A performance of the Saint-Jean virtual

Un spectacle de la Saint-Jean virtuel

At a time when the prime minister François Legault sounded the death knell of the great musical events of the summer, by announcing that Quebec will have to be two metres distance for months, the organization of the national Holiday on board an ambitious project for the tv show, which will replace the traditional spectacle of the plains of Abraham, a learned Journal.

As is the tradition, several music stars in quebec will take part in this national festival virtual, which would value of important places from different regions of the province, has reported to us a well-informed source in the culture medium.

It is Jean-François Blais, who has made his mark on the live of the universe, The Voice and driver of the grand spectacle of the plains of Abraham for the past four years, which will ensure the staging and implementation of the program. It will be, in large part, presented live by respecting the measures of social distancing.

The aim is to bring together Quebecers in front of the small screen. It would be already clear, that the long time partner of the national Holiday, Télé-Québec, télédiffusera the show, but we wish, we are told, convince the other major networks of the present time.

The animators and the artists who will participate in the event will be announced later in the spring.

The 23 or 24 ? The decision has not been taken, according to our information.


This project is born from the observation that the chances of presenting the usual show on the plains of Abraham have become almost null, especially since the declaration of François Legault, yesterday.

The Quebec city summer Festival, no one was available for comment yesterday. We promise to respond today.

Unless a big surprise, everything indicates that we will confirm the cancellation of the edition 2020 scheduled to be held from 9 to 19 July.

The Festive ! Baie-Saint-Paul confirms his side will not take place. “We had initiated the cancellation process, but with the announcement of Mr. Legault, we decided to announce it immediately,” said the director, Clement Turgeon.

Most of the other events, contacted by The Journal, including Osheaga in Montreal and the ComediHa ! Fest-Quebec, are studying their options and will share their intentions as soon as possible.

-With the collaboration of Sandra Godin and Raphael Gendron-Martin

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