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16th annual House of Paint Festival

Join CBC Ottawa under the George Dunbar Bridge on Saturday, Aug. 24 where you can channel your inner artist at our hat decorating station.

Celebrate urban arts and culture with CBC Ottawa from Aug. 23 to 25

Join CBC Ottawa under the Dunbar Bridge on Saturday, Aug. 24 and channel your inner artist. (Cole Lewis)

What do DJs, MCs, graffiti artists and break dancers all have in common?

They will all be featured in the 16th annual House of Paint Festival happening Aug. 23 to 25, 2019.

This 4-day urban arts festival showcases concerts, competitions, workshops and conferences where participants can celebrate and elevate hip hop culture. From break dancing battles to slam poetry sessions, there is something for everyone.

CBC Ottawa is proud to partner with the House of Paint Festival of Urban Arts and Culture. 

Channel your inner artist 

Join CBC Ottawa under the George Dunbar Bridge on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. where you can channel your inner artist at our hat decorating station. You'll get to create a one-of-a-kind design for your very own CBC hat (while quantities last). 

To find out more about the festival, visit houseofpaint.ca.