Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary - Official program - February 3rd to February 9th, 2017

Heart-pumping excitement and music coming up!

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 3, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - This weekend, Montréal welcomes extreme snowmobiling champions to the downtown for the very first time. Come watch them perform backflips high above Sainte-Catherine Street. Music more your thing? The notes will float during neighbourhood events in Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve and Outremont.

New events

Le Country, de la colonisation à nos jours
A tribute to the history and importance of country music in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. Country music, a bridge across generations.
Every Friday from February 3rd to July 28th - Bistro Le Ste-Cath
http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/le-country-de-la-colonisation-a-nos-jours-en-route-vers-le-festival-252/

Motoneige MTL Xtrem
World snowmobiling champions perform jaw-dropping aerial tricks in downtown Montréal for the first time ever.
February 4th and 5th - Square Philips, Sainte-Catherine street between Union and Place Philips
http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/motoneige-mtl-xtrem-65/   

Feu, feu, joli feu, un karaoké des bois
Les Amis de la Place Marcelle-Ferron, a group of citizens who are committed to public art and promoting the artistic and social thought of Marcelle Ferron, are organizing three song-filled evenings around the campfire exploring. The activities will illustrate the variety of music for different occasions: songs of First Nations, early French settlers, songs of the first inhabitants at the time of Outremont's founding, and contemporary songs.
February 5th starting at 3 pm - Parc St-Viateur
http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/feu-feu-joli-feu-un-karaoke-des-bois-239/

Ongoing events

IGLOOFEST
For the 375th's Hivernales, IGLOOFEST brings us even more northern fun with free activities for everyone and two extra Saturdays of wild competitions with Les Jeux Nordik and Off-Igloofest evenings on its program. You can also discover the amazing slides at Place Jacques-Cartier and the Nordik Village.
January 12th to February 19th, 2017 - Jacques-Cartier Pier in the Old Port of Montréal
http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/igloofest-62/

Fête des neiges de Montréal
Meet us at Parc Jean-Drapeau for the last week of the Fête des neiges de Montréal and discover brand-new activities for the whole family during the 375th's Hivernales.
January 14th to February 5th, 2017 - Parc Jean-Drapeau
http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/fete-des-neiges-76/  

Aime comme Montréal at the MMFA
Celebrate Montréal's diversity with Aime comme Montréal, a book and photo exhibition showcased in iconic Montréal locations.
January 18th to February 19th, 2017 – Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/aime-comme-montreal-au-mbam-9/

MTL375 Rosemont Petite-Patrie
A pop-up art gallery will appear in several locations in Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie borough.
As of December 21st – In the back alley behind Artgang (6524 Saint-Hubert Street) and De Gaspé Park (6699 De Gaspé Avenue)
http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/mtl375-rosemont-petite-patrie-127/

Cité Mémoire
Projected throughout Old Montreal, loosely inspired by the history of Montreal, Cité Mémoire invites you to meet a host of characters who've witnessed the city's evolution first-hand. Poetic, dreamlike and occasionally playful, the tableaux come alive with images, words and music. Don't forget to download the application!
Every night - Old Montréal
http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/cite-memoire-59/

To find out more about all of the events, go to the programming section of our web site http://www.375mtl.com/en/programming/ or download the 375MTL app.

About the Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary
The Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the celebrations and socioeconomic contributions that will highlight Montréal's 375th anniversary in 2017.  With a focus on promoting Montréal expertise, it acts as a catalyst for local forces to carry out its mandate: mobilize the community, implement a funding strategy, rigorously manage funding, develop quality programming and ensure the visibility of the celebrations.

The Society benefits from the support of the Ville de Montréal, the Gouvernement du Canada, the Gouvernement du Québec and private funding from 12 Great Montrealers. For more information: 375mtl.com

For the complete list of press releases and other images and videos, go to our virtual press room here.

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To learn more about the contribution of the Gouvernement du Québec to Montréal's 375th, click here.

 

SOURCE Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de Montréal

For further information: Media Relations: Isabelle Pelletier, ipelletier@375mtl.com, 514-238-4178

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