Events to celebrate the Month of the FrancophonieQuébec Government Office in Chicago Tuesday, March 1, 2022 to Thursday, March 31, 2022
The Québec Government Office in Chicago is pleased to announce several Québec-related events to celebrate the Month of the Francophonie in March! These activities are notably organized in partnership with the Alliances Françaises of Chicago and Minneapolis-St. Paul, the Consulate General of Canada to the United States in Chicago, as well as the Caribou à lunettes. Let’s all come together and celebrate our collective passion for the French language! For more information on the upcoming events, all the details are below:
March 9th: An online conversation with Canadian-Congolese author, Blaise Ndala, who will join us to talk about his works and his career. Done in collaboration with the Alliance Française de Minneapolis-St. Paul. Event in French.
March 10th: Screening of the film “Language is a Love Story” at the Alliance Française de Chicago. The projection will be followed by a live Q&A with the director of the film, Andrès Livov. Film subtitled in English.
March 13th: Online poetry workshop moderated by Lucile de Pesloüan, author of “Tiens-toi droite.” Done in collaboration with the Caribou à lunettes. For adolescents ages 12 to 17. Event in French.
March 15th: Online cooking workshop by the Montréal-based restaurant Le Virunga, moderated by Chef Maria-José de Frias. Done in collaboration with the Alliance Française of Chicago and of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
March 19th: Kids programming during a book fair at the Alliance Française de Chicago. A bilingual reading of “The Hockey Sweater” by Roch Carrier, an arts and crafts section to create your very own hockey sweater out of paper, street hockey, and a sugar shack will be outside.
March 20th: Online artistic workshop moderated by Tania Baladi, author of “Les ratés.” Done in collaboration with the Caribou à lunettes. For children ages 6 to 11. Event in French.
For all questions, please contact Martin Dionne or Evan Pelke.
Vive la Francophonie!