Hope you have enough money saved up for a trip to Montreal this June. MURAL Festival recently announced its lineup of street artists set to take on this year's edition of the public art festival. Trust us when we say you won't want to miss this year's festivities, taking place June 12 to 15.
In case you aren't familiar with MURAL Festival, the four-day event gathers local and international artists in Montreal to create large-scale murals throughout city streets. "The festivities take place in a pedestrian zone that can be accessed free of charge once again, so visitors can experience the full ambiance of the street art," festival co-founder André Bathalon said during a press conference for the event this year.
Additionally, MURAL 2014 will also see four days of art film screenings and free outdoor performances, as well as some ticketed concerts. Stay tuned for the announcement of the musical lineup.
As for this year's roster of street artists? Heavy hitters include renowned artists Kashink (FRA), 123 Klan (FRA), Nunca (BRA), Inti (CHI), Bezt de Etam Cru (POL), Cyrcle (USA), 2501 (ITA), Alexis Diaz (PUR), Seth (FRA), Vilx (FRA), Le diamantaire (FRA), and more. The roster of well-known artists from the area include the likes of Zilon, Fred Caron, Bryan Beyund, Miss Me, Alex Produkt, and more. Go to MURAL Festival's page for more info.