Loreena Mckennitt – The Gates Of Istanbul

Loreena Mckennitt – The Gates Of Istanbul

On November 30, 2012, McKennitt lent her support to Kate Winslet’s Golden Hat Foundation together with Tim Janis, Sarah McLachlan, Andrea Corr, Hayley Westenra, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, Dawn Kenney, Jana Mashonee, Amy Petty and a choir etc performing on “The American Christmas Carol” concert in Carnegie Hall.


Juno Award, Best Roots/Traditional Album 1992, for The Visit
Juno Award, Best Roots/Traditional Album 1994, for The Mask and Mirror
Billboard Music Award for International Achievement, 1997
Headline performer for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip at The Golden Jubilee Celebrations, Province of Manitoba, 2002
Honorary Doctor of Letters, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2002
Member of the Order of Manitoba, July 2003
Member of the Order of Canada, July 2004

Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Manitoba, June 2005
Canadian Ambassador, Hans Christian Andersen Bicentennary, June 2005
Honorary Doctor of Laws, Queen’s University, October 2005
Investiture as Honorary Colonel, 435 Transport and Rescue Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force, December 2006
Nominated for a Grammy award, Best Contemporary World Music Album, in 2007
Western Canadian Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award, September 2009

Performed at Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, Opening Ceremonies, February 12, 2010
Honorary Bachelor of Applied Business, George Brown College, June 2010
Nominated for a Grammy award, Best New Age Album, in 2012
Knight of the National Order of Arts and Letters of the Republic of France, 2013
Investiture as Honorary Colonel of the Royal Canadian Air Force, September 2014

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