LA Fête du Beaujolais Nouveau


After a three year break, the Alliance Française is delighted to announce that it will resume hosting the Beaujolais Nouveau Festival. Together with the French Australian Chamber of Commerce (FACCI) we’re celebrating the tradition of the arrival of the ‘New Beaujolais’ – or the release of the first wine of the harvest – traditionally held every 3rd Thursday in November.

On the program will be wine and cheese degustation, Beaujolais cultural activities, musical performances, and prizes to be won. Make sure you don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to enjoy la  joie de vivre !

Venue and ticket info:

Where: Alliance Française de Melbourne, 51 Grey St, St Kilda
Date: Thursday 17 November 2016
Time: 7pm
Tickets: Full $45 / AFM member $30
Admittance requires purchase. Entry includes two glasses of wine and one cheese plate per head.
 

Book here


Beaujolais Nouveau night's entertainment activities include:

- French music concert, by La Mauvaise Reputation. French gypsy swing virtuosos, La Mauvaise Réputation are Australia’s most authentic interpreters of the wild rhythms and passion of 1930s Parisian hot jazz and the beautiful melodies of classic French chanson - sung en français, bien sûr.

- Trivia quiz

Raffle

 

Great Prizes to win
during the night!

 
The Alliance Française, FACCI and partners have organised a raffle for the night. Tickets can be purchased during the event.

Price: one ticket $5 – 3 tickets $10

1st prize

  • Heathcote one day trip: Discovering the terroirs and winery of M. Chapoutier in Australia
  • 1 x Magnum of Malakoff 2010
  • One cheese hamper from Calendar Cheese
  • One set of 6 ‘Chef & Sommelier’ glasses

2nd prize

  • 6 x Mathilda Rose 2016 
  • One set of 6 ‘Chef & Sommelier’ glasses

3rd prize

  • 3 x Mathilda Rose 2016
  • 2 glasses of Beaujolais + 1 cheese plate


                  


You may also like...

Seeing is Believing

Seeing is Believing

Abstract Australian Art - Curated by Clark Art Projects
24 May to 17 June 2017

Jazzy Jeudi

Jazzy Jeudi

Thu 22 June
The New Impromptu Quartet: exploring a world of styles and influences from jazz to latin, funk, drum n bass and soul with a fresh and open musical approach.

Bastille Day French Festival

Bastille Day French Festival

Meat Market - North Melbourne
Sat 15 & Sun 16 July 2017
10am - 5pm

Saturday French courses

Saturday French courses

5-week courses for adults
Start 26 August

The Melbourne Salon - 24 August

The Melbourne Salon - 24 August

You are invited to the next Melbourne Salon: 
Flanders in Australia: A Personal History of Wool and War on Thursday 24 August

Spring Holiday French courses

Spring Holiday French courses

1-week French courses from Mon 2 to Fri 6 October

Conversation first steps (level A1+)

Conversation first steps (level A1+)

Starts Mon 2 Oct | in St Kilda
1-week course | 10am to 12pm
& l'aperitif  offered on the Friday!

Conversation (level A2)

Conversation (level A2)

Starts Mon 2 Oct | in St Kilda
1-week course | 10am to 12pm
& l'aperitif  offered on the Friday!

Arts & Culture (level B1)

Arts & Culture (level B1)

Starts Mon 2 Oct | in St Kilda
1-week course | 10am to 12pm
& l'aperitif  offered on the Friday!

Current affairs (level B2)

Current affairs (level B2)

Starts Mon 2 Oct | in St Kilda
1-week course | 6pm to 8pm
& l'aperitif  offered on the Friday!

Grammar clinic: past tenses

Grammar clinic: past tenses

Thu 5 Oct | in St Kilda
Level A2 | 10am to 4pm
Lunch included!

Grammar clinic: subjonctif

Grammar clinic: subjonctif

Thu 5 Oct | in St Kilda
Level B1 | 10am to 4pm
Lunch included!

Affiches exhibition

Affiches exhibition

original first prints of key French graphic designers
05 Oct to 04 Nov 2017


Thanks for sharing! / Merci pour le partage!

Instagram

St Kilda branch:
51 Grey Street, ST KILDA
VICTORIA 3182 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
Fax : 03 9525 5064
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

Postal Address:
PO Box 2042,
ST KILDA WEST, VICTORIA 3182
AUSTRALIA

St Kilda branch opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 9am to 7pm (switchboard/reception: 9.30am to 6.30pm)
Sat: 9am to 6pm (switchboard/reception: 9am to 5.30pm)

How to find us:
Trams: 16, 96, Fitzroy Street
3, 5, 64, 67 St Kilda Junction (3, 64, 67 Alma Road)
Car park available
Wheelchair access

City branch:
Level 13, 55 Swanston St, MELBOURNE
VICTORIA 3000 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
Fax : 03 9525 5064
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

City branch opening hours:
Mon - Thurs 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 6.30pm
Fri - Sat: 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 6pm

How to find us:
Trams: 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 8, 11, 16, 42, 48, 64, 67, 72, 109
& 112 running down Swanston St (stop: Collins St/Swanston St)
Trains: Flinders St Station is 1 block away