The 2012 Franco-Fête
September 28 & 29, 2012
Minneapolis, St. Paul
The 2012 Franco Fête celebrates French heritage with a unique blend of cultural and academic events, including, music, dancing and food. For 35 years Dr. Virgil Benoit, professor, of French at the University of North Dakota and a lifelong member of the Red Lake Falls, MN community has organized this event. This is the first time the Fête is being held in the Twin Cities.
In addition to the festival the Institute for Global Studies and the European Studies Consortium will sponsor professional development for K-16 educators at DeLaSalle High School on September 29. A limited number of $25 scholarships are available. Scholarship recipients must agree to attend 2 educator breakout sessions on Saturday, September 29, 2012.
CEU's and resources will be available to participating educators.
To register and apply for the scholarship please click here.
The Franco Fête is open to the public. For information about the events, costs and directions please visit the 2012 Franco- Fête website.
Sponsored by the Institute for Global Studies (U of MN), the European Studies Consortium (U of MN) and the University of North Dakota.