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New fund to support artists and cultural workers experiencing psychological distress

New fund to support artists and cultural workers...

The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec (CALQ) is awarding a grant of $315,000 to the Fondation des artistes du Québec (FDA) for a new psychosocial assistance measure. This assistance will[...]

Clarification of the public health rules in force in the cultural sector in Quebec

Clarification of the public health rules in force...

As of this Sunday, April 11, the curfew in Montreal and Laval will be changed to 8 p.m. for an indefinite period. Theaters will remain open. The more severe restrictions in Quebec City, Levis,[...]

Two circus acts at the Talents Bleus finale!

Two circus acts at the Talents Bleus finale!

Of the four finalists in the Talents Bleus television competition during the program La Semaine des 4 Julie on Noovo, two are circus acts! The duo Mathieu Cloutier and Myriam Lessard, both graduates[...]

Theatres close in Quebec City, Levis and Gatineau

Theatres close in Quebec City, Levis and Gatineau

Quebec City, Levis and Gatineau will be put on pause, due to the exponential increase in cases of COVID-19, starting at 8pm tomorrow April 1st until April 12. During this period, the curfew will be[...]

A first film by The 7 Fingers

A first film by The 7 Fingers

In 2020, The 7 Fingers of the hand made their very first film entitled En panne. It is available for viewing in Quebec and France only from March 26 to April 12, 2021. Buy your access here!

Focus on transgender circus artists

Focus on transgender circus artists

What does the future of circus look like for young transgender circus artists? Find out in this Circus Talk article.

Additional funding for culture in BC, Manitoba and Ontario

Additional funding for culture in BC, Manitoba...

While Quebec announced an additional $147 million in assistance to the cultural sector to get out of the crisis, a few other provinces also demonstrated further support for culture.

An additional $147 million in assistance to the cultural sector to get out of the crisis

An additional $147 million in assistance to the...

The 2021-2022 Quebec budget provides an additional $147 million over two years to enhance and extend the Economic Recovery Plan for the cultural sector. The Minister of Culture and Communications[...]

Circus, the last refuge for homeless youth

Circus, the last refuge for homeless youth

"Social circus is sometimes the only open door where these youth can feel supported and safe, where they are accepted in their marginality and invited to be themselves." Learn more about Cirkaskina,[...]

Call for Quebec circus projects at RIDEAU 2021

Call for Quebec circus projects at RIDEAU 2021

Quebec-based circus companies are invited to apply for a networking event organized by the MICC as part of RIDEAU 2021. Until April 2 to send your proposals!

Le Cirque des Frères Collini nominated for an Award

Le Cirque des Frères Collini nominated for an...

The show Le Cirque des Frères Collini is nominated for the Prix d'excellence en Arts et Culture de l'Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Until March 25th to vote!

The new American Circus Alliance launches a survey

The new American Circus Alliance launches a survey

A group of American circus practitioners urges participation to an economic impact survey of American circus during the COVID-19 crisis. 

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