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Qilaut contest submission date extended

21 September 2018

Public Service Announcement

Qilaut contest submission date extended

Are you an aspiring songwriter? Do you want your song to be part of Nunavut’s legacy? Well, the Qilaut contest is for you!

Submit an original song in Inuktut to celebrate Nunavutaaqsimaliqtilluta- the 20th anniversary of Nunavut . The contest is open to all Nunavummiut, and the deadline has been extended to October 8, 2018.

Prizes for the contest are: 1st prize, $5,000, 2nd prize, $2,500, 3rd prize, $1,500. Seven other prizes of $500 each will be awarded. For more information and contest rules, please visit


Media Contact:

Elizabeth A Roberts
Communication Officer
Department of Culture and Heritage