French-American Chamber of Commerce Foundation Launches 2016-2017 Serge Bellanger Business Student Scholarship Application Process
The first edition of Tilt Kids Festival ended on April 3, 2016, after a month of outstanding performances, exhibitions and workshops, featuring artists from France and around the world. Initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), the festival brought to thousands of children and families in New York the opportunity to let their imagination go wild!
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy in partnership with FACE Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 Grantees of the Contemporary Theater Fund. This year, $125,000 in grants was allocated to 10 institutions for French projects in the U.S. Each project reflects the vibrant state of artistic creation.
In conjunction with Tilt Kids Festival in New York City, the French Cultural Services organized a professional forum on April 1, 2016 on the theme "Arts for Young Audiences". The forum brought together 60 professionals, from various institutions and disciplines, to discuss various topics: Engaging young audiences through art; Presenting challenging subjects such as violence, war, racism, gender; Networks and Circulation of international projects for young audiences.
Les Services culturels du Consulat général de France à Atlanta, en partenariat avec l’École French School of Raleigh, propose aux enseignants de niveau collège, lycée et universitaire une formation assurée par le CLEMI (Centre de Liaison de l'enseignement et des médias d'information). Cette formation organisée le 9 avril 2016 sera animée par Éric Schweitzer, formateur au CLEMI permettra aux professeurs de français langue étrangère de réaliser une webradio avec leurs élèves sur le thème du CLIMAT.
For the 2016 edition 14 teachers from all over the Southeast (North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee) sent their application to the Atlanta Office.
French and francophone culture is thriving on U.S. university campuses with the help of the new, nation-wide France on Campus Award, launched in 2015. Georgia Southern University was one of the top-ten awarded campuses. The French Honor Society – Pi Delta Phi at GSU applied and won this award with their project called The French Press – The Responsibility of Freedom of Speech.
Applications are being accepted through April 29, 2016 for fall 2016 admission to Le Fresnoy Studio National des arts contemporains.