Monthly Archives: July 2016

Egypt celebrates its National Day

On July 26, the Consular Corps of Melbourne gathered together to celebrate the Egyptian National Day. Amongst the guests were VIPs and a large number of the local Egyptian community….

Camberwell South Anglican Church to meet with its French speaking community

Camberwell South Anglican Church invites its French speaking community to gather together on Sunday 7 August to   hold a special service in memory of the victims and families affected by the…

Presidential and parliamentary French elections in 2017

The dates for the next presidential and parliamentary elections have been announced by the Council of Ministers last May. For the French Citizens voting abroad, the elections will be held…

60 French Films at the Melbourne International Film Festival!

The MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL presents a rich and varied program for its 2016 edition! Our pick is SLACK BAY with Juliette Binoche, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Fabrice Luchini in the…

Melbourne Accueil coffee meeting… in French!

Don’t miss the traditional coffee meeting organised by Melbourne Accueil Thursday 4 August. To know more, click here!

All that you wanted to know about Zika virus at the Alliance Française !

Don’t miss the very first ‘Innovation Rendez-Vous’ on Thursday 4 August! This is an initiative of the French Embassy in Australia aimed at reaching the general public of the Alliance française…

Successful second Edition of the Bastille Day French Festival

On Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of July, the second edition of the Bastille Day French Festival took place in Melbourne in the prestigious premises of the State Library Victoria, in the…

Marks of sympathy after the Nice tragedy

We could never have guessed that the French National Day intended to be a festive and happy event would be sobered by the terrible tragedy that unfolded over night in Nice. It…

Centenary of the Battle of Fromelles

On Tuesday the 19th of July, the Friends of the 15th Brigade Association organised a special commemorative service at the Cobbers Statue in the gardens of the Shrine of Remembrance to mark the Centenary of the…

A French comedy of manners

Come and enjoy this new production by the Melbourne French Theatre Company between the 30th of August and the 10th of September! This comedy of manners tells the story of the ill-fated evening…