Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Premier of Victoria meets the Ambassador of France in Melbourne

On March 16th, the Premier of Victoria, the Hon. Daniel Andrews, invited H.E. Mr Christophe Lecourtier Ambassador of France to Australia, for a cup of tea in compagny of the Honorary Consul-General…

French economic delegation in Melbourne

More than 40 business executives from top French companies visited Melbourne on 16 March 2016. The MEDEF delegation, led by Mr Guillaume Pepy, head of the France Australia Business Council and…

“Somewhere in France – Australians on the Western front”

Don’t miss the bilingual exhibition entitled “Somewhere in France – Australians on the Western front” at the University of Melbourne! The exhibition explores the lives of young Australians in France and Belgium…

New French Competition: ”Concours Lycéen”

The Association of French Teachers in Victoria is proud to announce a new competition “Concours Lycéens” for secondary school students in year 11 or 12. The competition will take the form of…

“Dis-moi dix mots” competition is back!

Victorian students are invited to celebrate the French language through photography, video, drawing and poetry. Deadline on the 18th of March. Each year the Alliance Française  celebrate the French language, la Francophie, throught…

“Pozieres : Australians on the Somme 1916”

A  moving exhibition ‘Pozières: Australians on the Somme 1916’ openend to the public on Friday the 4th of March at the Shrine of Rembrance Visitor Centre. You will be able…

From France: The Defender of Rights comes to Australia

Good news for French Nationals living abroad! Since the 1st of March 2016, the Defender of Rights has a local delegate in charge of French living overseas. The Defender of Rights…

A new French playgroup in Melbourne!

Good news for francophiles parents, a new French Playgroup in Melbourne! Located in Hawthorn, Les petits écoliers provides French classes and playgroups to young children (2.5-5 years old). When it comes…

French Artist Christophe Stibio at William Mora Galleries

Well-known local French artist Christophe Stibio will exhibit his latest works at William Mora Galleries from March 10 to April 10. The exhibition, called Never real and always true 2 promises to…

Muriel Barbery, the author of the ”The Elegance of the Hedgehog” was in Melbourne

The Elegance of the Hedgehog‘s author, Muriel Barbery, was in Melbourne at the beginning of March. Muriel Barbery burst onto the literacy scene with her novel The Elegance of the Hedgehog. Eight years…