Category: Humor

Just for laughs comedy tour

Coming to a community near you … Francophone comedians!

Mariana Mazza. Mario Jean. Julien Dionne. Sinem Kara. These are just a few of many talented comedians who are entertaining and inspiring Canadians during the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie Comedy Tour this year. The nine-week tour started strong in Moncton, NB, on January 30th with the Un rire à l’autre Gala, an unforgettable evening of

A month-long celebration of the Francophonie gets under way!

Today, the Francophone and Acadian flags are flying proudly across the country in celebration of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF), which will take place from March 1 to 31, 2019! As part of the 21st edition of the RVF, all Canadians are invited to celebrate Francophone cultures, to listen and learn and to come

French laughs all across Canada!

Thanks to the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie Standup Tour, thousands of Francophones have the chance to laugh out loud in a theater close to their home. Well-known and up-and-coming comedians travel all over the country to contribute to the Francophone joie de vivre. A lasting partnership between Just For Laughs and the Rendez-vous de la

The RVF 2018 in numbers

The Board of Directors of the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue thanks everyone for their contributions to the success of the 20th edition of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!  The RVF team is proud to present a summary in numbers of this anniversary edition.  Follow our website’s Action! section all year to find discussions between

Let’s celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!

Today, the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue (CFCCD) is launching the 20th annual Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF). Les RVF 2018 will run from March 1 to 21, under the theme: The Francophonie in 3D: Diversity, Duality, Dynamism!  In the company of the Honorable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, the 500-strong student body of

To love in English—for better or for worse

It’s often said that French is the language of love, but many Francophones across the country have fallen—for better or for worse—head over heals into relationships with Anglophones.  If the plan is to stay in from the cold and snuggle up with your Valentine tonight, you may want to check out the bilingual play, subtitled

Let’s celebrate the vitality of La Francophonie!

Our spokesperson Mariette Mulaire, president and CO of the World Trade Center Winnipeg, invites you all to participate to the 20th edition of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!

Announcing the 20th annual Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!

As Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) enter their 20th year, the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue is proud to announce the key features of this year’s national initiative, which will run from March 1–21, 2018. Whether in the community or at RVF.ca, the RVF 2018 will showcase a dynamic Canadian Francophonie through more than

Can You Pronounce These French Words?

In this video, Babbel invites you to pronounce these 10 French words.

Ah! French is so funny to learn!

This March, Let’s Celebrate Our Dynamic Canadian Francophonie!

Today, the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue is launching the 19th annual Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF). The theme for this year’s event, which runs from March 2 to 22, is The francophonie in 3D: Diversity, Duality, Dynamism! The day will begin with an RVF 2017 press conference at Ottawa’s École secondaire publique De La