Toronto, November 16 – On the heels of the successful Cinematic Dome tour to seven cities across Ontario, SESQUI will continue to bring its innovative, immersive celebration to more Ontarians by bringing an indoor, inflatable dome to several more communities across the provides for free screenings of the 360˙ film HORIZON: A Visual Symphony of Canada.

Shot in all 13 provinces and territories, HORIZON is a 360° experience takes audiences on a journey throughout Canada. Projected with ultra-clear 4K resolution in SESQUI’s portable dome theatre, audiences will have a front row seat to the wonders of Canada through this immersive, 20-minute film that features a diverse and exciting Canadian-made soundtrack.

SESQUI will offer ongoing free screenings in its 25-person dome throughout November and December, including:

  • November 9-12th             Hollywood North Film Festival, Trenton,
  • November 13th                Abilities Centre with Rotary Club Whitby, Whitby
  • November 15th                 Temagami Arena with Temagami Community Foundation, Temagami Parks and Recreation, Temagami First Nation
  • November 22-25th         Grey Cup Festival, Ottawa
  • December 8-9th              Winter Festival of Lights – Deck the Falls, Niagara Falls
  • December 28-30th         Frozen in Time Festival, Collingwood

“The response to the SESQUI summer tour was overwhelming,” said Joanne Loton, SESQUI Executive Producer. “By partnering with Ontario 150 and festivals and community groups in seven more communities, we’re proud to be able to keep the celebration going, right to the end of this historic year.”

SESQUI’s touring efforts are supported by the province of Ontario as part of a line-up of Ontario150 celebrations taking place across the province in 2017.  SESQUI is also a Canada 150 Signature Initiative, supported by the Government of Canada.

“Ontario’s 150th anniversary is an opportunity to come together and celebrate the incredible province we live in. A picture is worth a thousand words, and the SESQUI film HORIZON is a visual spectacle of special and unique moments across the country,” said Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  “SESQUI’s tour through the summer thrilled thousands of people and with the fall tour, so many more families will have an opportunity to experience the magic of Ontario and Canada with this breathtaking film.”

Click here for the HORIZON 360° film trailer

Watching HORIZON inside our mini-dome

Filing into our mini-dome in Temagami, Ontario

Our portable SESQUI community mini-dome

Some of the favourite scenes of HORIZON 360°:


With a vision to see and understand Canada in new and inspiring ways: SESQUI is a revolutionary 360° cinematic journey into the heart of Canada. SESQUI aims to engage millions of Canadians through its full dome and virtual reality content, online activities and learning programs that showcase the best in Canadian arts and innovation. SESQUI is a Canada 150 Signature Initiative poised to lead celebrations in Canadian communities throughout this year., #SESQUI2017


2017 is the 150th anniversary of Ontario as a province. To recognize this historically significant year, the government launched Ontario150, a year-long commemoration that is honouring the province’s past, showcasing the present and inspiring future generations.  Through Ontario150 grant programs and a series of signature initiatives, Ontario is engaging youth, encouraging cultural expression, promoting participation in sport and recreation, and creating economic opportunities across the province. #Ontario150



Sean Moffitt | SESQUI Head of Marketing & Communications | 416-458-2818

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SESQUI & Global Affairs share Canada with the World through VR Parties

As part of its Canada150 celebrations abroad, SESQUI has partnered with Global Affairs Canada (GAC) to make available, our HORIZON 360° film and MERIDIAN VR stories in several cities around the world. 
Leveraging mobile virtual reality headsets and through its network of embassies, consulates and high-commissions abroad, GAC was able to showcase 360° VR content, including the SESQUI VR stories to global audiences, demonstrating Canada’s diverse cultural mosaic and natural beauty from coast to coast to coast.
With HORIZON headlining GAC’s 360-degree video offerings, the virtual reality kits travelled the world for various public diplomacy events, including a number of Canada Day celebrations around July 1st.
To date, thousands of users were able to enjoy these immersive videos in countries such as Ukraine, Jamaica, the US, Poland, Morocco, Croatia, South Africa, Australia, Peru, Switzerland, Singapore and India.
For all of the world that wants a little more Canada (and the 2.8 minion Canadian citizens living abroad missing Canada) , here is a teaser into our HORIZON 360° world:
To get the full experience, download both our HORIZON film and our original MERIDIAN Stories in our VR app, have a look: