“We didn’t want him to attend an event that wanted to be festive and family friendly,” sums up the organizer of the 2021 edition of the show. It appears on the water, Louise Lalonde.
For three years, the gallery hosted about 400 boats around Thetford Mines, on the waters of the Grand Lac Saint-François, for performances by musical groups. The 2021 edition was to feature the Epic Eagles and Rebel Effect rock cover sets.
Friday, a day before the scheduled date of the event, the organization was forced to cancel the performance of the Rebel Effect group. Her singer, Amelie Paul, has become known during the pandemic, while sharing comments against health measures.
.’s Facebook page It appears on the water Many netizens burst into shock at the presence of the artist among the guests. Several pointed to the organization accused of encouraging the conspiracy movement. The Boaters even announced that they wanted to give up attending the show for this reason.
In the face of grumbling, the management quickly corrected the situation.
“The production and directors in no way wanted to capitalize on the words of the conspiracy movement. Rest assured that singer Amelie Paul will not be part of the performance of C’est show sur l’eau, this Saturday,” it can read in a post released Friday morning.
“With full compliance with sanitary standards”
In an interview with the sunOrganizer Louise Lalonde said she was “disappointed” to learn the ideas conveyed by Amelie Ball.
“Last year, we were able to hold this event in full compliance with health standards. We couldn’t see ourselves promoting a girl known in the world of conspirators,” she explains.
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