Puvirnituq Snow Festival

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A Snow Festival Not to be Missed!

Outdoors/traditional activities and artist applications is not open yet!

For the applications that would be submitted, the date hasn’t been decided yet by our team Uvillukuit

Due to Covid-19 pandemic Around The Globe Our Festival To be Dated Has To be Decided By Our Local Leaders And Our Government

----POSTPONE TO MARCH 2022-------------

Every two years , the Inuit come to Puvirnituq for approximately a week for the Snow Festival. On this occasion, different exciting activities are put on, from outdoor activities ,snow sculpture and ice sculpture contests to traditional games and competitions.

30th year anniversary on March 2021 The Puvirnituq Snow Festival was starting to fundraise on June 1990 and start their first ever festival on March 1991@
Our next festival will be held from March 08 to 13, 2021.

Reclaiming and the theme of the festival is “kakautiit”. Decided/dated by our Uvillukuit April 2019. Kakautiit is a wood to hang in your shoulders and with rope and hook to the bucket. To deliver water.

In 2007, a five-metre-high polar bear made of snow marked the festivities.

In 2005, participants worked on a massive structure together: a giant igloo, 40 metres around and five metres high. More than 400 people entered it simultaneously. Every evening, music, dance and artistic performances are found at the community centre.

Note to all communities

We will keep every news updated what’s is going to happen about our festival with our team uvillukuit and local leaders.

Our promotional items are:

Joshua Haulli Aqqut Cd 20$

Our new team fundraise by doing monthly activities.

Shooting competition! It’s called “60’N Shooters” volunteered by our team Uvillukuit!


Photos from the 2019 festival are available at

To see impressions from the 2011 Snow Festival go to...

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