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Folquébec harvest showcase at OCFF 2009


Eight Folquébec artists will perform in the showcase at the OCFF annual conference in Ottawa from October 15-18, 2009. The conference welcomes Canadian and international presenters. In addition to the showcase, Folquébec has produced and will distribute a CD compilation entitled « Récolte » (harvest) featuring cuts from Bette + Wallet, Bon Débarras, Zøgma, Galant tu perds […]

Call for artists : OCFF 2008

Call for artists for the Folquébec Showcase at the annual conference of the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals. Folquébec will present a showcase on Friday, October 24, from 11:30 pm to 2:00 am in a suite at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Ottawa, Ontario, during the next OCFF (Ontario Council of Folk Festivals) conference, October 23-26, […]

Showcase artists at OCFF 2008

Folquébec congratulates the following artists who were selected by the jury for a performance in the Folquébec Showcase at the annual conference of the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals in Ottawa from October 23-26, 2008. The Showcase takes place on Friday, October 24, in the Crowne Plaza hotel from 11:30 pm to 2:00 am. Complete […]

Folquebec dot com becomes dot org


Not-for-profit organization Folquébec has changed its domain name from to Visiting the old URL will redirect you to the new site. Please note that we’ve also got a new email address : Anybody who was previously signed up to our mailing and/or discussion list will receive a fresh « opt-in » email to confirm […]

Scotland : February 1, 2009

Olivier Demers, Simon Beaudry (Le Vent du Nord)

Sunday Last day : networking brunch with festival delegates to discuss discoveries, potential engagements and other interesting interactions. Evening : Yves Lambert and Le Bébert Orchestra, an absolutely amazing show! Video to come… Delicious Indian meal at new restaurant Qmin, 15 people, no reservation, great service; up next, jams and mini-concerts all night long at […]

Scotland : January 30, 31, 2009

Louise de Grosbois (EspaceTrad) devant le stand Folquébec/EspaceTrad

Friday Rush, rush to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to set up our stand for 10 am opening of the Exhibit Hall. The way to the Concert Hall is uphill followed by steep stairways, so we’ve redubbed Showcase Scotland « Staircase Scotland » (thanks to Sarah for the inspiration)! The team hustled to get banners and promo […]

Spotlight Québec at Celtic Connections, Glasgow

Membres de l'équipe Folquébec

28 January – 1 February, Celtic Connections/Showcase Scotland The showcase artists – Galant Tu Perds Ton Temps, Yves Lambert + le Bébert Orchestra, Les Chauffeurs à Pieds, Genticorum, La Bottine Souriante, Le Vent du Nord – plus the Folquébec and SPDTQ team will cross the Pond to promote Québec trad artists at Scotland’s Celtic Connections […]

Canadian Folk Music Awards 2008 winners

Congratulations to Québec artists who walked away with four 2008 Canadian Folk Music Awards! Genticorum for Album of the Year- Trad (La Bibournoise); Yves Lambert et Le Bébert Orchestra for Ensemble of the Year (Le Monde à Lambert); Michael Jerome Browne for Solo Artist of the Year (Double); and Mathieu Dandurand, Producer of the Year […]

Folquébec, CINARS, Canada Council at Womex 09


The annual WOMEX 09 trade fair takes place in Copenhagen, Denmark, from October 29 to November 1. This year, the Canada Council for the Arts is co-organizing a collective trade fair booth in partnership with Folquébec and CINARS to profile Canadians participating in this important event. WOMEX, an international professional market of world music, brings together […]

Scotland : January 28 and 29, 2009

Showcase Scotland accueil

Wednesday It was smooth flying for the first group of Spotlight Québécois heading to Showcase Scotland on KLM Montréal to Amsterdam, including an onboard concert (at the request of the crew) by members of La Bottine Souriante during the flight from Amsterdam to Glasgow (watch it here on YouTube : ). 22 of us […]


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