Rendez-vous de la Francophonie (photo:: NCRA)

Rendez-vous de la Francophonie

Monday March 19 19:00 - 19:30

hosted by: Various

Rendez-vous de la Francophonie is an annual celebration of Canada's membership in the Francophonie and promotes the French language and its numerous cultural expressions. It runs March 3-23 in 2016, in communities across Canada. Check out the project website at

La Francophonie is an international organization representing countries and regions where French is the first or customary language and/or where a significant proportion of the population are Francophones and/or where there is a notable affiliation with French culture. Canada is one of its 57 member states. A full list of all members and observers can be found here. The newly-appointed head of the organization is former Canadian Governor General Michaëlle Jean.

To help celebrate Rendez-vous de la Francophonie, National Campus and Community Radio Association member stations from across Canada are producing weekly documentaries to air on participating stations acroos the country. CJRU 1280AM is proud to be part of this project. 

This project is funded by La Fondation canadienne pour le dialogue des cultures and Canadian Heritage in partnership with the NCRA through the Community Radio Fund of Canada. For more information and to hear past episodes visit