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NIGHT OF IDEAS 2021

Save the Date! January 28, 2021! The cultural service of the French Embassy in Canada, in partnership with the Institut...
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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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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...
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GRANTS FOR FONDATION SCIENCES MATHEMATIQUES DE PARIS

The Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris (FSMP), one of the most prestigious higher education institution regarding  mathematics, offers the possibility...
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ONLINE CONFERENCE – FROM PARIS TO GLASGOW : FROM KNOWLEDGE TO ACTION

On the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement and in preparation of the Glasgow Conference in...
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STUDY – SHOWCASING HERITAGE FILMS

The Cultural Office from the French Embassy has commissioned a study about the showcasing of Canadian Heritage Films. With the...
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MEDICAL DEGREES AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS OUTSIDE EU

You have a degree in medicine or pharmacy and you wish to accomplish a mobility in a higher education institution...
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LA FEMIS INTERNATIONAL ENTRANCE EXAM 2021

La Femis, one of the best film and television school in the world, has launched its registrations for its International...
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ONLINE CONFERENCE REPLAY – JOUR D’ARTISTES

On Saturday November 28th, was held the online conference « Jour d’Artistes »! Organized by the Institut Français, in partnership...
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Books & Ideas

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 to promote the pleasure of reading, the project will also be placed under the sign of solidarity. With each page read, funds will be collected in order to facilitate the access to education to children of Burkina Faso. The Read-A-Thon

ONLINE CONFERENCE – FROM PARIS TO GLASGOW : FROM KNOWLEDGE TO ACTION

On the occasion of the 5th anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement and in preparation of the Glasgow Conference in 2021, Corporate Knights Magazine, with the support of the French Embassy in Canada, the German Embassy in Canada and the British High Commission, has organized on December 9th an online conference about environment. While the need to reduce the carbon

Visual Arts, Architecture & Design

VANCOUVER – Susan Point appointed Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

On 11 February, 2020, at the Museum of Anthropology of the University of British Columbia, Susan Point was awarded the insignia of Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters), delivered by French Ambassador Kareen Rispal. Susan Point is today's most renowned Musqueam artist. She chose to renew the classic bestiary

Art critic Valère Bertrand invited to the Embassy to study Alfred Courmes’ fresco

Art critic Valère Bertrand spent about ten days in Ottawa to produce an analysis of La France Heureuse, the gigantic mural fresco painted by Alfred Courmes (1898-1989) between 1938 and 1939 that covers the walls of the dining room of the French Embassy in Ottawa. Since its creation, this monumental work has attracted much attention in the corridors and offices of the

Performing Arts & Music

Cultural cooperation program with schools in Canada

The Cultural Service of the French Embassy is launching its 2020-2021 cultural cooperation program with schools in Canada! In collaboration with various educational institutions across Canada, we are launching our annual program of cooperation around art and culture in education. This program aims at the acquisition of a shared culture between France and Canada which is rich and has diverse

Radio-actoral Ottawa 2020 launching

On Saturday October 3rd, Radio actoral – Ottawa will held a great radio play event online! Brought to you by Le Théâtre du Trillium, in collaboration with the French Embassy in Canada, actoral Marseille and La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardin, it will take place at the same moment than the actoral festival in Marseille, occurring since September 11th until October

Film, TV & New Media

TORONTO & ONTARIO – Hot Docs Festival Online from May 28 to June 24

Hot Docs Festival takes place every year since 1993 in Toronto. It’s one of the most popular documentary festival in the world ! Due to the pandemic, this year festival is online.  More than 140 films are available in streaming, on Hot Docs website, only in Ontario, from May 28 to June 6th - and most of them will

LA FEMIS INTERNATIONAL ENTRANCE EXAM 2021

La Femis, one of the best film and television school in the world, has launched its registrations for its International entrance exam 2021! From Thursday, December 15th to Friday, January 15th, you will have the occasion to register to try to be admitted to take part of the prestigious Parisian school in the following domains: Directing Screenwriting Camera Editing Décor

ONLINE- FICFA – CONVERSATION WITH DAMIEN BONNARD

The FICFA (Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie) invites you to listen to Damien Bonnard, a skilled French comedian whose trajectory is atypical! Hosted by journalist JB Hervé, this interview will be the occasion for the actor to talk about key moments of his life. His role as Stéphane, a rookie policeman at the Montfermeil anti-crime brigade in the

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