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L’EVENEMENTDISCOP AFRICA a été créé en 2008 par une société privée appelée BASIC LEAD et est devenu depuis, l’événement annuel le plus important d’Afrique pour l’industrie de la télévision.Pendant trois jours, il réunit des ACHETEURS, des VENDEURS, des…

Science Research

FISH Seminar 23 September 2014: The Restitution…

The Restitution of Cultural Assets and Human Remains from Ethnographic Museums: Narratives of the Past and the (Re)construction of Museum Standards and Policies Damiana Otoiu University of Bucharest & Université Libre de Bruxelles There is today an increase…

Arts & culture


Fête de la gastronomie

A celebration of French cuisine28 September from 12pm | Lanseria Join the forum company, the French Institute of South Africa and Kaya FM in celebrating French gastronomy with Fête de la gastronomie for a French inspired lunch in the countryside. Fête de la…


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French authors at the 2014 Open Book Festival

Fugard Theatre | Cape Town 17 – 21 September 2014 Five days of Cape Town at its most literary – the books, the authors, the ideas…not to be missed. With 150 events over five days at different interesting venues throughout the City of Cape Town, the Open Book…


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    Events & News

    Dance Umbrella 2014 and Les Nuits – rave reviews and sold out houses

    Dance Umbrella 2014 at the Arts Alive International Festival ended its compact, exciting one-week season on Sunday 7 September. A highlight of the Umbrella was undoubtedly Les Nuits (The Nights). It played to (almost) sold out houses and spellbound and…
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    Exhibitions & Workshops

    Skulls: Life & Death by Franck Estevan

    Opening on 3 October 2014Bayliss Gallery, Norwood" Le Secret des "cornes" de grands mères " / "The secret of my grandmothers’ horns" It all started with my grandmothers! On one hand, Anne-Marie, born in Brittany, a region in West of France, nurtured a passion…
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    Canal France International workshop for African film schools

    As part of the « Images d’Afrique formation » programme for seven film schools across Africa supported by the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canal France International (the French agency for media cooperation) is organising a three-day workshop (18-20…
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    Events & News

    Students from the French Lycée Jules Verne attend the show "Les Nuits"

    Photos: Dance Umbrella 2014 / John HoggOn Wednesday 3rd September 2014, the 11th Graders and Cinema Audio-Visual option students attended the exceptional ballet "the Nights", the latest creation of French choreographer, Angelin Preljocaj.This adaptation of…
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    Exhibitions & Workshops

    Isabel Mertz's Exhibition in Bloemfontein

    2011 Gerard Sekoto Prize Winner, Isabel Mertz presents her first exciting solo exhibition as part of tour in South Africa and Lesotho in 2014. Photos www.10and5.comMertz returned from Paris where she took up her prize and now, this touring exhibition is…

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French Language

Concours Mondoblog-RFI

Le mardi 1er juillet 2014 Radio France Internationale et France 24, en partenariat avec l’Institut français et l’Organisation internationale de la Francophonie, lancent leur concours annuel afin de recruter 150 nouveaux blogueurs sur la plateforme Mondoblog.…


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