Francophonie Week 2017
The French Embassy in the Philippines, in partnership with the Alliance Française de Manille and the Lycée Français de Manille, is pleased to invite you to the Francophonie Week happening from March 18 to 26, 2017.
2017 will be a great year for the commemoration of the Francophonie in the Philippines. There are many events organized during the whole week that celebrates the French language. Concerts featuring the French band “O” will take place on March 20 (Monday) at 6:00 pm at De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde and on March 21 (Tuesday) at 7:00 pm at the Alliance Française de Manille. The concerts will be free of charge and open to everyone!
One of the highlights of our celebration is the Francophonie NIght which will be opened by French Ambassador to the Philippines H.E. Thierry Mathou. The book Le Bézot du Quai Nord by Michel Herbert will also be launched during that event. Poetry will also be read within the framework of the Spring of Poets and a concert of the French band “O” will take place.
We have also organized events such as film screenings, exhibitions, contests, a French dictation, a students’ evening in Ateneo de Manila University and many more! For more information, please see the Francophonie 2017 brochure below:
- Francophonie Week 2017
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You are more than welcome to join us in these events!