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Strengthening the historic bonds of friendship – the IADB holds Cultural Meeting of the Americas

On April 15, the Inter-American Defense Board (IADB) held its annual “Encuentro Cultural de las Americas / Cultural Meeting of the Americas” at La Casa del Soldado, or “the Soldier’s House” in Washington D.C. Each year the event builds a rich program to celebrate and promote all cultural aspects of the IADB Member States, representing […]

May 1, 2023

Canada Shines at the Oscars

  With a total of eleven Academy Award nominations for Canadians in Film this year, there was much to celebrate Canada’s contributions, both on- and off-screen. Canada’s wide range of talent was showcased through the variety of nominations received, which included: Best Motion Picture of the Year; Best Actor in a Leading Role; Best Achievement […]

April 11, 2023

Meet the Canadians of New York

Canadians make significant contributions to life in New York in the arts, in business, in politics and beyond. Each one has a story: of why they came, what they’ve achieved, and how they’ve been shaped in turn by the energies of this restless, magnificent city. We’d like you to meet them. Full Playlist Have a […]

October 26, 2022

“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

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