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BC’s only french community radio station hosts 4th benefit event “Let’s French!”


CILS FM, the only French community radio in British Columbia located in Victoria will be hosting its 4th annual benefit event “Let’s French!” 

This event, colourful and rich with activities, will include local Francophone artists (musicians, Slam poets and dance), food and drinks (additional cost), and activities for all! It will be followed by a concert by Francophone singer Myriam Parent with the band Combustion Lente, as well as the launch of her most recent album at the Gérald and Henriette Moreau Hall.

The evening’s first half will feature Francophone artists (musicians and Slam poets). Food stalls and bars will offer some thematic food and drinks. A children’s corner workshop will be animated during the whole event, to support an inter-generational gathering and make everyone happy! Some activities will be organised all the evening.

In the second part of the evening, the audience will enjoy the talented singer, Myriam Parent, with the band Combustion Lente.

When: Friday, May 6th, 2016 starting at 6pm
Where: Victor-Brodeur School
Cost:  Pre-sale Admission Ticket (until May 5, 2016) : $15 + fees ($1.51)
Admission ticket at the door (May 6th starting at 6 p.m.): $20

“A community radio is an essential tool for any community that wishes to flourish. Here in the Greater Victoria, it helps the Francophonie to reverberate. For our Francophile friends it acts as an incentive to develop this cultural wealth that speaking another language is. Our radio unites us in a common goal of communication and entertainment, but also offers us a way to get to know each other, recognize one another and contribute to the development of a vibrant community of Francophones and Francophiles,” says CILS’s President Yolaine Petitclerc-Evans.


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