Category Archives: Local News

‘Morning Star’ tapestry at the Australian Tapestry Workshop

On Wednesday 13 December 2017, the Tapestry Workshop held a tapestry cutting from the loom ceremony. The tapestry, ”Morning Star”, commemorating Australian WW1 heroes, is to be showcased at the opening of…

Ecole du Samedi – French Saturday School Open Day

On Saturday 9 December, the French Bilingual Association held an Open Day for l’Ecole du Samedi – French Saturday School – at Fitzroy Primary School. The Open Day was an opportunity…

The Bastille Day French Festival winner of the 2017 Melbourne Awards !

At the Melbourne Awards Gala Dinner on Saturday 18 November, the Bastille Day French Festival Inc. received the Award for Contribution to Multiculturalism by a Corporation.   Since its first…

Berthe Mouchette 2017

On Wednesday 15 November the Awards Ceremony for the “Berthe Mouchette” competition organised by the Alliance Française de Melbourne was held  at St Kilda Town Hall.  Fourteen thousands competitors from 100 Victorian Schools took part in the 2017…

AFAS annual dinner is on!

On Thursday 7 December at 7pm, the Australian French Association for Science and Technology (AFAS) organises its annual dinner. This dinner will be the perfect occasion for people interested in the…

Discover a French sculptor in Victoria !

Veronique Derville (Verozart) is a talented French artist based in Highett at Bayside Sculpture. She has been sculpting for over 10 years, specialising in clay, stone and plaster; her works also include resin, mesh…

French Assist is looking for volunteers !

In the past few months the members of French Assist have been particularly active. They need more volunteers to keep up their good work. If you would like to meet new…

The Alliance Francaise is recruiting !

Two opportunities have arisen to join the pedagogy team at the Alliance Française de Melbourne (applications close on 22 November 2017): Head of education [in charge of managing and organising the courses and…

Melbourne Accueil

Melbourne Accueil recently held its Annual General Meeting, and again this year the feedback was really positive! Melbourne Accueil was created in 2012, a non profit association entirely dedicated to…

News From the Bastille Day French Festival

Bastille Day French Festival Inc. recently held its Annual General Meeting and elected a new President, Dr Jane Gilmour, while Elisabeth Kerdelhue remains Vice President, Catherine Cardinet, Secretary and Olivier Deschang,…