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This Is Why You're Spotting White Feathers Scattered All Over Downtown Montreal Today

For Montreal's 375th anniversary, there is a month-long free street performance festival going on all over called "À Nous La Rue!" that you've probably heard of one way or another. 

READ ALSO: Montreal's Saint-Denis Street Is Shutting Down For A Massive "Street Art" Festival This Summer

Un moment magique et féerique ✨ Une 2e performance des anges-acrobates de Place des Anges aura lieu ce soir à 21h45, au Parterre du Quartier des Spectacles. Venez vivre ce moment inoubliable 😍 . . . #375mtl #mtlmoments

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Well, this weekend's portion of the festivities saw the french troupe Gratte Ciel to the Quartier des Spectacles. Their signature performance, "Place des Anges", generated a lot of buzz this weekend as they proceeded to shoot an absurd amount of feathers out of a massive cannon.

It was #amazing 🙈 #feathers #party #magical #happy #mtl #mtl375 #mtlmoments #dailyhive #vscocam

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The following morning, lots of Montrealers were left wondering why all of a sudden their streets were filled with bird feathers. There are lots more shows that you can learn about in the article above as well as the festival's website.

Montreal doesn't mess around. Toronto's game is weak. #mtl375 #PlaceDesAnges

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For the full performance, check out the video below

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