CONTEST

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Blast off into a space where Francophone culture shines as bright as the stars! In collaboration with NAV CANADA, VIA Rail Canada and Parks Canada, the RVF invites you to explore a diversity of artistic styles within the Canadian Francophonie.

How to enter

Venture into a world of fantasy, and discover three vast regions: the Musical Mountains, the Literary Reefs and the Island of Variety. You can explore each region in  day exploration mode  (easy questions) or  night exploration mode (hard questions).

Each correct answer gives you a chance to win, so you have six chances to win—three per level of difficulty!

Don’t forget to fill out and submit the form at the bottom of the page to confirm your entry. Maximum of one entry per day.

Prizes

Night exploration mode

First prize

$2,500 travel credit from VIA Rail Canada and a Parks Canada Family Discovery Pass.

Day exploration mode

Second prize

Bigly Brothers GD96 drone, worth $1,300!*

Review important guidelines, discover where you can fly, schedule flights, and request permission to fly in airspace controlled by NAV CANADA all from the palm of your hand. Download NAV Drone on your mobile device, or use the web version.

Happy exploring!

The musical mountains

Franco-Ontarian group Les Rats d’Swompe have earned a name for themselves on the Francophone music scene and now have more than a million listens on Spotify. Which song got them discovered on the radio?

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  • A)  Alors voilà   
  • B)  Jeu de mémoire   
  • C)  Vivre en ville   
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The song “Elle danse” highlights the beauty of the land and the strong link between humans and animals. This singer-songwriter honours her Franco-Ontarian and Abenaki roots through her music. Her rhythmic and story-driven songs touch listeners’ hearts and make them feel the music rather than just hear it. Which artist are we talking about?

Click on the correct answer:

  • A)  Elisapie   
  • B)  Mimi O’Bonsawin   
  • C)  Ariko   
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The literary reefs

In her clever dialogue with her characters in Mon testament, she says she wants to leave them the inheritance they deserve. Who is this author whose characters include La Sagouine?

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  • A)  Antonine Maillet   
  • B)  France Daigle   
  • C)  Rose Després   
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Atikᵁ Utei, “the heart of the caribou,” represents the strength of a people and their great humility. In this collection, the poet plunges into the river of poems, sands, snows drifting free. The voice of Madiba – man, brother, grandfather – speaks to her. Who is she?

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  • A)  Katherena Vermette   
  • B)  Natasha Kanapé Fontaine   
  • C)  Rita Mestokosho   
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The island of variety

He’s been a well-known children’s magician for 35 years and loves bringing fun and intrigue wherever he goes. Each year, he draws crowds of all ages, from Vancouver to Moncton and everywhere he travels in between, including Iqaluit, New York, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.

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  • A)  Daniel Coutu   
  • B)  Fredo le magicien   
  • C)  Éric Leclerc   
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A remarkable and talented artist, she’s the first Black woman to graduate from the École nationale de l’humour (Quebec’s comedy school). What’s her name?

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  • A)  Ryana Balmir   
  • B)  Marie-Joanne Fogue Makou   
  • C)  Garihanna Jean-Louis   
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Your chances of winning today!

Night exploration mode

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chance(s) out of three earned today. Have you answered all the questions? Each correct answer is worth gives you a chance to win.

Day exploration mode

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chance(s) out of three earned today. Have you answered all the questions? Each correct answer is worth gives you a chance to win.

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