Saturday, April 4, 2009
Recession Or Not, Montreal Will Party This Summer
From The Guelph Mercury/Canadian Press:
-- or not. There will be music and comedy and much more in the city, which will also see the anniversaries of several of its most successful events.
The Montreal International Jazz Festival is turning 30. The Cirque de soleil, the international fireworks festival and the Montreal Bike Fest, which culminates with the Tour de l'ile cycling event, all turn 25. But that only scratches the surface of what's going on.
Marie-Josee Pinsonneault, a Tourism Montreal spokesperson, reels off a list of attractions, including an exhibition on pirates, an avant-garde music festival and a beer festival where more than 400 types of brew can be sampled.
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