The Ottawa Children’s Festival returns to Arts Court and beyond
The Ottawa Children’s Festival de la jeunesse (OCF) is bringing its full festival back to LeBreton Flats Park and beyond!
This year we will have shows running from May 19 to 29 at Arts Court, the Canadian War Museum, and LeBreton Flats Park. This multi-day theatrical extravaganza features award-winning artists from around the world, taking the stage to inspire audiences of all ages to ignite their creativity and imagination through thought-provoking performances.
Sandy Hill residents can experience the following shows within walking distance at Arts Court (2 Daly Ave.).
How to Catch a Star
Branar Téatar do Pháistí, Ireland – 45 minutes, Ages 4+, non-verbal, May 19-23
A Story of a House That Turned Into a Dot
Teatret Gruppe 38, Denmark – 40 minutes, Ages 8+, English, May 26-29
Countries Shaped Like Stars
Di Gaetano and Pearlman, Ontario – 45 minutes, Ages 6+, English, May 26-29
Brú Theatre, Ireland – 40 minutes, All ages, English, May 19-23
The Kif-Kif Sisters, Quebec Ð 50 minutes, Ages 5 – 10, Bilingual production French/English, May 19-23
The remaining performances will take place at the Canadian War Museum and LeBreton Flats Park.
Femmes du Feu, Ontario Ð 40 minutes, Ages 0 – 5, English
The original Machine de Cirque show, Machine de Cirque
Quebec Ð 90 minutes, All ages, Non-verbal
La grenouille au fond du puits croit que le ciel est rond / The frog, at the bottom of the well, believes that the sky is round
Vélo Théâtre, France – 75 minutes, Ages 6+, English and French
The OCF family is thrilled to welcome audiences back to in-person events in a safe, family-friendly environment. In addition to captivating performances, the festival will also include a variety of on-site educational workshops and activities.
For more information, visit ottawachildrensfestival.ca. OCF is proud to offer discounts for schools, daycares, and groups of 10 or more. For details, contact our festival coordinator, Joni Hamlin at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.