Since my last message in mid-April, the Québec Government Office in London has organised and participated in many exciting commercial and cultural events promoting Québec in the UK, Ireland and across the Nordic countries.
On the occasion of la Fête nationale du Québec, Québec’s National Day, Jean-Claude Lauzon, Québec’s Delegate General in New York, and Andrea Townrow, Director of the Québec Trade Office in Philadelphia, welcomed Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and members of the local business and cultural communities to a reception held last evening at the Barnes Foundation.
The NH PoutineFest, organized by the Franco-American Center of New Hampshire as part of the Franco-American Heritage Day and Québec National Day,celebrates poutine, the French-Canadian culinary masterpiece .
As part of the Québec National Day, the Québec Government Office in Boston, in collaboration with the Rhode Island Historical Society and the Museum of Work & Culture, is organizing a reception on June 28th at 5:00 P.M.
For the fourth year, Québec National Day and Feast Day of St. John the Baptist will be celebrated on Friday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 24th at the Gendron Franco Center in association with the Franco-American Collection and the Maine Franco-American Genealogical Society and Museum.
The Accelerated Growth Center (AGC), an initiative of the Québec Government Office in New York that provides business development assistance in the U.S. to Québec companies, was nominated at this year’s International Trade Awards Breakfast and Expo in New York.