3 company circus receive the the Creative Export Canada Program
Today the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Steven Guilbeault, announced the latest 9 recipients of the Creative Export Canada program. This program aims to increase the international visibility of Canadian creatives works and help them improve the profitability of their exports. The selected creative projects received a total investment of $3,874,000.
Canadian Heritage has chosen to support three projects by circus companies, making the circus essential to positive economic impact in Canada and vital to affirming our position as a cultural leader.
Congratulations to Les 7 Doigts, Machine de cirque and Cirque Éloize! En Piste congratulates you on the awarding of this program and looks forward to seeing your work shine internationally to export Canadian talent!
"Cultural industries are essential in sharing Canada`s identity and expertise. That is why it is so important for the Government of Canada to stand by Canadian creators who work tirelessly to enter international markets. By helping fund their projects, we are both supporting our economy, as well as our position as a cultural leader abroad."
- Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage