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  • Les Jeudis culturels at the Alliance française de Manille (February 28)

    For its 4th edition on February 28, 2019, discover one of the pioneer French jazz musicians! Known as the “French troubadour,” Jean Sablon performed in five continents, including the Philippines in the 1960s. He introduced new musical genres such as the Biguine and the Calypso, and the Bossa Nova, which he then brought to France.

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  • Les Jeudis culturels at the Alliance française de Manille (January 31)

    For its third edition on January 31, 2019, enjoy the music of the “Little Prince of Six-Strings,” the headliner of more than a thousand concerts worldwide, Thibault Cauvin! With his guitar, he tells the story of the world he’s been exploring since his youth – a tale that has spanned across more than 120 countries.

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  • Inauguration of the #Spirou4Rights Exhibit in Manila

    In 2018, we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 30 articles, this founding text articulates the rights and freedoms of all human beings, based on the acknowledgement that “all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” Spirou Magazine by Editions Dupuis, one of Europe’s leading comic publishers, joins the celebration by dedicating its latest edition to illustrating each of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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  • Les Jeudis culturels (Cultural Thursdays)

    The Cultural Section of the Embassy of France to the Philippines and the Alliance française de Manille have the honor to introduce a new monthly rendez-vous: Les Jeudis culturels (Cultural Thursdays)! On one Thursday each month, we invite you to an exciting event at the AFM: from classical music & theater, to gastronomy & everything else in between.

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  • Fête de la Musique 2018

    Following the monumental success of last year’s edition of Fête de la Musique in Manila, which produced over 30 stages and welcomed more than 30,000 Filipino music enthusiasts, the Alliance Française de Manille, in partnership with B-Side Productions and the Embassy of France to the Philippines, are gearing up for a bigger and better celebration of music this year.

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  • Rencontre Parisienne : A French Hip-Hop Dance Performance

    The Alliance Francaise de Manille and SM Aura Premier, in cooperation with the Embassy of France to the Philippines, present Rencontre Parisienne, a poetic hip-hop duet by the French group French Wingz on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Sky Park of SM Aura Premier. Free entrance.

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  • Ugnayan sa Poblacion: The Power of Art in Community Development

    As part of its continuous support for the promotion of culture and the arts and its commitment to the empowerment of the Filipino youth, the Embassy of France to the Philippines is pleased to support “Taverne Gutenberg” in its two-month artist residency program entitled “Ugnayan sa Poblacion.”

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  • Goût de France / Good France

    18 chefs from the Philippines have been selected to join 3,000 others to join the 4th edition of Goût de France / Good France – the biggest dinner in the world to celebrate French gastronomy!

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  • The Philippine Harvest meets Bon Appétit

    As part of the continuing celebration of the 70th anniversary of French-Philippine diplomatic relations in 2017, the flavors of France and the Philippines come together at the “Philippine Harvest meets Bon Appétit” from September 22 to 24, 2017 at Central Square, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

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  • Women of Eiffel Tower 2018

    French Ambassador Nicolas Galey participated in the awarding ceremony of the Women of Eiffel Tower 2018 Prize, which was jointly launched by the French company Janat Paris, the Femmes du Monde Foundation, and the Ayala Malls Group. This prize’s first edition recognized 14 women for their significant and innovative contributions in favor of the environment, health, education, arts and culture, and entrepreneurship in the Philippines.

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