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About the Festival

The Calgary Performing Arts Festival (CPAF) is a non-profit organization and is 90 years young in Calgary! Formerly known as the Kiwanis Festival, CPAF is an integral part of Calgary's arts, music & culture community. It is committed to celebrating amateur performers of all ages and skill levels. 


CPAF offers invaluable self-development and performing artist growth opportunities through its unique three-week adjudicated 'performing arts' festival. Areas of interest include a multitude and variety of classical music, music, musical theatre, vocal and/or spoken word.



Enrich our community by cultivating and celebrating amateur performers.


Where the community celebrates amateur performing arts.

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