Category: International Francophonie

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

Rediscover Canada—and win a getaway—through Le Corridor

Whether Francophone or Francophile, Canadian and international travellers can now, more easily than ever plan their next journey to the gems of the Canadian Francophonie.  Unveiled this week by the Ministry of Canadian Heritage, the Canada-wide Francophone Heritage, Cultural and Tourism Corridor is an online platform and mobile application that allows users to organize their


As a part of World Theatre Day (March 27th 2017), here is a reading of the Canadian message, written by Gilles Poulin-Denis, by Mishka Lavigne.  This initiative is a partnership of the Association des théâtres francophones du Canada – ATFC with the Playwrights Guild of Canada and the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres.

Bringing people together : one act at a time

For the past 55 years, at the end of March, people from all over the world have come together to celebrate World Theatre Day. What better way than through the performing arts for people to see one another up close and recognize each other as human beings in all of our complex yet universal emotions.

A selfie for all Francophone women!

Today, March 8, the Alliance des femmes de la francophonie canadienne invites you to share a photo of yourself, alone or in a group, with the official poster, Je célèbre la Journée des femmes à MA façon! (I celebrate Women’s Day MY way!). Show us how Francophones, Acadians and Francophiles celebrate International Women’s Day! To participate is

Here we go!

Guy Matte, Executive Director of the Canadian Foundation for Cross-Cultural Dialogue, wishes us to celebrate with enthusiasm the Canadian Francophonie all across the country between March 2nd and March 22nd!

This video was recorded on March 2nd at the national launch of the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie 2017, in Orléans (Ottawa).

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

Multidimensional Rendez-vous de la Francophonie!

The Francophonie in 3D: Diversity, Duality and Dynamism! was the central theme of Les Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (RVF) celebrations from March 3 to 23, 2016, reflecting the values of the country’s Francophone and Acadian communities. National events included a Just for Laughs RVF Gala tour with stops in seven provinces at 17 galas, two

For Canadian Francophones and Francophiles, a day is not enough!

Francophones and Francophiles across the planet today celebrate the International Day of the Francophonie. Propelled by the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie  (OIF) under the theme “The Power of Words”, this day allows 274 million Francophones from five continents to celebrate their language and the diversity of the Francophonie.  In recognition of this important day,

Michaëlle Jean Calls for Vigilance on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day 2016, Michaëlle Jean, the Secretary-General of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) called upon Francophone women to watch vigilantly for world leaders to make good on their promises to women and youth in 2015. While Jean’s incisive, honest call to action was addressed to the women of the Francophonie, it’s