2022 Spokespersons


Singer-songwriter, actress, director, producer, presenter and activist, Elisapie represents the wild and rough strength and beauty of the North.

In 2018, she released The Ballad of the Runaway Girl, a musical tale of an expatriate Inuk told through a mix of songs in Inuktitut, English and French. In addition to being shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize, winning two Felix awards (Album of the Year – Other Languages and Best Album Production), and being nominated for a JUNO Award (Indigenous Album of the Year), this album has garnered the attention of Rolling Stone France, Libération and NPR Music.

Elisapie has had the pleasure of touring this album throughout Europe and North America.

Neev - RVF 2022


Neev is a true comedic champion who dazzles audiences with his punchy and clever jokes.

A French-Moroccan man educated in Quebec, Neev takes his audiences on a whirlwind journey through his most hilarious escapades. You’ll soon be able to see his first one‑man show, which is currently in the works. Hold onto your toques—it’s going to be a riot!

You’ve probably seen Neev in one of his many appearances at the Just for Laughs and ComediHa! Galas or on one of your favourite shows (En direct de l’univers, L’Open mic de…, Dans ma tête, Selon l’opinion comique, D’un rire à l’autre, Juste pour rire en direct, and Gravel le matin), or heard him on the legendary podcast Sous Écoute.

He has been charming audiences across Quebec as the grand master of the first part of Louis-José Houde’s show since 2018.