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Closure of the South Shore Bike Link Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed from May 22 to June 15 Closure of the South Shore Bike Link
 

Closure of the South Shore Bike Link

June 1st-13, 2018

The South Shore Bike Link will be closed from June 1 to June 13 due to the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada.

Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve closed from May 22 to June 15

May 22 to June 15, 2018

Due to the final preparations for the Formula 1 Grand Prix du Canada, the Circuit Gilles‑Villeneuve is closed to cyclists from May 22 to June 15 inclusively.

Plan your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises by consulting often the important notices or the schedule of activities and events that are of interest to you.

Parc Jean-Drapeau
Week-ends du monde - Registration

Week-ends du mondeRegistration

July 7, 8, 14 and 15, 2018

Celebrating modern-day Montréal

The Week-ends du monde (WEM) festival, a large family and people-gathering event celebrating modern-day Montréal with its many components, is held every year at Parc Jean-Drapeau. WEM visitors will be taking part in the festivities and will again be able to see Montréal's outstanding cultural diversity.

This event is a unique opportunity for various groups, organizations and artisans to perform and display their talents in front of the public in a friendly setting. It's also a unique showcase for the many cultural projects with which contemporary Montréal abounds.

This document describes the general terms and conditions for eligibility to the WEM program, which provides structural support to promoter organizations and their activities in order to maintain, support and develop the events staged by the cultural communities of Greater Montréal.

Mission

WEM offers Montrealers of all origins an attractive showcase that allows them to celebrate and share with the entire population their culture and traditions through music, dance or culinary discoveries. WEM also strives to blend the city's cultural diversity into one same event.

Objectives of the program

  • Provide the population with accessibility to cultural events in the Greater Montréal area;
  • Support the production of festivals and events that promote and give exposure to the diversity of cultural expression;
  • Promote a closer intercultural relationship and dialogue aimed at combating exclusion, discrimination and racism;
  • Participate in the cultural development of the arts, popular traditions and the future generation.

Important notice

The size of the 2017 and 2018 Week-ends du monde temporary site located on Île Notre-Dame is smaller than the site of previous editions. Therefore, the temporary site's capacity is lower than in previous years, which limits the number of communities, artists and concessions it can host.

Mandatory MAPAQ training sessions for promoters will take place at the Aquatic Complex on June 28 and July 4 at 6:30 p.m.

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