Montreal - An Italian Professor will be participating in the Montreal Fashion & Design Festival being held in the Canadian city from Sunday, August 20 to Wednesday, August 23: Luca Marchetti, from the University of Bologna, will present his 'La mode expose'e' at the Museum of Fine Arts. Every year, many well-known Canadian designers, retailers, up-and-coming creative talents and international icons of the fashion world gather in Montreal to share their art and vision with the public. The Festival offers visitors a host of features including fashion shows, live creative sessions, design presentations, and musical performances. The Fashion & Design Festival program also includes events throughout the city, with exhibits showcasing previously unseen works, original installations, and unusual experiences open to all. With 50 shows, almost 300 participants and some 550,000 visitors expected to attend, the Fashion & Design Festival is major platform for fashion, design, music, beauty and shopping trends.