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Montreal celebrates Leonard Cohen MAC exhibition

January 3, 2017 1:10 pmViews: 94

Montreal celebrates its 375th anniversary with events all year. Including a Leonard Cohen exhibit at the MAC.

Montreal hosts the late Leonard Cohen exhibit at MAC featuring local and international artists.

Local and international artist works are in the Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything exhibit in Montreal, Oct. 19-Dec. 31, 2017.

If you live in Canada and planning attractions for your wedding guests. Or looking for a romantic getaway, check out the Montreal celebration events happening this year.

Over 175 events took place in Montreal to mark its anniversary. As well as several of the events are showcasing the Quebec’s francophone culture. Each showcasing the city’s spirit, as they offer a European experience close to home.

Here are some of the Montreal event dates.

Illumination of the Jacques Cartier Bridge. On May 17th, the iconic Jacques Cartier Bridge, which spans across the St. Lawrence River, was a showcase for Montréal’s creativity as part of its 375th anniversary. Also, most worthy, Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation.

The Walk of The Giants. The Royal de Luxe street theater company from France was in Montreal from May 19-21. The company performance was a special creation made exclusively for the city’s anniversary. Over the course of three days, visitors had the opportunity to see a grandiose promenade of the Royal de Luxe giants. These are the giants that set foot in every major city around the world.

Les Hivernales. The festival features a number of cold-weather activities. Such as snowshoeing, luminous curling, winter biking, zip lining, and dog-sledding. As well as an outdoor hockey tournament. The celebrations took place in Parc Jean-Drapeau, Old Montréal and the Quartier des Spectacles from January 2- March 12.

Wedding guests visit the Montreal events from January to December.

The Wall Opera. Another Brick in the Wall: The Opera base is on Pink Floyd’s 1979 album The Wall. It is in collaboration between Opéra de Montréal and the band’s former bassist and chief songwriter Roger Waters. The premier was at the Quebec Opera house in March.

Montréal AVUDO. Visitors got a chance to see a multimedia show by the Compagnia Finzi Pasca. Set on the water, Montréal AVUDO paid poetic tribute to the St. Lawrence River with over one hundred free performances in Montréal’s Old Port. The shows ran from May 17-September 2nd.

Leonard Cohen at the MAC. Montreal’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC)  presents the exhibit Leonard Cohen: A Crack in Everything exhibit from Oct. 19 – Dec. 31. The multi-disciplinary exhibit new works were from local and international artists. The artists inspiration is by Cohen work in performance, visual art, film, music and the written word.

In addition to the cultural events, Montréal also offers several new hotels.

Montreal celebrates 375 anniversary and new Renassiance hotel opening.

The Renassiance Montreal Downtown Hotel East restaurant.

Hotel William Gray. The Gray is a new luxury hotel in the heart of Old Montréal. Its opening in July 2016 highlight is the world-class hospitality. As well as you can see spectacular views as its windows overlook the Place Jacques-Cartier square.

Renassiance Montréal Downtown Hotel. This new hotel opening in January 2016 is in downtown Montréal. The eco-friendly boutique hotel is steps from Phillips Square, Christ Church Cathedral, and Notre Dame Basilica.

The Hotel Monville. The hotel opening was in the summer of 2017. It offers 269 rooms and a breathtaking terrace.

For more information visit: www.375mtl.com/en.

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