while waiting to travel, here are six tracks to offer a canadian atmosphere during the upcoming long weekends.
today, both sides of the Atlantic, there are those who are in the "free zone", déconfinés, allowed to go (almost) where they want, when they want, and those who are still confined and have not yet had the chance to be able to change the scenery...
In Quebec, Montreal did not foresee the end of the health crisis, while in the rest of the province, the progressive reopening of national parks, from the may 20, allows the inhabitants of the regions to imagine that very soon embark in a canoe, fishing on a lake or a walk in the forest. In the rest of Canada, Ontario and British Columbia are beginning to loosen the constraints. In British Columbia, several provincial parks have re-opened this week in anticipation of the long weekend of victoria day - Monday may 18 is a holiday in Canada to celebrate the memory of Queen Victoria.
After these weeks of house arrest, and the approach of beautiful days, we all dream of a big bowl of air. To make wait those of us who cannot yet afford this salutary breath of fresh air, I offer you six breaths, drawn from the sources of canadian culture. Six atmospheres, with a choice of :Your support is essential. Subscribe for $ 1 support Us
With this great documentary about the writer Margaret Atwood, Peggy for an intimate, who, at 80 years of age, has published sixty books, including The Handmaid's tale (1985), the origin of its international fame. We meet an old lady full of humor, a personality fundamentally irreverent, who has never been afraid of words, those it has written, such as those she said. An author, poet, nourished by a love of nature which has seen it grow and sharpened observation of his fellow men. Available on Arte TV until June 15, 2020.
With a choreographer and talented Crystal Pite, a native of British Columbia, formed in particular at the Ballet Frankfurt of William Forsythe. At the head of his own company for almost twenty years, she has created Body and Soul in the fall of 2019, for the Ballet of the Opera national de Paris. A dance that is at once powerful and moving range by 40 artists at the top of their practice. Available until October 10, 2020 on France TV.
With this podcast taking, Signal, night, posted each Friday for a beacon of the old Aylmer in western Quebec, to give voice to playwrights, authors, actors and actress private scene because of the confinement. The opportunity to hear great voices, great texts, from the culture in quebec and canada, in an intimate atmosphere. Perfect for insomniacs or simply lovers of our language.
With the podcast Canad'Air, launched just before the containment by the canadian cultural Centre in Paris, and led by Mary's Cousin : the conversation with Christian Guay-Poliquin, author of the Weight of the snow (Ed. the Observatory, 2018) is particularly successful. It allows, among other things, to understand what is happening in the winter in the canadian culture. We looked forward to the coming episodes.
With this walk on the island of Montreal in the company of Geneviève Archambault, a native of quebec metropolis, which takes us to discover its neighborhood favorite, and its address is secret, like that of the glacier that imagined the duo of blueberry and honey, the colors of the Quebec flag. Where you will also hear about the famous fée du Mile End...
With My quebec cinema in France, a brand new site that allows you to explore the diversity of québec's production, through film clips, interviews with filmmakers, and even virtual events like this "drink families", may 17, at 18 hours around the film "Young Juliet", pretty portrait of a teenage rebel, in the presence of the director and the main actress.
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what almost forget that our horizon is singularly narrowed in recent weeks. Breathe in, breathe out, take a break !