Edmonton Indigenous Peoples Festival presents Talent Search 2021

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

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Open to any Edmonton-based Indigenous musician, deadline to register is MAY 4


CFWE, Alberta's Best Country is a sponsor of Talent Search 2021

WIN CASH & PRIZES …for the Best Vocal, Musical, & Lyrical Performer! A competitive music showcase that celebrates diverse, emerging and established performers while rewarding top artists with cash and prizes.  

Challenge Categories:

  • Best vocal artist
  • Best solo musician (any instrument)
  • Best lyrical artist

Performers will be judged by local and industry professionals and according to performance, stage presence, and personal style. 

Winners will be announced online MAY 16 during the Mahci Sekwan Festival. A virtual celebration of contemporary Indigenous arts and entertainment from the City of Edmonton.


EIP's Charm Logan spoke with us about this years virtual talent show



  • ADULT (age 18+) 1st Place $500 2nd $300 3rd $200
  • YOUTH (age 12-17): 1st Place $300 2nd $200 3rd $100

All winners will receive cool prizes and be featured to perform in a professional production at the virtual festival Mahci Sekwan on May 16, 2021. 


Click here for more details, and to register



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