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French Corner #3

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Le Grand Fromage / Lillie & Cohoe

Nelson, BC



Offered in English and French.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Le Grand Fromage and Lillie & Cohoe welcome you for a French experience.

Le Grand Fromage, cheese boutique

- Movie Projection: Amélie, French movie from Jean-Pierre Jeunet

- Free cheese tasting for the first 20 persons

- Outside: Be a part of the art show using the shadow puppetry installation. Use French words and pre-made patterns to tell a story.

Lillie & Cohoe, hats making boutique

- Follow the arrow track from Le Grand Fromage to Lillie & Cohoe Boutique

- Listen Catherine McGrath, accordion player

- Enjoy the Parisian photobooth using the hats from the boutique. Have a French experience in front of the Eiffel Tower!



Association des francophones des Kootenays Ouest

The Association des francophones des Kootenays Ouest (or AFKO, translated as the Francophone Association of West Kootenays) promotes French language and its cultures throughout the region. The Association gathers and represents francophones and francophiles from all regions of the West Kootenays through socio-cultural, educational and community activities.

The AFKO is a non-profit membership organisation which offers a variety of French language services, including a library, weekly radio shows, quarterly newsletters, summer day camps, a directory of French language services, French classes, assisted public access to computers and Wi-Fi, and an access to a printer/scanner/photocopier.