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President's Blog: Love is an Incredible Thing

Posted by Mark Clarke on Thu, Mar 16, 2017 @ 02:49 PM

Love is an incredible thing. It encourages you and gives you faith; it lights up your life and enables you to endure and achieve. It comes in many different shapes and sizes, and sometimes when you least expect it.

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Topics: Jumpstreet, Art, President's Blog

Jumpstreet Tours’ Summer Guide to French Music

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Jun 24, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

“If you can talk, you can sing. If you can walk, you can dance.” We’re fond of this timeless Zimbabwean proverb because we’ve spent almost thirty years developing student tours that focus on language learning and culture, and music has always played a part in keeping our class trips as entertaining as they are enriching. From the Quebecois sugar shack standards like ‘Agadou’ and ‘Talon Pointe,’ to the sumptuous salsa ensembles that breathe life into our Latin dance workshops in New York City and Montreal, music runs through our student travel programs like an epic conga line.

Jumpstreet Tours got its start in Montreal, a city whose diversity is matched only by its penchant for celebration. Our festival calendar attracts a broad range of performers from around the world, particularly from French-speaking countries. Quebec, meanwhile, also has a knack for producing its own rising stars.

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Topics: culture, French, Art

5 Reasons to Get Excited for Student Travel in 2014

Posted by Michael Johnson on Tue, Jan 7, 2014 @ 10:40 AM

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Topics: Festivals, Montreal, New York City, Boston, Ottawa, Quebec City, History, Food, Art, museum