SEPTEMBER 9, 2012

France Honors Elliott Carter with the Legion of Honor

By French Culture

On Friday, September 21st, Elliott Carter received the insignia of Commander of the Legion of Honor at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York. The Ambassador of France, François Delattre, presided over the ceremony and delivered the following speech.

SEPTEMBER 7, 2012

Fall Season at the Metropolitan Opera

By French Culture

French composers and artists are once again in the spotlight for the 2012-2013 season at the Metropolitan Opera. "Faust" by Charles Gounod will be conducted by Alain Altinoglu, while "Dialogues des Carmélites" by Francis Poulenc will be conducted by Louis Langrée.

JULY 12, 2012

French Teachers Summer Session at the Embassy

By French Culture

From June 25 through 28, 35 American teachers of French gathered at the French Embassy to participate in the 2012 "Summer University" training session, organized by the Embassy’s Cultural Services Department.

JULY 12, 2012

France in the U.S.'s Buddy icon D.C. Public School Students Visit the Ambassador's Residence

By French Culture

On June 8, 2012, 18 children and their teachers from Capitol Hill Montessori School at Logan, a public school in Washington D.C., visited the residence ofthe Ambassador of France to the United States.

JULY 9, 2012

A Tribute to Benoit Jacquot's FAREWELL MY QUEEN

By French Culture

On Monday July 9, 2012, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, hosted a tribute to the cast and crew of Farewell, My Queen, in New York to promote the film’s US theatrical release.

JULY 5, 2012

Petit-Déjeuner with Cédric Villani at the French Embassy

By French Culture

On July 11, 2012, Antonin Baudry, the Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, hosted the Friends of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques and 2010 Fields Medal recipient Cédric Villani. Over breakfast, Villani gave a presentation of his work to an enthusiastic audience. Mr. Baudry welcomed the guests with the following speech.

JULY 1, 2012

The Life & Work of Robert Delpire

By French Culture

This spring, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in collaboration with Aperture Gallery, The Gallery at Hermès, and La Maison Française of New York University presented Delpire & Co., an exhibition featuring a half century of achievement in the life and career of Robert Delpire.

JUNE 28, 2012

Rendez-vous with French Cinema 2012

By French Culture

The annual festvial, Rendez-vous with French Cinema, presents French films and shorts in New York.

JUNE 28, 2012

French Heritage Language Program bust a move with the help of the KLP break-dancing collective!

By Benoît Le Dévédec

With the end of the school year just around the corner, the French Heritage Language Program carries on taking French-speaking outside the classroom!

JUNE 26, 2012

French Publishing Negotiates Between Screen and Printed Page

By French Culture

“There are two things you don’t throw out in France- bread and books,” Bernard Fixot, a French publisher, told the New York Times last week...

JUNE 26, 2012

Saâdane Afif & Mount Moon Take Art to the L Train

By French Culture

Wednesday evening was the opening Saâdane Afif’s solo show at Ludlow 38, the satellite space for the Goethe-Institut in the Lower East Side. Afif is a French artist working and living in Berlin, and has spent the last six months in residence at ISCP, as part of the Cultural Services/Institut français residency program.

JUNE 14, 2012

CUNY TV Recognized for Outstanding Work

By French Culture

CANAPE, a monthly video news magazine co-produced by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and CUNY TV, has just won four Communicator Awards and four Telly Awards.

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