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Messages from the Dignitaries

  • Government of canada

    The Honourable
    Pablo Rodriguez
    Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism
    The Honourable
    Navdeep Bains
    Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
    Welcome to the 31st Francos de Montréal.

    Arts and culture are exceptional ways to bring people together. Francos de Montréal proves this year after year, as it attracts music lovers and artists of all stripes to the city, who share a common passion and love for Francophone music. The Government of Canada is happy to be associated with this expansive musical gathering, which contributes to the vitality of the city’s cultural scene as well as its economy.

    As Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions on behalf of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, we’d like to thank the organizers, artists and everyone else who help make Francos such a spectacular summer event.

    Enjoy the festivities!
  • Ville de Montréal

    Valérie Plante
    Mayor of Montréal
    Proudly supporting Les Francos

    Les Francos, is a must-see summer event in Montréal, for residents and visitors alike.

    It is pure musical bliss that combines all the elements that make Montréal’s charm: cultural and generational diversity, discovery, unlikely encounters, and all the emotions heightened by the thousands of hearts beating in unison.

    A great fan of French-language music myself, I wish us all a series of performances that will once more enhance Montréal’s exposure as North America’s largest Francophone cultural metropolis.

    I would like to congratulate all the organizers for promoting creative vitality, all the while contributing to Montréal’s touristic appeal.

    Have a great festival!
  • Tourisme Montréal

    Yves Lalumière
    President and Chief Executive Officer Tourisme Montréal
    The Francos de Montréal is back this summer for 10 days of non-stop music from across the Francophonie. With outdoor concerts and indoor shows, this festival promises to keep the city hopping. Tourists and locals are invited to come and experience the energy of an electrifying celebration and a great city. As always, the Francos has put together the kind of exciting line-up that only Montréal could offer.

    Enjoy the festival!