All Blog Posts Tagged 'City' (19)

Haitian’s trumpets for Florida – Posters signing for FHLP

French Heritage Language Program, New York
Benoit le Dévédec, coordonnateur du…
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Added by Raymond Verdaguer on February 4, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

"Ayiti Cheri", A French Artist J.R. Inside Out Group Action Art Project in Haiti

We are two teachers, one in Saint-Marc, Haiti and one in New York City, USA, who are dedicated to the education of young girls in Haiti. We would like to raise awareness of education of girls in Haiti. We plan to paste the posters on outdoor walls in Saint-Marc, Haiti. The title of our project, "Ayiti Cheri", is Haitian Creole for "Haïti Chérie". We wanted the name of the project to be in Haitian Creole, because it is the first language of the children we teach. Children are expected…

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Added by Gretchen Schell on December 13, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments


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On Board the La Fayette: The ‘Vehicle’ for Bilingual Exchange

 

A ‘petit morceau de France’ ported at the New York harbor in June, not only to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day, but also to altruistically transport over 4,000 books that Adiflor, AMOPA…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on June 18, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments


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Nigerians in New York

In 2008, the Nigerian government's efforts to fund the teaching of French at the basic and tertiary levels solidified the country's desire to make French an official language of the country, along with English. This effort marks a supported undertaking to establish a francophone presence in Nigeria, but the country's geographic proximity to francophone countries called…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on December 21, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments


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Guadeloupe in New York City

 

With Columbus Day shortly behind us, one can continue to thank him and his peers for the discovery of another beautiful country: following his location of other Caribbean islands, in 1493 Christopher Columbus reached Guadeloupe -- originally called Karukera (“island of beautiful waters”) by the Caribs.

 

Guadeloupians, who claim…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on October 18, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments


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Tasting France in New York City

The second Taste of France event went on this past weekend, and I feel fortunate to have taken part in the 2-day francophone festivities.

The many stands that filled Bryant Park this weekend provided one with the opportunity to explore the French culture through lifestyle, technology, fashion, beauty, cuisine, wine and spirits, tourism, culture, children and…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on September 29, 2013 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments


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Togolese in New York

Although there are only approximately 2500 Togolese Americans in the United States, the majority of the population is reported to live in New York or Chicago.  

 

With that said, the Togolese Americans who live in New York have established LiftTogo, formerly the Association of Togolese…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on September 22, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Francofolies makes U.S. debut with multi-artist tribute to Edith Piaf

Lineup to Include Marianne Faithfull, Madeleine Peyroux, Duffy, Patricia…

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Added by Buzzword PR on July 17, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments


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Cameroonians in New York

 

From musicians to business-owners, soccer players and social activists, Cameroonians grace the New York francophonie with a diverse range of contributions to the vitality of the City. 

 

With a long history of migration to the United States, Cameroonians, like many other modern-day immigrants of African descent, are attracted by the…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on June 6, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Films with Socially Relevant content sans violence coming to a festival and theatres near you.

Rated SR “Socially Relevant” New York Film Festival Shines New Light on Film Violence

Nora Armani, Festival Founding Artistic Director, announced today a new Film Festival that will launch in both New York City and Rensselaerville, New York on March 14-20, 2014.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…

Nora Armani

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Added by Nora Armani on April 7, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments


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Feel Like a Canadian in New York

With over 21,000 Canadians living in New York City, the number doubling since 2000, Canadians make up the eight-largest population of foreign-born residents, with 70,000 to 99,000 unauthorized Canadians in the nation: although most of the 2-5 million self-identifying French-Canadians live in Louisiana, a wide majority of the Canadian population in New York…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on March 16, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment


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Mali in the Bronx

Continuously making headlines over the past few weeks, Mali, the francophone West African country, doesn’t seem that far away when we think of the Malian population that exists within the borders of the United States.



As a nation of immigrants, it comes as no surprise that we have our very own Malian community. According to the latest Census, there are approximately 8000 Malian…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on January 29, 2013 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

Adults Can Lean New Languages. Here's Why - by Shana Lebowitz (The Greatist)

Scene 1. A small classroom, nighttime. A man stands alone in the middle of a circle of students. He approaches one young pupil and grabs the pair of headphones dangling around his neck. A petite woman in a pink dress shouts “Vouloir!” The man grins, bows, and returns to his seat.

Tonight I’m one of 14 adult…

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Added by Manisha Snoyer - Actress/Teacher on June 27, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments


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Pétanque ‘Rocks’ New York City

The look of the sand glistening on the ground on this past Sunday, June 24th 2012, may have lead one to think that he or she was somewhere seaside, but in fact, it was just between Madison and Fifth Ave. on 74th Street, where the Consulate General of France in New York decided to hold its annual Block Party, incorporating the…

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Added by Earlene Cruz on June 26, 2012 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Conference at City University of NY: Endangered regional languages of France

As our planet becomes more globalized it is expected that thousands of languages will become extinct by the end of the century. We ask that you join BZH New York as we team up with other French regional associations of NY (Alsace, Basque, Corsica) for a conference at City University of NY to highlight the endangered status of regional…

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Added by Anne-Sophie Kergaravat on March 30, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Cours de théâtre contemporain

Chers amis,

 

Je suis Yasmine, la nouvelle assistante de Manisha Snoyer, Directrice d'Act French.

 

J'ai le plaisir de vous annoncer qu'un nouvel "Atelier Francophone" se tiendra le 6 Juin.

 

Vous pouvez vous inscrire ici :…

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Added by Manisha Snoyer - Actress/Teacher on May 30, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments

The Oyster Is My World - New York, New York

“The world is my oyster“ is one of the most widely used proverbs. It comes from Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor (1600) in Act II, Scene II and goes: Falstaff: I will not lend thee a penny. Pistol: Why, then, the world's mine oyster, Which I with sword will open. It’s quite poetic and there’s a reason why it appeals to so many…

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Added by MA Shumin on May 10, 2010 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Six places à gagner pour voir les Gipsy Kings à New York

Les Gipsy Kings entament une grande tournée aux États-Unis et France-Amérique vous invite à y assister. Parrainez deux amis à la newsletter de France-Amérique en nous envoyant leurs adresses email et…
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Added by Jean-Cosme on April 21, 2010 at 6:33pm — No Comments

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