On February 23, 2017, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation announced the recipient for the 2016 French Voices Grand Prize: Daewoo by François Bon. Originally published in French by Fayard in 2004, the English translation by Youna Kwak will be released by Diálogos Books in 2019.
Read an interview of Serge Lasvignes, President of the Centre Pompidou, on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.
Launched in 2010 by the Philharmonie of Paris, DEMOS is an initiative aiming to give access to musical and orchestral education to children coming from rural and low-income communities.
From December 12th to December 17th, Paris welcomed the French-American Digital Lab, a program for startups in cultural and creative industries created by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York and co-produced by Business France and the Institut français. The program has been open for two years to startups in France wishing to promote their projects abroad. Its debut in the context of the Tandem Paris-New York 2016 last year enabled 4 young American entrepreneurs to present and advertise their innovative ventures on the Parisian tech and cultural scene.
CharlElie Couture has not only made a name for himself as a talented singer/songwriter, he has also established an excellent reputation as a painter, photographer and producer. He will be joined by Karim Attoumane (guitar) and Blake Miller (accordion, banjo and violin) to perform new songs as well as his classic hits in a set of two-night engagements in Los Angeles at the Raymond Kabbaz Theatre on March 24th and 25th and the 26th and 27th at the Lycée Français de San Francisco.
Paris Combo will perform across North America in February, beginning on the 11th in Arizona and continuing through the 25th near Boston. Along the way, the group will stop through City Winery venues in Chicago and New York (the 19th and 21st respectively), among other dates.
Don't miss this opportunity to see the new French film Elle, a psychological thriller about a young woman seeking to reclaim her life after a traumatic event in her past. This film will be shown at the West Newton Cinema and Merrill's Roxy Theatre, but don't wait long because this film won't be in theatres forever!
Summer time. A teenage boy and girl have their first date in a park. Hesitant and shy at first, they soon discover each other, get closer as they wander, and end up falling in love.