cultural Recommendations 

by Loreleï

You want to stay tuned on French-speaking cultures and French language?
Then try the cultural suggestions below for the week of June 16th to 22nd. This week is full of special events: 
Awareness for Autochtones cultures, June 18th Call of Charles de Gaulle, Make music!

NEWS - History

« L'appel du 18 Juin 1940 »

Learn more about the call of Charles de Gaulle on that day during World War 2, what it stands for and its importance for France! 


NEWS - Autochtones cultures

« A Calgary, une semaine virtuelle de sensibilisation aux cultures autochtones »

Discover what is going on in Calgary online for this special week, raising awareness on Autochtones cultures. 


LISTEN - Podcasts

« Quand explorer rime avec s'approprier »

Think about the way European history has shaped our world, especially since the 'Great discoveries' of the 16th century, including the 'discovery of America' with this series of podcasts.


MOVIE - Documentary

L'appel du 18 juin 1940: pourquoi? comment?

 The explanation in a short video (4min) of the start of World War 2, the invasion of France and how Charles de Gaulle ended up being the chief of Free France.


MOVIES - Autochtones

Cinq films sur et par les Autochtones du Québec
Discover five movies realised by Autochtones and about Autochtones of Québec. Five documentaries about different aspects of their lives and cultures. 


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