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“Peace by Chocolate” in Theaters Near You

Over 10 years ago, following civil unrest in Syria, the Hadhad family was forced to flee their home rebuild their life in a country that had never visited. In 2012, the Hadhad family chocolate factory in Damascus, Syria was destroyed in a bombing. For nearly 30 years, this chocolate factory served as the family’s livelihood […]

May 24, 2022

Le mois de la Francophonie

March is Le mois de la Francophonie, a global celebration of the diversity and richness of the French language, culture, heritage. Throughout the month, we invite you to explore a variety of events and activities happening in-person and virtually across the United States. Atlanta Francophonie Festival March 1-31 Atlanta, GA (in-person and virtual) March is #Francophonie and the […]

March 10, 2022

Embracing the Cold: From Minnesota to Canada

In the Twin Cities of Minnesota, an innovative annual wintertime festival celebrates and reflects on aspects of winter and Northern culture. The Great Northern festival unites three legacy events –  the City of Lakes Loppet, the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, and the U.S. Pond Hockey Championships –  and produces original programming during a coordinated 10-day […]

January 27, 2022

Celebrating Creative Excellence: Canada’s Joni Mitchell and Lorne Michaels among those celebrated at Kennedy Center Honors

This year, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts held the 44th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington D.C. to once again celebrate those whose art and creativity have made significant contributions to the American cultural landscape. With a nod to the U.S. and Canada’s shared cultural fabric, two of the five Honorees […]

December 14, 2021

“Canada Corner” at the Dallas Public Library in Texas

In the midst of a pandemic, the Dallas Public Library forged ahead with the opening of a new branch library, writing a new chapter in the community with a contribution from Canada. Located in Vickery Meadow, once an unincorporated town centered on a rural feed store for livestock and now the most densely populated neighborhood […]

July 9, 2021

CANADA DAY ACROSS AMERICA – EVENTS CALENDAR

NOTE – ALL EVENTS ARE VIRTUAL UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED Canada Day Virtual Wine Tasting June 30 from 5-630 pm PST| San Francisco, United States | Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco Join the Digital Moose Lounge and Kascadia Wine Merchants for an exclusive wine tasting experience for Canada Day! This year they are mixing […]

June 30, 2021

Meryl McMaster: As Immense as the Sky

To honour National Indigenous Peoples’ Day, the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC is proud to present: As Immense as the Sky, a virtual gallery of work by Meryl McMaster. The exhibition was originally developed and unveiled in early 2020 in the Canada Gallery at the High Commission of Canada in London, before the Covid-19 global pandemic forced its closure and modification to an online show.

June 21, 2021

Connecting Perspectives: Art Beyond Borders

The Social Distancing Festival (SDF) and Canada’s diplomatic missions in the United States are proud to announce a new online digital exhibition of 13 cross-disciplinary artworks, entitled Connecting Perspectives: A Cross-Border Art Initiative. This unique virtual exhibit showcases the work of 26 visual artists, choreographers, dancers, composers, musicians, poets and spoken word artists from across […]

June 4, 2021

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