Montreal International First Peoples Festival

Montreal International First Peoples Festival

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August 9, 2022 to August 18, 2022

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The MIFPF is one of the festivals that animates the Place des Festivals in Montréal, in the midst of the busy tourist season on the most prestigious site of the metropolis. Concerts, craft demonstrations, traditional dances, street theatre, etc. bring Aboriginal arts into the limelight. In addition, several indoor activities are part of the program: in particular, an international cinema competition and also, art exhibitions, public readings, masterclasses by Indigenous filmmakers, etc. The International First Peoples Festival is the meeting place for the artistic movement that expresses, in the 21st century, the reality of Indigenous Peoples here and elsewhere. The 32nd edition will take place from August 9 to 18, 2022. Several indoor activities are also on the roster: film screenings, art shows, public readings by authors, university symposium, concerts, etc. Présence autochtone is the meeting place for all 21st century currents crossed by the reality of the peoples whose cultures come down from the earliest days of human presence in the Americas.