MARCH 30, 2011

The 65th Annual Festival D'Avignon Spotlights Dance

By French Culture

The Festival d’Avignon takes place every July in the historic French city of Avignon in Provence.

MARCH 19, 2011

Embassy School Adoption Program

By French Culture

The Embassy Adoption Program pairs embassies with sixth-grade classes in DC public schools. A class is “adopted” by an embassy, creating a bond with both local and international communities.

MARCH 17, 2011

The French Heritage Language Program Honors its Partners and Friends

By French Culture

As part of the 2011 "Mois de la francophonie", a gathering of over 200 partners, friends, sponsors and beneficiaries of the French Heritage Language Program attended its milestone "réception de l’amitié francophone" on March 15th at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. They were welcomed by Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, and Jane Ross, President of the French Heritage Language Program’s advisory board.

MARCH 12, 2011

French Ambassador to the US François Delattre Speaks about Libya on CNN

By French Culture

François Delattre, newly appointed Ambassador to the United States, was interviewed March 23, 2011, about the cohesiveness of French/U.S. relations with respect to Libya on Piers Morgan Tonight (CNN). Are our two countries in collaboration or conflict as we respond to the crisis?

FEBRUARY 14, 2011

PUBLIC ENEMIES: Dueling Writers Bernard-Henri Lévy and Michel Houellebecq Take on Each Other and the World

By French Culture

They may not have quite the same look (military parka vs. white shirt), but Michel Houellebecq and Bernard-Henri Levy are both genuine French "stars" all too familiar with media and controversy …

JANUARY 27, 2011

Richard Morse GlobalFEST 2011

By French Culture

As part of globalFEST 2011 in New York City, the Haitian band RAM performed live on January 9th, 2011 at Webster Hall. On this occasion, RAM's founder Richard Morse was interviewed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

JANUARY 26, 2011

Eric Legnini- JazzFEST 2011

By French Culture

As part of the NYC Winter Jazz Festival 2011, Paris-based musician Eric Legnini performed with American vocalist Krystle Warren on January 7th, 2011 at Zinc Bar in New York, NY. On this occasion, he was interviewed by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

JANUARY 21, 2011

Nguyen Le and Rudresh Mahanthappa - Jazzfest 2011

By French Culture

As part of the 2011 NYC Winter Jazz Festival, French jazz guitarist and composer Nguyên Lê performed with New York-based saxophonist and composer Rudresh Mahanthappa at Zinc Bar. The two musicians were interviewed outside the event by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

JANUARY 12, 2011

France Honors Prosper Assouline

By French Culture

Prosper Assouline, a self-made-man of incredible talent and enthusiasm, was named a Chevalier of the Order of the Arts and Letters on January 12, 2011 during a ceremony held at Sotheby’s, New York.

APRIL 27, 2010

France Honors Nicole Birmann-Bloom with the Order of Arts and Letters

By French Culture

On April 23, Kareen Rispal, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, conferred upon Nicole Birmann Bloom the insignia of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters.

JUNE 28, 2009

Films on the Green Opening Reception 2009

By French Culture

(En français) Le festival de cinéma Français de NY « films on the green », n'aura jamais aussi bien porté son nom ! 
Pour sa deuxième édition, il a pour thème l'environnement.
Hier soir , c'était la première à Central Parc.

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