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French-speaking World Festival 2019

  • @ All over Hong Kong
  • Tuesday March 12, 2019 - Wednesday April 3, 2019
  • 13:00 - 13:00
  • Events in French, English and Cantonese

March is coming and with it the French-Speaking World Festival ! The International Fancophonie Day, celebrated on March 20th, commemorates the grouping of French-speaking states by the Niamey Convention in 1970. Throughout March, French-speaking communities all-over the world celebrate the richness and vibrancy of francophone cultures by hosting a series of events. Discover below this year's program !

Opening Lecture 
Tue. 12 March : Meet the Haitian-Canadian novelist and journalist Dany Laferrière who will give a lecture asking "Why do we read?"  ("À quoi bon lire?")

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Mars en Folie Concert 2019
Get ready for an exhilarating concert to celebrate the French language! 4 bands coming from Canada, Switzerland, Belgium and France. Sat.16 March, @MOM Live House  

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Mini French-speaking Film Festival 
Four Films from France, Belgium, Canada and Switzerland, showing the treasure and diversity of the language! 
Tue. 19 March : Toujours aventurier (Switzerland) - Screening with the alpinist J. Troillet - More
Fri. 22 March : Petit Paysan (France) - Screening with the director - More
Tue. 26 March : Les Rois Mongols (Canada) - More
Fri. 29 March : Une part d'ombre (Belgium) - More
 

French language - Creative workshop 

Dis-moi dix mots : Creative writing Workshop around the French language
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