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The FrancoFête at home, in nature, on internet and on the radio

The FrancoFête 2020

We will celebrate the diversity of the Francophonie @ at home, in nature, on internet and on radio.
Between Saturday, June 20 and Saturday, June 27, the AFKO invites you to a unique experience!
The current situation does not allow us to physically gather in large numbers but that will not prevent us from celebrating!

ON THE PROGRAM

Make a choice among the activities:

Cooking challenge: « Make your bread! »
Photo challenge: « Show me your favorite expression »
Nature walk to find a treasure
Online QUIZ
Celebration of Saint- Jean Baptiste
Shauit in concert

 

COOKING CHALLENGE:«Make your bread!»

Try to win a prize of participation worth $200!

1/ Bake your own bread (bread, baguette, sourdough buns…whatever you want)

2/ Take it in picture

3/ Post the picture on Facebook or Instagram with the keyword #francofetekootenays
or
send the picture to coordination@afko.ca

Prizes to be won

(Draw among the people who send the picture between Saturday June 20 and Saturday June 27, noon. Draw on Saturday June 27 at 3 p.m.)

Trail, Castlegar and Rossland

You have a chance to win $ 50 for Hooper’s bakery in Rossland!

Rossland

You have a chance to win $ 50 for La Baguette in Revelstoke!

North Shore of Kootenay Lake

You have a chance to win $ 50 for Au Soleil Levant  bakery in Nelson!

Nelson

You have a chance to win $ 50 for Au Soleil Levant  bakery in Nelson!

PHOTO CHALLENGE: "SHOW ME YOUR FAVORITE EXPRESSION"

Enter for a chance to win prizes of participation worth
$ 150.
(Draw among the people who send the photo between Saturday June 20 and Saturday June 27, noon. Draw on Saturday June 27 at 3 p.m.)

1/  Choose your favorite French expression

2/ Take it in picture
Idea: write it on the ground with chalk or on a wall or on a piece of paper. Put yourself on stage with or not, as you like!

3/Post the picture on Facebook or Instagram with the keyword #francofetekootenays
or send the picture to coordination@afko.ca

Prizes to be won​

1st prize
A gift basket worth $ 100 made up of products from French-speaking artisans in your city.

2d prize
A gift basket worth $ 50 made up of products from French-speaking artisans in your city

3d prize
 2L of Maple syrup

A WALK IN NATURE

ONLINE QUIZ (in french)

Enter for a chance to win $ 50 in gift vouchers for your city’s grocery store

Test your knowledge and compete against other participants! We’ll ask you questions on Francophonie themes (geography, celebrities, history, news from the West Kootenays and grammar!)

1/ Visit: kahoot.it
Game PIN01881821

2/ Answer the 15 questions as quickly as possible!

3/ On Saturday, June 27 at 3pm, we will know the winner.

CELEBRATION OF SAINT-JEAN BAPTISTE - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24

On Wednesday, June 24, listen to a special radio program « Fête de la Saint Jean-Baptiste ».  Discover popular songs across French-Canadian communities.

The radio program broadcast on Kootenay Co-op Radio will also be live on www.kootenaycoopradio.com as well as available in podcast later on.

The show will be hosted by DJ Lyne !

From 8m to 10pm

SHAUIT LIVE ON AIR - SATURDAY, JUNE 27

Originally from Maliotenam in northeastern Quebec, the singer-songwriter Shauit sings in Innu, his native language, as well as in French and English. Merging traditional Innu music with folk and reggae, he offers honest, engaging songs, filled with emotion and personal experience.

Live Show:
Saturday, June 27 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Kootenay Co-op Radio and on www.kootenaycoopradio.com

FREE

TO LISTEN THE SHOW ON AIR:
Nelson – 93.5 FM
Crawford Bay & Kaslo– 96.5 FM
New Denver & Silverton– 107.5 FM
Lower Slocan Valley – 101.5 FM

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