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Montreal’s arts market CINARS opens soon with focus this time on Asia (Nov. 14-18)
 Attracting about 1,000 artists and presenters from 60 countries each time as one of the world’s largest performing arts markets, CINARS (International Exchange for the Performing Arts) opens on Nov. 14 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Now in its 12th holding, this year’s CINARS will feature 33 official showcase performances and 51 independent “OFF CINARS” performances bringing together many of Canada’s up and coming artists, including several of outside of Canada. As for the market’s “Breakfast/ Workshop” seminar series that focuses on a different region each time, this year the focus is on Asia and will offer detailed introductions to the markets of Japan, China, Korea and Singapore. Also being held at the same time as CINARS will be the 9th LES COUPS DE THEATRE international youth arts festival. Applications for attendance are now being accepted.
+Showcase artists—From Canada
Le Carré des Lombes, Dave St-Pierre, Sinha Danse, Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie
Duo Concertante, Les Voix humaines, Quatuor Alcan, Omnibus/Pentaèdre
(multidisciplinary arts)
Productions à Trois Têtes, 360 mouvements par minute, Dulcinée Langfelder & cie
Les Deux Mondes, compagnie de theater], Théâtre Tout à Trac, Théâtre du Gros Mécano, Théâtre Le Clou, Théâtre de la Vieille 17
(Performing world music)
Gérald Laroche, Quartango, Sophie Milman, Trio Lorraine Desmarais, Autorickshaw, La Nef, Muna Mingole, Catherine Potter – Duniya Project, Madrigaïa, Montréal Guitare Trio
+Showcase artists—From outside Canada
Lucy Guerin Inc (Australia), Circa (Australia), Korean Creative Music Society (S. Korea), Amoy! Amoy (Singapore), Akim El Sikameya (France)
English: International Exchange for the Performing Arts
+9th Les Coups de Theatre international youth arts festival