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Maximize Your Experience

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Thanks to everyone who participated in and helped make Culture Days a weekend to remember! Your participation transformed it into a wonderful celebration of arts and culture from coast to coast to coast.

Though Culture Days is an annual 3-day event, the movement continues to grow year-round! Here are some tips to help maximize your Culture Days experience:

Thank yous

If you had volunteers, friends and/or trusty aids help out, remember to thank them for all the hard work they poured into your activity. Simply acknowledging the important role they played in helping to make your activity a success is a great way to strengthen your bond and make planning your Culture Days activity next year a whole lot easier!

Stay connected

As suggested in the Checklist for Hosting an Activity page, if you collected email addresses, business cards or even Twitter handles to form or grow a mailing list, now is the time to get in touch with participants you met during Culture Days weekend. Reach out and thank them for participating in your activity and take the opportunity to promote your upcoming and ongoing artistic and cultural endeavors!

Social Media

If you are active on social media channels, like Facebook or Twitter, continue your Culture Days conversation online and maintain interest in your activities! Speak to the masses with a simple click and build a network with the growing Canadian arts and culture community.

Share pictures and videos

Did you capture your Culture Days experience? Upload and share your photos and videos via the Culture Days Flickr pool and YouTube channel. Be sure to submit high-quality photos to Flickr and allow for downloads and re-distribution on YouTube as they could be featured in the Culture Days Highlight Reel!

If you made a video of your activity or weekend celebrations, upload it to YouTube and share the video URL with Culture Days (via email, Twitter or Facebook), so it can be featured on the Culture Days YouTube channel! Check the national website for free, downloadable video bumpers available for use in your videos.

Share your comments

Send in your Culture Days comments or stories to stories@culturedays.ca and your Culture Days experience could end up featured in an upcoming newsletter or publicity!