From October 17th to 26th, 2016, New York welcomed the second edition of the French-American Digital Lab, an exchange program for startups from the cultural and creative industries, co-produced by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Business France. During this 10-day program, participants enjoyed a full experience filled with individual meetings, creative sessions, networking events, and site visits to New York’s cutting edge tech institutions.
No less than 5 prizes go to French productions at the 2016 Chicago International Children's Film Festival!
World’s top art prizes announced their winners in October. Among the winning artists, three French talents were honored: Clément Cogitore with the Ricard Foundation Prize, Kader Attia with the Marcel Duchamp Prize, and Lola Gonzalez with the Meurice Prize for Contemporary Art.
A new grant program to support French dual language and immersion programs in public schools across the country! The Fund for French Dual Language and Immersion Programs in the U.S. supports these programs, which prepare students for a successful intellectual, multicultural, and global future. View 2016 grant recipients and find out more about the types of projects the Fund supports.
Eisenhower International School is an elementary school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with a French dual language program since 1993, from PreK to 5th grade.
Un concert organisé au profit de LifeForParis pour aider les victimes des attentats survenus le 13 novembre 2015
Les membres du club "World Solidarity Club" de Pope High School World Solidarity Club organisent un concert le 13 novembre 2016 pour rendre hommage aux victimes de l'attentat du 13 novembre 2015 à Paris.
On Wednesday, September 21, Jean-Marc Ayrault, French Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development, launched France Alumni USA, a new online platform and network for students and professionals who completed part or all of their studies in France.
"Bring the spirit of French culture to your school! The France on Campus Award is an invitation to explore your creativity and to take on ambitious and original projects. Now is your chance! Seize this opportunity!" —Wes Anderson
Many students take language classes as a school requirement for graduation, without fully grasping the benefits of what foreign language skills can offer for their career futures. Last week, representatives from local NGOs sharde their field experience with students in Metro Atlanta high schools and universities!