Arctic Inspiration Prize Awards Ceremony

Every year the AIP invites its community, as well as individuals from across the country, to join together in celebration of the current year’s Finalists and new winning Laureates. The live Awards Ceremony is hosted in partnership with a variety of different organizations and in collaboration with a different host city each year (typically alternating between North and South).

In addition to celebrating the nominated and winning projects, the awards ceremony is a cultural showcase, including musical performances from artists from across the North. Each winning team also receives an original piece of artwork from a Northern Canadian artist.

The guitar-fiddle duo of Yukoners Boyd Benjamin and Kevin Barr perform at the 2019 AIP Awards Ceremony in Ottawa (credit: Justin Tang/AIP)

12th Annual Awards Ceremony

The AIP and the Yukon First Nation Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 12th annual awards ceremony for the Arctic Inspiration Prize on May 7, 2024 in Whitehorse, in conjunction with the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre.

Watch on May 7, as the Arctic Inspiration Prize is livestreamed for all to enjoy!

Join hosts Andrea Brazeau and Leonard Linklater as we recognize this year’s incredible finalists and winners at the 12th Annual Arctic Inspiration Prize Award Ceremony. With approximately $3.7 million on the line, find out who will be taking home an Arctic Inspiration Prize and who will be celebrated as this year’s $1 million winner! Under the masterful artistic direction of Sylvia Cloutier, the ceremony will include performances by artists from across the North and an opportunity to connect as an AIP community!

Watch the highlights of previous year’s ceremonies:

11th Annual Ceremony (virtual)
10th Annual Ceremony (virtual)
9th Annual Ceremony in partnership with the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference (virtual)
8th Annual Ceremony in partnership with Northern Lights Business and Cultural Showcase (Ottawa, ON)