Activities / OrganizationsSupport Agencies and What They Offer
Cultural Activities / Organizations
ACCENT provides French immersion and francophone schools with a selection of recreational, cultural, and educational activities available in French for groups of students.
Alliance Française is an international non-profit organization founded in Paris in 1883 by intellectuals who wanted to spread the French language and culture around the world. The Alliance Française of Calgary and the Alliance Française d’Edmonton offer many French courses and organize events for both children and adults.
Ciné-Club of Edmonton
The Ciné-Club of Edmonton presents one French film on a monthly basis from October to May.
The Cinémagine Society is a non-for-profit organization responsible for promoting French films to Francophones and Francophiles of Alberta.
The Francalta Web site is an on-line calendar of French cultural activities taking place in various localities in Alberta.
La Girandole is committed to promoting the francophone culture through dance and folklore. It offers a wide variety of dance classes and training programs year round.
Le Regroupement artistique francophone de l’Alberta (RAFA)
The RAFA is recognized by the Government of Alberta’s Foundation for the Arts as a Provincial Arts Services Organization and serves as an umbrella organization that provides services and financial assistance to Francophone arts associations, major artistic and cultural event, and individual artists (includes all art mediums such as visual, musical, theatrical, etc. It prepares a yearly French performing arts directory.
La Société francophone des arts visuels de l’Alberta
La Société francophone des arts visuels de l’Alberta endeavours to promote the importance of visual arts through demos, workshops, exhibitions and touring and to encourage the creativity of Francophone artists and artisans of Alberta.
L’Unithéâtre presents five French plays on an annual basis at the theater of La Cité francophone in Edmonton. Many of the presentations have English surtitles.