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Canad’AIR – Episode 5
Roots and folk music - Encounter with Geneviève Toupin known as Willows

Centre Culturel Canadien
July 21st, 2020

Geneviève Toupin - Willows

In July, onboard this new episode of Canad’AIRthe podcast of the Canadian Cultural Centre in Paris, we will take you on a folk, poetic journey with Geneviève Toupin, known as Willows, who takes us to her Manitoban homeland, where her Indigenous heritage and her Francophone and Anglophone cultures are rooted.

Métis and Franco-Manitoban, Geneviève Toupin draws her inspiration from Neil Young’s English, from Manitoban writer Gabrielle Roy’s French, and from her Métis grandmother’s language.

In her latest album, which is soon to be released, Willows teaches us the healing power of music…

Fasten your seatbelts, turn the volume up, here we go! 🚀

Production and narration: Marie Cousin, Embassy of Canada in France for the Canadian Cultural Centre in France
Production : Studio La Fugitive

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Extracts:
Oiseau Tonerre, Geneviève Toupin (Willows- 2014 )
Storm song, Geneviève Toupin (The Ocean Pictures Project 2012)
Valley of fire , Geneviève Toupin (Willows- 2014 )
Two Wolves , Geneviève Toupin,(Willows- 2020 – à venir )
Entends-tu ?
,  Geneviève Toupin, (Willows- 2014 )
Paris chante
, Geneviève Toupin,(Willows- 2014 )
Birds
, Geneviève Toupin,(Willows- 2014 )

 

Where

Centre Culturel Canadien
130 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris

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