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Manitoba Showcased During PEI 2014 Celebrations

July 18, 2014 9:18 AM | Entertainment

Burton Cummings

Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings will perform on the Atlantic Lottery/Red Shores Main Stage on July 24, 2014 during Manitoba Week in the PEI 2014 Celebration Zone. (CNW GROUP / PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND 2014 INC.)

The province of Manitoba will be front and centre during celebrations at PEI 2014 next week.

Manitoba Week is July 21-27, where the province’s rich culture and heritage will be on display for east coasters.

The week als includes a concert by Canadian rock legend and Winnipeg-born singer Burton Cummings on July 24.

“Families in Manitoba and PEI have a strong connection; our residents share the love of good music, delicious delicacies and the company of family and friends,” said Tourism, Culture, Heritage, Sport and Consumer Protection Minister Ron Lemieux. “Manitoba is where Canada’s heart beats, and this exciting event will showcase some of the best of what we have to offer.”

Other highlights will include performances by children’s entertainer Fred Penner, folk rocker Del Barber, vocal group Chic Gamine, Winnipeg Contemporary Dance Company, Juno Award-winning comedian and children’s entertainer Al Simmons, throat singer Tanya Tagaq, singer-songwriter JP Hoe, jazz vocalist Marijosée, and Japanese drumming group Fubuki Daiko.