Media Invitation - The Week-ends du monde Are Back at Parc Jean-Drapeau

MONTREAL, July 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Saturday will kick off the 13th edition of the Week-ends du monde. Starting at noon, festival-goers will be enthralled by this free event celebrating Montréal's cultural diversity through dance, music and culinary discoveries.

A highly colourful first weekend

Saturday July 8, 2017

    • Opening show with Ayrad ans Papagroove at 7 p.m.
    • Jamaïca Day
    • Québec-Maghreb : la grande fête
    • Kids show at 2:30 p.m. : BAM - eXplosion

Sunday July 9, 2017

    • Belle et Bum outdoor show at 8 p.m.
    • Festival cubain de Montréal
    • Mexique : union et tradition
    • Kids show at 2:30 p.m. : Mélou - Mission sourire

Everyday at the Week-ends du monde

    • Appease your taste buds by treating them to local and international traditional food at the Place des Saveurs TV5.
    • Learn the basics of latin danses in a festive and lively setting at the Fiesta latina!
    • Nod to Expo 67, this mythical event that allowed Québec to open up to the world and discover its many cultures.
    • Have fun at one of the many family activities including circus workshops, face-painting, drum workshops, basketball, an interactive sound experience and much more!

Getting to the Week-ends du monde

The best way to get to the Parc and the Week-ends du monde is by public transportation.


Dates :

Saturday July 8 and Sunday July 9, 2017
Saturday July 15 and Sunday July 16, 2017

Hours :

Noon to 10 p.m.

Lieu :

Île Notre-Dame, parc Jean-Drapeau

Accès :

By public transportation
Jean-Drapeau subway station          

By car
Jacques-Cartier Bridge, exit Parc Jean-Drapeau or
Concorde Bridge, by Bonaventure expressway
Limited parking on both islands

Media parking :

P-1 Parking
(Accès des fournisseurs)
For the access plan to P-1 parking, please consult the following link :



For further information: If you have any media inquiries during the event, please visit the Salon des partenaires or contact : Véronique Caissie, Société du parc Jean-Drapeau, 514 872-6679 ou 514 266-9716,

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