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ALLÔ MAILLARDVILLE PODCAST

Allô Maillardville, Maillardville' monthly Francophone and francophile podcast

Listen to the Francophone and Francophile community of Coquitlam and its region vibrate through various interviews and capsules (nature, sports, cultural news, discoveries, gastronomy...). Every month, our intergenerational and multicultural team of volunteers gathers around the microphone to share with you new experiences and news in the region and its surroundings.

The main objective of this project is the realization of a community podcast that relies on the participation of our members involved in all stages, from conception to final broadcast.

The Société francophone de Maillardville thanks the Government of Canada (New Horizons for Seniors Program) and Radio Victoria for supporting this community project.

Episode Twenty-Four : Poetry, Food, History, Iranian Celebration & Black History Month, News of February 2024!

The new February episode of the podcast is now available.

In this episode, discover the news from the Francophone Society of Maillardville with Jean-Pierre.

Meet our new columnist Yannick Oho Bambé, who will share some poetry with you.

Then, Benoît shall present a culinary feature...(with Rokia Kone on Senegalese cuisine).

Alexandre shall then talk about the Black History Month.

Furthermore, discover the Iranian celebration (Chaharshanbe Suri) with Kasra.

Finally, stay with us till the end to learn more about the cultural activities of February with Marcos.

 

Enjoy Listening!

 

Directed by Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo. Coordinated by Jean-Pierre Charland. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi.

Episode Twenty-One : Food Waste, Hygge & Coziness, Remembrance Day, News of November 2023!

The new November episode of the podcast is now available.

In this episode, discover the news from the Francophone Society of Maillardville with Haleh.

Then, delve into Benoît’s tips for reducing food waste in your daily life.

Alexandre then shares his cultural recommendations for the month of November.

Kasra presents a feature on the concept of Hygge and comfort.

Finally, Alexandre talks about Remembrance Day.

 

Enjoy Listening!

Links in this episode:

https://www.hopscotchfestival.com/

https://vimff.org/

Directed by Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo. Coordinated by Haleh Imanpanah. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin & Haleh Imanpanah. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi.

Episode Twenty : Safety Tips for Halloween, Gastronomic Journey to Greece, News of October 2023!

You are listening to the October episode!

 

In this episode Kasra knows some Halloween safety tips and wants to share them with you.

Also Geneviève talks to you about World Food Day

and next

Benoît does a segment entirely dedicated to Greek cuisine

Finally

Alex & Marcos share  the news of October in Great Vancouver with you.

Links to check out:

The BOG Riverside Cranberry Farm

HOPCOTT Farm

28th Cranberry Festival

Vancouver International Film Festival

Directed by Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo. Edited by Haleh Imanpanah. Coordinated by Haleh Imanpanah. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi & musical interludes Zorba's Dance by Mikis Theodorakis

Episode nineteen : Back to school, Celebration of Maillardville and the activities for September 2023!

The September episode of Allô Maillardville is now available!

Discover the upcoming activities of the Société francophone de Maillardville with Haleh!

The exciting journey of a New School year by Kasra

Afterwards

Benoît has prepared an article about Vancouver Aquarium

Finally, Alex talks about the day of truth and reconciliation.

Links mentioned in this episode:

Scouts Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique

Book club

Vanvouver Aquarium

Email: info@lesechosdupacifique.info

To learn more:

Orange Shirt Day

Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agrement

Statement of apology to former students of Indian Residential Schools

Truth and Reconciliation Commision

National Center for Truth and Reconciliation

Directed by Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Haleh Imanpanah.  Edited by Alexandre Fraybin. Coordinate by Haleh Imanpanah. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi.

Episode seventeen: Jardinage, célébration des mamans et nouveau chroniqueur!

For the occasion, Valentine suggests celebrating Saint-Jean Baptiste Day on the 24th at Mariner Brewing.

Kasra gives you some great ideas for Father's Day.

Benoît presents the rise of delivery services and gives you his advice.

Last but not least, discover the cultural news of June with Marcos!

Directed by Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer.  Edited by Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Valentine Mer. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi.

Episode sixteen: Épisode 16 : Jardinage, célébration des mamans et nouveau chroniqueur!

 

L'épisode de mai célèbre le printemps!

Pour l'occasion, l'équipe est heureuse d'accueillir Juan, notre nouveau chroniqueur.

Le printemps est la meilleur saison pour se mettre au jardin, Kasra vous donnera ses bons conseils pour jardiner en ville.

Mai est le mois de la fête des mères, Geneviève vous suggère 10 idées pour célébrer votre maman (à utiliser toute l'année)

Enfin découvrez les actualités de la Société francophone avec Valentine et les actualités culturelles du mois de Mai avec Adam!

Directed by Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer.  Edited by Adam Doucette and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Valentine Mer. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi.

Episode fifteen: Live from the Festival du Bois 2023!

 

Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre and the Allô Maillardville team were at the Festival du Bois 2023 to give you the full festival experience in podcast format!

Listen to interviews with musicians, artisans, spectators and volunteers in our newest episode of Allô Maillardville - April 2023.

Directed by Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer.  Edited by Adam Doucette,  Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Valentine Mer. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi.

Episode fourteen: Francophonie Month, International Women's Day, and pré-Festival!

 

The March episode of Allô Maillardville is now available!

In this episode, Adam presents the 2023 pré-Festival du Bois programming.

Geneviève shows us 15 ways to celebrate International Women's Day.

Alex explains the origin of why we celebrate Francophonie Month every March.

Kasra presents a segment on positive thinking.

Finally, Marcos presents us with some upcoming cultural activities in March.

To learn more:

Alexis Normand - Assez French at Place des Arts

Movie Night: La Cordonnière with Visions Ouest Productions

The Artistic Happy Hour: Book presentation with Monique Polloni

SFU-BAFF Printemps de la francophonie

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer.  Edited by Adam Doucette,  Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Valentine Mer. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi.

Episode thirteen: Francophone Immigration, Mom Talk, Nowruz, and upcoming shows!

 

The February episode of Allô Maillardville is now available!

In this episode, Alex informs us on francophone immigration to Canada with immigration consultant Marion Ziller!

Geneviève talks about her new podcast « Mom Talk ».

The team prepares for the celebration of Nowruz with Kasra!

Marcos provides several upcoming francophone shows and activities.

Adam presents the Festival du Bois 2023 lineup.

Finally, Valentine announces the other Pré-Festival activities with the Société francophone de Maillardville.

To learn more:

Immigration services with Marion Ziller

Parent Talk podcast (English) and Mom Talk (bilingual)

Les parents parlent podcast (French)

Cultural activities with Marcos:

Festival du Bois 2023

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer.  Edited by Adam Doucette, Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Valentine Mer. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi.

Episode twelve: Mindfulness, mogul skiing, and francophone cultural activities!

This episode marks the one-year anniversary of Allô Maillardville.

In this episode, the team shares a « cheers » as Geneviève explains the story behind the carménère wine grape variety.

Afterwards, Alexandre interviews mindfulness instructor Laure Sabini and shares some mindfulness exercises.

Kasra teaches us the basics of mogul skiing.

Finally, Marcos and Valentine share some cultural activities with Société francophone de Maillardville and in Greater Vancouver.

Links mentioned in this episode:

Mindfulness programs with Laure Sabini

PuSh Festival

VIFF Programming

The Artistic Happy Hour

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer.  Edited by Adam Doucette, Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Valentine Mer. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras, and musical interludes by Kasra Tarighi.

Episode eleven: L’équipe d’Allô Maillardville célèbre Noël!

Kasra has prepared a quiz on the history of Santa Claus,

Geneviève gives you tips on how to make the most of the holiday season,

Benoît is here to present you a typical Canadian winter table!

Finally, Marcos takes you to Brazil to celebrate Christmas in a different way...

Finally the links of the activities proposed by Valentine:

Echos du Pacifique concert, December 10th in Coquitlam: https://lesechosdupacifique.info/en/concerts

Year-end celebration of the Société francophone de Maillardville: http://maillardville.com/2022/11/25/4497/

Some links to check out:

Vancouver Christmas Market: https://www.vancouverchristmasmarket.com/

Lumière: https://www.lumiereyvr.com/

Beyond King Tut : https://beyondkingtut.com/city/vancouver/

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer.  Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Valentine Mer. Music by Sound Gallery by Dmitry Taras et «la tourtière », chantée par le Chœur Virtuel de l’Acadie. (2020)

Episode ten: Whitecaps, CV, astuces écoresponsables et immersion dans un évènement de la SFM!

This month, Alexandre went to the WhiteCaps club to meet Cyril Latrous to discuss his job with the Vancouver soccer club.

Around the table, Kasra gives you eco-friendly tips,

Benoît helps you improve your resumes and stop making eliminatory mistakes.

Valentine brought you a clip of the atmosphere at Jeunes de Coeur Festival with the community's elders.

Finally Marcos has extracted the best news of the next months!

Some links to check out:

Vancouver Christmas Market: https://www.vancouverchristmasmarket.com/

Lumière: https://www.lumiereyvr.com/

Beyond King Tut : https://beyondkingtut.com/city/vancouver/

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music by Kasra Tarighi. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Valentine Mer.

Episode nine: Sentier transcanadien, positivité et citrouilles! – October 2022

Discover the amazing life of Léon Lebrun in Allô Maillardville, your French-language community podcast!

On the program:

  1. A section of the Trans Canada Trail has been dedicated to Leon Lebrun! Come and discover his fascinating life
  2. Kasra knows some secrets about how the brain works and wants to share them with you!
  3. Discover the cultural news of October

Links to check out:

Southlands Heritage Farm, Vancouver: https://southlandsfarm.pike13.com/pages/home

Pumpkin after Dark, Burnaby: https://pumpkinsafterdark.com/

Westham Island Herb Farm, Delta: https://westhamislandherb.ca/

Laity Pumpkin Patch, Maple Ridge: https://laitypumpkinpatch.com/

Second day of Festival Jeunes de Coeur (In French, on reservation by email or phone): https://maillardville.com/2022/09/12/jeunes-de-coeur-festival/

Ça jase à Maillardville (in French, on reservation): https://maillardville.com/2022/09/13/ca-jase-a-maillardville/

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music by Kasra Tarighi. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Valentine Mer.

Episode eight: C'est la rentrée à Maillardville – September 2022

 

Meet our team from Allô Maillardville, your French-language community podcast!

On the program:

  1. La Balade de Léon at Rocky Point, discover it otherwise 🐟
  2. Discover the Marcos' country on the occasion of Brazil's Independence Day.
  3. Go camping with Kasra in a breathtaking place almost an hour from Vancouver ☀️
  4. September's cultural news

Links to check out:

Vancouver International Film Festival: https://viff.org/

Preventing Extinction: Architecting the Accretocene : https://beatymuseum.ubc.ca

Fête de Maillardville: https://maillardville.com/2022/09/08/113eme-anniversaire-de-maillardville/?lang=fr

Jeunes de Coeur Festival: https://maillardville.com/2022/09/12/jeunes-de-coeur-festival/

 

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Clémence Dufresne, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music by Missy D, Klô Pelgag et Cœur de Pirate. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Clémence Dufresne.

Episode seven: Idées pour l'été – Juillet/Août 2022

Enjoy a glass of wine from CheckMate Winery with Océane Billotet, Wine Teacher.

Benoit introduces you to LGBTQ+ pride activities in the region.

Learn more about salmon at Leon's Second Balade de Léon.

Make a note of Kasra's best bike routes for your excursions.

Finally, find out the cultural news of the summer with Marcos!

Links to check out:

All Summer: Les rendez-vous Victoria, par la Société francophone de Victoria

July 21-24: Jazz & Arts Festival 2022, Fort Langley

July 22-24: Squamish Constellation Festival, Squamish

August 4-14: Vancouver Mural Festival

 

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Clémence Dufresne, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music by Missy D, Klô Pelgag et Cœur de Pirate. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Clémence Dufresne.

Episode Six: Harper Park, scoutisme et Costa Rica - June 2022

Meet Alain Pigeon, leader of the French speaking scouts in Maillardville , he shares his passion for scouting in French. 🔍

Take a walk with the team in Harper Park for the first Leon's Walk. Follow the guide! The trails will hold no secrets for you.

Afterwards, go even further with Alexandre in Costa Rica. 🌴

Finally, discover the cultural news of June with Marcos. 🎵

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Clémence Dufresne, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music by Missy D, Klô Pelgag et Cœur de Pirate. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Clémence Dufresne.

Episode Five: Gastronomic Journey Around the World - May 2022

MAI ALLÔ MAILLARDVILLE PODCAST SPECIAL GASTRONOMY!

For the return of the good weather, the team got together to share with you tasty delights from their regions of origin.

From Iran to Brazil, from France to British Columbia, there will be something for everyone!

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Clémence Dufresne, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music by Diable à 5, Ginalina and Alpha Yaya Diallo. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Clémence Dufresne.

Fourth episode : Festival du Bois : l'expérience sonore - Avril 2022

APRIL ALLÔ MAILLARDVILLE PODCAST SPECIAL FESTIVAL DU BOIS!

Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre and the entire podcast team were at the Festival du Bois.
Live or relive the experience by listening to Geneviève walking around the festival meeting reviewers, spectators and artists.

Exclusive interviews with Le Diable à 5 and the Winston Band!

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Clémence Dufresne, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music by Diable à 5, Ginalina and Alpha Yaya Diallo. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Clémence Dufresne.

Third episode : Grenouilles, Festival du Bois et francophonie au Brésil - Mars 2022

MARCH ALLÔ MAILLARDVILLE PODCAST SPECIAL FRANCOPHONIE!

This month, Geneviève Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre welcomes two special guests.
Mrs. Beauregard tells you the story of her tuques grenouilles, the emblematic hats of the Festival du Bois.
Joanne Dumas will give you an overview of the preparations for the upcoming Festival.
For the March columns, Marcos describes the Francophonie in Brazil, Kasra gives you a Canadian look at the results of the Olympic Games. Finally, as always, Clémence and Marcos give you the news of the month, very rich in this month of the francophonie!

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Clémence Dufresne, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music (jingle cultural chronicle) composed by Kasra Tarighi. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer. Coordinate by Clémence Dufresne.

Épisode 2 : Éloquence, montagnes et voyage en musique - Février 2022

Your new Francophone and Francophile podcast is out!!

Benoît introduces you Franco Fun Vancouver Toastmasters, the francophone and francophile club he chairs.
Slip into a capsule review of Kasra's best ski spots and discover Whistler through the eyes of Alexandre.
Finally, take notes on your February cultural outings suggested by Clémence and Marcos.

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Clémence Dufresne, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music (jingle cultural chronicle) composed by Kasra Tarighi. Coordinate by Clémence Dufresne. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer

Discover our monthly Francophone and Francophile podcast produced by our team of volunteers and hosted by Genevieve Kyle-Lefebve (known for her podcast Parent Talk or Les parents parlent).
This month, learn more about our podcast and meet our team of reporters ! We give you a glimpse into our personalities and passions that inspire each upcoming episode.

Directed by Alexandre Fraybin, Benoît Brisson, Clémence Dufresne, Geneviève Kyle-Lefebvre, Joanne Dumas, Kasra Tarighi, Léon Lebrun, Marcos Lobo and Valentine Mer. Music (jingle cultural chronicle) composed by Kasra Tarighi. Edited by Alexandre Fraybin and Valentine Mer