JUNE 24, 2015

Graduation Ceremony for the Students of PS 58

By French Culture

On June 22, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy celebrated the 5th grade graduation of P.S. 58's bilingual program students. These students followed a bilingual education program in French and English since the beginning of their schooling, in New York City public schools. Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur addressed the students with the following speech.

JUNE 23, 2015

Graduation Ceremony for the Students of LFNY and FASNY

By French Culture

On June 19th, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy welcomed students from the Lycée Français de New York and from the French-American School of New York who received the Mention Très Bien distinction on the Baccalauréat exam. Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur congratulated the students for their great success.

JUNE 23, 2015

The Cultural Services Celebrate 10 Years of the French Heritage Language Program

By French Culture

On Thursday, June 18, 2015, members of the Francophone community in New York gathered to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the French Heritage Language Program and to honor Benoit le Devedec, who was leaving the Embassy after five years overseeing the FHLP. Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur presided over the ceremony.

JUNE 19, 2015

Graduation Ceremony for the Students of PS 84 and MS 256

By French Culture

On June 17th, 2015, a graduation ceremony was held in the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City to honor 5th grade students from PS84 and 6th grade students from MS256. These students followed a bilingual education program in French and English since the beginning of their schooling, in New York City public schools.

JUNE 18, 2015

A Conversation on the Artisans of Fashion

By French Culture

On Tuesday, June 16th, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books welcomed Hélène Farnault, France's leading authority on rare crafts at the heart of the arts ans fashion industries. She took us on a tour of fashion's backstage, introducing us to the world of little known but extraordinary traditional artisans.

JUNE 16, 2015

France Honors William Castro

By French Culture

On Monday, June 15, 2015, Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur honored Manhattan Borough Parks Commissioner William Castro with the insignia of Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in a ceremony at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, in New York.

JUNE 10, 2015

France Honors Wes Anderson

By French Culture

On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015, Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur honored Wes Anderson, the accomplished film director, with the insignia of Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. The award was presented in an intimate ceremony at Albertine Books, part of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City.

JUNE 2, 2015

France Honors Richard Serra

By French Culture

On Monday, June 1, 2015, Gérard Araud, Ambassador of France to the United States, honored artist Richard Serra with the insignia of Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur in a ceremony at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City.

JUNE 2, 2015

Films on the Green 2015 Opening Night

By French Culture

On Friday, May 29, 2015, Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur welcomed guests to the opening night cocktail reception for the 8th annual Films on the Green Festival at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York. The reception was followed by a screening of Roger Vadim's "And God Created Woman" starring Brigitte Bardot in Central Park, Cedar Hill.

MAY 12, 2015

France Honors Meredith Monk and Aimée Brown Price

By French Culture

On Monday, May 11, 2015, Meredith Monk, composer, choreographer, singer and performer, and Aimée Brown Price, art historian and specialist on the French painter Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, were awarded the Order of Arts and Letters by the Deputy Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, Thomas Michelon, in a double decoration ceremony which took place at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.

APRIL 17, 2015

France Honors Catherine Malandrino

By French Culture

On Wednesday, April 15, 2015, Ambassador François Delattre honored Catherine Malandrino with the insignia of Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in ceremony at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York City.

APRIL 6, 2015

An Evening with Professor Michel Zink

By French Culture

On Thursday, April 2, 2015, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and Albertine Books welcomed Michel Zink, Professor at the prestigious Collège de France, Permanent Secretary of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, and world renowned expert on medieval literature, for a coversation on the Middle-Ages.

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