In 2008, Québec City, the first French permanent settlement in North America, will celebrate its 400th anniversary! From January to October, we will see ten months of unprecedented excitement in a city made more beautiful then ever by major urban improvements! Throughout the year, once-in-a-lifetime productions showcasing artists from all over the world will be presented. Furthermore, several of Québec City’s annual events will add a special 400th anniversary touch to their programs. The main cultural institutions will also take part in the celebrations with a series of unique and original exhibitions and concerts. The city will also welcome more than 30 major international events. In 2008, you’re all invited to come celebrate 400 years of people and history!
Information: http://www.monquebec2008.com/en/. .
In 2008, the Canadian Museum of Civilization presents two exhibitions to mark the 400th-anniversary of Québec, Canada’s first city.
May 9, 2008
Jamestown, Quebec, Santa Fe
See how the birth of these three settlements transformed a continent, and the face of the world.
June 24, 2008
Quebec’s Folk Art
Four hundred remarkable creations take you on a on a 400-year journey to the heart of the surprisingly striking world of folk art.