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Rendez-vous de la Francophonie is an annual celebration of Canada's membership in the Francophonie and promotes the French language and its numerous cultural expressions. It runs March 6- 27 in communities across Canada. Check out the project website.
La Francophonie is an international organization representing countries and regions where French is the first or customary language and/or where a significant proportion of the population are Francophones and/or where there is a notable affiliation with French culture. Canada is one of its 57 member states. A full list of all members and observers can be found here. The head of the organization is former Canadian Governor General, MichaŽlle Jean.
To help celebrate the Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, earlier this year 21 NCRA member stations from across Canada produced a total of 22 incredible documentaries, capsules and information updates on local Francophone culture, highlight Rendez-vous de la Francophonie events, and the importance of bilingualism.
This show is currently being produced on a regular basis, and can be heard on the Peach City Radio stream at the following dates & times:
Mondays @ 1000h
Thursdays @ 1100h
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Episode 4 - The Journey to Canadian Bilingualism Posted: April 13, 2019 - 29 minutes - 67.2 Mb -
People have different paths to become bilingual in Canada... In this program we will hear from 4 different persons from the Okanagan-Similkameen, of their own Journey to become Bilingual, the Canadian version... We will hear from two adolescentís starting their Journey to Bilingualism, of where they started, where they are, to where they want to be in the future... We will also have a listen to two different stories, one of a young adult, the other, an adult in his Ď30s, with their own quite unique way of having gotten to become Bilingual...
This episode documentary was first aired during 2019 Rendez-Vous de la Francophonie on March 20, 2019
Episode 3 - French Education in the South Okanagan Posted: April 8, 2018 - 29 minutes - 67.2 Mb -
Peach City Radio programmer Pierre Davidson takes a look at the South Okanagan and its growing French Education program... First speaking with those involved with the Late French Immersion program in the town of Oliver, at Tuc-El-Nuit elementary school... He also talks with the principal of Entre-lacs, the French Education School in Penticton... We delve in the history up to the present situation of the French Education program in Penticton, in the South Okanagan, and British Columbia...
This episode documentary was first aired during 2018 Rendez-Vous de la Francophonie on March 20, 2018
Episode 2 - 23 juin, 23rd of June, 2016 - Oliver Pickers Appreciation Day Posted: May 22, 2017 - 29 minutes - 67.2 Mb -
23 Juin, 23rd of June, 2016, Oliver Pickers Appreciation Day, was produced by CFUZs very own Pierre Davidson. Pierre examines the Francophone migrant workers impact on the small farming town of Oliver BC, and how individuals from both communities came together to create an appreciation day for pickers.
This episode documentary was first aired during 2016-2017 Rendez-Vous de la Francophonie http://www.ncra.ca/news/2016-rendez-vous-de-la-francophonie
Episode 1 - Deep Down Inside Posted: May 22, 2017 - 29 minutes - 55.7 Mb -
"Deep Down Inside" is the story of two Francophones making their way into the Wild West Canada without speaking a word in English. Join the voyage and discover what is waiting for them!
*That documentary was first aired during 2016-2017 Rendez-Vous de la Francophonie