CALL FOR PROJECTS : RESULTS
Second call for projects March 1 - April 15, 2003
LIST OF PROJECTS SELECTED
to be honoured at the Festival
Interceltique de Lorient
(Dieppe, NB, Canada)
Applicant organization: Société Nationale de l'Acadie
Description: The Festival Interceltique de Lorient, established in 1971, is an annual gathering of performers from Celtic countries. Each year, the Festival honours a country or region. Wishing to mark Acadia’s 400th birthday and 400 years of French presence in America in a significant way, Festival Interceltique de Lorient organizers have offered to honour Acadia at the 2004 Festival.
of the guide entitled "Un
tour de France canadien"[a
Canadian tour of France]
Applicant organization: Société historique du Lac St.-Louis
Description: The guide entitled "Un tour de France canadien,” first published in 1979 (La Presse - Montreal), makes it possible for Canadians to travel throughout France and trace their ancestors and the key people and events connected with France-Canada relations from the 16th century through to the present day.
françaises et échanges canadiens,
XVIe-XVIIIe siècles [French
ceramics and Canadian exchange,
16th - 18th centuries]
Applicant organization: Anthropology Department, Université de Montréal
Description: This project, which involves a symposium and scientific publication, will enable French and Canadian archeologists to network, and will revive knowledge with regard to French ceramics found in Canada and this knowledge will be disseminated within the scientific community.
et innovation: expériences
acadiennes [adaptation and
innovation: Acadian experiments]
Applicant organization: Institut d'Études Acadiennes et Québecoises
Description: In 2004, on the occasion of Acadia’s 400th birthday, we propose a scientific look at the innovative experiments that the Acadians were able and even forced to develop in order to adapt while maintaining their distinctive way of life. This theme can cover all of the periods and places connected with the Acadian experience.
comparée des variétés de
français d'Amérique [comparative
grammar of varieties of
French in America] international
Applicant organization: Laboratoire de linguistique JE 2300, Université d'Avignon
Description: The laboratory has been involved in the "Grammaire
comparéé des variétés de français d'Amérique" program for two
years in partnership with German universities. It is hoped that
the convention will bring together some 30 European and Canadian
specialists on varieties of French in America—more specifically,
on the Acadian speech of Louisiana and Canada—who are currently
involved in research projects that include the morpho-syntactic
aspects. Some 50 participants are expected, 30 of whom will present
papers that will be broadcast over the Internet and distributed
by mail. The proceedings will be published and will help strengthen
the Canadian studies research network, integrate young PhD students
into these networks and create new links that will lead to dynamic
international projects. Click here to view the call for papers (in Fench only).
(Moncton, New Brunswick,
Applicant organization: Théâtre Capitol Theatre Inc.
Description: Dieppe-Dieppe is a multimedia dramatic work created over a three-year period with a view to bringing together members of the artistic communities of France and Canada to tour Dieppe, France.
et modernité, création du
lexique interculturel de
l'eau [water and modernity,
creation of an intercultural
water lexicon] (Paris,
Applicant organization: Cité des Sciences
Description: The aim of this project is to involve Canada in the creation of the first "Réseau d'éducation scientifique à vocation interculturelle, internationale et francophone” [science education network that is intercultural, international and Francophone]. This network is being initiated by several countries, including Canada and France, which promote and share their skills with the other countries involved, such as Lebanon, Morocco and Romania.
mission to France by two
representatives from the
de St-Jean (Newfoundland,
Applicant organization: Association francophone de St-Jean
Description: The purpose of this project is to develop wilderness expeditions, adventure racing and at the same time to showcase the rich historical and cultural heritage of the Avalon region. Initially, the mandate of the team travelling to Europe will be to complete the research and prepare agreements with the economic partners of Poitou, Saintonge, Basque Country and Brittany. The subsequent goal will be to ensure that the Avalon tourist circuit becomes an integral part of the celebrations that will get underway in 2004. This includes two components: adventure racing and dramatic performances.
nuits acadiennes [Acadian
Applicant organization: Croque Musique SARL Magic Blues
Description: The third Nuits acadiennes will take place in the Auditorium Saint-Germain-des-Prés. Currently being developed, the program will feature singing and musical performances on each of the three nights, beginning at 8:30 pm. The concerts will bring together big-name performers (Edith Butler, Marie-Jo Thério), “legendary” artists and/or groups for those familiar with traditional music (Barachois and Roland Gauvin of Les Méchants Maquereaux) and young new talents (Les muses, Fayo, Lyne Béliveau, etc.).
Perche au Canada, une histoire
personnelle [from Perche
to Canada: a personal history]
Applicant organization: Fenêtre Ouverte Productions, KINOPSIS, SARL
Description: Fenêtre Ouverte Productions would like to present "Du Perche au Canada, une histoire personnelle," a 52-minute documentary film reflecting the special relationship between France and Canada, as part of festivities to be organized in Quebec and France to mark the 400th anniversary of the founding of New France.
European tour (Moncton
Applicant organization: Choeur Neil-Michaud
Description: The Choeur Neil-Michaud was officially invited to participate in the inaugural ceremonies for the Juno Beach Centre in Courseulles-sur-Mer, on June 6, 2003, to commemorate the part Canadian soldiers played in liberating France.
un droit universel de l'abolition:
pour une initiative franco-canadienne
[towards universal abolition
legislation: for a France-Canada
Applicant organization: Ensemble contre la peine de mort [together against the death penalty]- ECPM
Description: ECPM is hoping to prepare a France-Canada initiative borne either by abolitionist associations and individuals from both countries, or by the Canadian and French governments, to revive the international policy of fighting the death penalty throughout the world.
biennale de la langue franççaise
[French language biennial]
Applicant organization: Biennale de la langue française
Description: A meeting of Canadian and French researchers will make possible an analysis of the scope and linguistic modernity of Champlain’s work. This event will take place at La Rochelle and Brouage. A synthesis of the work will quickly be made available in digital and print formats.