The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development, Minister for La Francophonie and Member of Parliament (Megantic-L'Erable), today announced
This funding is provided by the Government of
Quick Facts -- Rockfest 2014, which will last for three days, is taking place in the sugar bush in the municipality of
Saint-Pierre-Baptiste. -- The festival showcases the talent of more than 35 local artists, musicians, and singers. -- Rockfest will rely on the participation of around 100 volunteers, who will welcome more than 6,500 festival visitors.
"We are proud to invest in projects that let local artists take part in the life of their community and help make it stronger."
-The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
"I wish to thank Rockfest organizers and volunteers for giving residents of the Erable region a chance to enjoy and appreciate the talent of local artists."
-The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development, Minister for La Francophonie and Member of Parliament (Megantic-L'Erable)
"The Rockfest team is delighted to receive funding for this major cultural project in
Rockfest (French only)
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage
Local Festivals component
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