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RDV French Film Fest

RendezVous French Film Festival

The RendezVous French Film Festival is one of the key events in BC as it provides an opportunity to enjoy a rare slice of the award winning global Francophone films that came out during the year. This year was my first time attending and I was amazed by the quality of the production and the […]

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Celebration of Light 2014

Honda Celebration of Light Vancouver

If there is one event that defines summer in Vancouver, it’s the Honda Celebration of Light: three nights of the best fireworks displays you’ll ever seen.  Last night for the opening night, there were hundreds of thousands of people headed into downtown Vancouver to watch the USA performance. Like most Vancouverite, I devote at least […]

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La Compagnie Créole Concert – 25e Festival d’été francophone de Vancouver

You would not have recognized me in the moment when I heard that La Compagnie Créole was going to be playing in Vancouver.  La Compagnie Créole is a popular 1980’s pop band from French Guiana and the French West Indies who adopted French as their primary singing language and who rapidly rose in popularity in France. Their songs are […]

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Greek Day on Broadway

Greek Day Vancouver 2014

Live a day the Greek way! Kitsilano’s  legendary Greek Day on Broadway turns into a gigantic, 5-block street fair. On Sunday June 22, Greek Day took place from MacDonald to Blenheim Street in Vancouver falling right near the end of Greek Heritage month. With a number of different food and beverage vendors, authentic Greek music and dance, […]

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Festival du Bois – 25th Anniversary

From festivals to Oscar viewing parties, there was something for everyone last weekend, mine was spent in the beautiful village of Maillardville!  Every year, the Société francophone de Maillardville produces the Festival du Bois, which honours and celebrates French-Canadian culture.  This year marked their 25th Anniversary and with the accompanying increase in profile and community engagement, I […]

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