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The “Montreal all’italiana”
A tribute to the first immigrants

EnglishItalianPortugueseSpanishGermanDutchFilipinoPolishChinese (Simplified)ArabicBengaliGreekTurkishKoreanJapanesePersianRomanian MONTREAL – There are objects of everyday life, old photos and even faithful reconstructions of traditionally Italian environments such as the bar, the house and the church: there is so much Belpaese in the “Montréal à l’Italien” exhibition inaugurated today (March 10) at the Pointe-à-Callière museum in Montreal and promoted to turn the spotlight on the daily life of the first Italian immigrants in Montréal and on the ways in which the community evolved during the 1900s: thousands of Italians who have brought with it their traditions, their values ​​and their customs, forming one of the oldest and largest cultural communities of immigrants in Montreal where today the Italian-Canadians are almost 300 thousand. (more…)