Sunday, June 14, 2009

English Bands May Be Dropped From Fete Nationale Concert Over Language Issues

From Canadian Press:

MONTREAL — Two Montreal English bands may be dropped from a St-Jean-Baptiste concert after one of the backers threatened to pull out over language issues.

The about-face comes days after the concert's producers announced the show, billing it as an indie band alternative to the huge official musical bash featuring French-Canadian superstars, as well as a celebration of the Quebec's cultural diversity.

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My Comment: So typical of the French cultural racists in this province. They have it in their head that the only way to promote their language is to put everyone else's down .... as if that is going to work.

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