On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017, the French Voices Award Ceremony took place at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. In 2006, the French Cultural Services and FACE Foundation created French Voices, a program that supports the translation of contemporary French titles into English and support their publication in the United States.
Daewoo receives the 2016 French Voices Award Grand Prize, Pen World Voices featuring French Writers, Pascal Kramer Rewarded for a Storied Career, Emma Ramadan on the Compelling and Challenging Aspects of Translation, A footage revealed of a man who might be Proust
Join Atlanta's French-speaking community and friends for hours of family fun, food and entertainment! Enjoy a delicious picnic inspired by the Francophone world, children's activities (including a Bouncy Castle), an award ceremony and prizes for the Children's Drawing Contest winners. Register now!
Interview with Jean-Marc Broqua, Secretary General and Director, International Relations at La Grainerie, an organization located in Toulouse, southwest France, dedicated to contemporary circus. La Grainerie will participate in "Circus Now: International Contemporary Circus Exposure 2017" (March 3 and 5) at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts.
On March 18 and 19, the TIlt Kids Festival co-produced by FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) and The Cultural Services of the French Embassy will present the U.S. debut of the French company La Cordonnerie with the performances of "Snow White and the Fall of the Berlin Wall." Before leaving for New York, and while in Japan for professional meetings, La Cordonnerie (Samuel, Timothée, and Méthilde) spoke with us about their work.
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.