DECEMBER 29, 2012

New Year's Playlist: French Pop

By Adrien Colle

In 2012, it is hard to define the sound of French pop. There are still echoes of the classic 60s sounds of Serge Gainsbourg and Françoise Hardy...

DECEMBER 27, 2012

Delphine Selles' Top 5 Films of 2012

By Delphine Selles

In the lead-up to the New Year, we've got more TOP 5's to share from 2012. Delphine Selles' TOP 5 films of 2012...

DECEMBER 24, 2012

Interview with Jean-Louis Etienne

By French Culture

[FRENCH] Jean-Louis Etienne Shares 35 Years of Mountain, Maritime and Polar Experience.

DECEMBER 22, 2012

Better than a Gift?

By French Culture

Six books that make great gifts, compiled by the book department at the French Cultural Services.

DECEMBER 21, 2012

Films for the Holidays

By French Culture

Get ready for the holidays with some of our favorite Christmas classics from both sides of the Atlantic. Joyeuses fêtes!

DECEMBER 21, 2012

DVDs that Make Great Gifts!

By French Culture

Audiovisuel Attaché Muriel Guidoni has put together a list DVDs that would make great gifts this holiday season.

DECEMBER 19, 2012

Seasonal Literary Prizes

By Marie-Camille Alban

The time-honored season of French literary prizes has come to an end. This year, the competition was fiercer than ever! We have chosen seven winners that we think are particularly outstanding. The style and stories of these authors will surely win over new readers for years to come.

DECEMBER 18, 2012

Art and State: Arts Policies and Practices in the United States and France

By French Culture

A conversation between Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor, French Embassy in the U.S., and Rocco Landesman, Chairman, National Endowment of the Arts.

DECEMBER 18, 2012

Louvre Director Resigns

By Kathryn Hamilton

Less than a week after the much-celebrated opening of the Louvre-Lens, Henri Loyrette, president-director of the Louvre Museum, has announced that he is stepping down.

DECEMBER 18, 2012

French Heritage Students Meet with OIF Ambassador to the United Nations

By Benoît Le Dévédec

Friday, December 7, 2012 was yet another exciting day for students of the French Heritage Language Program in New York.

DECEMBER 17, 2012

December 21, 2012: Watch Short Films for Free!

By French Culture

December 21, 2012, on the occasion of the winter solstice and The Shortest Day international short film festival, 9 short films will be available online for free at

DECEMBER 15, 2012

Push Your Art: 3D Art Contest 2013

By French Culture

The Palais de Tokyo and Orange are teaming up to encourage artistic creation through new technologies.