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Improved programming for Canada Day

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The traditional Canada Day cake will return to Dufferin Terrace on 1uh July, after the flag raising.

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The day, characterized by all kinds of activities, will culminate with a show by Brigitte Boisjoli on the stage of the Edwin-Bélanger orchestra stage starting at 20:00.

To close the festivities, fireworks will light up the skies of Quebec City starting at 10pm on the Gray Terrace.

Canada marks its 155 this yearAnd anniversary and after two years of pandemic, the organizers have worked hard to prepare a free program that will appeal to everyone, from the youngest to the oldest.

“We are preparing a big family celebration. […] We added business thanks to an increase in the Canadian government budget of about 10%, ”says Louise Harvey, producer of Logico Productions.

Programming

The activities will begin at 11:00 with the official ceremony that surrounds the raising of the flag in the presence of dignitaries with the Red Guard at 2And Royal 22 BattalionAnd Regiment. This moment will be followed by the distribution of the cake, around 12:30, like the maple leaf created and offered by the Château Frontenac.

Nearly 2000 portions will be served to the public.

From noon until 10:30 pm, the big family celebration will take place in the Plains of Abraham, especially in the area of ​​the Edwin-Bélanger orchestra stage.

“We are expecting 25,000 people during the day. We have around fifty activities to offer people including ten family shows including Jurassic creatures by Bill Bestiole, The magic of chemistry with Yannick Bergeron, or even the companies YohMexico, Studio Rebel and Les Femmes au Tambour to make us dance “, lists Mmyself Harvey.

To attract a different audience, the activities have been grouped into different areas.

Thus, the Défi sportif area will welcome the Olympic medalist in freestyle skiing, Marion Thénault.

It will also be possible to ride bubble bikes or play Tik Tak Dunk.

The Youth Zone will offer inflatable games, make-up workshops, fantastic characters and mascots.

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Among the novelties we find the Teen area. On the menu: Skate Park, Circuit E-Board, Grosbillard, Ilot Ludik and virtual reality stations.

“We have a lot of activities to offer to the bigger ones,” adds the producer.

Added to this is the Le Monde area, which will offer a foray into the world of Huron-Wendat craftsmanship, Djembé Québec’s music and the exhibition On the trail of our black stars.

Finally, the evening will culminate with the show of the singer Brigitte Boisjoli with the first part of the drag queens Jojo and Gabry Elle.

The fireworks, courtesy of Quebec City, will be presented starting at 10pm on the Gray terrace.

The detailed program, as well as the schedules of the activities, are available on the Canada Day Quebec 2022 website.

“We like to be together. For the past two years, Canada Day has been celebrated virtually. We want our families and children to have fun like a gang, “the lady said.myself Harvey.

For those interested, the activities will be presented rain or shine.

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