Celebrate · Recognize · Inspire

Canada is an Arts Nation, and for 21 years the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards has been celebrating, recognizing and inspiring the performing arts community across the country.

Important Dates for 2014

Please mark the following dates on your calendar for the 2014 GGPAA celebrations:

The announcement of 2014 recipients will take place on March 26 at the Phi Centre in Montreal. Watch the live stream of the press conference at 11 a.m. ET.The GGPAA Gala will be held on May 10 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

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2013 Recipients

Dawes, Andrew Andrew Dawes
Classical Music

Lifetime Artistic Achievement

Desrosiers, Jean Pierre Jean Pierre Desrosiers

Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Performing Arts

Lanois, Daniel Daniel Lanois
Popular Music

Lifetime Artistic Achievement

Lefebvre, Jean Pierre Jean Pierre Lefebvre
Film

Lifetime Artistic Achievement

Léger, Viola Viola Léger
Theatre

Lifetime Artistic Achievement

Peterson, Eric Eric Peterson
Theatre

Lifetime Artistic Achievement

Polley, Sarah Sarah Polley

National Arts Centre Award

Thakkar, Menaka Menaka Thakkar
Dance

Lifetime Artistic Achievement