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The FIRM returns!

Some of you were worried, but let us reassure you, our free lineup on Racine Street begins this Wednesday and here is what awaits! For out 16thedition, the Festival International des Rythmes du Monde de Saguenay doesn’t deny it’s roots, there will be a free lineup of shows from the 8th to the 12th of […]

The Festival International des Rythmes du Monde : Here’s what it consists of!

It’s all very well to have terraces and restaurants on Racine street, where you can recognize the warm welcome of the people of Saguenay, but what exactly is the Festival International des Rythmes du Monde (FIRM for the intimate ones)? So we decided to put together a little overview of everything you can find at […]

An ocean friendly festival!

We can already hear you saying: but how can a festival save our oceans? Well, it’s simple, we’ll tell you our secret right now! This year the Festival International des Rythmes du Monde has decided to eliminate the use of plastic straws. We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but for a while now several companies […]

Portrait of a festival-goer

Portrait of a festival-goer This year, the Festival International des Rythmes du Monde welcomes its 16th edition and we have only one thing to say: in 16 years, we have seen it all! That’s why we decided to draw up a picture of our 4 typical festival-goers. You know, these little jewels that we love […]

Book your 2018 accommodation!

Book your accommodation now near the festival for the 2018 edition! Our new interactive map will give you all the possibilities nearby (Airbnb, hotels, hostels…) and will show you the prices! The link HERE The FIRM will take place from August 2 to 12, 2018

A wind of change for the 16th edition of the Festival International des Rythmes du Monde

Saguenay, May 16, 2018 – The team of the Festival International des Rythmes du Monde (FIRM) de Saguenay presented by Loto-Québec unveiled this morning, the program for the 16th edition that will take place in Saguenay from August 2 to 12, 2018. The director of the FIRM, Robert Hakim, was very happy to be able […]

Lineup: Bar à Piton!

Located in the basement of the Auberge Jeunesse de Saguenay, the Bar à Pitons offers many shows in the rustic atmosphere and decor of the old Price Brothers & Co. general store built between 1860 and 1879! During the Festival, the Bar à Pitons will offer two unique shows on August 6th and 8th in […]