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2020 French Cultures Festival Kick-off Concert

Part of 2020 French Cultures Festival

The Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Houston is pleased to announce the 2020 French Cultures Festival taking place throughout the month of March in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. The festival aims at celebrating French language and cultures through cultural and educational events. (Check out the French Cultures Festival webpage)

The Festival will be officially launched during the 8th annual kick-off concert, a free and family-friendly event open to the public, featuring three Francophone and American music bands on the outdoor stage of Discovery Green, downtown Houston.

Date & time: Friday, March 6, 2020 | 6pm to 10pm
Location: Discovery Green | 1500 McKinney, Houston, TX 77010


The concert headliner has been announced! We are proud to announce internationally-acclaimed French singer CharlElie Couture as the 2020 French Cultures Festival kick-off concert headliner! Full concert line-up to be announced in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

CharlElie Couture (France)

French & American musician and multi-disciplinary artist CharlElie Couture has recorded over 25 albums and 17 film soundtracks, and gave more than 1,500 concerts around the world on the 5 continents. A prolific creator, CharlElie Couture paints, draws and photographs. He has published about 15 books of reflections, drawings and photography. His visual artwork is regularly exhibited in France, Belgium, Switzerland and the United States.

His last studio album, Même pas sommeil, was released in 2019.


In addition to the live music performances, concert attendees will have the opportunity to taste an exclusive selection of gourmet dishes from France and francophone countries (crêpes, quiches, pastries and other delicacies).

Are you a vendor specialized in food from French-speaking countries? Please contact us to be part of the event!


Give a hand to fun! Our team is looking for volunteers that would be available on March 6, anytime between 2pm and 11pm. Please contact us for more information, and let us know your availabilities.


The French Cultures Festival kick-off concert woud not be possible without the support of our valued sponsors. The Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Houston offers different levels of sponsorship opportunities. Please contact us for more information!

fr.culturalservicehtx@gmail.com / +1 346-272-5360

Thank you to our 2019 French Cultures Festival sponsors: