Year after year, the FME has made its mark with festivalgoers and artists, through its eclectic and daring programming. The event also continues to amaze by the atmosphere provided on the show sidelines, with the creation of captivating settings and spaces where it is great to gather. Behind this welcoming façade, there is a team of passionate craftsmen and volunteers, guided by artist Karine Berthiaume, who come together to create the “FME experience.” Discover the behind the scenes of the FME!
As she organizes the very first edition of the Osisko Festival of Lights, Shirley falls under the spell of Yannick, a fireworks handler. Together, each year they prepare the bewitching fireworks show which illuminates the sky of Lake Osisko. Sitting comfortably on the edge of the lake, festivalgoers are moved by these ephemeral lights, after dancing and feasting in front of world-renowned artists and musical groups.
Rémi Boucher, internationally renowned guitarist, was the very first Festival des Guitares du Monde artistic director. For the 15th edition of the event the child prodigy is back in his native region, to the delight of music lovers. As he prepares a show with his students, experience a unique encounter with the artist, who shares his love for the guitar and the passion that drives him.
Belle d’Aiguebelle, this is the imaginary story we present to campers on lac Matissard at summer campfires. It is also a poetic flight through the breathtaking landscapes of Aiguebelle National Park throughout the seasons.
The Dumulon House, witness to the rich history of Rouyn-Noranda, has preserved the stories of men and women between its log walls who built Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Taking a look at the heritage that surrounds us means understanding our history and the world in which we live in a little better.