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2015-06-17First Peoples Festival celebrates its 25th anniversary

Towering over First Peoples Festival’s 25 years, seven thousand years of human presence in this place looks down upon you…

The First Nations festival returns to Montreal in 2015 in a spectacular setting that will spread its wings at Place des Festivals: thrilling concerts, an exacting selection of films and videos, the great multicultural parade along Saint-Catherine Street and many indoor venue and gallery events.

Grand concerts

Blues Blanc Rouge remix takes us back to First Peoples Festival’s inaugural activity; a benefit concert in Spring 1991 that...

2015-06-12June 21st National Aboriginal Peoples Day

Participants will gather on St. Jacques Street, at the intersection of St. Laurent Boulevard, starting at 1 p.m.

At 2 p.m., bearing our giant effigies, to the sound of the fanfare and drums, we will march joyously towards Place d’Armes, where a festive, ceremonial and artistic program will take place.

Starting at 2:30 p.m., lighting the Solstice fire, tobacco ceremony, homage to Kondiaronk and ceremonial speeches. Then, the drums, songs and dancing. With the Keepers of the Eastern Door from Kahnawake, Moe Clark et l’Orphéon de l’Île à la Tortue, the drums of Eya Hey Nakoda...

2015-06-12June 17th presentation of the First Peoples Festival 2015 program.

At Maison de la Culture Frontenac, 11 a.m.

Find the press release and the highlights of the great celebration of First Peoples cultures (available from June 17th ).

Our festival will take place from July 29th to August 5th 2015.

 

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