Monthly Archives: August 2015

Le Cordon Bleu comes to Melbourne!

Founded in 1895 in Paris, Le Cordon Bleu has recently opened its doors in Melbourne! On 10th September from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Le Cordon Bleu Melbourne will hold an Open…

Don’t miss an evening with François Garde, a diplomat turned novelist!

On Monday 14 September at the Alliance Française de Melbourne, winner of the Prix Goncourt for First Novel, François Garde, will be in conversation with Melbourne literary critic Mike Shuttleworth.  Having enjoyed phenomenal…

Bookings for “Exit the King” are now open !

Exit the King by Eugène Ionesco, his most accessible and linear absurdist play, is coming to Melbourne! The new production of the Melbourne French Theatre Inc. will be performing from Tuesday 1st till Saturday 5th of…

French Cultural Night at the North Eastern Jewish Centre

On Sunday 23 August, Rabbi Daniel Rabin of the North Eastern Jewish Centre in Doncaster organised a French Cultural Night. In attendance were Conseillère Consulaire Mrs Danièle Kemp and First Counsellor to the French Embassy in Canberra Mr…

The “Paris to Provence” French Festival is back!

Now in its 6th year, Paris to Provence returns once again to the National Trust’s iconic Como House and Garden in South Yarra. Starting Friday 20 November, and wrapping up on…

Behind the scene : the interns at the General Honorary French Consulate in Melbourne

In the General Honorary French Consulate in Melbourne, the permanent team is composed of Mr Jean-Paul Esnault, Consular Assistant and Mrs Myriam Boisbouvier-Wylie, Honorary Consul General. There is also a ”temporary team”…

Unveiling of the plaque in memoriam of Warren Fagan

On Monday the 17th of August, the Alliance Française of Melbourne organised  a ceremony in memoriam of Warren Fagan: a plaque was unveiled in his honour. Warren Fagan was the President of…

Opening of the ”Studio Art Space” in Mordialloc

”Le Studio Art Space” has opened in Mordialloc thanks to French artist Anies Suzukawa. It’s an eclectic and diverse space which offers a variety of possibilities. You can either lease an art studio…

Consular Advisors on duty

Mrs Danièle Kemp and Mr Sébastien Vallerie, the elected “conseillers consulaires” representing French Nationals in Australia, Fiji and Papua New-Guinea will be on duty in Melbourne to hear your concerns on Wednesday, 26th of August, from 2:30 until…

Young Melbourne Violonists in the ”Des Cimes et des Notes” French Festival

Are you studying violin? Do you like to travel? if you would like to combine your musical talents with the love of French culture, Violinopedia is for you! Violinopedia is…