Voices from Nunavut and Greenland unite

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Greenlandic men’s choir Qissiat and three male Nunavut musicians will give a free concert together at Inukshuk High School, in Iqualuit, on Thursday evening.

The show will cap off four days of cultural exchange workshops organized by Nunavut’s performing arts society.

It will be the 12-member choir’s first performance outside of Greenland.

The two groups will entertain spectators with a capella singing, as well as rock and dance music.

The collaboration was made possible by funding from the governments of Nunavut and Greenland.

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Caroline got her start in journalism at RCI, filing items in French and English from its Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver bureaus. Bitten by the radio bug, she also nevertheless subsequently tried her hand at reporting for television, print and the Web, freelancing for Radio-Canada, CBC, Voice of America, L’actualité magazine and The Atlantic’s business site Quartz. Her favourite stories to cover are ones that show resilience in its many forms and also ones that highlight no issue is ever black and white. In Caroline’s wildest and weirdest dreams, she imagines spending her days roaming the Andalusian countryside on a vintage motorcycle, photographing its diverse and stunning beauty.

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