Montréal en Lumière 2015 - Icy cocktails with Casinos du Québec spokesperson Gregory Charles for a great start to Nuit blanche!

MONTRÉAL, Feb. 10, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Casino de Montréal is proud to be a partner in the MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE once again. Starting on February 19, the Casino will present frost-filled entertainment and a little something for your sweet tooth in the Jardin de Lumière Casino de Montréal – Escale gourmande, at the corner of De Bleury and Sainte-Catherine Street West.

Icy cocktails
On Friday, February 27, Ross Baisas, the Casino de Montréal's expert sculptor-artist, will create a piano out of ice that will be used the next day to produce music during Nuit blanche celebrations! And none other than Gregory Charles will mark the occasion with an outdoor cocktail party full of warmth. In fact, Québec's Casinos enthusiastic spokesperson, will be accompanied by Jean-Pierre Curtat, Executive Chef at the Casino, and ice sculptor Ross Baisas, to welcome festival-goers at approximately 5 p.m. Gregory Charles will take a seat at the ice piano to tap out a few notes. After his performance, revellers will have an opportunity to try their hand at this one-of-a-kind instrument. The public will also be invited to sample the heavenly maple sugar pie concocted by Jean-Pierre Curtat, Executive Chef at the Casino at Espace sucré Le Montréal.  

What's more, throughout the activity, Jardin de Lumière visitors will be able to pose in front of the ice piano as part of an Instagram promotion for a chance to win a magical evening for four persons at the Casino de Montréal.

Event recognized by UNESCO
MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE has been charming festival-goers for the past 16 years. In fact, the festival was selected by UNESCO as a choice event during the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. With its free family-oriented outdoor activities, a wide range of in-hall performances and exceptional gourmet food offerings, this highly colourful and light-filled event demonstrates the level Montréal has reached as an incomparable entertainment destination in both summer and winter.

About the Casino de Montréal
Opened in October 1993, the Casino de Montréal is a world-class gaming establishment and a masterpiece of Montréal architecture. The Casino's overall experience has been recently enhanced thanks to major renovations carried out from 2009 to 2013. Now one of the most modern in North America, the casino provides visitors with a wide-range of exciting entertainment options, including shows, restaurants, bars, lounge areas, even more games and, as always, exceptional customer service.


SOURCE Loto-Québec

For further information: Marilyne Desrochers, Press Relations, Loto-Québec, 514-499-7114,

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