A huge projection with a national flavor on the facade of the Parliament

A huge projection with a national flavor on the facade of Parliament

Ministers Geneviève Guilbault and Nathalie Roy with Nathalie Gélinas, producer at TKNL.

EVENT. The Hôtel du Parlement de Québec will vibrate to the sounds and colors of the new multimedia show Blue: Quebec under the stars, specially created for National Day celebrations.

The Government of Quebec wishes to extend this festive period over a few days by incorporating cultural events, such as this show, which arouse pride and the desire to celebrate. “We want to make the pleasure of the National Day gatherings last,” said the Minister of Culture and Communications, Nathalie Roy. This project will be a reflection of the overflowing imagination of our artists and writers. The goal is to generate a sense of pride and to do good.”

To shine a light on the nation of here

Quebec's history, culture, language and territory will indeed act as a backdrop during this free presentation, which will relate the fantastic epic between a grandmother, interpreted by France Castel, and her grandson aboard 'a canoe. They travel through an imaginary world showing the riches of Quebec from yesterday to today, its culture, its territory, as well as the people who have marked and shaped it. About fifty artists took part in the production.

Several resources

It was the firm TKNL that won the Quebec government's call for tenders, launched in December 2019 for the design, production, promotion and distribution of a large-scale, multimedia, outdoor and ephemeral in Quebec City. The contract was set at $1.3 million. TKNL has entered into an alliance with the firm Gestev for the event component. As for the artistic direction and scenography of the project, the company called on Studio LEX. AlexisLaurence, its founder, acts as artistic director and lighting designer.

Geneviève Guilbault, Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for the Capitale-Nationale region, was present at the announcement . “It will be spectacular to see this production projected on the facade of our National Assembly with friends and family. It promises to be dazzling and will remind us of our history, our identity, our traditions, our National Day and the love of Quebecers for their nation.”

The show, lasting about twenty minutes, is presented from June 18 to 22, as well as June 24, at 9:30 p.m. The organizers expect to be able to accommodate more than 10,000 spectators per evening thanks to the width of the building.

More details at www.spectaclebleu.ca

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