THREE-RIVERS — The event Lights on the Champlain will be at its 12th edition in 2018. On the strength of its Art prize-Excellence “Initiative cultural vitality of the year” for 2017, the cultural committee of the municipality of Champlain, organizer of the event, this programming is found between 19 and 22 July.
All programming will be presented at seven different locations and will include, as always, a wide variety of activities ranging from art in many forms in the exhibition agri-food through the discovery of technology.
The highlight of this programming will be without doubt the spectacle of the guitarist Steve Hill in the format group to a single person, a formula quite unique that made him a star in the middle blues-rock in America as well as in Europe. This show will take place on Friday 20 July to 20 pm under the big tent installed in front of the church and the entrance will be free.
On Thursday, it is the evening of short films with the presentation of a selection of films that have been presented in various film festivals around the world. During the day of Friday, we invite parents and children to decorate the rue Sainte-Anne, with the help of paint.
On Saturday, several family activities will be offered. One thinks in particular of Fishing in grass, to knitting workshops, at the exhibition of tree houses birds and the opportunity to live a virtual reality experience. The dark of the night will see the cemetery light up in colours, while local talent will be performing on the square in front of the church.
Twenty exhibitors in agroalimentation and artisans will be in attendance for the duration of the event to advertise their products. Culinary workshops, interactive will be presented to both adults and children. Moreover, the symposium of painting At high tide will bring together some thirty artists that the public will be able to see them in action with demonstrations special of Ginette Milot and Micheline Hamel on Saturday and Sunday. The honorary president of this stream of Headlights on Champlain, Yvon Lemieux, will provide a canvas that will be drawn at random on Sunday. Another aspect of the visual arts, a satellite event of the Biennale nationale de sculpture contemporaine will also be presented.
Also noteworthy is the visit anecdotal the village Tour of the mayor, the giant games for the children, the traditional Sunday mass, 10 a.m., the concert of classical music with Marie-Pier Descôteaux on trumpet and Georges Allyson at the piano on Sunday at 11 a.m. The observatory of Champlain will also be open, only business pay for the programming. It should also reserve its place by contacting the 819-295-3043.
The complete program is presented on the site www.pharessurchamplain.com as its page on Facebook.