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MAY 07, 2014

A new theatre opens in Toronto !

By francecanadaculture Toronto

With its five campuses in the Greater Toronto Area (North York, Markham, Mississauga, Oakville and Spadina) and more than 6,500 students, Alliance Française de Toronto (AFT) has now expanded its role as a dynamic cultural centre by becoming the la

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APRIL 27, 2014

François Garde wins the Québec-France award

By francecanadaculture Ottawa

Award winner François Garde received the 2014 France-Quebec literature prize for his first novel Ce qu'il advint du sauvage blanc (Gallimard 2012), during the Salon international du livre de Q

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APRIL 09, 2014

Blue Metropolis 2014: the power of words... and of cultural diversity

By francecanadaculture Québec

The Blue Metropolis Festival gathers people from different cultures and countries together to share the pleasure of reading and writing. For its 16th edition, the festival welcomes more than 200 events in French and invites, among other, French author David Foenkinos.

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MARCH 10, 2014

Semaine de la Francophonie with... Hervé Le Tellier

By francecanadaculture Canada

La Semaine de la Francophonie, which gathers every year all the francophones and francophiles in Toronto, will be back in March with many cultural and artistic events to celebrate the francophonie.

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DECEMBER 10, 2013

Julie Maroh in Toronto

By Francecanadaculture Toronto

Comics author Julie Maroh was in Toronto from December 5 to 7, 2013 to present the widely acclaimed "Blue Is the Warmest Color" and her latest graphic novel, Skandalon. "Blue Is the warmest Color" has been adapted by Abdellatif Kechiche into an award-winning film of the same title.

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NOVEMBER 10, 2013

Sophie Dubuisson-Quellier on tour

By francecanadaculture Books

French sociologist Sophie Dubuisson-Quellier was in Canada from November 19 to 22 to present her book Ethical Consumption published in English translation by the Canadian company Fernwood Publishing.

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OCTOBER 14, 2013

Public lecture by Boris Cyrulnik

By francecanadaculture Books

As part of the 2013 Holocaust Education Week, internationally renowned French neuropsychiatrist and author Boris Cyruln

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OCTOBER 10, 2013

Three francophone writers at the International Festival of Authors

By Francecanadaculture Books

From October 24 to November 3, 2013, three writers from France will take part in the International Festival of Authors, one of the main literary events in Canada.

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MAY 23, 2013

Culture-acte 2: 80 proposals regarding digital cultural content

By francecanadaculture Ottawa

On May 13th, Pierre Lescure presented to the President of the French Republic and the French Minister of Culture and Communication his report on cultural policy in the age of digital content: 80 proposals regarding cinema, music, television, books, video games, the Internet, and the proper usage of these types of media.

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FEBRUARY 16, 2012

Residence Program at Cité Internationale des Arts – Paris

By francecanadaculture Ottawa

Residence Program at Cité Internationale des Arts – Paris(2nd session – for stays in the second semester of 2012 and the first semester of 2013)

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