Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Calgary Arts & Culture - Quebec de Carnival Fete

French language and culture are an integral part of Alberta's history and the very Fabric of our nation. In honour of this central part of our great province,  the Historic Bow Valley Ranche Presents the 1st Annual Kick Off to Quebec Carnival Fete.

Join us for our tribute to the 60th Anniversary of the twinning of Calgary and Quebec City as sister cities. The Ranche at Fish Creek Restoration Society Historical BVR 1873 and Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant present an evening of festivities at Fish Creek Provincial Park that include:

5:30 pm Opening Ceremonies

  • Unveiling of hallmark ice sculpture
  • Presentation of the keys to the city by the City of Calgary to Bonhomme's twin
  • Franco-fun!

6:30 pm Reception inside the Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

  • Cocktails
  • Le Chateau Fashion Show
  • Musical Performances by Quebec fan favourite Shari Chaskin, Quebec-based duo Folklofolie and Calgary's own Dusty Saddle Gang
  • Dinner Reception (7pm) with special French-Canadian reception menu by Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant Chefs Jenny Kang and Daryl Kerr showcasing Quebec's culinary heritage.

The gift of the French language and culture is yours for the taking and to give to your children. It's never too late to start. If French is not your mother tongue and you would like to know more, check out Canadian Parents for French Alberta at www.cpfalta.ab.ca and tap into the wealth of resources for you and your children.You can also connect with Justin Morrow, founding president of Canadian youth for French www.youthforfrench.ca  and motivational speaker.  his story will astound you!  The more visibility and support we can achieve together as ordinary everyday Canadians for French everywhere across the country, the more we will all benefit from a strong, prosperous and welcoming Canada.

To purchase ticket to this wonderful cultural event CLICK HERE.  Hope to see you there! 

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