In Montreal's Little Italy, ZOOM OUT of young man walking up to microphone to introduce pageant, the curtain behind him opens to show teenage boys and girls in traditional costumes on stage, singing. ZOOM OUT of accordion player's hands on keyboards. CU on elderly woman in audience, middle-aged women. CUs of performers. MS of performers on stage, TRAVELLING of same filmed from down the aisle of the hall. CU of accordion player. CU of young boy in audience, darkish shots of older women and men in the audience.