Francophonie Month 2017! [fr]

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The month of March is the "Mois de la Francophonie" !

Organized each year, the "Mois de la Francophonie" seeks to promote the cultural and linguistic diversity of French, and to encourage dialogue amongst the people, groups and communities interested in supporting Francophone culture worldwide.

In Louisiana, numerous activities of all varieties are taking place across the state! The calendar below is only a selection. Join the celebration and share your photos and favorite memories with the hashtag #BeFrenchLA!

Mois de la francophonie
2 mars 2017Film Festival des Tournées"Francophonia": presented by Mcneese St University, 6pm; https://www.visitlakecharles.org/event/francofonia-a-french-film/28804/
3 mars Ciné Club: U @ Alliance Française, 7pm
http://af-neworleans.org/events/2017/03/cine-club-u/
3 mars Sunset Jam: Cajun Music & Arts Festival Sunset, LA 5:30-8:30 pm; http://krvs.org/community-calendar/event/42615
3 mars Film "400 Blows" 7pm @ Shaw Center, Baton Rouge; http://www.manshiptheatre.org/events.asp
4 mars Film "Elle" 7pm @ Shaw Center, Baton Rouge; http://www.manshiptheatre.org/events.asp
4 mars Les Mains Guidées: Cheese Making @ Vermilionville cooking school; http://www.vermilionville.org/events/les-mains-guidees-cheese-making-1
4-31 mars Jacques Soulas Art Exhibit @ Degas Gallery; http://www.thedegasgallery.com/#/jacques-soulas-still-lifes/
4 mars Speak Easy - Rencontres et discussion amicales sous format "speed-dating" (7 minutes en français 7 minutes en anglais) 6pm @ Avenue Pub (+21), New Orleans / Alliance Française de La Nouvelle Orléans; http://af-neworleans.org/events/2017/03/speak-easy-avenue-pub-2/
9 mars Film Festival des Tournées "Mon Amie Victoria": presented by Mcneese St University, 6pm; https://www.visitlakecharles.org/event/mon-amie-victoria-%28my-friend-victoria%29%3b-a-free-french-film/28806/
9 mars Organ Recital - Emmanuel Arakelian 7-8:30pm @ St Aloysius Church, Baton Rouge; https://www.facebook.com/events/1391432480901956/
10 mars Monet: Method and Meaning Lecture Series 7-8:30pm @ Hillard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana Lafayette; http://www.hilliardmuseum.org/calendar/monet-method-and-meaning
12 mars Gérard Delafose and the Zydeco Gators @ Lafayette Performance Center 1-4pm http://www.gerarddelafose.com/
12 mars Film "Ma Vie de Courgette" 2pm @ Shaw Center, Baton Rouge; http://www.manshiptheatre.org/events.asp
12 mars Cameron Dupuy & the Cajun Troubadours 5:30pm @ Rock n’ Bowl, New Orleans, http://www.rocknbowl.com/events/calendar/3/
12 mars Filmes "Black Girl" et "Happy Birthday to a Beautiful Woman 1:30-3 pm @ Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University; http://newcombartmuseum.tulane.edu/event/black-girl-happy-birthday-to-a-beautiful-woman/
16 mars Film Festival des Tournées "Loin des Hommes": presented by Mcneese St University, 6pm;https://www.visitlakecharles.org/event/loin-des-hommes-%28far-from-men%29-free-french-movie/28808/
16 mars Gérard Delafose and the Zydeco Gators 8:30pm @ Rock n’ Bowl, New Orleans, http://www.rocknbowl.com/events/calendar/3/
19 mars Film Festival des Tournées "Phantom Boy" A French film for the family: presented by Mcneese St University, 6pm; https://www.visitlakecharles.org/event/phantom-boy-a-french-film-for-the-family/28809/
20 mars Ciné Club Francophone "Lundi Movie" 6pm @ Downtown Public Library de Lafayette
23 mars Film Festival des Tournées "Saint Lauren": presented by Mcneese St University, 6pm; https://www.visitlakecharles.org/event/saint-laurent-a-french-film/28810/
23 mars La Table Française d’Arnaudville 6-7pm @ Ann Connelly Fine Art, 711 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge; https://www.facebook.com/events/319552951771288/
23 mars Expo "Le marais" by Jill Hackney 5:30-7:30pm @ Ann Connelly Fine Art, 1670 Lobdell Ave, Baton Rouge; https://fr.fievent.com/e/le-marais-the-marsh-by-jill-hackney/6857126
24-26 mars La Boule Cadienne Pétanque Tournament Girard Park, Lafayette; http://www.petanquelafayette.org
25 mars Fête Française 11am-5pm @ Ecole Bilingue de La Nouvelle Orléans; http://fetefrancaise.com/
25 mars Un Bal Guinguette @ St. Charles Ballroom Loyola University, La Nouvelle Orléans; http://af-neworleans.org/events/2017/03/annual-gala-un-bal-guinguette/
25 mars Cajun Comic Relief XXV @ Heymann Performance Center, Lafayette
http://eventful.com/lafayette/events/cajun-comic-relief-xxv-/E0-001-097083087-7
25 mars Spring Celbration: Cajun Music & Festival 10am-2pm @ Vermilionville’s Historic Village; http://www.vermilionville.org/events/spring-celebration
27, 28, 30 mars Festinema Junior 2017 "Ernest et Celestine (2012)": 9h30 @ Prytania Theater, New Orleans
30-31 mars Festinema Junior 2017 "Neige et les arbres magiques (2015)": 9h30 @ Prytania Theater, New Orleans
30 mars Film Festival des Tournées "L’Armée des Ombres": presented by Mcneese St University, 6pm; https://www.visitlakecharles.org/event/larm%C3%A9e-des-ombres-%28the-army-of-shadows%29-a-french-film/28811/
Every Wednesday French Chorus Learn and sing songs in French! 6-7pm @ Cité des Arts, Downtown Lafayette; http://citedesarts.org/?page_id=938

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