Opening Event: Saveurs de Montréal (Flavours of Montreal)

 

Opening Event: Saveurs de Montréal (Flavours of Montreal)

 
The Opening and Welcome Event will be held Sunday, May 15 from 16:30 - 21:30
 
16:30 - 17:30: Welcome and Opening Ceremony (Molson Stadium)
  • Say “SCIENCE” as participants gather on the field to meet each other and for a group photo opportunity
  • The group photo will be followed by a short opening ceremony, including a ceremonial flag raising, as well as finalist and delegate pledges
17:45 - 18:00: Parade of Finalists
  • All participants will be piped along the “purple trail” from Molson Stadium to the McConnell Arena (approximately 300m). The Pipes and Drums marching band represents the Scottish quadrant of the City of Montreal Flag
18:00 - 21:30: Flavours of Montreal 
  • The opening dinner will take place in the McConnell Arena which will be transformed into amazing Finalist and Delegate lounges
  • Throughout the night, let your taste buds be delighted by many of Montréal’s famous foods. From poutine to smoked meat, bagels & lox to maple syrup, there will be something for everyone at our buffet tables
  • Let live entertainment representing many of Montreal’s cultural communities delight you. The acts may include:
    • Mohawk, First Nations Drum Dance
    • French music
    • Bernadette Short Celtic Grace Irish Dancers
    • Solstice, Irish Fiddlers
    • Scottish, Highland Dancers
    • English dance school
    • Japanese Ceremonial Drummers
  • Be sure to explore all areas of the arena floor…  There will be something for everyone 
  • Plenty of seating is guaranteed, but don’t feel like you are tied to your table!
  • No need to dress up for the event, just bring your appetite and enjoy a fun-filled evening as we relax and get acquainted.

 

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