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  • Fête de la Musique PH: The Music Goes On!

    For the first time since its inception in the Philippines, the Fête de la Musique brings its festivities exclusively online! The wildly inventive French jazz duo NoSax NoClar, avant-garde French-pop singer and DJ Charles-Baptiste, the iconic Filipino rock band The Itchyworms, folk/world music legend Cynthia Alexander, and the “big band ng bayan” Brass Pas Pas Pas Pas will take the digital Fête stage and serenade music fans across the nation and around the globe.

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  • Postponement of Goût de France / Good France

    In light of global developments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Goût de France / Good France event, due to be held on 16 April 2020, has been postponed to spring 2021.

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  • Cultural Thursdays presents Trajet: An evening of French art songs

    Featuring Naomi Sison (soprano and piano), Cloi Sugano (soprano), Randy Gilongo (tenor) and Peter Porticos (piano) in concert, the first Jeudi culturel (Cultural Thursday) of the year takes place on January 23 at the Alliance Française de Manille, Makati City. Cocktails start at 7:00 PM, followed by the concert at 8:00 PM.

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  • French comics writer Benoît Peeters visits Manila

    French author and comics writer Benoît Peeters will be in Manila on November 25 and 26 to award young Filipino comics artists for creating their vision of Metro Manila in the year 2050.

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  • Cultural Thursdays: Cabaret Beaujolais Night

    Each year on the third Thursday of November, we celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau! Presented by the Alliance Française de Manille and the Embassy of France, the next edition of Les Jeudis Culturels (Cultural Thursdays) will be taking a Beaujolais twist as we introduce you to three Beaujolais wines: Brouilly, Morgon and Mâcon-Villages.

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  • Cultural Thursdays: A musical conference on the life of Hector Berlioz

    As part of the monthly Les Jeudis culturels (Cultural Thursdays) organized by the Embassy of France to the Philippines and the Alliance française de Manille, French conductor Michaël Cousteau will conduct a free musical lecture on the life and works of French composer Hector Berlioz on October 24, 2019 at the Alliance Française de Manille.

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  • French conductor Michaël Cousteau and the PPO pay tribute to Berlioz at the CCP

    To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of French composer Hector Berlioz, the Cultural Center of the Philippines and the Embassy of France to the Philippines, with Stores Specialists, Inc., present “Berlioz and Friends” on Friday, October 25, 2019, 8:00 PM at the Tanghalang Nicanor Abelardo (CCP Main Theater) of the Cultural Center of the Philippines.

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  • Manila 2019-2050: City of the Future Comics Contest

    “Manila 2050: City of the Future” intends to bring together French and Filipino experience and expertise in sustainable and livable urban development and focuses on a vision of what Metro Manila can potentially become by 2050: a region of sustainability, a center of economic and technological progress, and more importantly, a home for its inhabitants.

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  • Cultural Thursdays presents Creole Jazz Night at the Alliance Française de Manille

    The ninth edition of Les Jeudis culturels (Cultural Thursdays) was definitely an evening to remember as jazz singer Tricia Evy and pianist David Fackeure performed a series of jazz standards and Caribbean music to a lively and receptive audience last September 12 at the Alliance française de Manille.

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  • Les Jeudis culturels presents Creole Jazz Night at the Alliance Française

    This September, Les Jeudis culturels extends the French summer to Manila with jazz standards spiced with creole flavor, courtesy of French singer Tricia Evy and pianist David Fackeure!

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