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Submit Your Inuktut Songwriting to Qilaut 2018!

18 June 2018

Public Service Announcement

Submit Your Inuktut Songwriting to Qilaut 2018!

Do you write and sing in Inuktut? Do you want your song to be part of Nunavut’s cultural heritage? Submit your song to Qilaut 2018, Nunavut’s annual Inuktut songwriting contest.

This year’s theme is "Nunavutaaqsimaliqtilluta". Your song must be original, and can be traditional, gospel, rock, jazz, mix or rap. You can submit as an individual, as a duo or as a band. The contest is open to all Nunavummiut.

You can win big! There is a total of $13,000 in cash prizes and if your song is selected, it will be recorded in a studio and added to the Qilaut 2018 CD. The winners will also be invited to perform their songs at a CD launch concert.

To see the official contest rules or for more information about Qilaut 2018, please visit The deadline to submit your song is September 21, 2018.


Media Contact:

Elizabeth A. Roberts
Communications Officer
Department of Culture and Heritage