Archive for the Francophonie Category

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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Upcoming Literary Events

Programming Stay tuned for future literary events at AFMSP! Past literary events at AFMSP La Science-fiction et l’anthropologie avec Alexis Demey A conversation with author Kim Thúy

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Conversing with Camille Laurens

On September 18, the Alliance Française Mpls/St. Paul kicked off its Autumn of Authors with celebrated French feminist author Camille Laurens. She spoke about her new book, Who You Think I Am, which discusses the difficulties that older women face while dating online and offline. Read the synopsis

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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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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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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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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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