• The Albertine Prize: Readers Choice Award for Contemporary Francophone (...)

    17 March 2017

    The Albertine Prize: Readers Choice Award for Contemporary (...)

    Discover the best of new French fiction and vote for the books you love before April 30th! The Albertine Prize recognizes American readers’ favorite contemporary Francophone literature while encouraging the discovery of new literary voices, translated and published in the US in the past year. The selection presents a range of stories from many diverse locations and perspectives, reminding us (...)

  • Upcoming French Events in the Midwest - March 2017

    17 March 2017

    Upcoming French Events in the Midwest - March 2017

    Stay up to date with cultural events in the Midwest with the Cultural Service of the French Consulate in Chicago’s newsletter! Highlights include Malandain Ballet Biarritz, Peter Brook + Marie-Hélène Estienne: Battlefield, The Francophone Theatre Festival in Chicago and much more...

  • Francophone Youth Theatre Festival: April 22 - 23, 2017

    16 March 2017

    Francophone Youth Theatre Festival: April 22 - 23, 2017

    (Chicago, IL). The Francophone Youth Theatre Festival will take place in Chicago from April 22-23, 2017. The Festival will present short pieces in French as a foreign language (15-25 minutes, with English supertitles) acted out by students from 8 high schools and one university of Chicagoland. Plays are written by Francophone playwrights from various countries such as Belgium, Morocco, (...)

  • Vive l'Amérique: French Children Welcome Their American Ally

    15 March 2017

    Vive l’Amérique: French Children Welcome Their American (...)

    Through Oct.15. 30 drawings and two essays on loan from Le Vieux Montmartre Historical Society at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City. This marks the first time these drawings have been on exhibit anywhere in the world.

  • French Innovation Week 2017 @Chicago - Registrations Open!

    14 March 2017

    French Innovation Week 2017 @Chicago - Registrations (...)

    Registrations are now open for French Innovation Week 2017 @Chicago. The 4th Annual French Innovation Week will take place April 27-May 5, 2017 with a variety of events throughout the city that showcase the best of French science, technology, innovation and more.


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