Alain Simard

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Alain Simard

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André Ménard, John R. Porter, Jeanne Renaud, Manon Barbeau, Angèle Dubeau, Joséphine Bacon, Armand Vallancourt, Jean-Marc Vallée, Jeannot Painchaud, Alain Simard, Roland Lepage, Ginette Noiseux, Yves Sioui Durand, Mattiusi Iyaituk et Fernand Dansereau

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Alain Simard, C.A.L.Q.

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1 May 2018 Alain Simard, Compagnon des arts et des lettres du Québec
Manager of major urban festivals and performing arts producer, Alain Simard has worked to promote the international standing of hundreds of Québec companies and artists. Founder of L’Équipe Spectra, Montréal’s International Jazz Festival, Francos de Montréal and MONTRÉAL EN LUMIÈRE, he is Chairman of the board of the Francos, Montréal’s International Jazz Festival and L’Équipe Spectra, which under his leadership co-produced works with LaLaLa Human Steps, Marie Chouinard, Robert Lepage, Cirque Éloize, Théâtre du Nouveau Monde and the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, among others.

Alain Simard was appointed to the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec at a special awards ceremony held on May 28, 2018.

The Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec would like to thank the Caisse de la Culture and Le Devoir, which partnered for the award of this honour.

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