Initiated in 2007 by the Association des Francophones du Nord-Ouest de l’Ontario (AFNOO), on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, the Franco-Festival was created to make the Francophone community of Northwestern Ontario visible. ‘Ontario.
Thunder Bay, July 12, 2019 – On September 12, 13 and 14, the Franco-Festival team invites you to attend the seventh edition of the festival. Here is an overview of the program so that you can forward the information to your network.
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The organizing committee unveiled Tuesday some details of the programming of the next Franco-Festival de Thunder Bay, which will take place from September 12 to 14, 2019.
This year, during family day on Saturday, September 14, the festival will welcome the group En Barque, from the Côte-Nord region, and singer Sara Dufour.
Thunder Bay, October 2, 2018 – On September 27, 28 and 29, residents of Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario took part in the sixth edition of the Franco-Festival de Thunder Bay. Three days of festivities open to all and in French, please!
The sixth Franco-Festival Thunder Bay wrapped up Saturday after three days of festivities in the northwestern Ontario city. Outdoor activities were organized in front of the Francophone Center on Van Norman Street in the afternoon. The painter,[…]
Thunder Bay, September 24, 2018 – It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that we invite the entire population to celebrate the French language through numerous activities during the 6th edition of the Franco-Festival which will take place from September 27 to September 29, 2018.
At the end of September, Audrey Debruyne and her partner Liming Yu will present a portrait exhibition in Thunder Bay entitled We speak French — We live here, which features Francophones from the region.
THUNDER BAY – Francophone stakeholders in Thunder Bay are banking on tourism to grow the French-speaking population. They are making a bold bet: tourists will be seduced by the region and they will want to settle there for the long term.
Presented by Association des francophones du Nord-Ouest de l’Ontario, this year’s Franco-Festival is part of a province-wide celebration of 400 years of French presence in Ontario, marking the anniversary of Champlain’s arrival in the province and the contributions that francophones have made to the growth and development of Ontario.