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Just for Laughs

Since its founding in 1983, Just for Laughs (or Juste pour rire in French) [or: (Juste pour rire)] has grown into the largest international comedy festival in the world. The two-week event features a mix of shows by French and English comedians, including newcomers and big names from around the globe. Past festival performers include Adam Sandler, Jerry Seinfeld, Dave Chappelle, Rowan Atkinson and Martin Short. Just for Laughs takes over Montreal’s Quartier des Spectacles every July, providing festivalgoers with free family activities, concerts, street performances and art installations.

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