Monthly Archives: November 2016

Special offer for French expatriates: health insurance

The Caisse des Français de l’Etranger (CFE) will be providing a special offer regarding health cover for all French expatriates over the age of 35 who have lived overseas for more than…

Spring Art & Music Buzz in Mordialloc

The Studio Art Space organised the “Mordialloc Spring Art and Music Buzz” a cultural event held on Saturday 26 November 2016.  This vibrant event boasted both day and night activities, such as an…

The perfect bilingual Christmas gift!

This beautiful photography book highlights the beginning of the relationship between France and Australia. It combines Frédéric Mouchet’s magnificent contemporary photographs with historical commentary by Noelene Bloomfield describing the experiences of those…

Job vacancy: the Embassy of France in Canberra is recruiting!

The Cultural and Cooperation Service (SCAC) of the Embassy of France in Canberra is seeking to fill the role of Assistant to the Cultural and Cooperation Counsellor (COCAC). The successful…

Berthe Mouchette : Awards Ceremony 2016

The Awards Ceremony for the “Berthe Mouchette” competition organised by the Alliance Française de Melbourne was held on 22 November at St Kilda Town Hall.  Fourteen thousands competitors from 100 Victorian Schools took part in the 2016…

Julien Leyre : Multicultural Excellence Award!

On the 13th of October, Julien Leyre who is a French-Australian writer, educator and  social entrepreneur, won the Multicultural Excellence Award from the Victorian Multicultural Commission. Julien received a special mention…

Philippe Parreno in Conversation at the ACMI

The Australian Centre for the Moving Image presents an exhibition by internationally renowned French artist, Philippe Parreno: Thenabouts. This exhibition will run from 6 December 2016 to 13 March 2017. Parreno…

Gabriel Gaté visits Auburn High School

On Wednesday the 11th of November, Gabriel Gaté, a celebrated French chef, visited the students at Auburn High School. While responding to each of the students’questions with gusto and humour, he…

Enjoy Christmas carols… in French!

The Camberwell South Anglican Church is organising its annual French Christmas carol event in Camberwell . This event will take place on the 4th of December at 4pm in the Church building. The…

11 November Ceremony

The 11th of November commemorates the signing of the Armistice between the Triple Entente and Germany in 1918, which formed the basis for peace after the First World War. For…