received race reviews and five-star designations from audience members and critics alike, performing across Canada and as far south as New Mexico.

The programming schedule for this show is as follows :
* Wednesday, May 29 @ 9:30 am – Atelier C&D Canadian War Museum (English)
* Thursday, May 30 @ 10:00 am – Atelier C&D Canadian War Museum (English)
* Friday, May 31 @ 9:30 am and 12:30 pm – Atelier C&D Canadian War Museum (English)
* Saturday, June 1 @ 1:00 pm – Atelier C&D Canadian War Museum (English)
* Sunday, June 2 @ 10:00 am – Atelier C&D Canadian War Museum (English)

The high-energy, Quebec-based Evolution of BBoying by Ottawa’s Mi Casa Theatre, featuring local choreographer/dancer Yvon ‘Crazy Smooth’ Soglo, explores street dance tradition in a modern performance setting. This show brings together 10 of Canada’s most talented dancers and performers in a piece that evokes the essential nature of street dance.

The programming schedule for this show is as follows :
* Wednesday, May 29 @ 1:00 pm – Tent 2 LeBreton Flats Park (Bilingual)
* Thursday, May 30 @ 9:15 am and 11:00 am – Tent 2 LeBreton Flats Park (Bilingual)
* Friday, May 31 @ 1:00 pm and 7:00 pm – Tent 2 LeBreton Flats Park (Bilingual)
* Saturday, June 1 @ 9:30 am and 12:00 pm – Tent 2 LeBreton Flats Park (Bilingual)
* Sunday, June 2 @ 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm – Tent 2 LeBreton Flats Park (Bilingual)

Denmark’s A Sonatina, by Gruppe 38 Europe’s oldest artistic creative, is a hysterical theatrical version of Little Red Riding Hood, featuring an un-cooperative live chicken and a newly laid egg. Highly original and tremendously imaginative, this performance is sure to be an audience favourite.

The programming schedule for this show is as follows :
* Wednesday, May 29 @ 9:30 am and 12:00 pm – Barney Danson Theatre – War Museum (English)
* Friday, May 31 @ 10:00 am, 12:30 pm and 7:00 pm – Barney Danson Theatre – War Museum (English)
* Saturday, June 1 @ 10:00 am and 12:00 pm – Barney Danson Theatre – War Museum (English)
* Sunday, June 2 @ 10:00 am – Barney Danson Theatre – War Museum (English)

WTWTA The award-winning adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s Where The Wild Things Are is back by popular demand.

It is a whimsical, joyful piece of participatory theatre that will delight one and all.

Kim Selody brings our favourite characters to life in this Dora-nominated production. Get your tickets soon, this one sells out fast!

The programming schedule for this show is as follows :
* Thursday, May 30 @ 9:30 am, 12:30 pm and 7:00 pm – Barney Danson Theatre – War Museum (English)
* Saturday, June 1 @ 2:30 pm – Barney Danson Theatre – War Museum (English)
* Sunday, June 2 @ 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm – Barney Danson Theatre – War Museum (English)

Ghosts and Ladders, featuring acrobats and musicians combining music, movement and poetry. This show originating from Quebec, has audience members transported to an imaginative, engrossing world that won’t soon be forgotten.

The programming schedule for this show is as follows :
* Saturday, June 1 @ 1:00 pm – Tent 1 LeBreton Flats Park (English)
* Sunday, June 2 @ 11:00 am and 2:15 pm – Tent 1 LeBreton Flats Park (English)

Please refer to the Festival’s activities schedule for more activities.

Tickets for the Festival are $12.50 per person, or you can choose your three favourite shows by purchasing a 3-Show Package (any 3 shows) for $30.00 per person. Tickets can be purchased through the festival office by calling 613-241-0999, by visiting the office at 294 Albert Street, Suite 602, Ottawa (Mon-Fri, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm), through the Festival website or on-site at Lebreton Flats Park, between May 28 and June 2. These shows usually sell out, so please call early to avoid disappointment! For more information about the schedule or ticket information please visit the website at www.ottawachildrensfestival.ca or call (613) 241-0999.

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Enter to WIN 4 Tickets Below!

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CONTEST DETAILS
Prize: Four tickets to the Ottawa International Childrens Festival.
Eligibility: CANADA Only. Age 18+
Duration: The contest will run from Tuesday, May 14 to Sunday, May 26, 2013, inclusive.
Shipping: Included in the prize.
Entry Method: Promo Simple.
Disclosure: Journeys of The Zoo did not receive any compensation in exchange for posting this giveaway.
Notes: Potential winner will be contacted by Ottawa Mommy Club and have 48 hours to reply by email. If they don’t, another winner will be chosen. Prize may not be substituted.

The giveaway associated with this post has ended. Note that Journeys of The Zoo did NOT facilitate this giveaway. Please contact the faciliator Ottawa Mommy Club for details.

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