italfestMTL Festival – 17 days of wide variety of shows and activities has begun

italfestMTL Festival

It’s with great joy and pride that the National Congress of Italian Canadians (QR) announces the 28th edition of italfestMTL Festival,  previously known as Montreal’s Italian Week, which will be held from August 6 to 22, and will provide 17 days of entertainment that will liven up the summer of young and adults. A rich program online will be offered,  that ranges from concert evenings to comedy shows, the unmissable fashion show and opera, to drive-ins, and much more.  

italfestMTL Festival

In keeping with tradition, the italfestMTL program will be free for all. We wish to thank all our sponsors and in particular our official sponsor, MastroMD & San DanieleMD. We also acknowledge the generous support of the Government of Canada, the Government of Quebec and the City of Montreal.

“It’s with great pleasure that we launch italfestMTL. With the hybrid format of this 28th edition, the festival features a renewed and amazing program overflowing with events that we  hope you will enjoy and will contribute to the discovery of the richness of Italian culture.” — Me. Antonio Sciascia, President of italfestMTL

“Committed to celebrating the beauty and the diversity of the Italian-Canadian community, we have worked extremely hard to provide a hybrid edition that will enhance this Montreal summer. During this 28th edition of italfestMTL, we hope that the whole community will come together to experience entertaining and enthusiastic participatory moments.” — Josie Verrillo, Executive Director of italfestMTL

Always having in mind the richness of the Italian culture, italfestMTL offers you a renewed, entertaining and participative online programming, complemented also by some activities in-person. Follow us on our social media and website for the details of our program.

About italfestMTL

ItalfestMTL, formerly Montreal’s Italian Week, is a cultural event that takes place across the city and celebrates the richness of Italian culture. The celebrations surrounding the festival offer over 400,000 festival-goers a wide variety of shows and activities showcasing Italian-Canadian music, art, food, fashion and talent. This year, for the 28th edition, the festival will take a VIRTUAL TURN AS WELL AS SOME on-ground EVENTS offering a diverse programming from August 6 to 22, 2021.

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