On November 23 at 12 pm Confederation Centre of the Arts will livestream, in both official languages, The 2017 Symons Medal and Lecture. This year the Symons Medal is awarded to the Prime Minister of Canada, the Right Honourable Justin P.J. Trudeau.
The Symons Medal and Lecture event will also feature a live 30-minute performance of the Centre’s 2017 Young Company production The Dream Catchers. Join the livestream from the comfort of your home or office via YouTube (French) or YouTube (English).
500 students from across the Island and the Maritime region will attend this year’s lecture.
At this point all tickets are allocated, however, the Centre is now taking names for a wait list. Please visit Confederation Centre's box office in person, or phone 902-566-1267 (toll free at 1-800-565-0278) to have your name added to the wait list. Maximum of two tickets per person. If any tickets become available prior to the event the box office will contact people on the wait list, in the order that they were added, and if they don’t reach you they will not leave a phone message, and will move on to the next name on the list.
If you are on the wait list and do not get a seat in the Homburg theatre for November 23, you are invited to view the 2017 Symons Medal and Lecture in Memorial Hall via livestream (English-language feed). This is on a first come, first served basis. Up to 250 seats will be provided in Memorial Hall for this purpose. If any seats do become available, patrons in Memorial Hall will be invited to the Homburg Theatre.
Please present photo identification on the day in order to be granted access to the building.
The 2017 Symons Medal Ceremony will take place in the Homburg Theatre at Confederation Centre. For more information, please visit www.confederationcentre.com/symonsmedallecture and follow event updates on social media @confedcentre and via hashtag, #Symons2017.