Chibougamau's Festival in August

Chibougamau's Festival in August (Festival en Aout) is the most important cultural event in the Northern Quebec.  Each August, the city of Chibougamau welcomes many artists that mainly come from the northern Quebec communities, thus festival-goers can enjoy discovering music that explores a wide variety of styles.

Natives and Jamesians present singing, music and dance performances.

One day of the Festival is devoted to children and the entire family. The event attracts not only locals and residents of the northern communities, but also visitors from afar.

The Festival en Aout ends with a breathtaking pyrotechnic show with fireworks and music. The Festival en Aout provides local talent with an opportunity to make a name. The event attracts nearly 5000 people daily, and this, during the 4 days of festivities.

To join August's Festival of Chibougamau:

Phone: 418 748-7195

 

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