The JUNOs are coming again to Nova Scotia subsequent 12 months for the primary time since 2006.
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) introduced on Tuesday the JUNO Awards are set to be hosted in Halifax in March 2024.
A four-day lineup of JUNO Week occasions will run from March 20 to 24, 2024, with the award present held the final day on the Scotiabank Centre.
“Canada’s east coast has lengthy been the house of many unimaginable musicians,” mentioned CEO of CARAS Allan Reid in a launch.
“We will’t wait to place the JUNO highlight again on town’s various music scene and rejoice the nation’s greatest in true Maritime vogue.”
Halifax Mayor Mike Savage and Premier Tim Houston mentioned within the launch they're thrilled to host the awards present.
“We're dedicated to make sure everybody from the musicians to trade professionals and followers leaves Halifax with a track of their coronary heart,” Savage wrote.
Houston mentioned: “Music and the humanities are an integral a part of our historical past as Nova Scotians – we love stay music, and we all know find out how to rejoice!”
The chair of the Halifax JUNO committee Allegra Swanson mentioned within the launch the music scene in Halifax “has grown immensely” since 2006.
“Music is on the core of our identification as a area, courting again to our Mi’kmaw ancestors and over 50 historic Black communities throughout the province,” Swanson mentioned. “The depth of rising expertise in Halifax is huge and thrilling.”
When the JUNOs have been final within the metropolis, iconic Canadian-American actress Pamela Anderson hosted the ceremony.
Since then, the awards have travelled coast-to-coast.
This 12 months’s occasion is being hosted in Edmonton, AB, starting on Thursday, and Nova Scotia-born Wealthy Aucoin is considered one of its presenters.
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