Welcome to the 81st year of the Rainy River District Festival of the Performing Arts!  We hope that you will celebrate this prestigious milestone with us by participating in the festival in some way; either as a performer, an audience member or a volunteer!   Please keep checking back to our website or our Facebook page for updates.

Important 2023 Festival Dates:

February 27 – Entry Deadline
March 31 – Scholarship and Bursary Application Deadline
April 3-4 – Piano Festival
April 5 – Instrumental Festival
April 11-12 – Vocal Festival
April 17 – Drama & Speech Arts (French) Festival
April 18 – Drama & Speech Arts (English) Festival
April 20 – Drama & Speech Arts (Anishinaabemowin) Festival
TBA – Festival Highlights Concert



2019 Rose Bowl Recipients Brianna Eldridge (vocal) and Katelyn Bruyere (piano)

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2022 Results!

We have been so happy to welcome our district’s very talented musicians back to in-person performing over the last 3 weeks! The results of the competitions for Vocal, Piano and Instrumental can be found on our Schedule and Results page. Next week we will wrap up with Drama and Speech Arts competition and those results … Continue reading 2022 Results!

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