Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador is the most easterly province of Canada. Its capital and largest city is St. John's.
Sites to visit
The Long Range Mountains are series of mountains along the west coast of the Canadian island of Newfoundland.
Churchill Falls in Labrador is a waterfall located on the Churchill River
Music and Performing Arts
Music is part of the cultural landscape. You can find it everywhere you go (from pubs to festivals in every corner of the province).
The traditional music is rooted in Irish, Scottish, English and French music.
Great Big Sea: Canadian folk rock band from Newfoundland and Labrador, known for performing traditional music of there.
The Newfounland and Labrador Folk Festival held the first weekend in August, features three days of lively traditional music in St. John's Park.
Get swept up in old Irish love songs passed down from generation to generation.
Newfoundland and Labrador has a diverse range of new music like reggae, jazz, blues, rock, classical and pop.
There are artists like the band “Hey Rosetta!”
You can listen this music on bars or clubs, particularly down on George Street.
- George Street is a small street located in St. John's that is known for its many bars and pubs.
Newfoundland and Labrador is a creative powerhouse, and the dance scene is no exception.
Neighbourhood Dance Works is a company that has been one of the most important ways in contemporary dance in the province for decades.
Newfoundland and Labrador organizes a big festival each year: Festival of New Dance.
Festival of New Dance Page: http://festivalofnewdance.ca/
Original theatre is very common in this place. It's a great way to experience the culture, the history, and people's creativity.
Newfoundland and Labrador is home to many talented actors, directors, producers, and several professional theatre companies.
You'll find live performances in St. John's throughout the summer season at annual theatre festivals.
Film and Television
Newfoundland and Labrador has been making films and television programs in recent years. Major motion pictures filmed in and around the province include Rare Birds, Love and Savagery and the international mini-series Random Passage.
The most popular serie of there is Republic of Doyle (http://www.cbc.ca/republicofdoyle/) that showcases our vibrant culture through the antics of a crime-fighting family of private detectives.