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EVENT DETAILS

Date

Tuesday, November 9, 2021.


Where

Online


Description

The 2021 edition of Halifax’s French for the Future forum will be held completely virtually on November 9th, 2021. We are expecting more than 300 students in the 7th and 8th grades from across Nova Scotia.

During this day of activities completely in French, students will be able to attend a virtual performance of a francophone artist, a guest speaker, in addition to participating in stimulating and interactive virtual workshops. These workshops will also allow them to discuss with professionals working in French in various fields, who will share the importance of being able to communicate in French.

Through these fun activities, participants will bond with young people from the other linguistic community and will be able to discover an overview of the Francophone and Acadian culture of Nova Scotia.

This memorable day will demonstrate to students that French is not just a school subject, but is also a vibrant culture that offers plenty of possibilities. This one-of-a-kind day is an event not to be missed. Register now!


Schedule

TimeActivityPlatformMax. number of participants
9-9:40AMOpening ceremony and Guest Speaker Mathieu GingrasYouTube
9:50-10:50AMWorkshop 1MS Teams20-30
11AM-12PMWorkshop 2MS Teams20-30
12-12:45PMLunch
12:45-13:30PMCultural Activity and Closing CeremonyMS Teams
TBDGroup Workshop with the Senate of CanadaMS Teams20-30

Halifax Local Forum Coordinators

For any questions about the Halifax Local Forum or to register, please contact the coordinators at: mbourgeois@francais-avenir.org (Maxime) or projets@synergiefr.ca (Samuel).

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SPECIAL GUESTS

MATHIEU GINGRAS

Originally from Quebec, Mathieu Gingras obtained his undergraduate degree in history/geography from l’Université de Moncton. Passionate about the richness of cultures in Canada, he did his master’s degree in public administration at the same university and became its Director of Student Development and Recruitment.

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THÉÂTRE DES ASSIMILÉS

TBD

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SPONSORS

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