OTTAWA, June 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Today until October 15th, Jacques-Cartier Park in Gatineau, Quebec will host MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017, the biggest horticultural event in Canada. The theme of the exhibit will reflect 150 years of Canada's rich heritage, represented by 40 different arrangements.
"The Mint is proud to support MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017 in celebration of Canada 150 in the National Capital Region," said Sandra Hanington, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint. "Not only does this premier event allow us the unique opportunity to promote our popular Canada 150 products, it also reinforces the Mint's key role in celebrating Canada's history, culture and values."
MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017 is expected to draw over one million visitors from Canada and around the world over the next four months. The Mint's presence includes:
- An on-site pop-up store where the Mint's exciting Canada 150 collection of numismatic coins will be available for purchase as lasting souvenirs of Canada 150;
- A floral sculpture reproducing one of our most exciting and popular coins from our Canada 150 numismatic program (the glow-in-the-dark, coloured Canadian Pride silver coin); and
- An interactive, instant win game.
Admission to the MOSAÏCANADA 150/Gatineau 2017 exhibit is free.
To learn more about the Mint's Canada 150 program, please visit www.mint.ca/Canada150. To get more information on MOSAÏCANADA 150/
Gatineau2017, please visit http://www.gatineau2017.ca/mosaicanada-150gatineau-2017/.
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SOURCE Royal Canadian Mint
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