Festi Jazz International de Rimouski

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Festi Jazz International de Rimouski is a jazz festival held every year from Thursday to Sunday of the first weekend of September in Rimouski, Quebec. The first edition of the festival was held in 1986.[1]

Despite the relatively small size of the city of Rimouski and its distance from major cities, the festival has been a successful cultural event for more than 25 years. Some of the most famous names in jazz have performed at the festival, including Dizzy Gillespie, Stéphane Grappelli and others.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Festi Jazz International de Rimouski - History". Festi Jazz International de Rimouski. 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2012.

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Coordinates: 48°27′03″N 68°31′39″W / 48.4508°N 68.5274°W / 48.4508; -68.5274