French Cultures Festival 2014

March 1- March 31, 2014
Through lectures and talks, films, art exhibitions, teacher trainings, encounters with artists and writers, shows, conferences, French language and cultures are celebrated across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.

Le Mois de la Francophonie in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas

Spoken by 220 million people on all five continents, French language unites countries, institutions and individuals. Since 1970, the entire world has had a unique opportunity to celebrate French language on March 20, which marks the birth of the Intergovernmental Organization of French-speaking nations.

The Cultural service at the French Consulate in Houston coordinates the French Cultures Festival (FCF) taking place in March in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The FCF aims at celebrating and promoting French language through cultural and educational events. It brings together people who not only speak French, but also love French Cultures and feel, in one way or another, close to the Francophone community. This year the French Cultures Festival will take place from March 1 to 31, 2014.

The FCF gathers many institutional and cultural partners and features events such as lectures and talks, movies, performances, concerts, encounters with artists and writers, teacher training sessions and other educational events. Diplomatic representations, museums, universities, schools, and many other organizations take part in the festival. Over 30 different cultural events are being showcased during the festival in the three states covered by the Cultural service.

If you are planning to organize an event related to French language and cultures in March and would like to promote it on a larger scale, please send an email to 

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Kick-off event

After a successful first edition in 2013, a kick-off event will launch the FCF in Houston on March 7 with a free four-hour concert at Houston Discovery Green Park, featuring contemporary French musicians La Femme and Lys along with Houston natives Wild Moccasins. The event should attract between 1500 and 3000 people.

Read more about the kick-off.
Want to volunteer during the kick-off concert? Click here to sign up.

Official Calendar

In March, keep you planner full of exciting must-dos with the French Cultures Festival 2014 official calendar! To see and download the calendar, click here.


You would like to support the 2014 French Cultures Festival? Please send an email to to receive a sponsoring form. Sponsors’ logo will appear on the FCF posters and flyers. It will also be featured on the banner that will be displayed at Discovery Green Park for the launch concert, as well as on