French Canadian Folklore
English, French Immersion
Literary Arts, Music
Number of participants
French-Canadian Culture, North American History
All ages, Children ages 5 - 11, Children ages 12 - 18, Seniors, Junior Kindergarten, Senior Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
About this program
A rousing presentation of traditional French-Canadian music, dance and stories with an emphasis on the songs of the voyageurs featuring traditional rhythms from wooden spoons, feet and limberjacks (or jig dolls).
Respond to oral French text; describe the communities of early settles in Upper Canada and identify factors that helped them shape their settlements; demonstrate an awareness of the characteristics of musical forms and traditions of diverse times, places and communities; rhythms and structure of traditional music and dance.
One performance: 1 hour* $445 + HST
Two performances: same school in one half day $580 + HST
*Performances for Kindergarten participants are 45 minutes each.
Online: Video On Demand
One performance: 28 minutes video + 20 minute online meeting with the artist $270 + HST
Each additional meeting: $60 + HST
Maximum: 500 participants for the video, 60 participants for the meeting