Contests

Writing contest: « Send your stories on a journey into space"

The writing contest "Send your stories on a journer into space" is a chance for Francophone children, teenagers and young adults to imagine a sequel to the Little Prince's journey. In the famous work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, he travels from planet to planet to meet different characters. For the contest, participants are invited to imagine an eighth planet, as well as its inhabitant.
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TORONTO - Jour de fête by Jacques Tati EUFF Classic Series

Sunday, January 29th - 3PM
Royal Cinema

French film Jour de fête by Jacques Tati will open the EUFF Classic series on Sunday, January 29th at Royal Cinema.

Contests

Video Contest "My Experience in France"

“My experience in France” contest is intended to celebrate life-changing experiences, and inspire Canadian students interested in studying in France. This contest is developed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in Canada, represented by Campus France Canada.
News

Rock Art, a living culture in British Columbia

Discover a unique scientific and cultural project about Rock art in British Columbia. This short documentary showcases the depth of First Nations heritage and a dynamic French-canadian cooperation in sciences and culture.
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TORONTO - Alina Ibragimova with Cédric Tiberghien duo at the Royal Conservatory of Music

Friday, March 31st, 2017
Koerner Hall
The violinist Alina Ibragimova, recipient of the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award and the French pianist Cédric Tiberghien will perform sonatas by Bach, Brahms, and Schumann, as well as Six Melodies by John Cage in the prestigious Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music on March 31st 2017 at 8:00pm.
News

2016 Canada Gairdner International Awards Recipients

The Canada Gairdner Awards are Canada’s most prestigious medical award. They recognize and celebrate the research of the world’s best and brightest biomedical researchers.Among the five laureates, three have studied in France or are French.

Books & Ideas

Contests

Writing contest: « Send your stories on a journey into space"

The writing contest "Send your stories on a journer into space" is a chance for Francophone children, teenagers and young adults to imagine a sequel to the Little Prince's journey. In the famous work of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, he travels from planet to planet to meet different characters. For the contest, participants are invited to imagine an eighth planet, as well as its inhabitant.
News

Dominique Fabre at the Toronto French Book Fair 2016: Media Reviews

The Toronto French Book Fair welcomed last December 2nd and 3rd French writer Dominique Fabre.
News

Mend The Living longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016

Maylis de Kerangal's novel Réparer les vivants, translated by Canadian translator Jessica Moore and published by Talon Books as Mend the Living, has been longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker International Prize.
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Ottawa 2017 or the 150 years of Canada

2017 - Here we go!In 2017, Canada celebrates 150 years as a nation!
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Four French Authors Announced at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2016 (May 14-15)

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) has just announced four Featured Guests from France: Marguerite Abouet, Balak, & Bastien Vivès, in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Toronto.
News

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.

Visual arts, Architecture & Design

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Toronto : Mystical Landscapes - Masterpieces from Monet, Van Gogh and more at the AGO

From October 22 2016 to January 29 2017
Art Gallery of Ontario
In partnership with the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, the Art Gallery of Ontario welcomes the exhibition "Mystical Landscapes: Masterpieces from Monet, van Gogh and more" from October 22 to January 29. Between art, nature and mysticism, this major exhibition breaks new ground by exploring the mystical experiences of 37 artists and their masterpieces.
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TORONTO - Duo exhibition of Marie-Do Hyman-Boneu and W.W Hung at Alliance Française Toronto

From January 11th to February 4th 2017
Alliance française de Toronto;
The Alliance Française Toronto hosts in its Galerie Pierre Léon the impressive sculptures of WW Hung,put into perspective with the works of the French artist Marie-Do Hyman-Boneu, who developed a work of art on urban development in Toronto through the creation of lacquer paintings, using a very original and distinctive technique. Deep reflection on the body and space, this exhibition will me presented from January 11th to February 4th 2017.
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VANCOUVER - Jérôme Baco: invisible @ le centre culturel

From January 19 to March 3, 2017
Le Centre culturel francophone de Vancouver

Le Centre culturel francophone de Vancouver is pleased to host the exhibition "Invisible" by painter Jérôme Baco (Jérôme Bacconnier).

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TORONTO - Julien Prévieux's exhibition & performances at the Blackwood Gallery

From January 18th to March 4th 2017
Blackwood Gallery University of Toronto Mississauga
From January 18 to March 4 2017, explore Julien Prévieux's exhibition, Prix Marcel Duchamp 2014, who looks into issues related to the economy, politics and technology, through criticism, humor and diversion.
News

Rock Art, a living culture in British Columbia

Discover a unique scientific and cultural project about Rock art in British Columbia. This short documentary showcases the depth of First Nations heritage and a dynamic French-canadian cooperation in sciences and culture.
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TORONTO - Exhibition ATTICA, USA 1971: Images and sounds of a Rebellion at Ryerson Image Centre

From January 18th to April 9th, 2017
Ryerson Image Centre, School of Image Arts, IMA 307
Including extraordinary photo-reportage alongside a range of popular art, this exhibition, presented at Ryerson Image Centre from January 18 to April 9 2017, recounts the notorious 1971 insurrection at Attica Correctional Facility in western New York State, and the multivalent cultural response that followed.

Performing Arts & Music

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TORONTO - Wax Tailor

Tuesday, January 24th - 8PM
Adelaide Hall
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TORONTO - Julien Prévieux's exhibition & performances at the Blackwood Gallery

From January 18th to March 4th 2017
Blackwood Gallery University of Toronto Mississauga
From January 18 to March 4 2017, explore Julien Prévieux's exhibition, Prix Marcel Duchamp 2014, who looks into issues related to the economy, politics and technology, through criticism, humor and diversion.
events

TORONTO - Alina Ibragimova with Cédric Tiberghien duo at the Royal Conservatory of Music

Friday, March 31st, 2017
Koerner Hall
The violinist Alina Ibragimova, recipient of the Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist Award and the French pianist Cédric Tiberghien will perform sonatas by Bach, Brahms, and Schumann, as well as Six Melodies by John Cage in the prestigious Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory of Music on March 31st 2017 at 8:00pm.
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TORONTO - Concert Nouvelle Vague

Sunday, March 26 - 7PM
The Phoenix Concert Theatre

Bossa Nova = Nouvelle Vague = New Wave.

News

Wajdi Mouawad named Director of the Théâtre National de la Colline

In reponse to the proposal put forward by Audrey Azoulay, Minister for Culture and Communication, President François Hollande has named Wajdi Mouawad the Director of the Théâtre National de la Colline. Mr.
News

Alliance française of Ottawa - Nov-Dec 2015

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

Film, TV & New Media

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"Staying vertical" @ The cinematheque

From January 26 to February 2, 2017
The Cinematheque

Filmmaker Leo is searching for the wolf in the south of France. During a scouting excursion he is seduced by Marie, a free-spirited and dynamic shepherdess. Nine months later she gives birth to their child.

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TORONTO - Jour de fête by Jacques Tati EUFF Classic Series

Sunday, January 29th - 3PM
Royal Cinema

French film Jour de fête by Jacques Tati will open the EUFF Classic series on Sunday, January 29th at Royal Cinema.

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TORONTO - Ladies of Burlesque at The Royal

Mercredi 11 janvier à 20h
Royal Cinema

With its swirling sorbet of pastels and an infectious 60s French pop-infused score, THE YOUNG GIRLS OF ROCHEFORT—Jacques Demy’s dance-based follow-up to his beloved THE UMBRELLAS OF CHERBOURG—is a French New Wave mast

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TORONTO - Special screening of Marguerite at Toronto Reference Library

Thursday, January 12th - 6PM
Toronto Reference Library

Marguerite by Xavier Gianolli (2014)

News

7th Edition of My French Film Festival

From January 13 to February 13, 2017 movie enthusisasts from all over the world will be able to access all the films proposed by the 7th edition of the online My French Film Festival.
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Launch of "Filming at the Borders: Migrating to Europe Today" film series in Toronto

February 13 & 21, 2017
Toronto Reference Library - Beeton Hall
The film series "Filming at the Borders: Migrating to Europe Today" will be first presented in Toronto at the Reference Library and intends to open up the debate on ongoing migration issues, such as education, integration and gender-related challenges.

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