Montreal’s 375th anniversary celebrations – Official October 2017 program – Week of October 13 to 19 October, 2017 – The Love for Hockey in The Spotlight!

by pmnationtalk on October 12, 2017219 Views

MONTREALOct. 12, 2017 – Roch Carrier’s famous story, “The Hockey Sweater”, is getting a makeover for the 375th anniversary of our city to nostalgics and hockey fans’ delight! Starting Thursday, “The Hockey Sweater – A Musical” will take the stage at the Seagal Centre for a modern musical for the whole family.

Archives à voix haute – L’héritage d’hier vivant aujourd’hui
October 14th – Musée Pointe-à-Callière
Commonly known as «the city of a hundred spires», Montreal keeps track of its religious presence throughout its territory. “Spoken Archives” is the opportunity to be surprised, to rediscover what surrounds us, the richness of words of the past and the beauty of old images.

Indigenize Montreal
October 16 to 25, 2017 – Hall Viger, Palais des Congrès de Montréal
Native Montreal
Montreal was founded on an unceded Indigenous territory. Currently, there are more than 25,000 Indigenous people from different nations living in Montréal. Unlike other cities in the world, indigenous culture is absent from the built environment of this future metropolis of reconciliation.

October 17 at 7pm – Cinéma Impérial
As part of Montréal’s 375th anniversary, the Association des écoles supérieures d’art de Montréal (ADÉSAM) is proud to present a multidisciplinary work, created in collaboration with the 10 member schools of its network, which showcases Montréal’s up-and-coming artistic talent.

The Hockey Sweater: A Musical
October 19th to November 12th, 2017 – Segal Centre for Performing Arts
For Montréal’s 375th anniversary, The Segal Centre has commissioned and will produce the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Roch Carrier’s beloved story: The Hockey Sweater.

Imagerie d’une métamorphose
October 19 and 20, 7 pm – Auditorium Paul-André-Michaud
Productions Artrillium
“Imaging a metamorphosis” is an immersive, multidisciplinary creation that sets the viewer on an historical, emotional and poetic journey.

To find out more about all events, go to the programming section at or download the 375MTL app.

About the Society for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary

The Society for the Celebration of Montreal’s 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize the celebrations and socioeconomic contributions that will highlight Montreal’s 375th anniversary in 2017.  With a focus on promoting Montreal expertise, it acts as a catalyst for local forces to carry out its mandate: mobilize the community, implement a funding strategy, rigorously manage funding, develop quality programming and ensure the visibility of the celebrations.

The Society benefits from the support of the Ville de Montréal, the Government of Canada, the Government of Québec and private funding from 12 Great Montrealers. For more information:

For the complete list of press releases and other images and videos, go to our virtual press room here.

To learn more about the Government of Quebec’s contribution to Montréal’s 375th anniversary, click here.

For further information: Media relations: Isabelle Pelletier,, 514-238-4178

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