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Ottawa 2017 or the 150 years of Canada

April 01, 2016 | By francecanadaculture Canada

2017 - Here we go!

In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation!

ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME, ALL YEAR LONG!  Experience your Capital and Canada as never before during a full year of bold spectaculars, immersive experiences, and all-out celebrations.  Ottawa 2017 is planning and coordinating a full calendar of Signature Events that will complement and enhance the national 150th events planned for the Capital and recurring festivals and events.  Plan to experience Ottawa as never before.

Find all the events HERE!

The French Embassy is so happy to participate and introduce you with proud its projects!

La Machine or two gigantic animated sculptures

A North American first, La Machine will captivate audiences with its ambulatory urban theatre on the streets of downtown Ottawa from July 26 to 30, 2017.

La Machine débarque à Ottawa from Ottawa 2017 on Vimeo.

Canada Canada by Rip Hopkins

Based on an original idea from the Embassy of France, "Canada Canada" is THE exhibit of OTTAWA2017 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Canada! Intimate portraits of Canadian, by the famous phographer Rip Hopkins, will be exhibited at the Ottawa Art Gallery.

All the info here.