Charles Biddle Award
Celebrating Quebec's diverse arts and culture
The Charles Biddle Award highlights the exceptional contribution of an individual who immigrated to Quebec and whose personal or professional engagement is contributing or has contributed to Quebec's cultural and artistic development on the national or international scene.
The award recognizes the efforts and contribution of an individual who through his or her achievements is a successful role model not only in his or her own field but for Quebec society as a whole.
The award, accompanied by a $2,000 cash prize, will be presented by the Ministère de l'Immigration et des Communautés culturelles in partnership with Culture pour tous during Les Journées de la culture in September 2012.
The winner will be selected by a jury composed of personalities from the arts and culture sector and a representative of the Ministère de l'Immigration et des Communautés culturelles.
The deadline for receipt of nominations for the 2013 edition
is Friday, June 28.
Read the communiqué : Launch of the 2013 edition (in French).
The Minister of Immigration and Cultural Communities, and the organization Culture pour tous are proud to announce the 2012 winner of the Charles Biddle Award. It is the poet, writer, essayist and editor of Haitian origin, Rodney Saint-Eloi. The announcement of the winner of Charles Biddle was made at the launch of the activities of Journées de la culture.