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Diplomatic Fair” to be held in Pretoria on Saturday 26 October 2013

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The Embassy of France in South Africa is happy to announce its participation in the coming edition of the “Diplomatic Fair” to be held in Pretoria on Saturday, October 26th 2013.

Organized by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, this event will gather 55 diplomatic representations and 18 UN agencies. It will represent a unique opportunity to learn more about foreign countries activities in South Africa as well as to enjoy typical food from all around the world.

The French stall will give the visitors an opportunity to discover the diversity of France, first world destination for tourism. A specific focus will be on Reunion Island, a small part of France that is just a 4-hour flight away, and South Africa citizens don’t need a visa. The stall will also present different ways to learn French in Pretoria or to go to France to study.

A stage will offer musical and dancing performances all day long. And a play area will be available for the little ones.

This fair’s main theme will be celebrating 50 years of the African Union.

* Saturday 26 October 2013, from 10am to 6 pm
* On the loans in front of the Union Buildings (accessible by Church street)
* Free entrance



L’Ambassade de France en Afrique du Sud est heureuse d’annoncer sa participation à la prochaine édition de la « Diplomatic Fair » qui se tiendra à Pretoria samedi 26 octobre 2013.

Organisé par le ministère des Affaires étrangères sud-africain, cet évènement réunira 55 représentations diplomatiques et 18 agences de l’ONU : une occasion unique de découvrir l’activité de nombreux pays accrédités en Afrique du Sud ainsi que de déguster des spécialités culinaires du monde entier.

Le stand français permettra aux visiteurs de découvrir la diversité de la France, première destination touristique au monde, et mettra l’accent sur l’île de la Réunion, petit bout de France à seulement 4h de vol de Johannesburg, et destination pour laquelle les citoyens sud-africains sont dispensés de visa. Seront également présentées les nombreuses possibilités d’apprendre le français à Pretoria et de partir étudier en France.

Animations musicales et danses traditionnelles seront proposées sur une scène centrale tout au long de la journée. Enfin, un espace de jeux ravira les plus petits.

Le thème de la foire sera la célébration des 50 ans de l’Organisation de l’Unité Africaine, devenue l’Union Africaine.

Venez nombreux !

Informations :
* Samedi 26 octobre de 10h à 18h
* Pelouse devant Union Buildings à Pretoria (entrée par Church Street)
* Entrée gratuite


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