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Alliance Française Scholarship Awards

This year, Alliance Française is pleased to present scholarships to 7 young adults; five for full-year awards and 2 for summer awards. The scholarship program began in 2003 and covers the cost of membership fees, tuition and materials for each student to study French at Alliance Française

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French Heritage Night: MN United vs Vancouver Whitecaps

Join us for a French Night at the MN United game at TCF Bank Stadium!  We will all cheer on the players in our own French section 103. Your ticket also includes a meet-and-greet after the game with French speaking player Jerome Theisson. Venez nombreux supporter notre

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Immersion evening, June 15

  Want to focus on French for a few hours? Join us on Thursday, June 15 from 4 to 8 pm for an evening of workshops around the theme of “La Fête de la musique” in French and un dîner léger en français with classmates and instructors. Register

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Bastille Day 2017 in St Paul

Alliance Française and Meritage bring French festivities back to the Capital What is Bastille Day ? Bastille Day is the French national day, celebrated every year on July 14. It commemorates , the storming of the Bastille in 1789, which is seen as the turning point of

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Kermesse 2017

Kermesse 2017

Come celebrate the end of the school year at Alliance Française’s first Kermesse ever on Saturday, June 10! What is a Kermesse ? A Kermesse is a traditional French festival organized in schools in June to celebrate the end of classes. It’s usually an outdoor party with

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May We? Mais Oui : La Nouvelle Orléans un SUCCESS!

On May 3, Alliance Française hosted our annual Gala benefit at the Metropolitan Ballroom. The atmosphere projected all of the guests into a New Orleans club, complete with French wines, Jumbalaya, jazz music from The Jack Brass Band, a tarot card, and palm reader, and decorations that

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Proust comes to the Alliance!

On April 27, Alliance Francaise hosted an event that captured all of the intricacies, and wonders of the writings of Proust. Our discussion, led by moderators Anne-Marie Gronhovd of Gustavus College, and Denis Depinoy who is a Professor at the Alliance, focused on the characters, and dynamic

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Silent, Short, Animated Films

On Thursday, April 20, Alliance Française had the pleasure of hosting film maker, and director, Serge Avedikian. We watched three of his animated short films, all without words, and were amazed by the artistry, and poignant nature of each. In between films, Avedikian offered us his insights

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Rochester Education

Alliance Française is delighted to offer French classes in Rochester beginning May 6, 2017! Minneapolis – Alliance Française will offer three six-week class sessions each year in in Rochester, beginning May 6 at the 125 LIVE center for active adults, located at 125 Elton Hills Drive NW.

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2017 Gala Auctions

Un grand merci à nos donateurs:  Alexis Bailly Vineyard; wine and food lover’s basket Barbette; gift certificate Bellecour; gift certificate Be’Wiched; gift certificate Bibelot Shops; gift certificate Borough; gift certificate Broders’ Minneapolis; gift card Café Latté; gift certificate C’est Chic; sun hat and certificate Children’s Theater Company; Four

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