Newswire | ItalfestMTL is Officially Launched!

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Montreal, August 2, 2022 – It is with great joy and pride that the National Congress of Italian-Canadians, Québec region, announces the 29th edition of ItalfestMTL, formerly Montreal’s Italian Week, which will take place from August 5th to 20th, 2022.

An overflowing program of content will be offered in person: several concerts, a fashion show under the stars, a sublime opera with live orchestra, drive-in movie nights, culinary capsules and much more. Sixteen days of free entertainment that will enliven the summer for the whole family!

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We would like to thank all our sponsors for their fundamental contribution to the success of the festival, and in particular our presenting sponsors, Mastro® and San Daniele® and Ruffino. We also acknowledge the generous support of the government of Canada, the government Québec and the City of Montreal.

“On behalf of the members of the board of directors and as the President of the National Congress of Italian-Canadians, Québec region, it is my honour and pleasure to invite you to take part in the festivities and celebrate with us the richness of the Italian culture in Montreal. We are honoured to be able to take more space in the cultural landscape of Montreal and to be able to have even more visibility to better represent the Italian community.”
Me Antonio Sciascia, President

“The Italian community has played an important role in shaping the metropolis and Quebec. Its contribution to our cultural and economic vitality is remarkable. ItalfestMTL is an opportunity to bring together all Montrealers and Quebecers to celebrate Italian culture in all its forms. The varied programming will allow us to fully enjoy the summer. Happy Italfest!”
Chantal Rouleau, Minister for Transport and Minister Responsible for the Metropolis & Montréal Region

 Mastro and San Daniele are continued proud sponsors of ItalfestMTL, and delighted that it is able to return to live events. We look forward to supporting a growing celebration of culture, food, and history in Montreal.”
Allan Dykstra, Head of Marketing, Research & Innovation, Sponsorship, Insights. Mastro and San Daniele

ItalfestMTL offers you a renewed, entertaining and participative program, complemented by some online activities. For programming details, check out our website – – and follow us on our social media.

About ItalfestMTL

ItalfestMTL, formerly Montreal’s Italian Week, is a festival taking place across the city which celebrates the richness of Italian culture. The events surrounding the festival offer more than 400,000 festival-goers a wide variety of shows and activities showcasing Italian-Canadian music, art, gastronomy, fashion and more.

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