By Staff The Canadian Press
Posted April 1, 2020 3:25 pm
For those growing weary of gloomy news about the COVID-19 pandemic, Nova Scotian Heather Thompson has created an upbeat antidote: an online, down-home kitchen party.
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The Facebook page Thompson launched less than two weeks ago has attracted almost 200,000 followers from around the world.
It features videos of joyful musicians, singers and dancers – all of them performing in isolation.
Thomson says hundreds of videos are added every day, including acoustic ballads, lip-syncing, traditional Celtic reels, the Royal Canadian Air Force band and a pregnant woman and her two boys dancing to a rap song.
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Canadian country music stars George Canyon and Johnny Reid have also made appearances.
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The name of the site is the Ultimate Online Nova Scotia Kitchen Party – COVID-19 Edition.
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