Government of New Brunswick

Overview

ATTENTION : Call for artists extended to May 27th. Contact Rebekah Chassé at 506-543-5372 or rebekah.chasse@gnb.ca for additional information.

The Games of La Francophonie, the only major international games to present both cultural and sporting competitions, offer a unique opportunity to spotlight the wide reach and originality of the French culture, at the same time as the athletic capacities of French-speaking countries around the world.

The Games have enabled thousands of artists from the 80 member states and governments of La Francophonie to perform on the international stage.

The next Games will be held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, July 21-30, 2017.

Eligibility

If you are an artist in one of the following disciplines: song, storytelling, painting, dance, literature (short story), photography, sculpture or digital creation and a New Brunswick resident age 18 to 35, you could be selected by a provincial jury and an international jury to be part of New Brunswick’s cultural team.

Description

As the body responsible for New Brunswick’s cultural file for the Games of La Francophonie, the Arts and Cultural Industries Branch manages all aspects of the cultural competitions, including the selection of artists, the jury process, as well as supervision of the artists at the Games.

Level of Funding:
The program offers an amount of up to $10,000 for song and dance and up to $2,500 for the other disciplines.

Submission of applications:
Deadline for applications is May 15, 2016.
ATTENTION : Call for artists extended to May 27th. Contact Rebekah Chassé at 506-543-5372 or rebekah.chasse@gnb.ca for additional information.

*Please refer to the cultural competitions guidelines and application forms which contain important information on the criteria and conditions of this initiative.

Contact Information Email Location
Fredericton