Festival 44

44th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Performing Arts

APRIL 10–28, 2017

Piano Encore concert, Sunday, April 23, 2017

Highlights Concert, May 7, 2017

Details coming soon!


2016 Festival Awards Ceremonies

Awards, certificates, medallions and scholarships will be presented to reward outstanding performances at this year’s Festival and encourage and assist performers in the pursuit of excellence in the performing arts. Celebrate with this year’s awardees at the closing of the 2016 Highlights Concert.


Promoting performing arts excellence on the Sunshine Coast for more than forty years…



Awards, certificates, medallions and scholarships are given to encourage and assist performers in the pursuit of excellence in the performing arts. Awards are based on the adjudicators’ decisions. Visit our Awards page for more information on awards and scholarships and to view the list of awardees in past Festivals.

> List of Awardees


Festival venues for 2016 include the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Chatelech Secondary Theatre, Davis Bay Elementary and Raven’s Cry Theatre in Sechelt, and the Heritage Playhouse Theatre in Gibsons.

> 2016 Festival


The Festival is made possible through the generous financial support of local businesses, organizations and private individuals. Festival sponsorship opportunities are available and may be discussed with President Sue Carson or Fundraising Chair Shannon Geue. Please click here for contact information.

> Our Sponsors

Be a Member

Please help support the Festival by being a member of the SCFPA Society, a BC Society and registered charity.  Annual membership fees are only $10 for individuals and $15 for families. You may download our printable 2014 membership form using the link below. Become a member today!

> 2016 Membership Form


We wish to thank our sponsors and donors for their valuable support!