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The Open Sky Festival 2011 Proudly Thanks our Generous Sponsors.

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Canadian Heritage logo  Canadian Heritage - Canada Arts Presentation Fund A key overall festival sponsor, Canadian Heritage sponsors the Open Sky Festival in numerous important areas including staff support, artist expenses and programming expenses.

CCA Logo Canada Council for the Arts - Assistance to       Artist-Run Centres Canada Council assists the Open Sky Creative Society by supporting the operations of the OSC Gallery & artist-run centre.

VofFS Logo  Village of Fort Simpson A key overall Open Sky Creative Society sponsor, the Village of Fort Simpson sponsors the the OSCS and the Open Sky Festival in subsidized venue rentals for Festival programming, and the OSC Gallery & artist-run centre.


GNWTEducation, Culture & Employment: Support to Northern Performers The GNWT SFNP program is a key sponsor in bringing performers from across the NWT to the Open Sky Festival.


GNWTThrough Industry, Tourism & Investment, the GNWT supports the Open Sky Festival by project-specific funding and overall promotional support.


NWTAC logo  NWT Arts Council A key Open Sky Festival sponsor, the NWT Arts Council provides support to Northern artists, demonstrators & workshop facilitators.


DFN logo  Dehcho First Nations A key overall Open Sky Creative Society sponsor, Dehcho First Nations sponsors the Society and the Festival in numerous important areas including artist expenses and programming expenses during the Open Sky Festival and throughout the year.



Rowes north west company logo Enbridge
Northwestel LKFN logo

Our gold corporate sponsors play a significant role in supporting the Open Sky Festival in important areas such as our annual community dance (Northwestel & Rowes) & artist travel (First Air).  Liidlii Kue First Nation assists with supplies for the community feast. Enbridge provides support for OSF workshops & the Northwest Company (the Northern) provides prizes for the volunteer prize draw.

Silver: Great Slave Helicopters, Air Tindi, Kiwi Electric, K&K Expediting, Simpson Air, Diavik Diamond Mines

Copper: Dehcho Business Development Centre, Kid's Corner Daycare, Seven Spruce Golf Course, Deh Cho Hardware

-The Open Sky Creative Society. 867-695-3005. Box 575. Fort Simpson, NT X0E 0N0 -