October 19, 2021

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Quebec City: Will not fund 16 major events in 2021

Quebec City: Will not fund 16 major events in 2021

The Maria Events Office does not support the 2021 editions of the Feria Circus Show, Quebec City Film Festival, Envol at Macadam or the Summer Festival in its usual form.

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Saint-Roach XP, Folk Expression, Pop NumericQuesti, Festibeer, Le Grand Prix cyclist de Quebec, Beneva Marathon and Festival of de Quebec events are not funded by Quebec City.

Mayor Regis LaBeouf told a news conference midway through Friday afternoon that the city had decided not to finance all 16 events this season. Summer.

The mayor said he feels he is in danger at times of the epidemic.

The Office of Major Events is allocating $ 4 million for 20 proposals, which will be submitted in accordance with public health measures and standards. They will be unveiled in the coming weeks.

“Quebec people are tired and tired. She wants to take in some fresh air, have fun, have fun and have a change of scenery. We try to create a pleasant summer in all parts of the city, ”said the mayor.

These events keep the city alive, as well as employ local artists, artisans and suppliers.

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The city has abbreviated the situation with promoters of major events in recent months and found that they do not support those competing with virtual events and restaurants on April 6, and that traders and those with high cancellation potential know.

The mayor said the city is studying a proposal that could finance the Quebec City Summer Festival, but not until general funding.

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“The Feria Circus show does not take place, but we help FLIP fabric artists organize small-scale performances throughout the city. They can come and help us and see. We are ready for this kind of proposal, “said Mayor Lobim.

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