TURN ART INTO GOLD
Register at http://jeuxfranco.conseildesarts.ca/en.aspx
The Canada Council for the Arts is extending the deadline for registration to the cultural competitions at the Jeux de la Francophonie 2013. You could be selected to be part of the team that will represent Canada at the 2013 games in Nice, France.
Eligible candidates: Canadian artists aged 18-35
Deadline: September 7, 2012
Disciplines: song, original dance, painting, sculpture-installation, photography, literature (short story), storytelling, hip-hop (dance), giant puppets, juggling, environmental creation and digital creation (VJing). If you‚re over 35, please share this invitation with all the young artists you know.
Submit your application and make yourself known to the national experts who will be part of the juries. The games open doors to the international cultural scene. The games offer workshops for artists from all over the world. The 2013 games are taking place in France, an important cultural market. Let yourself be convinced by reading the blog <http://trk.cp20.com/Tracking/t.c?Txa2-Wz48-1EgjMv3> posts of story-teller Fred Pellerin, singer Louis-Jean Cormier (Karkwa), visual artist Geneviève Ruest, author Stéphanie Fillion, or watch our cultural training video <http://trk.cp20.com/Tracking/t.c?Txa2-Wz49-1EgjMv4> produced with Corpus. The upcoming seventh edition of the Jeux will attract more than 3,000 talented young artists and athletes from 75 of the member or observer countries or governments that belong to la Francophonie.
For more information, please contact: Andrée Laurier, Program Officer
2013 Jeux de la Francophonie
Canada Council for the Arts
1-800-263-5588 or 613-566-4414, ext. 4132
The Department of Canadian Heritage is responsible for preparing and overseeing the Team Canada members who will be taking part in the VII th Jeux de la Francophonie in Nice.