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Black History Month

Black History Month offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate the considerable contributions from different black diasporas to world culture. With...
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Tintin, Astérix & Cie: Franco-Belgian comics – a shy American adventure in the 20th century

You maybe grew up reading Tintin, Asterix, Lucky Luke? You've always liked comic books? On the occasion of the talk,...
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University of Ottawa and Université de Lyon launch joint research chair

  The University of Ottawa and the École d'Études Urbaines de Lyon officially launched on January 29th an international joint...
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Night of Ideas : visit our channel if you missed it!

  Join us now for hours of debates and artistic performances from coast to coast ! We saved them all...
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DIGITAL NOVEMBER – MACHINE A BULLES

The cultural and scientific service of the Embassy of France in Canada celebrates digital cultures, during the month of November...
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LAUNCHING OF READ-A-THON

On January 18th, the Read-A-Thon will be officially launched, in French, and will be addressed to Canadian pupils. With the objective...
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Books & Ideas

Black History Month

Black History Month offers the perfect opportunity to celebrate the considerable contributions from different black diasporas to world culture. With this in mind, the Théâtre français de Toronto and the Consulate General of France in Toronto have chosen to offer four short videos featuring artists from indigenous or Afro-descendant communities throughout the month of February. Whether at the local, provincial,

Tintin, Astérix & Cie: Franco-Belgian comics – a shy American adventure in the 20th century

You maybe grew up reading Tintin, Asterix, Lucky Luke? You've always liked comic books? On the occasion of the talk, get out of your bubble and come explore the adventures of Franco-Belgian comics in North America.  Franco-Belgian comics have met an enormous success in the second part of 20th century, strongly contrasting with the disappointing reception they went through in

Visual Arts, Architecture & Design

Vancouver & Edmonton – IMAGINE VAN GOGH: The Immersive Exhibition

Presented in Vancouver from March 19, 2021 and announced in Edmonton, the immersive exhibition Imagine Van Gogh, designed by Annabelle Mauger and Julien Baron of the Lyon studio "lilililil", offers a new look at the work of Vincent Van Gogh. Indeed, the Image Total© of the Imagine Van Gogh project creates

RECTO VRso @ Vancouver 2nd Edition

Proudly presented by Alliance française de Vancouver, the Embassy of France in Canada, Laval Virtual, and Kreis Immersive. RECTO VRso sees new horizons! In the Face of COVID-19, the RECTO VRso team is adapting to new forms of creation and distribution. While the physical exhibition "Real Body - Virtual Body" has been postponed in France to April

Performing Arts & Music

CANADA – Performance Body and Soul by Paris Opera Ballet

DanceHouse and its partners (Danse Danse, Harbour Front Centre, the National Arts Centre) present, for the first time in Canada, the performance Body and Soul, choreographed by Vancouver's Crystal Pite and performed by the Paris Opera Ballet. Following the phenomenal success of The Seasons' Canon in 2016, Crystal Pite was invited in 2019 to create a complete work for

ONLINE – JEAN-MICHEL JARRE VIRTUAL CONCERT

For the last day of 2020, Jean-Michel Jarre proposes an exceptional virtual concert in a numeric reproduction of Notre-Dame de Paris! In partnership with the City of Paris and under the patronage of UNESCO, the French pioneer of electronic music, in collaboration with VRrOOm, French VR start-up, invites you to party and to celebrate the incoming 2021 year. The famous

Film, TV & New Media

EST – FIN Atlantic International Film Festival, 4 films from France and a French Gala

The FIN Atlantic International Film Festival will be online from September 17 to 24 this year and is being renamed FIN Stream for the occasion. A total of 4 films from France will be presented, including one at the French Gala on Tuesday, September 22. The French films presented are : 1/ La Bonne Epouse (How to Be a

DIGITAL NOVEMBER – MACHINE A BULLES

The cultural and scientific service of the Embassy of France in Canada celebrates digital cultures, during the month of November ! This year, for Digital November – Novembre Numérique, the international festival of digital cultures, the Institut français and the French cultural network abroad, on all five continents, are offering their partners to showcase all forms of digital creation across

STUDY – SHOWCASING HERITAGE FILMS

The Cultural Office from the French Embassy has commissioned a study about the showcasing of Canadian Heritage Films. With the support of the Canadian Film Institute in Ottawa, it aims to map out this by identifying the parts already in play, the programing strategies, and the participating organizations. Here, the objective is to create new synergies in order to increase

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