Biennale Cinars 2016

Event partners



  Les Coups de Théâtre
November 13-20


From November 13 to 20, Les Coups de Théâtre festival presents a national and international selection of performances and special events for young audiences. For its 14th edition, discover more than half-dozen productions from Québec, Ontario, Portugal, Norway, France and Belgium. This partnership gives the festival's delegates full access to all the CINARS Biennale performances and networking activities. It also allows the presenters attending the Biennale to benefit from a preferential rate to attend Les Coups de Théâtre by reserving your tickets at the OFF-CINARS table located next to the registration.

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FOCUS Québec
November 16-18

Once more, the partnership between CINARS and FOCUS Québec, the showcase of Québécois theatre for young audiences that takes place from November 16 to 18, gives participating presenters access to all the CINARS Biennale performances and networking activities. Also, presenters of performing arts for young audiences registered at the CINARS Biennale have access to all FOCUS Québec showcases.

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November 10-12 


In order to develop the classical music circuit in Canada and across the globe, CINARS is teaming up with IAMA (International Artist Managers' Association) in the wake of the Cultural Crossroads meeting in Toronto from November 10 to 12, 2016. The delegates of each conference benefit from a preferential rate to attend both. Also, an IAMA workshop and a classical music showcase (Via Musica) take place during the CINARS Biennale.

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Via Musica

November 13-16


Via Musica is a classical music series created after CINARS' partnership with IAMA. This premiere event takes place from November 13 to 16 and features more than half-dozen quality performances of classical music and jazz in different venues across Montreal, a workshop, guided tours of venues, and much more.

Click HERE to discover the program.





La danse sur les routes

November 14


CINARS is teaming up with La danse sur les routes, a cultural organization that supports and promotes dance across Québec, to help develop touring opportunities for artistic companies. This partnership gives presenters that specialize in dance a preferential rate to attend the CINARS Biennale performances and networking activities.





Fringe World Congress

November 16-18


As a result of the participation of certain Fringe World Congress representatives at the 2014 CINARS Biennale, their annual congress is held in Montreal this year from November 16-18! This partnership gives presenters attending this great gathering a preferential rate to access the CINARS Biennale performances and networking activities.





LE VIVIER has been supporting contemporary composition, experimental music and sound art since 2007. In an effort to help support the circulation and development of new music, CINARS is proud to join forces with this network of 34 ensembles and music organizations. LE VIVIER is in the exhibition hall and is participating in different activities during the Biennale.