Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) is part of the events surrounding the Journée Internationale de la Francophonie (March 20), which is organized every year around the world to promote the French language and its numerous cultural expressions!

In 2016, more than 2500 activities took place across Canada. Community gatherings, multicultural meetings, ceremonies, shows, singing, theatre, poetry, film viewings, word games, contests, educational activities, essentially; events to provide an excuse to make merry.

Just for Laughs Tour

From February 9 to March 25, for a 5th consecituve year, Juste pour rire and la Fondation canadienne pour le dialogue des cultures present the Gala Juste pour rire des Rendez-vous de la Francophonie.

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FLASHMOB at your SchoolUp for grabs: A trip for 2 to Brussels!

Congratulations Huguette Nolin from Montréal, Quebec!

Plug in to the Rendez-vous!Up for grabs: A trip for 2 to Paris!

Congratulations Steve Harvey from Péribonka, Quebec!

Write it right!Our popular spelling challenge is back!

You could win $1,000!

Congratulations Dennis Cabigas from Surrey, British Columbia!

Write it right!For Primary Schools

Great contest for students in French Immersion. You could win $1,000 in Scholastic products for your class or school!

Congratulations Janie Roy of l'École Internationale du Mont-Bleu, Gatineau!

Free NFB Screenings

Coming Soon! Free movie screenings offered accross the nation, or request your own private show! The NFB is also developing Web programming that will capture your imagination.

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