Thursday, March 14, 2013

Bal en Blanc–White Party–19th - Mar 31, 2013 Montreal

For its 19th edition, which will be taking place from Thursday March 28 to Monday April 01 2013, Montreal’s bnbWhiteParty Week is preparing to get the entire city up and moving and to confirm its status as the springtime event par excellence.

For the annual event – taking place this year the night of Sunday, March 31 – some 15,000 devotees of electronic dance music are once again expected at Palais des congrès de
Montréal, where they’ll be able to frolic to their hearts’ content over 15 hours of nonstop rhythms
delivered by the cream of international DJs and producers. Headlining in the main room, David Guetta will
be visiting Montreal especially for the occasion, making no other appearances anywhere else in Canada
during this period.

Complementing Bal en Blanc itself, a number of related events light up various clubs in town during the four other days that White Party Week runs.


- COSMIC GATE featuring special guest EMMA HEWITT
- W&W

BnB starting at 9 p.m. – and running until noon the next day – at the Palais des congrès de Montréal (Montreal Convention Center).

Address: 1001, place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal, Quebec

More infos:


Friday, July 15, 2011

Haiti en Folie – 5ed, Montreal 2011


“Haiti en Folie” the 5th edition is  the largest  festival outside of Haiti totally dedicated to Haitian culture. This year between July 22-24 in Montreal.

“Haiti en Folie”, the best of Haitian culture in a weekend in Montreal!

There's something for everyone: theater, folk dance, Hip Hop, Rap, Voodoo, Reggae, Gastronomy, Literature.

The program includes: Two nights burning outdoor Theatre de Verdure in Lafontaine Park, a conference with Haitian historian Michel Sukkar and evening hot and spicy at the Théâtre St-Denis

See below the schedule for the free days of the event.

Friday July 22, 2011 – Rhythm Nights and Movies (free)

  • 18h30 - Parc Lafontaine – Montréal

BIC (Haïti) + Wesli

The best of the Haitian is through a group from Haiti and two Montreal artists who have the pace in the skin. The two groups are going to rap, hip-hop and reggae with a taste purely Haitian

  • 21h - Parc Lafontaine – Montréal

Sortie 67 – Movie

A film of Jephthah Bastien. A life of crime seemed inevitable for Jecko. Métis Quebecers of Haitian origin, he witnessed at the age of eight years for the murder of his mother committed by his father, a tragic event that will mark forever. With Henri Pardo, Benz Antoine, Danny Blanco Hall, Natasha Noel.


Saturday July 23, 2011 - Evening root and folklore (free)

  • 18h30 - Parc Lafontaine – Montréal

Troupe de danse EKSPRESYON + Sara Rénélik

  • 21h - Parc Lafontaine – Montréal


A film by Pedro Ruiz. To mark the 25th anniversary of his first novel, How to make love to a negro without getting tired, a documentary traces the career of Dany Laferrière, intimate journey of one of the most original writers of recent decades.


Sunday, July 24, 2011

  • 18h and 20h30 - Centre Leonardo Da Vinci - (8350 Lacordaire, Montreal)

The Vagina Monologues (Pawòl Chouchoun - Haitian version)
Tickets go on sale Admission $ 35

 teatreWhat a joy to welcome once again, and demand, the Haitian version of the legendary play by Eve Ensler, The Vagina Monologues - PawòlChouchoun: 80% 20% French and Creole - which will be played by five actresses come of Haiti under the direction of Florence Jean-Louis Dupuis! The hottest version of the play!

Full information's and details about all the programs on official webpage “Haiti en Folie”

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Osheaga Montreal 2011

osheagaNothing compares to summertime in Montreal and there’s no close competition to an OSHEAGA weekend – THE cultural reference for what’s hot and up-and-coming in the current music scene.

For its sixth edition, OSHEAGA 2011 Montreal once again celebrates a stellar collection of the best artists from around the world.

Montrealers will once again be spoiled by OSHEAGA’s generous offering. With this much talent to offer, OSHEAGA 2011 will take over Parc Jean-Drapeau for three days! Friday, Saturday & Sunday July 29, 30 & 31, 2011.

More than five stages for three days in Parc Jean Drapeau were you will see performance from:

Friday, Jul 29

Saturday, Jul 30

Sunday, Jul 31

There is also some concerts in the city under the name OSHEAGA in the City:

  • Wednesday, July 27 – the SAT
  • Thursday, July 28 – Corona Theatre
    OSHEAGA kick-off party
  • Thursday, July 28 – La Sala Rossa
  • Saturday, July 30 – Olympia Theatre
    SPECIAL DISCO VERSION featuring James Murphy and Pat Mahoney

Full details about schedule, tickets and artists on the official Osheaga web page here

From Osheaga Montreal 2010 a nice video for warmup:

HeavyMTL–2011–Parc Jean Drapeau


Heavy MTL is North-America’s premier destination heavy music festival and takes place in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Heavy MTL 2011 will be held on July 23rd and 24th in the breathtaking site that is Parc Jean-Drapeau at Île Saint-Hélène, Montréal.

The first edition of the festival took place in June 2008 and saw the likes of Iron Maiden, Mötley Crüe, Disturbed, Three Days Grace, Dethklok, Anthrax, Type O Negative, Mastodon, and many others shred their way through an intense two-day celebration of heavy music.

The 2010 edition of Heavy MTL saw 42,500 faithful bang their heads in unison to the likes of thrash legends Slayer and Megadeth, as well as Rob Zombie, Korn, Alice Cooper, Lamb of God, and many more!

This Year in two day festival the following artist bands will rock you:

Saturday, Jul 23
Sunday, Jul 24

For tickets and full details about artists and event related informations check the official webpage HEAVYMTL.COM



Vans Warped Tour–Montreal Jean Drapeau 2011

warpmThe Vans Warped Tour 2011 returns to Canada Saturday July 16th at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal.

The Vans Warped Tour is back in Canada with a great show in Montreal with a lineup that features a lot of bands: 3Oh!3, Paramore, A Day To Remember, Asking Alexandria, Planet Smashers (Montreal), The Devil Wears Prada, Less Than Jake, The Ready Set and many more.

See the lineups, show info and more on the Warped Canada page.

For tickets acces the Evenko website here




Thursday, July 7, 2011

Cambodian Festival Montreal–July 16th 2011


The 12th edition of the Cambodian Festival is taking place Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Parc Jean-Drapeau, as part of Weekend World .

The Cambodian history and culture will be related through music and dance shows on the stage and by tastings of Khmer food and exhibitions under the cultural tent.

Cambodian Festival (Festival Cambodgien)

  • Site: Parterre de l’île Sainte-Hélène
  • Time: Noon to 10 p.m.

Many activities under the big tent of the Festival of Intercultural exchange located on the grounds of the St. Helena Island Montreal:

  • tasting Cambodian dishes, cambodian
  • discover the Khmer history and culture through,
  • shows objects of art, photographs
  • colourful traditional clothes of silk and cotton worn daily or religious ceremonies, so the sampan and sarong (long skirts) and Kram (long scarf), and the beautiful glittering costumes and embroidered Mekala classical dance (the story of a princess and an ogre ...).
  • admire all these beautiful clothes on the big stage of Loto-Québec at a fashion show presented by our volunteers.

On the main stage two singers accompanied by an orchestra Cambodia-Montreal, whose songs will make you a rhythm to the sound of rock and Asian madison!

The popular games (hoops, scarves, etc..), Folk dances, the Nesat (fishermen) and the Khmer Leu (the Khmer mountain), and the classic, which Mekala, and many other surprises .

For families with children the kids corner is a must see: inflatable games, cotton candy, etc...

Full details about the event at


Wednesday, July 6, 2011

July 10th - Weekends du Monde–Park Jean Dreapeau Montreal


Program schedule of Weekends du Monde - July 10thParc Jean-Drapeau Montreal.

A unique crossroads of cultural diversity, the Week-ends du monde festival provides Montrealers of all origins with a veritable showcase to celebrate and share their culture and traditions with the general public through music, dance, culinary discoveries, and other activities. Many different cultures at one event featuring more than 50 countries this year.

Many activities for families and children and a good opportunities to spent your weekend surrounded by friends from many different countries and cultures.

Program schedule of Weekends du Monde

July 10thParc Jean-Drapeau Montreal

See the locations of activities on this map:



Festival de la Cuisine Méditerranéenne-Sunday, July 10

  • Site:Parterre de l’île Sainte-Hélène
  • Time:Noon to 10 p.m.


    A celebration where food is at its artistic apex. The exotic musical renditions of the “Middle Sea” countries are sure to mesmerize festival-goers of all ages and origins. There is a host of activities and entertainment, including: tastings, expositions, conferences, workshops where you can discover Mediterranean cooking, and a wide range of entertaining, educational and thought-provoking family activities.

    Full details here


    EUROfEST : les cultures européennes à Montréal -Sunday, July 10

    Site:Carrefour du Monde (River shuttle picnic area)

    Time: Noon to 11 p.m.


    Come and enjoy the great celebration of European cultures in Montréal: Armenian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Jewish, Moldavian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian and Ukrainian. Local and international artists will share and create a unique opportunity of discovery and entertainment. This includes music, dance, plastic arts, photography, gastronomy and new and original artistic appearances



    Journée dominicaine- Sunday, July 10

  • Site:Plaine des jeux (The Plaine)
  • Time:Noon to 10 p.m.


    A multicultural festival that promotes inter-cultural integration, harmony, cultural exchanges, arts, music and dance of the Latin-American countries. Every style is represented: merengue, bachata, salsa, cumbia, compas and reggae.






    Festival International de Steelpan de Montréal- Sunday, July 10


  • Site:Place des Traditions (stage, subway exit)
  • Time: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.


    Come and attend a steelpan competition, where the top international groups in steeldrum, a percussion instrument originating in Trinidad-and-Tobago, will be in calypso-music competition.





    Les rythmes folkloriques avec la SPEQ
  • Site:Place des Traditions (stage, subway exit)
  • Time: Noon to 5 p.m.

    A presentation of shows by various cultural communities, in collaboration with the Société du patrimoine d’expression du Québec (SPEQ). Traditional dance and music performances with 20 folkloric groups from different cultures in Montréal.

    • 12:30 p.m.Filarmonica portugaise de Montréal
    • 13:15 p.m.Les Pieds légers de Laval
    • 13:35 p.m.Xianning Tian
    • 14:00 p.m.Groupe folklorique Arco Iris
    • 14:20 p.m.Les Pieds légers de Laval
    • 14:45 p.m.Trio Hélène Engel
    • 15:05 p.m.Nadxieli
    • 15:25 p.m.Xianning Tian
    • 15:50 p.m.Groupe folklorique Arco Iris
    • 16:10 p.m.Trio Hélène Engel
    • 16:32 p.m.Nadxieli


    For activities witch take place on Saturday July 9th click here

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