APRIL 19, 2017

Le French American Creative Lab s’étend désormais à Los Angeles et renforce la part réservée aux rendez-vous d’affaires

By French Culture
Les Services Culturels de l’Ambassade de France à New York et Business France présentent la troisième édition de leur programme dédié aux startups des industries culturelles et créatives. Le French American Digital Lab devient à cette occasion le French American Creative Lab. Soutenu par l'Institut français, ce programme de découverte de l’écosystème américain à destination des entrepreneurs souhaitant se développer à l’international aura lieu du 6 au 15 novembre 2017.
APRIL 19, 2017

The French Embassy’s French American Creative Lab 2017 Adds a Leg in Los Angeles and Boosts Business Component

By French Culture
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Business France launch the third edition of their program dedicated to startups from the cultural and creative industries with significant additions from previous years. The French-American Creative Lab, formerly the French-American Digital Lab, will include three days in Los Angeles with additional one-on-one business meetings and networking opportunities. Supported by the Institut français,the program is aimed at giving French entrepreneurs a firm understanding of the American tech ecosystem. The upcoming edition will take place in New York from November 6th to 10th and in Los Angeles from November 13th to 15th.
APRIL 12, 2017

Chairman Patrick Pagni Receives Insignia of Officer of the Legion of Honor

By French Culture
Patrick Pagni, influential businessman, leading patron of the arts, and dedicated advocate for French culture in the United States, was awarded the insignia of Officer of the Legion of Honor by French Ambassador to the U.S. Gérard Araud on Tuesday, April 11th, in a ceremony held at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.
MARCH 28, 2017

April 2017 Events at Albertine Books in French and English

By French Culture
Albertine Books, New York’s only full scale French bookstore hosts free events with French and American thinkers and authors on a weekly basis.
MARCH 17, 2017

Inaugural Albertine Prize to Award Favorite French-Language Novel Published in the US

By French Culture
Aiming to introduce the very best of contemporary French-language literature to American audiences, Albertine, the acclaimed bookshop of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, reveals today the shortlist for its inaugural Albertine Prize. Co-presented with Van Cleef & Arpels, the $10,000 prize will honor the author and translator of one Francophone novel published in the U.S. in the previous year.
MARCH 17, 2017

How 1917 Changed the World : a Centennial Commemoration of The United States Entrance into WWI

By French Culture
On April 6, 1917, the United States formally declared war against Germany and joined the Allied efforts in the first World War (WWI), making that year one of the most significant of the century in redefining the world order,while further strengthening the long-time French-American partnership that remains as important to this day.
MARCH 7, 2017

The Oui Design Program for 2017 is Announced

By French Culture
Oui Design is a multifaceted program developed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy that aims to foster creative exchange in the sphere of design between France and the U.S. It is the first program initiated by the French Embassy to support fruitful and durable partnerships between design professionals on both sides of the Atlantic. 
MARCH 2, 2017

March 2017 Events at Albertine Books in French and English

By French Culture
Albertine Books, New York’s only full scale French bookstore hosts free events with French and American thinkers and authors on a weekly basis. Upcoming highlights include a talk with French designer Agnès b. (Mar.11), a launch party for the first-ever Prize Albertine (Mar. 14), and ta discussion on artistic and literary revolution of 1917 during World War I (Mar. 27), among other events.
FEBRUARY 27, 2017

2016 French Voices Grand Prize Awarded to Daewoo by François Bon Translated into English by Youna Kwak

By French Culture
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation have announcedthe recipient for the 2016 French Voices Grand Prize:Daewoo by François Bon. Originally published in French by Fayard in 2004, the English translation by Youna Kwakwill be released by Diálogos Books in 2019.Ten other fiction and non-fiction titles received a French Voices award during the ceremony which was held on February 23rd at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
FEBRUARY 10, 2017

Carnegie Corporation President Vartan Gregorian Receives Legion of Honor, France’s Highest Award

By French Culture
12th President of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Vartan Gregorian was awarded the insignia of Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor by French Ambassador to the U.S. Gérard Araud on Thursday, February 9th, in New York. Gregorian received this distinction in recognition of his life-long effort to promote Franco-American cultural exchange and cooperation. 
FEBRUARY 3, 2017

Albertine's Free Events in February

By French Culture
Albertine Books, the reading room and bookshop within the French Embassy in New York, hosts free events with French and American thinkers and authors on a weekly basis. Among events are a discussion with Noëlle Herrenschmidt on the making of a French law (Feb. 5), an evening with French slam artist Capitaine Alexandre (Feb. 16), and a look back on the1986 Reykjavik summit with Guillaume Serina (Feb. 27), among other events.
JANUARY 23, 2017

Tilt Kids Festival Features a Wide Range of New Works for Families by Celebrated French and International Artists

By French Culture
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. With five world premieres and four U.S. debuts, the multidisciplinary festival presents adventurous and playful new work for families from artists spanning the globe. The Festival takes place March 4 through April 16 at venues throughout New York City. Tickets are on sale at www.tiltkidsfestival.org.

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