- The non-profit Arts Music Festivals of York Region (AMFYR) will organize and operate the annual Newmarket Jazz+ Festival. It will build on and enhance York Region local culture by creating partnerships with a broad range of York Region organizations representing: government; the arts; tourism and economic development; business; media; education. It will work with other municipalities in York Region to support the AMFRY as well as future art/cultural enhancements throughout the region.
AMFRY will support non-profit community agencies by providing them with an opportunity to publicize their work in the community. AMFRY will work with as many sectors of the community as possible to ensure its social, cultural and community impact and enjoyment for all citizens.
An annual music festival including all genres of music, showcasing also our cultural diversity through music/entertainment and offering not only music but also showcasing local visual artists, theatre groups, film/photography and other forms of artistic expression from local York Region artists, GTA and inviting international collaborations. AMFYR will invite vendors of all forms of grassroots crafts, artistic artifacts, design as well as music to be share during festival. (An annual meeting place for local artisans and their supporters). AMFYR will be held on the August long weekend annually.
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