Festival Franco-Ontarien

June 13, 2019

June 15, 2019

$10 - $75

Major’s Hill Park, Ottawa

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Events Description

The biggest francophone celebration in Ottawa, with concerts, street art and entertainment celebrating Franco Ontarian culture. The Festival Franco-Ontarien Teksavvy will present three evenings of unique custom-made shows.

Line-Up

Thursday, June 13
In addition to being recognized for his stage presence, colourful visuals and unique sounds, DJ UNPIER projects a formidable energy that will get the entire gallery dancing! Not only as a DJ, but also as a VJ, DJ UNPIER will be weaving his magic throughout the Thursday night show for an electro-pop performance that will have you dancing through the night! The June 13 show on the AIR CANADA Main Stage will feature the Alaclair Ensemble, Le Flo Franco, Laurence Nerbonne , Fouki, , Sarahmée, Marie-Clo, Mélissa Lavergne and none other than Mitsou and her sister, DJ Abeille.

Friday, June 14
Worth the wait…
In order to keep the suspense alive during the flash sale of 3 day passes until April 30, the Festival team is keeping the Friday, June 14 show a secret that will be unveiled in early May. If you like to take chances and nice surprises, get your package now and watch our Web platforms to find out who will be appearing on the AIR CANADA Main Stage on June 14.

Saturday, June 15
Our second guest Artistic Director, Isabelle Longnus has brought together some of the great voices for a show that will have festival-goers getting rather emotional, while at the same time singing along throughout this magical evening. Mélissa Ouimet, Patrice Michaud, Brigitte Boisjoli, Mehdi Cayenne, Pierre Guitard and Zaza Finger will be gracing the AIR CANADA Main Stage under the musical direction of Antoine Gratton. And for the icing on the cake, one of the greatest voice of Canada’s Francophonie, the famous DIANE DUFRESNE will join the show to not only share the stage with all the other artists, but also will present her paintings on UNIS TV’s giant screens, all orchestrated by DJ UNPIER himself, serving as the VJ for the evening. .

Family program for Saturday, June 15

Kids will have their own moment amidst all of that outstanding program lineup, as a Saturday matinée co-presentation by the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario and the Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est. Our young festival-goers and their parents will be treated to shows by Arthur l’Aventurier and the famous Caillou. And to top it all off, there will be extravagant face paintings by Kromatik, zany entertainers, inflatable structures…well, really whatever it takes to bring a smile to our little tykes’ faces on June 15.

“See you at the Franco!”

Alongside all of these terrific activities, there will be a new feature, the “See you at the Franco!” evenings. These VIP evenings will be an opportunity for Ottawa’s French high school alumni to gather and reconnect with former fellow students, and to celebrate our rich Francophone culture as a family. Entertainment, souvenirs, pep rallies and lots and lots of laughter will be on the program for this new tradition, which is about to become one of the essential Festival Franco-Ontarien TekSavvy highlights.

 

Who is it for?

All ages Family

HOW MUCH

Tickets : One-day wristband: $20 per day.
3 day pass: $40, or $50 at the door.
Family matinée: $10 (for Saturday morning only)
Free for children age 10 or under.
Aire des amis (VIP) pass: $50, or $75 at the door.

How to get tickets?

Buy Online

At the door cash only

WHEN & WHERE

Date & Time: June 13 to 15, 2019

Thursday, June 13: 5 to 11 p.m.
Friday, June 14: 5 to 11 p.m.
Saturday, June 15: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 11 p.m.

Venue & Address :
Major’s Hill Park in Ottawa.
Main entrance on Mackenzie Avenue, secondary entrance to the corner of Mackenzie St-Patrick/Avenue

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