August 20, 2022

GlobalFest Hosts Citizenship Ceremony at Elliston Park

CALGARY, ALTA – On August 23rd, 2022 GlobalFest will welcome thirty-five new citizens to Canada in the second in-person ceremony since the pandemic began.

Who: GlobalFest with Calgary MLA, and Blackfoot Crossing Elder.

When: August 23rd, 2022 @ 6 p.m.

Where: Elliston Park

Please join GlobalFest as we host our first in-person citizenship ceremony since 2019. After this, there will be a small reception where the new citizens will be able to celebrate and take photos together. Friends and family of the new citizens are invited to enjoy the VIP Village hospitality and stay to watch Team France’s Pyromusical Presentation. This is the French team’s first GlobalFest appearance since 2014.


Media parking is available at the VIP Parking. If there are large cameras alternate support can be arranged. Please arrive at 5:30 p.m. at the Air Canada Village Stage to set up. Photography is allowed.

About GlobalFest:
GlobalFest is a not-for-profit society dedicated to celebrating and showcasing Calgary’s cultural diversity and artistic excellence within our communities and across the globe. We are committed to producing an inclusive, world-class, multi-faceted arts and cultural festival that will enhance Alberta’s reputation as a truly international destination.

For more information, contact:
Olwen Bell
Marketing & Communications Manager