New Festival Coming to Banff – Spring StART
The snow in town is receding, the ice on the lakes is thawing and the warm weather is retuning. The signs are here, Spring is on its way to Banff.
Step into Spring with the brand new 2012 Spring StART festival! With emphasis on the diverse range of artistic activities on offer in Banff, you can sample inspiring live music, mountain-top photography workshops, ground-breaking theatre performances and stirring First Nations storytelling. With its historic roots to the pioneers of Banff National Park you can get a feel for Banff’s arts and culture history in a modern day setting.
Your Personal Tour Through the Castle in the Rockies
Explore your way through the wondrous Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel with your very own local historian to guide you through the magnificent history and grand architecture of Banff’s very own castle in the Rockies.
Moving Movies - I AM
One of the most motivational, inspirational and critically acclaimed movies and its director is coming to a hotel in Banff near you. I AM is a stirring film posing two questions to its audience – What is wrong with our world and what can we do to make it better. This exclusive showing also allows you to ask the director himself exactly what inspired him to create I AM, with an on-stage interview and Q&A with Tom Shadyac.
Live Music - Joel Plaskett
World class entertainment is on the doorstep of your Banff hotel at The Banff Centre. Enjoy an evening of live music from Canadian indie artist Joel Plaskett. Described as two grumpy guys on bass and drums, Joel Plaskett is as grounded as they come and his concerts are famed for their intimate experience.
Heritage Home Visits
Step out of your Banff hotel and into some of Banff’s most beautiful and historic homes as they open their doors to you this Spring. Home to visual artists, philanthropists and world travellers, you can take an intimate look into the daily life of these celebrated, local and international inhabitants, each a pioneer in their own area.
Click here for a full listing of the Spring StART festival line up.
Experience Banff’s rich historical and artistic scene located in heart of the majestic Rockies with the brand new Spring StART festival, coming to a Banff hotel near you.
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