The International Jos Violin Tale Festival

The International Jos Violin Tale Festival

The International Jos Violin Tale Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary and to mark the occasion, the big the event welcomes storytellers from all around the world.

Activities will be presented not only across the region but also at any time of the day … and night!

The full program is to be revealed shortly, but Jos Violin and his companions have lifted the veil on some of the activities that will be taking place.

Among the noteworthy events is the Nuit Contée with the Lebanese storyteller Jihad Darwish.

He will recount the Milles et Une Nuits tales all night from 9pm on October 13th until 8am the following morning.

Each session of around 90 minutes will be followed by a twenty minute break.

The storyteller invites people to bring a pillow and blanket and sit comfortably. They can fall asleep in one story, and wake up in another.

During the breaks, refreshments will be available. The event will be held at Regart, artist centre in actual arts, located near the Traverse.

You must book in advance, and the number to call is 418 837-4174.

The opening night of the festival will begin with Alain Lamontagne.

Storyteller, harmonica player, foot percussionist, and songwriter, Alain Lamontagne’s career spans 4 decades.

He has appeared on several international stages, including Limoges, Paris, Switzerland, and others.

The evening will be held at the Old Post Office in Saint-Romuald, October 12, at 8pm.

To make a reservation, call 418 839-1018.

To keep an eye on on the program, visit: www.josviolon.com

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