February 11 2020

Marc Labrèche to Host the 35th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal

Montreal, February 11, 2020 – The Conseil des arts de Montréal and Télé-Québec are very pleased to announce that the one-and-only and always surprising comedian Marc Labrèche will be serving as master of ceremonies for the very first time for the 35th edition of the prestigious Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal, next March 19. The two organizations are joining forces for a second year to showcase the talent of Montreal artists.

Marc Labrèche to emcee the 35th Grand Prix
Québec comedian, actor and TV host Marc Labrèche is best known for his flippant style and parodies of current events. A lifelong master of not taking things too seriously, he is also a pro at taking absurdity to the next level. He is certain to infuse this celebration of Montreal’s vibrant arts scene with his very own zany energy and unique take on life.



The event will be held on March 19 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal and is expected to draw nearly 800 guests from the arts, municipal and business communities. Chosen from among the finalists, the winner of the 35th Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal will take home a $30,000 bursary. In addition, a $15,000 jury prize will be awarded by the Caisse de la Culture. Meet the 35th edition finalists here.

If you wish to attend the Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal luncheon and join in the celebration of artistic vitality, don’t delay. Reserve your tickets nowhttps://www.artsmontreal.org/fr/grandprix/formulaire


The Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal
Since 1985, the Grand Prix du Conseil des arts de Montréal has recognized the excellence and artistic vitality of a Montreal arts organization. Past winners include the Orchestre Métropolitain, Louise Lecavalier and Fou glorieux, Cirque du Soleil and Compagnie Marie Chouinard. Created in 1956, the Conseil celebrate every year the artistic vitality of Montréal and is proud to be a part of making the city a global centre of culture.


About Télé-Québec
Télé-Québec is Québec’s public educational and cultural television network. Its unique lineup was created to foster a thirst for knowledge, encourage learning and thinking, promote Quebec arts and culture and reflect the province’s diversity and regional differences. Along with its head office in Montreal, the corporation has 10 regional offices. You can follow Télé-Québec on Facebook and Twitter. telequebec.tv


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