MONTREAL, March 7, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of the Signature Canada 150 project entitled "Dictée P.G.L. 150: Travelling through History", Dictée P.G.L. and the Ligue Nationale d'Improvisation (LNI) will be travelling the country in May 2017.
Comedians from the LNI will be hosting improv workshops for high school students and matches in VIA Rail Canada stations (or nearby) to celebrate Canada's history and Francophonie in a very special way. Click here to see the complete program: bit.ly/2mBqOY7
Don't miss this opportunity to meet comedians Jean-François Aubé, Jean-Philippe Durand, Brigitte Soucy, Amélie Geoffroy, Simon Rousseau and Nicolas Pinson at stops departing from Vancouver. For the Halifax departure, the audiences will be able to enjoy the artistry of LeLouis Courchesne, Johanne Lapierre, Frédéric Barbusci, Diane Lefrançois, Christian Brisson-Dargis and François-Étienne Paré. The two teams will meet up in Ottawa-Gatineau on May 26 for a big show at the Canadian Museum of History (free tickets available on the Museum's site starting in April).
The project has been made possible with support from the Government of Canada, VIA Rail Canada, Théâtre de la LNI, the Alliance des radios communautaires du Canada, MAtv, Canal Savoir, Francolab and the Canadian Museum of History. The Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie would also like to thank the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Alliance Française in Toronto and Vancouver, and École de technologie supérieure supporting the cross-Canada tour.
ABOUT THE FONDATION PAUL GÉRIN-LAJOIE AND LA DICTÉE P.G.L.
Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2017. It is active in Canada and internationally, promoting its mission of Education for All! In Canada, it is undoubtedly best known for La Dictée P.G.L., an educational initiative that was introduced in 1991.
SOURCE Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie
For further information: Caroline Cantin, Project Manager, La Dictée P.G.L. for Canada 150, [email protected], 514-288-3888, ext. 240