NOVEMBER 17, 2016

New Release from Piers Faccini; Touring Early 2017

By Francerocks

Singer-songwriter Piers Faccini recently released his latest album ‘I Dreamed an Island’ via Six Degrees Records and announced several concert dates in North America for early 2017, including Winter Jazz Fest in New York in January and Washington DC’s Sixth & I Synagogue venue on January 14th.

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

NOTES ON BLINDNESS: Documentary Screening and VR Experience in NYC

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

The documentary NOTES ON BLINDNESS is screening to Film Forum and the VR version will take place to Jump Into the Light.

NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Chicago & France: A New International Exchange Resilient Images

By Laurence Geannopulos

Hyde Park Art Center launches “Resilient Images,” a new international project in collaboration with the Centre régional de la photographie Nord—Pas-de-Calais (CRP) located in the North of France.

NOVEMBER 16, 2016

Panel on "How to Create International Series" on the occasion of the International Emmy Awards

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, TV France International & French in Motion took the opportunity of the International Emmy Awards week-end to organize a cocktail and a panel discussion with international professionals of the TV sector.

NOVEMBER 14, 2016

MOS(KIT)O wins four awards at IGEM 2016 Championship in Boston

By French Culture Arts

The final jamboree of the international competition iGEM, “International Genetically Engineered Machine”, took place between October, 27 and October, 31 in Boston, Massachusetts. We are thrilled to announce that MOS(KIT)O, a multidisciplinary team of nineteen students, including three ENSCI-Les Ateliers : École nationale supérieure de création industrielle students, won four awards: the Gold Medal, the Best Applied Design Award, the Best Diagnostics Project Award, and the Best Entrepreneurship Award!

NOVEMBER 10, 2016

New Yann Tiersen Release and Contest

By Francerocks

Following the release of EUSA, a brand new album of piano compositions recorded live at Abbey Road, Yann Tiersen is launching a competition to find the best and most interesting interpretations of tracks from the album.

NOVEMBER 9, 2016

My Favorite French Dish or Pastry Contest Winners

By Laurence Geannopulos

Congratulations to the winners of the Chicago A La Carte Festival 2016’s “My Favorite French Dish or Pastry Contest”!

NOVEMBER 9, 2016

French-American Digital Lab New York 2016 Highlights of the Second Edition

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

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.

NOVEMBER 9, 2016

France sweeps 5 prizes at the Chicago International Children's Film Festival

By Laurence Geannopulos

No less than 5 prizes go to French productions at the 2016 Chicago International Children's Film Festival!

NOVEMBER 8, 2016

2016 Art Prizes honor French artists Clément Cogitore, Kader Attia, and Lola Gonzalez

By French Culture Arts

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.

NOVEMBER 7, 2016

Support for French Dual Language & Immersion Programs

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

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.

NOVEMBER 7, 2016

2016 ACTFL Convention

By FRENCH EDUCATION DC

In November, four members of the French Embassy's Cultural Services presented at the 2016 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, in Boston, Massachusetts.

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