Canada renews its support for Montréal International Jazz Festival

Canadian Heritage

The Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez, announced Government of Canada support for the 42nd Montréal International Jazz Festival today.

Canadian Heritage has provided $800,000 for the 2022 event through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund. This funding will give the public exceptional access to a diversified program and allow music fans to rediscover the joy of indoor and outdoor gatherings. In addition to improving access to the two-thirds of the performances that are free, this funding will support outreach and audience development activities.

The 2022 festival is a showcase Montréal’s multiculturalism, and highlights performances by internationally renowned artists. It also offers emerging talent a prominent place.

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