NDG Arts Week welcomes a new team to oversee the coordination and programming of the festival.
Seeking to embrace the artistic richness and diversity of the community, the Arts Week festival works to continuously improve. Our new team aims to create inclusive programming that reflects the artistic talent and cultural diversity of the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce neighbourhood.
Luca Palladino, Director General – Developer of cultural events since 2000, Luca Palladino led the Festival Ville Lecture, attracting 20 000 participants in Sudbury and Charlottetown in the spring of 2016. In 2015, he co-founded the charity Notre-Dame-des-Arts, an organization aiming to promote and support the next generation of artists and authors from the neighbourhood of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. In 2016, he helped in developing the project MINIBIBLIO for the Fraser Hickson Library, the first independent library in Montreal. He brings a strategic vision to event planning, experience in fundraising, a bold artistic direction, and strong network in the world of arts and culture.
Adrienn Lukàcs, Programming Director – Working with the youth for more than 17 years, Adrienn holds two Master’s degrees, including a cinema of intervention with a specialization in animation and
René Ricardo Bernal, Communications Director – With a Certificate in Public Relations & Communication from McGill University, René has a passion for social media and marketing. He assists various non-profit organization