March 18, 2015 – Montréal – Department of Canadian Heritage
The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced $15,000 in funding for the 11th Festival Petits bonheurs in Montréal. This funding, provided through the Programming component of the Canada Arts Presentation Fund, will help introduce children aged 6 and under to the arts and offer cultural mediation workshops to disadvantaged families.
“I am delighted that our Government is supporting the Festival Petits bonheurs, an event that is revitalizing Montréal culture and allows young children and their families to make artistic discoveries and let their creativity run free.”
—The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
“For the 11th annual Rendez-vous culturel des tout-petits, the Festival Petits bonheurs is inviting you to discover a lively, rich and varied lineup combining music, puppetry, circus and dance. Our team will offer a full range of artistic discoveries which, while geared toward the youngest spectators, are sure to captivate visitors of all ages.”
—Marion Delpierre, Coordinator and Program Manager, Festival Petits bonheurs
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages