Spotlight on the River!
February 26, 2013
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SPOTLIGHT ON THE RIVER!
From August 3 to 21 - 2013
Quebec City, Thursday February 26, 2013 - Last year the change initiated by the revival of Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec marked the turning point for the organization. The decision to present the fireworks on the river between Quebec City and Lévis was greatly appreciated by thousands of spectators on both sides of the river.
New in 2013
It is with enthusiasm and pride that the organization of Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec announces the return of the event this summer. The 2013 presentation of Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec will further liven up Quebec City and Lévis during the summer season. Innovative concept with original themes, the organization will offer six distinctive pyromusical performances in collaboration with six different successful tourism organizations present in Quebec City during the programming of the Grands Feux Loto-Québec:
August 3 Festival d’Opéra de Québec
August 7 Les Fêtes de la Nouvelle-France
August 10 Festival Jazz etcetera de Lévis
August 14 Paris en scène (in collaboration with le Musée de la civilisation de Québec)
August 17 Wendake à l’honneur !
August 21 Festival International de Musiques militaires
Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec 2013, a grandiose production in a unique maritime setting!
- Presented on Saturdays and Wednesdays from August 3 to 21, 2013 at 22:30;
- Six performances lasting approximately 20 minutes;
- Six distinct and original themes reflecting the colors of Quebec City and Lévis;
- The river : a spectacular amphitheatre conducive to gatherings;
- A firing platform in the heart of the St. Lawrence River;
- Simultaneous broadcasting;
- General admission free on both sides of the river.
« With a renewed formula in 2012, the organization of Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec has proven that the event had its place in the festival’s summer calendar, said the Mayor of Quebec City, Régis Labeaume. This year, the new concept will be very interesting and will highlight the vitality of the events that animate Quebec City. »
« We are very pleased to announce the return of Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec in 2013. It was important for the organization to present a new edition with exciting new features and attractions, but most of all, to present Les Grands Feux Loto-Québec as an event connected to the river, conducive to gatherings, inviting and integrated to the event organization of the two sides of the river. The location on the St. Lawrence River is a magnificent natural amphitheatre that will dazzle spectators in Quebec City and Levis» said Lynda Germain, Executive Director of the Grands Feux Loto-Québec.
Moreover, it is a great pleasure to announce the return of several key partners. Thanks to them, the organization can present this event: Loto-Québec, Groupe Océan, Croisières AML, l’Office du tourisme de Québec, le Port de Québec, Groupe Qualinet, Croisières Lachance, Croisières Coudrier et several others to be confirmed shortly. In addition, this year we are proud to have the excellent cooperation of Quebec City and Levis.
Further details on the programming and logistics of the event as well as other information will be announced in the coming months.
We invite you to visit our website: www.lesgrandsfeux.com
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