Who will have their MARTYS moment this year? Join us as we celebrate the best and brightest talent in Mississauga!
The MARTY Awards are May 7!
This year’s event features a cocktail hour with an extravagant street fair scene featuring local artists across all the disciplines of art, delicious dinner, exciting entertainment and some very special guests.
This year’s host is Rogers Television Talk Show personality Randy Persaud! Join us and meet the best and brightest talent Mississauga has to offer. Be interviewed like a star on the Red Carpet during the Cocktail Reception.
The red carpet will feature performances from nominees; The New Electric, DanceShala, and Sarah Smith. Our pre-party is hosted by Arlene Paculan, singer-songwirter and 2014 MARTY winner. Our after party features; Isaac Eng, Uniqu3 and Matt “Zaddy” Zadkovich. Dance the night away with DJ Misty Rock n’Roll.
The main show will feature a thrilling ensemble dance performance with some of the best dance companies in the city including; Fiesta Filipina Dance Company, Barvinok Ukranian Dance School, Marie Ann Longlade School of Dance, Crossbane School of Irish Dance, Kaleidoscope Chinese Performing Arts Society, I Rock with the One, and Sampradaya Dance Creations.
MAC is delighted to be presenting the “Lifetime Achievement in Arts Award” to the Honorable Madame Hazel McCallion who has contributed tremendously towards Arts and Culture during her tenure as mayor.
Event coverage by Rogers TV.
This year’s MARTYS also feature the Arts in Community Conference featuring speakers from across Ontario covering topics such as community art, and why public art is good to enhance our neighbourhoods!
At the conference we will also present opportunity for community artists to compete for additional mentorship for their projects with the “The MAC Open Pitch”. Shortlisted community artists will have 5 minutes to convince a panel of judges to support their project and the winners will be announced at the MARTYS Red Carpet!