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    The Cultural Services encourage exchanges between 
    France and Canada in the fields of education, linguistics,
    university, book, art, and audiovisual.



Music in the digital age – Lycée Claudel / Ecole De La Salle

One June 3rd, as part of an initiative launched by the Embassy of France in Canada focused on music in the digital age, a class from Lycée Claudel in Ottawa went to visit students from Ecole De La Salle, which is part of the Ecoles Publiques de l’

Women in Science : still a challenge today?

The French Embassy in Canada, the University of Ottawa and L’Oréal Canada "For Women in Science" have organized a panel about the current role of women in science, January 19, 2016.

Alliance française of Ottawa - Nov-Dec 2015

Here, find the cultural events program of the Alliance française of Ottawa !

Michaëlle Jean Foundation - Power of the arts Forum with french artists

The third annual Power of the Arts National Forum will be held at Carleton University from November 6-8, 2015, with the presence of Jali, one of the singers and founders of Massilia Sound System (Marseille / France).

Ulule - crowd funding website - arrives in Canada !

Du 10 septembre au 15 octobre 2015, l’équipe d’Ulule Canada parcourra 7 des plus grandes villes québécoises (Sherbrooke, Granby, Québec, Gatineau, Trois-Rivières, Lac Mégantic et Montréal) pour faire découvrir le financement participatif, rencontrer et échanger avec la communauté des entrepreneurs, des acteurs de l’économie de demain et plus largement du Québec créatif. Au total : 1700 kms seront parcourus, 7 événements et des centaines de rencontres sont prévus.

French artists at the NAC - 2015-2016 season

Success story : MARCH 2016 : Ca ira (1) Fin de Louis, by Joël PommeratNAC Co-production

Chamberfest : Ottawa international chamber music festival

The Chamberfest in Ottawa is the world's largest chamber music festival. For 2015 edition, it's more than 450 musicians who will play nearly 100 concerts in the most beautiful churches in the city from July 23 to August 6, 2015.

A pure creation, a one-of-the-kind, a duo.

A pure creation, a one-of-the-kind, a duo. This briefly and accurately sum up the French shows that will be presented at the NAC in 2015-2016.

My Exile Is In My Head // Qudus Onikeku // YK Projects // Ottawa

February 6 - 7, 2015
National Arts Centre
Nigeria’s Qudus Onikeku creates movement fusing dance and acrobatics to explore cultural identity and the human condition. This award-winning solo is a penetrating, high-energy work filled with beauty, angst, resignation – and deep spirituality.

Vincent Mantsoe // Compagnie NOA // Ottawa

February 5 - 7, 2015
National Arts Centre
Experience the riveting mastery of an incomparable artist. Vincent Mantsoe’s Afro-fusion mixes traditional African dance with contemporary Western street styles/martial arts to create an exhilarating and passionate new language. He embodies control, intensity, and absolute commitment.

Le Cargo // Faustin Linyekula // Studio Kabako // Ottawa

February 4, 5 and 7, 2015
Arts Court Theatre
Faustin Linyekula is captivating as he examines his personal history amid the violent upheaval in his native Congo. Inspired by potent music and his own deep desires, Faustin moves and sings beautifully in the brutally honest, bare-bones Le Cargo.