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05-12 Yukon Francophonie Day Celebrations
May 12th
May 15th
Whitehorse et Dawson
Since 2007, Yukon Francophonie Day -"Journée de la francophonie yukonnaise"- has been a unique opportunity to bring Yukoners together to discover and celebrate the territory's French-speaking community through inviting, convivial, activities.
Together with our partners, we are delighted to offer you these complimentary activities to mark the 11th anniversary of this special day.
Treasure hunt for children in Whitehorse
Friday, May 12, 4:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Starting point: Centre de la francophonie
Set off on an adventure, follow the clues and solve challenges to find your surprise!
Reception in Whitehorse*
Reception in Whitehorse*
Friday, May 12, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Old Fire Hall
Get swept away in the festive village atmosphere!
• Traditional and Cajun jazz quartet
• Kids' Zone
• Light snack
• Discovery of the new "Whitehorse with a French Touch" tourism tour
• Creative nomad flag workshop
Get-together in Dawson
Monday, May 15, noon
City Office (Front Street)
• Raising of the Franco-Yukon flag
• Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments
*Offered in collaboration with:
Thanks to:
Contact: Nathalie Lapointe,, 867 668-2663, ext 500
Merci au ministère du Tourisme et de la Culture du Yukon, à l’Aurore boréale et aux autres organismes et individus qui nous ont permis d’utiliser leurs photos.
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