Added by Raymond Verdaguer on February 4, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Gretchen Schell on December 13, 2014 at 9:46pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Earlene Cruz on June 18, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Earlene Cruz on December 21, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Earlene Cruz on October 18, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Earlene Cruz on September 22, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
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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…Continue
Added by Nora Armani on April 7, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…
Le dîner de Thanksgiving a été un succès et il ne vous reste rien dans le frigo. Allez-donc faire un tour au Chelsea French Market dans le Meatpacking. Jusqu'au samedi 24 novembre, ce marché propose une sélection de produits français, avant de fermer pendant l'hiver et…Continue
Added by Paris New York TV on November 23, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Manisha Snoyer - Actress/Teacher on June 27, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Anne-Sophie Kergaravat on March 30, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
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 :…Continue
Added by Manisha Snoyer - Actress/Teacher on May 30, 2011 at 4:09pm — No Comments
“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…Continue
Added by Jean-Cosme on April 21, 2010 at 6:33pm — No Comments