Official program - Week of august 10 to 17, 2017 - Montréal's 375th Anniversary Celebrations


MONTRÉAL, Aug. 10, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The summer programming continues this week from one end of the city to the other while Montrealers will be able to celebrate through music and walking the streets and parks of their neighbourhoods! This Thursday, the Peel Basin will be alive with the beats of Sessions 375 X ÎleSoniq En Ville to celebrate our city to the lively rhythm of electronic dance music. Starting on Saturday, Michel Rabagliati's beloved Paul character will make his appearance in the streets of the Plateau Mont-Royal in the comic-inspired urban walk Paul à Montréal

Furthermore, La Grande Tournée will be making its 14th stop this weekend at George-Étienne-Cartier Park in the Sud-Ouest borough. All Montréal lovers are invited to join the neighbourhood's residents to discover the charms of this area while partying with friends and neighbours.


Sessions 375 X îleSoniq En Ville
îleSoniq is proud to present the very first edition of îleSoniq En Ville, free outdoor Sessions 375 happening on August 10 in the heart of the Griffintown at Le Bassin Peel. Electronic-music lovers in town for the festival and all over Montreal will be served.
August 10 from 5:30 p.m. - Peel Basin

Canada Pride Montréal 2017
Canada Pride Montréal 2017 is a national festival that aims to shed light on the Canadian LGBT movement Hosted by Montréal Pride from August 10 to 20, 2017, festivalgoers will be offered 11 days of celebrations including a weekend of sporting events, an international conference on LGBT human rights, free outdoor concerts every night and a parade of an unprecedented scale!
August 10th to August 20th, 2017 - Gay Village

Paul à Montréal
"Paul à Montréal," a comic-strip-based urban walk designed by Michel Rabagliati, the author of the successful Quebecois series "Paul", will consist of a dozen giant panels scattered throughout the Plateau Mont-Royal. Starting across the street from the Métro Laurier station, the walk will be a 60-minute-long narrative and interactive journey.
August 12 to December 10 2017 - Plateau Mont-Royal

Pendant ce temps-là à Montréal
In collaboration with five historic sites in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood, original tales will be created by local artists and presented at the five historic sites by the Théâtre Denise-Pelletier et Zone Homa. Audiences are invited to follow this artistic journey to its historic end.
August 12th - Théâtre Denise-Pelletier and Parc Morgan, from 2PM to 7PM non-stop

Montreal au feminin: The great Ladies - their stories in music
SOBAM invites you to take a musical voyage and meet great women who left their mark in Montreal's history. Through the integration of a variety of musical genres, this original production explores their lives and contributions though singing, theatre, dance and multimedia. In collaboration with community amateurs, a troupe of professional artists will guide you through a unique and interactive experience! Don't miss the chance to participate in this magical journey!
August 12th - parc Marcel-Léger
August 26th - parc Alexis-Carrel

Hymne à l'arrondissement de Rivière-des-Prairies - Pointe-aux-Trembles
The anthem representing the East-End borough of Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles will be unveiled to the public on two occasions by the Centre multimedia de l'Est de Montréal (Coop de solidarité).
August 12th - Parc Marcel-Léger de Pointe-aux-Trembles
August 26th - Parc Armand-Bombardier de Rivière-des-Prairies

Les Jeux de la rue Celebrates Montréal!
Designed for the 12-to-24 age group, Les Jeux de la rue is all about sports. This year, it's taking place on August 16 at Jarry Park! A mega-event organized for the grand finales of the Jeux de la rue, where you can take part in a million and one activities (or just about) and get together with your friends, get moving and have fun!
August 16th from 9am to 11 pm - Jarry Park

Chantez Montréal, chantez Anjou
SING MONTREAL, SING ANJOU is an activity for the whole family, both young and old, and is split up into three parts. The first features a series of kiosks operated by local community actors from around Angevin that offers up fun for all ages. The second highlights the musical and artistic talents of some of Angevins' residents and is a great opportunity to discover and support the quality of this community.
August 17th - Place Anjou

Tricotés serrés
As part of this project, the Immigrant Committee will collaborate with Ève-Marie Langevin, artist-performer and "the people's knitter" to create cultural exchange workshops around a collective knitting project. During the project, themes of living together and intercultural rapprochement will be discussed. The sections of the collective knitting project will be assembled in Saint Laurent's public square (to be inaugurated in August 2017) and will thus serve as an element of public decoration. The population will be invited to add ornaments at the inauguration.
August 17th - Place publique de Saint-Laurent, corner of Décarie and Édouard-Laurin

To find out more about all events, go to the programming section at 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:

For the complete list of press releases and other images and videos, go to our virtual press room here.

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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: Isabelle Pelletier,, 514-238-4178


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