Piknic Électronik kicks-off 14th season

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WATCH ABOVE: Piknic Électronik launched its 14 edition at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Sunday to the delight of electronic music lovers across the city – May 22, 2016

MONTREAL – Nothing says summer in Montreal like outdoor music festivals and the first one kicked-off the season at Parc Jean-Drapeau on Sunday.

Piknic Électronik brings together thousands of electronic music lovers every year.

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The event is all about offering immersive social experiences in a friendly environment– and did we mention celebrating summer?

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“Piknic kind of just starts the summer in Montreal,” said Maripierre D’Amour Piknic’s communication’s director. “So folks, it’s started! It’s summer, come and enjoy it.”

Missed today’s Piknic? Don’t worry, it happens at Parc Jean-Drapeau every Sunday from May until October.

A DJ mixes music at the first Piknic of the season on Parc Jean-Drapeau. Sunday, May 22, 2016. Marc Latendresse/Global News

Since its debut 14 years ago, the event has expanded to other cities including Barcelona and Dubai.


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