MONTRÉAL, Jan. 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Les Hivernales, the first major round of Montréal's 375th anniversary events, officially get underway today. From January 6 to March 11, everyone who loves Montréal is invited to celebrate our 'nordicity' by taking part in any of more than a dozen exciting activities across the metropolis.
For the full program of Les Hivernales activities, visit the Les Hivernales online.
Official program reminder – January 6 to January 12, 2017
Take on the challenge of the intense and crazy BARBEGAZI obstacle course at the Îlot Clark in the heart of downtown Montréal.
January 6th to 8th and 13th to 15th, 2017 - Îlot Clark
For the 375th's Hivernales, IGLOOFEST brings us even more northern fun with free activities for everyone and two extra Saturdays of wild competitions and Off-Igloofest evenings on its program.
January 12th to February 19th, 2017 - Jacques-Cartier Pier in the Old Port of Montréal
MTL375 Rosemont Petite-Patrie
A pop-up art gallery will appear in several locations in Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie borough.
Since December 21st – In the back alley behind Artgang (6524 Saint-Hubert Street) and De Gaspé Park (6699 De Gaspé Avenue)
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.
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, [email protected], 514-238-4178