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QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 21, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Today marks the launch of the
4th annual @nime ta francophonie contest, intended for all teachers and professors wishing to set up a
French-language educational project in their classrooms via production
of a french video.
Through its selected theme, Faites-nous découvrir une autre communauté francophone dans les
Amériques [Help us discover another francophone community in the
Americas], the Centre de la francophonie des Amériques seeks to put students at
all levels - primary, secondary, college and university - in touch with
francophone cultures outside of their own region, among the 33 million
francophones and francophiles living in the Americas.
Participants will be given three minutes to win over the judging panel
by showcasing the distinctive features, heritage, identity, accents,
artists or craftspeople of their chosen community... Now that's a
Each winning project will be awarded C$3,000, to be used for purchasing
French-language teaching materials. The contest, which ends December
10, 2012, is open to all teachers and professors associated with a
French-language educational institution, an FSL (French as a second
language) program, an immersion school or a recognized organization*
within the Americas. The winners' names will be announced in January
For more information about the contest, visit:
*The term "recognized organization" signifies any organization that
offers courses in French and can supply proof of its legal status.
About the Centre
The mission of the Centre de la francophonie des Amériques is to promote
and connect the 33 million francophones and francophiles who live in
the Americas - an essential resource for spotlighting French within the
Americas' context of cultural diversity.
The Centre receives financial support from the Quebec government's Secrétariat aux
affaires intergouvernementales canadiennes.
For additional information about the Centre's activities, visit:
SOURCE: CENTRE DE LA FRANCOPHONIE DES AMÉRIQUES
For further information:
Centre de la francophonie des Amériques