A TRIBUTE TO INDIGENOUS INGENUITY!
MONTREAL, Oct. 5, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - This week, Montréalers will have the chance to visit the Montréal Science Center and discover indigenous scientific innovations that are still very much present in our lives today! Indigenous history and cultures, alive for millenniums on our territory, are celebrated through this exhibition and many other events part of the official programming.
October 3rd to October 8th - viaduc Van Horne and places around
VIADUC 375 pays tribute to the Montreal railway heritage by the experience of a pedestrian promenade on the Van Horne overpass. Great performances will highlight three places symbolizing the revitalization of Mile End : Van Horne warehouse, Capitol industrial building and St. Louis old railway yard became "Le Champ des Possibles".
Many events will take place at the Viaduc 375 site, including Parade Phénoménale, a public-spirited and extravagant event which will be held on October 7 from 4:30pm as well as Scène Pop Viaduc where artists and DJs will perform all weekend long.
Haïti- St-Michel, Un parcours de 375 années de complicité
October 6th - Maison d'Haïti
Haiti-St-Michel, A 375-Year-Old Bond is a multimedia and multisensory journey that is part of Montréal's 375th anniversary celebrations. It examines the stories of Montrealers of Haitian origin on a personal as well as societal and collective level, especially in the communities of St-Michel. It explores the question of individual and collective memory that situates itself in a larger geographical journey.
Imagerie d'une métamorphose
October 6th to 15th - Auditorium Paul-André-Michaud
"Imaging a metamorphosis" is an immersive, multidisciplinary creation that sets the viewer on an historical, emotional and poetic journey. It is a deeply moving adventure through the great transformations that our beautiful, diverse city has undergone since its founding. Under the spotlight, artists meet and give a voice to Montreal's founders.
Indigenous Ingenuity – Timeless Inventions
October 12th 2017 - Centre des sciences
The ingenuity of Indigenous Peoples from North America is all around us. Through an interactive quest, discover how indigenous science is timeless. With a bear and a trickster as your guides, take part in a virtual canoe race, build an igloo, test a kayak's centre of gravity, and discover interactive frescoes.
To find out more about all events, go to the programming section at http://www.375mtl.com/programmation or download the 375MTL app.
About the Society for the Celebration of Montréal's 375th Anniversary
The Society for the Celebration of Montreal's 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the celebrations and socioeconomic contributions that will highlight Montreal's 375th anniversary in 2017. With a focus on promoting Montreal 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 Government of Canada, the Government of Québec and private funding from 12 Great Montrealers. For more information: http://www.375mtl.com/en/
For the complete list of press releases and other images and videos, go to our virtual press room here.
To learn more about the Government of Quebec's contribution to Montréal's 375th anniversary, click here.
SOURCE Société des célébrations du 375e anniversaire de Montréal
For further information: Media relations, Isabelle Pelletier, [email protected], 514-238-4178