and Francophiles of British Columbia contribute greatly to the Province’s
social and economic fabric in all sectors, and the Francodôme is an opportunity
to experience and celebrate the francophone community’s artistic and cultural
excellence,” van Dongen said. “We have worked closely with the francophone
community to bring the Francodôme to
The Francodôme is a partnership between the
“BC150 builds collective pride in the contributions that British Columbians and their ancestors have made in shaping the province, and instils a sense of identity and optimism for a positive and progressive future,” said Tourism, Sport and the Arts Minister Stan Hagen. “Bringing the Francodôme to B.C. is an opportunity to showcase the artistry and culture of our province’s francophone community and celebrate with francophones across the country.”
part of the opening ceremonies, a plaque was presented by Moussa Magassa,
“We are participating in a memorable
celebration this year: recognizing the contributions of francophones to the
diversity and prosperity of communities across
performance space includes a variety of live cultural and artistic performances
and francophone programs from across the country and performances by B.C.
francophone artists. The Francodôme will be set up in front of the
Intergovernmental Relations Secretariat
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