Games of La Francophonie, France, Nice, September 7 to 15, 2013
Artists Who Will Join Team Canada in Nice in 2013
Supernaturalz, Toronto (Ont.) - Street Performances (Hip Hop)
Samian, Montréal (Qc.) - Song
Stéphane Guertin, Ottawa (Ont.) - Storytelling
maribé - sors de ce corps, Montréal (Qc.) - Original Dance
Guillaume Corbeil, Montréal (Qc.) - Literature
Arthur Desmarteaux, Montréal (Qc.) - Painting
Jacquelyn Hébert, Winnipeg (Man.) - Sculpture-Installation
TiND, Montréal (Qc.) - Digital Creation (Video Jockey)
On March 18, 2013, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister for La Francophonie, announced on behalf of the Honourable James Moore, the name of the artists who were selected to be part of Team Canada at the VII Games of La Francophonie.
Canadian artists aged 18 to 35 wishing to compete at the next Games of La Francophonie had until mid-September 2012 to apply. Under the direction of the Canada Council for the Arts, peer juries of professional artists assessed the applications and shortlisted candidates based on excellence. The International Committee of the Games of La Francophonie was responsible for the final selection.