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Storytelling, Music, and Poetry night

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Evening of storytelling, music, and poetry in collaboration with the Department of French and Francophone Studies, we are pleased to welcome the poet, storyteller, and novelist Marie-Célie Agnant for a reading of her poems and stories. This evening will also be enhanced by the musical performance of the jazz musician Noedy HD. This evening will also be enhanced by the musical performance of the jazz musician Noedy HD. And enjoy an exotic buffet of Caribbean delights prepared by Caribbean Village Cafe before the show! ⚜️ Dive into an evening where culture unfolds in a thousand splendors, reserve your seat now. 📢Special Franco-Friend Discovery Offer: Are you a member of the SFV? Take advantage of our exclusive offer for the Day of La Francophonie and invite a non-member friend to benefit from the preferential rate reserved for members. This offer is only valid on the Day of La Francophonie. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to share the benefits of your membership with your loved ones!
  • Doors open at 5:30 PM.
  • Caribbean Buffet from 6 PM to 7 PM
  • Evening of storytelling, music, poetry, and jazz from 7 PM to 9:30 PM

Bio: Born in Haiti, Marie-Célie Agnant has lived in Montreal for 29 years. Initially a teacher, then a translator and interpreter, she has participated in several university research projects. Her collection of short stories, Le Silence comme le sang, was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award of Canada. Femmes des terres brûlées, her third poetry collection, earned her the 2017 Alain-Grandbois Prize from the Academy of Letters of Quebec. Noedy Hechavarria Duharte, originally from Santiago de Cuba, settled in Victoria in 2014. Since then, he has established himself as a unique and original jazz musician on the West Coast. Noedy had the opportunity to study with internationally renowned musicians, including pianists Danilo Pérez and Aruan Ortiz in New York, as well as saxophonists Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Frank Lozano, and Ralph Bowen.


March 20
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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La Société francophone de Victoria
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La Société francophone de Victoria
2-1218 Langley St
Victoria, BC V8W1W2 Canada
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