Boulet nominated by the National Cartoonists Society; ALTA Emerging Translator Mentorship application due April 22; Lyon hosted the international crime fiction festival known as the Quai du Polar; Livre Inter 2016 nominees include Edouard Louis’s Histoire de la violence, Jean Echenoz’s Envoyée spéciale, Marie Dorsan‘s debut novel Le Présent infini s’arrête, and Celle que vous croyez by Camille Laurens.
The Transatlantic Friendship and Mobility Intitiative, a joint declaration made on May 13, 2014 by the U.S.
While already popular and the winner of multiple awards in France, Riad Sattouf's "L'Arabe du Futur", has been chosen as the winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize! The award recognizes the French author, who is also the author of "Cahiers d'Esther". As popular and famous as the comic is, it as been translated into 17 languages!
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.