Italian or not, you do not want to miss this!

MONTREAL, Aug. 7, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - From August 7th to August 16th, Montreal's Italian Week invites you to discover its lineup and immerse yourself in the Italian-Canadian culture. Gastronomy, fashion, music, opera, art, car exhibits and much more! Thanks to its diverse programming, Montreal's Italian Week has been a part of the city's cultural scene for twenty-two years. This year's events:

August 7, 8, and 9 - Rivière-des-Prairies (A. Cipriani Park)
Concerts and animation
August 7, 8, and 9 - Centre commercial Le Boulevard
Concerts and Fiat exhibit
August 7 to 14 - Centre Leonardo da Vinci, Casa d'Italia
Film screenings and art exhibit (CLDV)
August 8 - Notre-Dame-De-Grâce (Georges-Saint-Pierre Park)
Concerts, soccer and bocce tournaments, community dinner, and inflatable games for children
August 9 and 10 - Lasalle (Ouellette Park)
Film screening and concerts
August 10 and 11 - Cinéma Beaubien
Film screenings
August 12 and 13 - Cinéma du Parc
Film screenings
August 13 - Saint-Léonard (Wilfrid-Bastien Park)
Concerts and Fiat exhibit
August 14, 15, and 16 - Little Italy (from Jean-Talon to Saint-Zotique)
Concerts, outdoor opera, fashion show under the stars, Fiat exhibit, art exhibition, kiosks, inflatable games, street animation

About Montreal's Italian Week
Presented by Loto-Québec, Montreal's Italian Week is a cultural festival held annually throughout the city. Attended by more than 390 000 festival-goers annually, the festival offers a large variety of shows and activities celebrating the beauty and diversity of the Italian-Canadian community through art, music, gastronomy, fashion and folklore. This year, the 22nd edition of the festival will be held from August 7 to 16, 2015. All of the events are free of charge.


SOURCE National Congress of Italian Canadians

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For further information: Geneviève Tremblay Plourde, Public Relations Coordinator, T : 514 279-6357,


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