French Winter celebrations 

Celebrate Bastille Day and French culture this winter at Fed Square 


Frenchy Fed Free Workshops with AFM

Immerse yourself in French culture with free workshops presented by the Alliance Francaise Melbourne.

23 August 2021 - 5 September 2021 (Fri - Sun) @ Fed Square

Full program

Frenchy Weekends Film Festival with AFM

As part of the Frenchy Weekends series taking place at Fed Sq, the Alliance Francaise Melbourne presents the best in French musical comedy, music documentaries and recordings of live performances by French DJs from exotic locations around the world.

27 August 2021 - 5 September 2021 (Fri - Sun) @ Fed Square

Full program

France eMOTION: the interactive digital photographic exhibition

An augmented reality photographic exhibition which transports you to some of the most iconic monuments in France.

New dates: 4 & 5 September
@ Swanston Hall, Lower Melbourne Town Hall

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The Knot & Frenchy Weekends at Fed Sq

Have a look at The Knot on Fed Sq: a bold, large-scale, immersive art installation from French artist Cyril Lancelin. Until 5 September

Celebrate all things French this winter with live music, Frenchy Fed Free Workshops, giveaways and French films! 27 August 2021 - 5 September 2021
Full program

Bastille Day French Festival: online program

Watch a selection of videos from the BDFF including an exclusive interview of Cyril Lancelin about his art installation The Knot currently on Fed Square.

Videos available on BDFF website

Bastille Day French Festival - Les Lumières Bleu: Demystifying the French cliché

View highlights from the talk moderated by Véronique Duché (University of Melbourne) featuring French expats (Maeva & Cecile from AFM) and Tom McNamara, an Australian anthropologist. 

(Coming soon)


France eMOTION

France eMOTION


Four international photographers, Ishola Akpo from Benin, Edu Monteiro from Brazil, David Schalliol from the USA and Lourdes Segade from Spain, have travelled extensively, camera in hand, through regional in France. Each photographer offers a unique view of the diversity of French architectural heritage. Visitors will be taken on a dazzling voyage around fort walls, across the parks of châteaux, through museums and contemporary art spaces, and into the vaults of abbeys and through the arches of ancient bridges along the way.  

Discover the rich history dormant in the old stones of castles and fortified towns.Take in the sheer variety of locations which house works of art, palaces and mansions, abandoned factories and modern avant-garde constructions.

The exhibition features 35 images focusing on cultural, historical and architectural places of interest in France. Whilst looking at the static images, patrons will be able to download an app and virtually explore these locations with their mobile phones, thanks to clever interactive digital French technology.

                



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