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Colors of Quebec - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Canadas Cultural Capital Quebec is sometimes called French Canada. This region is interesting for its cultural traditions. The most intense festive season is winter, as there are colorful carnivals and some amazing festivals during this time. In the second half of January, the grand carnival starts in the capital; it lasts for more than two weeks. Bonhomme Snowman has been the symbol of this winter holiday for many years. During a holiday, you could see cute snowmen in bright scarlet caps throughout the city.
National cuisine of this scenic Canadian province is very interesting. The popularity of fast food inspired by North America gradually recedes. Today, natives increasingly prefer classic … Open
Carnival festivities continue literally around the clock; many popular restaurants and shops serve visitors day and night. By the beginning of the festival, best architects design a grand ice palace; incredibly beautiful ice sculptures appear on the streets. In the evening, all ice construction would be adorned with an amazing lighting; many people come to admire them at nightfall.
Prominent architects from different countries participate in designing sculptures; this good tradition to install exquisite sculptures has the status of a major international competition. One of the most interesting events of the winter carnival is a night parade; preparations for it begin well in advance of the holiday. A huge colorful platform accompanied by thousands of people dressed in smart winter outfits passes through the city's main streets. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The vast majority of landmarks can be found in Quebec City and Montreal; these cities are sure to appeal to tourist fans. The most important historical site of the capital is the Citadel … Open
The first carnival was held in 1894; since then it has become one of the biggest holidays of the country, which is attended by well-known artists, athletes, chefs and actors. Quebec City attracts travelers in early February; Montreal draws attention to curious travelers at the end of the month.
 Cap-des-Rosiers Lighthouse In the last week of the month the Festival of Lights is held; the holiday is also sure to please fans with noisy and fun-filled activities. Besides the enchanting light show carried out during the day, vacationers could visit music concerts and competitions, as well as gastronomic events, where they can taste a lot of interesting national delicacies. During the festival, a great ice skating rink is available for vacationers; in evenings, discos and colorful shows are arranged.
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National traditions of Canada

Canadians in their majority are very friendly and optimistic people. The country has a very high standard of living, free medicine and good benefits, and therefore the concept of "poverty" practically does not exist. In Canada, a person of any background will not feel discrimination on the basis of nationality. The most important concepts for Canadians are "equality" and "freedom." Locals are very peaceful; they always try to avoid open conflicts, even their independence was obtained during peaceful, albeit lengthy, negotiations with the British Empire. Representatives of dozens of different nationalities are friendly in the country. … Open
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Traditions and festivals in cities around Quebec

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Quebec. Learn the best periods to visit Quebec to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Quebec.
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