Git Hayetsk Dancers (Colombie Britannique)
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During the Festival, there will be many activities offered for school-aged youth of the region in order to encourage them to be in contact with these artists in mask. Contact us fo...
From the Regional Library Services of the Eastern Townships collection
Contempory visual arts have been greatly influenced by traditional African art forms as the current scenic ar...
Latin America Unmasked
From the collection og the Quebec Museum of Civilization and other private collections
American Indian masks, carnival masks, wrestlers masks… the universe of the mask in Latin A...
Witness the different visions of the mask as seen by visual artists and artisans in a variety of mediums and textures. Each artist has had the opportunity to participate...
The Mask in all its Meanings
This special collection has been put together for the last two tears and is offered to the public by the Festival’s organizational committee.
Official opening: Thursday May 26th ...
The local school’s children will be displaying their creations from workshops given by local artists. Come and admire these youthfully colored and dynamic creations.
The Mask on Stage
Mask sculptors from Quebec and Europe present selected works together with documentary photographs of the shows in which these works originate.
PARTICIPATING ARTIST: Daniel Dewarse...
How make-up becomes mask
70hrs of workshop activities consisting of 55hrs of theatrical training and 15hrs of live mask performances and conferences given by invited international guests and art...
Chevaliers and Re-belle
CHEVALIERS- A potpourri of masked and veiled plays
By: SOLO, SACHA AND VINCE (Montreal, Quebec)
Educated young men, stupid, privileged, noble, have reasons to be delighted.
Le voyage de Pénazar
After his unexpected discovery of a mask, at an antique-dealer’s place, François Cervantes wrote “Penazar’s Journey”. Penazar, a personage of the great eastern history wi...
The Make Up Art of Kathakali
The Kathakali is the traditional dance from the south of India. The elaborate make-up of the dancers historically dates back over a thousand years. Precise codes of form and color ...
Masked baroc dance
Presentation of baroque dance with mask.
Virginal accompainment with Olivier Fortin, a harpsichord player, founder and director of the “L’Ensemble Masques”.
The presentation ...
Le masque est le message
« Le masque est le message » utilize physical comedy, quick-change artistry, and masked transformations in a series of vignettes that range from comic to tender to bizarre. Half-...
Kathakali is a form of dance theatre originating from South India – a volitile mixture of drama, dance, music and ritual. The characters are elaborated make-up, dressed in the re...
Film-discussion: Le retour de Penazar à Bali
Un jour, chez un antiquaire, François Cervantes déniche un masque balinais et se met à écrire son histoire. Naît alors le spectacle « Le voyage de Penazar », le récit de Pe...
False-Face Society, Shamanic Ritual or Secret Society?
For a lot of people, the shamanic arts are and always will be a mystery. For eons the world’s indigenous people have practiced these ancient sacred rituals. The Jesuit missionari...
The mask was one of the first socio-cultural inventions of man and has survived to this day world wide because of the important role it still plays in our societies.
The mask contr...
The spectacle “Tag” is the result of a fusion between the visual theatre, the human beatbox and numeric graffiti about insecurity and intolerance feelings.
A homeless s...
Art Thérapie Workshop « Strange Stranger »
The workshop « Strange Stranger » is offering you the chance to work creatively from within yourself and your unknown internal being. From the inside towards the outsi...
Nine Stories of Masks
LE THÉÂTRE DE LA CORDE RAIDE – graduate students from Conservatoire d’art dramatique de Montréal (Quebec)
With : Stéphanie Belanger, Marie-Eve Charbonneau, Nathalie Dou...
Déngnékoro is a region in Mali that the village of St. Camille has created an international partnership with throughout the years. These cultural exchanges have been mostly on th...
Workshop: Who still doesn’t have their mask?
In preparation for the parade and the masked ball, you are invited to create your very own mask in a creative environment with a multitude of materials and technical assistance ava...
After having successfully completed a ten day workshop with the thematic of HOW MAKE UP BECOMES A MASK, the participants are inviting the public to a showing of their uncovered tre...
Parade and Masked Ball
This is the celebration of the village! After having seen masks and heard all that has been said about them in all their shapes and sizes, everyone is invited to put their mask on ...
Masked Catch Match
For eons the mask has been used on the battlefields to intimidate the adversaries and to identify clan alliances.
Since its beginnings in 1915 with the creation of the event Mervei...
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