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The Alliance Française de Canberra is a non-profit ACT association and a registered charity which promotes the French language and cultural exchange in Canberra since 1943.
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CURRENT EVENTS


Start of registration DELF Junior

Start of registration DELF Junior
Are you taking the DELF Junior exam this term?
Fill in the form : Fiche-inscription-DELF-DALF-2014.pdf and send it to our DELF/DALF services at delfdalf@afcanberra.com.au
Opening of registration: Monday 8th of September
Registration deadline: Friday 3rd of October


French Australian Preschool Exhibition "Voyage au bout de notre école" - Sept 9 to 23

French Australian Preschool Exhibition "Voyage au bout de notre école" - Sept 9 to 23

To celebrate its 45th anniversary, the French Australian Preschool of Canberra exposes photographs and works from their students, along with a collective artwork created with an Aboriginal class from Ngalapita in Western Australia. Free entry. Monday to Thursday 9am to 8pm, Friday 8am to 5pm.

Opening on Tuesday September 9th at 6.30pm by Eric Soulier, Cultural Councellor at the French Embassy. Special Guest: Narragunnawali from Reconciliation Australia


Early Bird - Break courses and Term 4

Early Bird - Break courses and Term 4
It's the start of the early bird! Hurry up and get a 5 % discount for your courses from September 17th to October 7th.


Registration Term 4

Registration Term 4
The term 4 starts on the 13th of October!
All the courses are available online and you can now register and pay on the website.
For any questions about your enrolment contact the front desk by phone at 61 2 6247 5027 or by email at enquiries@afcanberra.com.au


Take part in our Christmas Fair!

Take part in our Christmas Fair!
Do you have a talent you want to showcase? A business you want to promote? Do you sell good food, handcrafted products? Maybe you play music or can do origami. Or maybe you do something amazing we haven't thought of yet. Register now to take part in ou Christmas Fair!





 

UPCOMING EVENTS


Exhibition "Sax inspiration, graphic melodies" - Sept 25 to Oct 17

Exhibition "Sax inspiration, graphic melodies" - Sept 25 to Oct 17

To celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Adolph Sax,  the Belgian Embassy and the Alliance Française de Canberra expose "Sax inspiration, graphic melodies", a Wallonie-Bruxelles International exhibition in which cartoonists represent the man who brought the saxophone to life. With the collaboration of the International Adolphe Sax Association.

Opening on September 25th at 7pm, with a buffet offered by the Belgian Embassy and live saxophone music.


Cine class "Les émotifs anonymes" - Wed. Oct 8th at 5.30pm

Cine class "Les émotifs anonymes" - Wed. Oct 8th at 5.30pm

During the break, don't miss out on the Ciné Class! On Wednesday Oct. 8, at 5.30pm, come and watch "Les émotifs anonymes" while enjoying a glass of wine and a platter of cheese. There will be a workshop afterwards, animated by the lovely Angèle. You will get to discuss the themes of the film and its cinematographic characteristics.

The ticket is $25, including the movie, glass of wine, cheese platter, and workshop. 15% discount for members!


Exhibition Jean-Yves Camus "Landscapes. Territoires rêvés" - Oct. 22nd to Nov 11th

Exhibition Jean-Yves Camus "Landscapes. Territoires rêvés" - Oct. 22nd to Nov 11th
We are very happy to receive the exhibition "Landscapes. Territoires rêvés" by famous French photographer Jean-Yves Camus.
Opening on October 22nd at 7pm by M. Eric Soulier, Cultural Councellor at the French Embassy. Free entry. Cheese and wine.


Café Scientifique "The Digital City" - October 24th at 5:30pm

Café Scientifique "The Digital City" - October 24th at 5:30pm
Explore The Digital City over a glass of wine in a lively discussion with scientists and professionals.
Friday October 24th - 5:30 to 7:30pm - Free event - RSVP before October 22nd


Open Day and Christmas fair - Saturday Nov. 8th - 10am to 3pm

Open Day and Christmas fair - Saturday Nov. 8th - 10am to 3pm
A lovely day at the Alliance for an early taste of Christmas: our Christmas Fair and Open day will host stands of French food, French and Australian handcraft products, various activities for the youngs and youngs at heart, and music bands. We will also offer free placement tests and presentations of our classes, and all registrations on that day will get a 10% discount!

If you would like to have a stand at the fair to promote your creations or talent, contact Hannah at events@afcanberra.com.au.


Beaujolais Nouveau Party - November 20th

Beaujolais Nouveau Party - November 20th
Celebrate the Beaujolais Nouveau at the alliance, in a convivial atmosphere, with music, cheese, dry sausages, and other delicious French food!
$30 for non members, 15% discount for members. Includes a glass of wine, cheese and charcuterie.


Christmas Party - December 11th

Christmas Party - December 11th
Enjoy the magic of a beautiful (French) Christmas at the Alliance!


Le Skylab – Julie Delpy – 2011

Le Skylab – Julie Delpy – 2011


DVD

In July 1979, during the Summer holidays, in a house somewhere in Brittany, a whole family (parents, uncles, aunts, cousins and other relatives) are gathered to celebrate Granny Amandine's sixty-seventh birthday. Albertine, who was ten years old at the time, vividly recounts this brief but life-changing experience.

Rien à déclarer – Dany Boon – 2010

Rien à déclarer – Dany Boon – 2010


DVD

A Belge-Francophobe customs officer is forced to team up with a Frenchman during the elimination of the Franco-Belge borders in the 90s.
Un plan parfait - Pascal Chaumeil – 2012

Un plan parfait - Pascal Chaumeil – 2012


DVD

A successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.
En solitaire - Christophe Offenstein - 2013

En solitaire - Christophe Offenstein - 2013

DVD
It tells the story of Yann Kermadec whose dreams suddenly come true when he has to replace the DCNS star skipper at the last minute before the start of the Vendée Globe (a round-the-world non-stop single-handed yacht race). After several days of racing, Yann, who is in the lead, has to stop to repair a damaged rudder. This will disrupt his round-the-world journey...

Camille redouble - Noémie Lvovsky – 2012

Camille redouble - Noémie Lvovsky – 2012

DVD
Camille is 16 when she met Eric. They do love each other and Camille gave birth to a girl… 25 years later, Eric left Camille for a younger women. During the night of the 31stDecember, Camille returns in her past. She is again 16. She founds again her family, her friends… and Eric. Will she run away and try to change their lives? Will she love him again whereas she knows how their story will end?