Montréal presents a new cultural event - The first edition of Hungarian Week to be held in September

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 17, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Mayor of Montréal, Denis Coderre, today announced that the first Hungarian Week will be held in Montréal from September 2 to 14, and will feature Hungarian artistic know-how and fine cuisine. The announcement was made in the presence of the Ambassador of Hungary to Canada, His Excellency Mr. Bálint Ódor, and the Honourary Consul of Hungary in Montréal, Mr. Gyula Szentmihályi, who visited Montréal City Hall for the occasion.

"Montréal is renowned for its openness to the world and for the importance Montrealers see in the values of diversity. I am very proud to announce that Hungarian Week will be held in Montréal in September! This will be an opportunity for Montrealers to discover Hungarian culture and learn more about the Hungarian community's contribution to our city's cultural, social and economic development," said Mayor Denis Coderre

In addition to the gastronomic segment, the cultural element of Hungarian Week will feature seven concerts, a film festival and photo exhibitions. A business forum held by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal will also be featured to promote the sharing of expertise and development of partnerships between Québec and Hungarian enterprises.

For a complete programming of Hungarian Week, please visit


SOURCE Ville de Montréal - Cabinet du maire et du comité exécutif

For further information: Source: Marc-André Gosselin, attaché de presse du maire, Cabinet du maire et du comité exécutif, 514 346-7598; Information: Isabelle Poulin, relationniste, Direction des communications, 514 868-3888,

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