Jörn Cambreleng

A translator of drama and literature himself, since 2009 Jörn Cambreleng has headed the Association pour la promotion de la traduction littéraire (ATLAS) and the Collège international des traducteurs littéraires in Arles (CITL).

Updated on 29/05/2020

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Snow Fest aux Deux Alpes

Romania in France, France in Romania

The France-Romania 2019 Season ended in France on 16 April, and continues in Romania until 14 July 2019. French culture will be showcased there through its visual and stage arts, gastronomy and music...a look back at the highlights from France and a look foward to the opening of the season in...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba

Julia Grosse and Yvette Mutumba breathe new life into the world of contemporary art: based in Berlin, they design exhibitions and founded the magazine Contemporary And, a demanding print and digital publication whose aim is to “connect cultures”.

Updated on 04/05/2022

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NGoné Fall

N'Goné Fall, the General Commissioner of the Africa2020 Season, wished to place this ambitious project under the banner of pan-Africanism and collective intelligence.

Updated on 04/05/2022

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The Africa2020 Season

Coronavirus COVID-19 : Africa 2020 Season postponed

 

The President of the French Republic announced in November 2017 in Ouagadougou, before confirming the news on 3rd July 2018 in Lagos, that a special season would be organized in France to mark a renewed partnership with Africa, a “varied...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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The opening of a new artists residence in Senegal: Villa Saint-Louis Ndar

Its inauguration scheduled for 8 June 2019 will be the starting point for a new artistic and cultural impetus in Senegal and throughout sub-Saharan Africa. A first call for applications was launched in the spring.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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A Public Speaking Competition in India

Between 1st and 7th August 2019, a prestigious public speaking competition will be held in Chennai, capital of the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Its theme will be the fight against inequality.

Published on 22/07/2019

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Yuan Xiaoyi

For twenty years, Yuan Xiaoyi has translated French works into her mother tongue, Chinese. Her work on Leïla Slimani’s novel, Lullaby (“Chanson dance”) (2016 Prix Goncourt), won the 2018 Fu Lei Award for best literary translation.

Updated on 10/05/2019

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Marielle Macé

A specialist in French literature, Marielle Macé uses its concepts to understand today's world and proposes an elegant interpretation of our ways of life.

Published on 03/04/2019

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Grenouilles : the game that will make you love languages !

Do you know what the Russian expression « to play in the box » means? Do you know how the English and Spanish translate our the famous french idiom « when hens will have teeth »? And what if a Belgian tells you he is « blue of you »?

 

To all fans of graphic expressions, in French and foreign...

Updated on 17/03/2021

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A multifaceted Francophonie at Collège de France

On 21st March 2019, Haitian writer Yanick Lahens launched the new "Francophone Worlds" professorship at the Collège de France with an inaugural lesson featuring the evocative title: “Urgence(s) d'écrire, rêve(s) d'habiter” (“The need to write, the dream of living”). A look back at this powerful...

Updated on 27/03/2019

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Sylvie Marcé

The National Forum for French-Language Publishing will be held in September 2021 and is a key feature of the French Language and Multilingualism Plan presented by the President of the Republic on 20th March 2018. Here we get to grips with the main issues with its commissioner, Sylvie Marcé.

Updated on 07/09/2021

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Interactive platform for the General Assembly on French-language Books

Preparations for the General Assembly on French-language Books Around the World are underway, with the event scheduled to be held in Tunis in September 2021. A website has been set up to support the General Assembly, which is a collaborative project by nature: all those involved in the Francophone...

Updated on 03/09/2021

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The Cité Internationale des Arts opens its workshops to the public

Around the world in 14 hours? It’s possible at the Cité Internationale des Arts! Embark on this new edition of the Traversées du Marais on 6th and 7th September 2019 and travel to the heart of workshops featuring all kinds of artists: photography, painting, sculpture, writing, music and performance...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Multilingual Escape Game

On the occasion of the 2019 European Day of Languages, the Institut Français has created a multilingual Escape Game. Play on!

Updated on 26/09/2019

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