Archive for the Francophonie Category

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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Ndajé Térranga Party

On Saturday, March 4, Alliance Française hosted their opening event, Ndajé Térranga Party, to kick off our Mois de la Francophonie celebration. This year, we are celebrating the Francophone culture of Senegal! The event went wonderfully, full of Senegalese pop culture, history, and food. The event began with a

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Concours photo amateur 2017!

GAGNEZ UN VOYAGE D’UNE SEMAINE À PARIS ! WANT TO SPEND A WEEK IN PARIS ? Vous avez plus de 18 ans et vous êtes photographe amateur ? Participez au concours international de photographie sur le thème ‘La mode & les codes vestimentaires’ organisé par le réseau

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Mois de la Francophonie: A Celebration of Senegal

Join Alliance Française for the exciting month of March in which we will be beginning ” Le Mois de la Francophonie, A Celebration of Senegal.” We will be kicking off the month with our opening ceremony, Ndajé Téranga Party, a celebration of the historical and cultural aspects of Senegal on Saturday,

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Local Author, Joe Amato’s NEW Book!

Local author, Joe Amato is visiting Alliance Française this Friday, February 24, to discuss French identity, and his path to becoming French through family history, his studies, and his current lifestyle. Joe Amato’s latest book, Everyday Life: How the Ordinary Became Extraordinary, discusses the intricacies of everyday life, something once

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