Spend Nuit blanche with the STM the métro will remain open for this special event!
Spend Nuit blanche with the STM
the métro will remain open for this special event!
Montréal, , February 1, 2010 – The Société de transport de Montréal (STM) is once again a partner in the MONTREAL HIGH LIGHTS Festival’s Nuit blanche, which will take place on the night of February 27-28. THE MÉTRO WILL REMAIN OPEN ALL NIGHT ON THIS OCCASION
“The STM is pleased to announce that, in order to encourage thousands of festival-goers participating in the numerous activities of Nuit blanche to take public transit, métro service on this occasion will be offered all night long. Thus, throughout the night of February 27-28, métro service will be available to all transit users holding a valid fare,” stated Mr. Michel Labrecque, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Société. NIGHT-TIME ROUTES
Keep in mind that the STM offers a night-time bus service that, when combined with the all-night operation of the métro, will result in a unique service offer on the night of February 27-28 for those presenting a valid transit fare. For the times and routes of the night-time buses, clients should visit the STM’s Internet site www.stm.info , which also contains plenty of other useful information. STM SHUTTLES TO THE HEART OF THE FESTIVAL
“It goes without saying that the STM is pleased to be able to lease its buses to the MONTREAL HIGH LIGHTS Festival at a special rate for the sixth consecutive year. This will enable organizers to provide festival-goers with a shuttle service between the various sites offering cultural presentations and other activities,” added Mr. Labrecque, who invited everyone to visit www.montrealenlumiere.com (Will open in new window)"> www.montrealenlumiere.com for details of the shuttle routes. ACTIVITIES IN THE MÉTRO Karaoke Opera (Place-des-Arts station)
Be a diva for an evening or a night! Karaoke Opera, a Karaoke version of beautiful operatic arias, exclusively at Nuit blanche. Come and participate with friends. A presentation of the Opéra de Montréal in collaboration with the STM, Stingray and Place-des-Arts. Art exhibition in the métro (Underground Art)
The STM, in collaboration with Art Souterrain, is proud to present:
- Échelle humaine by Manon Pauw, at the McGill station
- L’enclos by François Morelli, Affleureurements by Marie-Michelle Deschamps, Viol de la culture by Damian Siqueiros, at the Square Victoria station
- Métamorphose métallique by Yacine Mseffar, at the Place d’Armes station
- Totem Hôtel by Normand Hamel, at the Bonaventure station
- War and love by Guillaume Lachance, Vieux jeux by Sandra Lachance, at the Place-des-Arts station