Trois-Rivières, September 26, 2017 - Following the success of the first three shows of the Cirque du Soleil Tribute Series and the warm welcome from critics and audiences, the Corporation des Évènements de Trois-Rivières joined the 45 DEGREES team, the special events and projects company of Cirque du Soleil, to announce that their five-year agreement will be extended for another five years.
This will be a total of ten (10) different and exclusive shows that will be presented at the Cogeco Amphitheatre with twenty (20) performances per season. A different concept from the Tribute Series will take place for these new shows.
"For three years now and for the next two years, Cirque du Soleil has the privilege of presenting unique concepts with the Tribute Series. This collaboration led to an incredible relationship of trust and partnership with the Corporation des Événements de Trois-Rivières. We are very honoured and very pleased by the extension of our agreement for another five years and by the trust we have today that will allow us to continue to touch and surprise the public for the next seven years » said Yasmine Khalil, president of 45 DEGREES.
"For the past three years we have built a special relationship with Ms. Khalil's team and we will have the chance to work with them for the next seven years. We have proven that the unique appeal product formula at the Cogeco Amphitheatre attracts a significant number of people and positions Trois-Rivières on the Quebec cultural scene. The extension of the agreement will ensure the operation of the Cogeco Amphitheatre » said Mr. Roger Picard, President of Corporation des Évènements de Trois-Rivières.