Posted on November 23rd, 2012 by .

The Oxford American dictionary has chosen “GIF” as the 2012 Word of the Year. To celebrate this word’s return from digital antiquity to pop culture staple, here are eight cool Montreal Gifs for you to enjoy. Note: Let the page finish loading before scrolling!

Montreal taxis zoom around the city from sunup to sundown. How many landmarks can you spot? Check out the full video of the Montreal tour here.

Montreal is known for its world class circus. Home to Cirque du Soleil, the circus festival Complètement Cirqueand the National Circus School, we know a thing or two about acrobatics. Cirque du Soleil’s Saltimbanco, their oldest major touring show, will be returning to the Bell Center, December 19- 30, 2012. Get your tickets here!

As part of the Montreal edition of Fashion’s Night Out, Philippe Dubuc had his collection march through Old Montreal led by two male models on horseback.

During the summer months, Montreal’s Gay Village turns into party central adorned with the beloved Boules Roses. Drink beer while people watching from a terrace during the day, then dance deep into the night.

A couple watch fireworks explode over the Jacques Cartier Bridge during Montreal’s International Fireworks Competition. Twice a week during the summer, hundreds of thousands of people line the waterfront and bridge to watch the spectacular 30 minute show.

During Taste MTL (Montreal’s Restaurant Week) Laurent Godbout, chef and owner of Chez L’Epicier (311 Rue Saint Paul Est) slices some crispy pork belly.

Blowing kisses to the camera during Montreal’s Gay Pride Parade 2012. Muah!

Light writing on Nuit Blanche during the Montreal en Lumiere festival. The 10th edition will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2013!


Gifs by Alexander Dunphy, original videos by Guillaume Langlois.

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