Festivals & Events
July 15 to 21, 2013
30) Tour de l'Abitibi Desjardins
The Tour de l'Abitibi Desjardins, which exists since 1969, is the oldest cycling road race for men?s juniors (17 and 18 years old). It is sanctioned by the International Cycling Union (ICU), Cycling Canada and the Fédération québécoise des sports cyclistes. It is the longest race in this category in terms of time and distance with an average of 600 km (370 mi.) to cover during 7 stages over 6 days.
July 19 to September 7, 2013
31) Mosaika - Canada Through the Eyes of its People
A powerful narrative set against the spectacular backdrop of Parliament Hill, Mosaika takes the audience on an unforgettable journey of sound and light, as we explore Canada's physical, historical and cultural landscapes.
Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean
July 20 to 28, 2013
32) La Traversée internationale du lac Saint-Jean
The Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean, an open water swimming marathon covering 32 km between Péribonka and Roberval, is held annually on the last Saturday in July. Some 25 male and female swimmers from a dozen countries participate in this cult event, which requires an average of 7 hours of effort. Join thousands of spectators at the Roberval Wharf to give these great athletes a warm welcome!