About us

The TWIST fibre festival presented by Desjardins is the most important textile festival in Canada, reuniting the most important players in the industry. The 8th edition will be held August 14th-18th 2019 in Saint-André-Avellin, Qc.

TWIST is an annual event, an excursion into the world of textile fibre for the entire public, as well as fibre enthusiasts, fibre producers, breeders, fibre processors, artists, artisans, professionals, and semi-professionals alike.

TWIST takes place over five days (5 days of workshops and 3 days open to the public), with more than 50 workshops, more than 140 exhibitors, a ton of demonstrations for everyone, a food fair, free activities for kids, textile art and much more!

TWIST 2019

Creative Workshops

Wednesday August 14thto Sunday August 18th(between 9:30 AM and 4:30 PM)

Textile Market



Kids Activities

Food Fair

Mini Fibre Farm

The Twist Woolympics (Saturday and Sunday)

*Friday August 16th              12PM – 5PM

Friday August 16th                5PM – 7PM Twist Opening Party (Free)

*Saturday August 17th           9AM – 5PM

*Sunday August 18th           9AM – 5PM

* Entry Fee (taxes included)

Friday 6$

Saturday 12$

Sunday 12$

3-day pass: 20$

Always FREE for kids under 12 years old



2019 TWISTED Team


Amélie Blanchard, founder and president
Marie-Anne Adam, art director
Eric Desjardins, operations director
Sonia Marleau, multimedia integrator
Jean-Philippe Cliche,  #twistX Designer
Joëlle Collin
,  #twistX Designer
Anne Dongois, press relations
Sébastien Lavallée, official event photographer
Agueda Iturbe-Kennedy, our bestie
Laurence Desrosches-Jean, coordinator
Marguerite Bineau, logistics assistant
Sophie Bauer, Art Director assistant
Lise Ranger, amazing volunteer
Linda Perrier, amazing volunteer


 and many more extraordinary volunteers!


We are proud members of the following associations


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