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Weekends of the world, 15 years of discoveries

MONTREAL, July 3 2019 / CNW Telbec / – The 15th edition of the Week-ends du monde, presented by Loto-Québec, is set up for the first time at Espace 67 in Parc Jean-Drapeau, on the weekends of 6-7 and 13 -July 14th. This free event, well established in the Montreal landscape, brings together, in a festive atmosphere, many communities to promote the exchange and sharing of cultures.

A rich and diverse cultural program


This must-see summer event in Montreal will host 12 festivals, including the Cuban Festival and Triniday, Montreal in Harmony – which are making their comeback this year. During the four days of the event, visitors will be invited to travel from one scene to another for a unique world tour, where music, dance and culinary discoveries are in the spotlight.


July 6th

July 7

July 13

July 14 

  • Tunisian Jasmine Festival of Montreal
  • Salvadoran Festival of Montreal
  • My Mexican roots
  • Peruvian Festival of Montreal, 47 th edition
  • Triniday, Montreal in harmony
  • Mauritius Party
  • Jamaica Day
  • Quebec-Maghreb
  • The big party – Venezuelan festival
  • Jade Dragon Cultural Festival
  • Independence Festival of Colombia
  • Cuban Festival

Free activities for everyone

Several partners will be on site to bring a ton of unique experiences to visitors. Festival-goers will be able to participate, among other things, in percussion, dance and artistic creation workshops. Several spaces will also be inhabited by our various partners such as: Parks Canada, the Montreal Impact Soccer School and TV5 – which will offer free activities to entertain young and old. 

Flavors to discover

Thanks to the Place des Saveurs, each cultural festival will discover typical dishes of their country. It will be an opportunity to go around the world in a few mouthfuls thanks to the Salvadorian pupusas, the Mediterranean grills, and the unique flavors of Mexico. This 15 th edition will confirm also the Weekend World is the perfect place for a gourmet experience exceptional synonymous with discoveries about the cultures here and elsewhere.

Thank you to our partners

The Week-ends of the World, presented by Loto-Québec, are produced by the Parc Jean-Drapeau Society, which receives financial support from the City of Montreal and Tourisme Montréal, in collaboration with Molson Coors , Coca-Cola, Eska , 96.9 CKOI, The Beat 92.5, 98.5 FM, 24 Hour Newspaper, TV5, Parks Canada and the Montreal Impact Soccer Schools.

“Throughout the province, Loto-Québec supports events with significant social and economic benefits in their community. Because they promise discovery and wonder, the Week-ends of the World perfectly illustrate the mandate of our sponsorship program, that is to allow our customers and festival-goers to live a whole world of entertainment, “says Éric Meunier, director at Responsible gaming and societal commitment to Loto-Québec. “

For more information about Parc Jean-Drapeau and the Weekends of the World, visit or follow us on social media @parcjeandrapeau – # WEM2019.



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