Québec Government Office in Boston

In March, New-England speaks French!

On the occasion of the Francophonie Celebrations in New-England, the Québec Government Office has teamed up with its francophone partners to develop a rich cultural program. Throughout the month of March, we invite you to participate in the events and meet those who take pride in promoting francophone cultures and the French language.
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Take a look at the program in your area!
The Québec Government Office and its partners are proud to introduce the program of the
2016 Month of La Francophonie!
March 16
Franco-American Day, State House, Augusta
March 17
New Hampshire
Until February 29
March 10
March 18
Governor proclamation, State House, Concord


Rhode Island
March 5
March 12
Francofête, Providence
Ciné-Québec, Woonsocket
March 20
Bonjour Printemps, Woonsocket
March 23
Franchophonie Flag Ceremony, State House, Providence
March 20
March 23
Mars 30


Boston Celtics Franco Night
February 29 | 7:30 p.m. | TD Garden | special $20

Let's kick off Month of La Francophonie at the Celtics Franco Night next Monday. Join the hundreds of French speakers and friends who already got their tickets! Come see the French player Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz play versus Canadian Kelly Olynyk of the Boston Celtics.

Get your ticket and wear the colors of your country!


Francophone Film Festival
Coolidge Corner Theater | $9

Québec, France, Switzerland and the Rhode Island International Film Festival are teaming up for the Francophone Film Festival! Under the theme of adventure and self-surpassing, the films will be presented Thursdays this March.

March 3 | ticket
Le Grand Voyage (Switzerland)
Short film : Monstre (Belgium)
March 17 | ticket
Les Conquérants (France)
Short film : Un Seul Corps (France)
March 24 | ticket
Le Rang du Lion (Québec / Canada)
Short film: Everything Will Be Alright (Canada)
March 31 | ticket
Louis Cyr (Quebec / Canada)
Short film: Dogs Don’t Breed Cats (Québec / Canada)
Talk the Walk - A conversation with Swiss explorer Sarah Marquis 
March 1 | 5:45 p.m.| Cambridge Public Library | free
Sarah Marquis, the Swiss adventurer and writer, was nominated as Adventurer of the Year by National Geographic in 2014. She walked solo 10,000 miles from Siberia to Australia. Come and meet her!
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal
March 16 | 8 p.m. | Symphony Hall | from 25$ 
For one night only, prizewinning artist and piano sensation Daniil Trifonov will be the soloist accompanying the Orchestra.
Schools Francophonie Celebration
April 1 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. | Providence | free
More than 2'000 students will gather for the largest gathering of French-language students ever held in New-England! A Percussion show, songs, dance, treats, surprises and more! Organized by the Consulate General of France with the Québec Government Office and other partners. 
To register your school, see the document.

Québec hip-hop star, Webster on tour in New-England schools

Québec Webster will be on tour in schools, colleges and universities in New-England to offer writing workshops and musical performances.

The francophonie is a living and dynamic language community !

Shared by 274 million speakers present on 5 continents, from Africa to America, French is the second most taught language after English. French, a rich, international language!