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Press Release: Bastille Day 2018 – French festivities in St Paul

Press Release: Bastille Day 2018 – French festivities in St Paul

Bastille Day 2018 What is Bastille Day? Each year on July 14, France commemorates the 1789 storming of the Bastille fortress, which was the turning point of the French revolution. Much like Independence Day in the United States, the French celebrate with all things that symbolize France:

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Fête d’Hiver

Merci à tous pour venir à la Fête d’Hiver! We would like to thank everyone who attended our annual Fête d’Hiver celebration this past weekend. This year the event featured traditional French holiday food and drink such as bûche de noël and vin chaud. Our younger guests created hand-printed santas

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LUMIÈRES FRANÇAISES

A week-long festival highlighting the brightest talent in French independent cinema presented by the Film Society of Minneapolis St. Paul at the St. Anthony Main Theatre. Lumières Françaises introduces an exciting new generation of rising French-language talent on both sides of the camera, from rebellious comedies to exquisite dramas

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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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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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The perfect beginning to Spring: AF’s Spring Open House

On Saturday, March 25 from 12-3pm, Alliance Française hosted our annual Spring Open House, welcoming members of the Minneapolis/St. Paul community to all that AF has to offer. Our open house included a membership table, an education table, and a cultural events table, where AF visitors could

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Dakar Meets Minneapolis in our Soirée Djembés presentation

On Saturday, March 25, from 6:30-8:30pm, Dakar met Minneapolis in a cultural fusion of foot tapping, singing, Djembé playing fun! Djembés expert, Ghana Mbaye was kind enough to stop by, and host a Djembés performance, as well workshop for all who were interested in learning the Senegalese

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Vive le Sénégal! Alliance Française celebrates “le Pays de la Téranga’’

Join Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul this March in a Celebration of Senegal as part of our annual Mois de la Francophonie (Francophone Month) celebration. Each March, more than 33 million people around the world celebrate le Mois de la Francophonie, a global initiative led by the Organisation

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