Makkovik is the most easterly community in Nunatsiavut and has a population of approximately 360 people. This community has many talented people in crafts and art, which is obvious when you visit the local Makkovik Craft Center, where you will find unique handmaid gifts. In March, the Nunatsiavut Government Department of Health and Social Development (DHSD) in Makkovik hosts their annual Music Jamboree, with local and people from other communities coming together to show their musical talents. In the winter months, Makkovik has the Arena which is used for ice hockey, broomball and children’s hockey teams. During the summer months they use the local gym for sports such as volleyball or ball hockey. To learn about the history of Makkovik, visit the White Elephant Museum. During the month of August, Makkovik hosts its Annual Trout Festival, which is filled with games and activities for both young and old, ending the week off with a Trout Supper and dance with live entertainment. Makkovik is a beautiful community that has two board walks where you can catch a glimpse of the icebergs floating by in the Atlantic Ocean.