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The Montreal Nuit Blanche is back this month

Text by Marie-Ève Lanthier, special collaboration

It was in the dome of the SAT that the unveiling of the Montreal Nuit Blanche took place this week, in collaboration with Montreal en Lumières and the Société de transport de Montréal.

For the 20th edition, which will take place on February 25th, the number 20 will be honored in all its forms: 20, XX, wine, 2.0.

The activities will take place in eight hubs across Montreal. You will be able to find what you are looking for in neighborhoods such as the Quartier des spectacles, the Quartier latin, the Plateau Mont-Royal, the Centre-ville, the Old Port, the Mile-End or even Hochelaga.

Conference - Launch of the Montreal Nuit Blanche programmation
Photo: Marie-Ève Lanthier

In total, more than 100 activities will be offered to participants.

“The STM is pleased to collaborate with this flagship event of Montreal’s culture and to offer participants the opportunity to fully enjoy the program by easily moving around the city throughout the night.

Marie-Claude Léonard, Director General of the STM, who also wishes to thank the STM employees for their work in contributing to the success of this great initiative.

The Nuit Blanche in a nutshell

La Nuit Blanche - Montréal en Lumière
Photo: Montréal en Lumières

Throughout the night, public transportation will be available.

Download the Montreal en Lumières application to find out about the activities available for families as well as for music, dance, art and outdoor enthusiasts.

Several museums will be open for free to visit the exhibitions, including the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.

It will also be possible to dance until the early hours of the morning at MTelus. Claudia Bouvrette will also present her new album.

Also not to be missed, the nocturnal tour of the Maison de Radio-Canada, which will allow you to visit the new television and radio studios or to attend the recording of a special one-hour edition of La journée (est encore jeune) with Jean-Philippe Wauthier and Olivier Niquet.

“Finally, the Nuit blanche returns to its full raison d’être: to invite the public to the sites of partner cultural organizations, and to provoke direct contact between artists and the public. An event within an event that celebrates until dawn all the creativity and cultural richness of Montreal. Be part of the party!”

Jacques Primeau, general manager of the festival

Montréal en Lumières Nuit blanche

February 25, 2023
Consult the complete program of the Nuit Blanche


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