Unveiled of the NDG Arts Week 2016 program

MONTRÉAL, Aug. 10th 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - NDG Arts Week unveiled the official program for its 7th edition. From August 22nd to 28th, the neighbourhood of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce will showcase the world-class talent of local artists with free performances and workshops for all ages.

Festival spokesperson Paul Cargnello was thankful to everyone who contributes to the festival's success: "NDG Arts Week continues to grow in quality and diversity thanks to our devoted volunteers, the support of our sponsors and especially the significant financial contribution of the Borough."

Russell Copeman, mayor of the borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce was on hand to show his support: "Each year, NDG Arts Week presents award-winning artists in a neighbourly environment. Last year I committed to increase Borough support for this initiative. With a $10,000 grant as well as technical support, the representatives of the Borough can be proud for delivering on their promise"

NDG Arts Week is also proud to announce Netronix will be this year's festival sponsor while several activities will be made possible thanks to a financial contribution from Notre-Dame-des-Arts, an NDG-based charity that promotes arts and culture.

Exciting new additions to this year's programming include a circus performance by Vague de cirque under a big top in Benny Park as well as a comedy show at Café Shaïka. Traditional events such as NDG Off the Wall, the NDG Art Walk, and Samedi in the Park are back by popular demand.

To view the 2016 Arts Week program visit: www.artsndg.ca

Join the conversation: By using #ARTSNDG to stay connected with NDG Arts Week on social media.

The 2016 NDG Arts Week : August 22 – 28, 2016

Locations: NDG Parc, Café Shaïka, Coop la Maison verte, Benny Parc, Centre Culturel de Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, and Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.

Schedule: Every day between 10:00 AM and 10:00 PM

Price: All activities are 100% FREE!

About NDG Arts Week : NDG Arts Week brings together the community of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce around a wide variety of artistic and cultural activities. From visual arts, to music, cinema, comedy, and dance, NDG Arts Week is a launching pad for artists in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and a must-see event for over 10 000 participants. To find out more : www.artsndg.ca

About Netronix : Netronix is an NDG-based software developer that provides custom solutions for complex business needs. Netronix is a proud supporter of NDG Arts Week because promoting art stimulates creativity and builds community. To find out more : www.netronix.ca

About Notre-Dame-des-Arts : Notre-Dame-des-Arts is a charitable organization based in Notre-dame-de-Grace and dedicated to supporting arts and culture in the community. Notre-Dame-des-Arts was founded to strengthen connections between artists and art collectives within the neighbourhood, to provide a platform to promote and raise funds for local events and art projects, and to offer training opportunities for artists to develop their skills. To find out more : www.notredamedesarts.com


SOURCE Ville de Montréal - Arrondissement de Côte-des-Neiges - Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

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For further information: and interview requests: Rene Ricardo Bernal, 438-558-9669, rene@artsndg.ca


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