Cultural Diplomacy - Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairshttps://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/?xtor=RSS-1 The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs operates a vast network of French cultural departments and establishments abroad, working together to forge close links with local partners in pursuit of clearly defined objectives: bringing French culture and the work of French artists to a wider audience around the world: France's cultural network abroad organises some 50,000 cultural events a year; building lasting networks, not just between creative artists but also between cultural policy (…) enMinistry for Europe and Foreign Affairshttps://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/local/cache-vignettes/L144xH72/visuel_defaut_une_fd-44916-890bc.jpg?1619706877https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr?xtor=RSS-1 The Night Of Ideas 2021, 24 Hours To Feel "Close(r) "https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/the-night-of-ideas-2021-24-hours-to-feel-close-40-r?xtor=RSS-1 The sixth edition of the Night of Ideas, coordinated by the Institut Français, will be held on Thursday, January 28th, 2021 on the topic “Close(r) ”. It will be reinforced in its digital dimension with the creation of “24 hours of night and ideas”. On January 28th 2021, more than 200 Nights of Ideas are expected internationally, from Finland to South Africa and from Fiji to Peru, with increased resonance between countries and geographical areas. In Sydney as well as in Mexico City, Seoul, (…) 2021-01-20 12:30:3660482_255354French Season in Japan – Joint communique issued by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture – The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture announce new dates for the French Season in Japan: October 2021 to March 2022 (24 Jul. 20)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/french-season-in-japan-joint-communique-issued-by-the-ministry-for-europe-and?xtor=RSS-1 Initially scheduled to take place from April to October 2021, the French Season in Japan has been rescheduled due to the Covid-19 health crisis and the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. It will now take place from October 2021 to March 2022 throughout the Japanese archipelago.2020-07-29 09:36:1060482_251153Culture - Jean-Yves Le Drian launches the fifth edition of the Night of Ideas (Nuit des Idées) (30 Jan. 20)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/culture-jean-yves-le-drian-launches-the-fifth-edition-of-the-night-of-ideas?xtor=RSS-1 Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves le Drian presided over the opening of the fifth Nuit des Idées (Night of Ideas) at the Quai d'Orsay with Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition Elisabeth Borne. Taking place on 30 January, this latest edition brought together several thousand people through 220 events held in 90 countries, including 48 events in France. Watch the debate: LIVE: Launch of the #NightOfIdeas, an exclusive debate on climate change and biodiversity (…) 2020-01-30 18:23:0060482_246708Nice, Capital of Riviera Tourism, candidate for UNESCO World Heritage status (13 Jan. 2020)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/nice-capital-of-riviera-tourism-candidate-for-unesco-world-heritage-status-13?xtor=RSS-1 Joint Communiqué from the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and Franck Riester, Minister of Culture, announce the candidacy of “Nice, Capital of Riviera Tourism,” for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It was in Nice that a new type of urban planning emerged in the late-18th century aimed at transforming the town into a winter resort and later a summer resort. On this exceptional (…) 2020-01-13 19:27:5260482_246282Joint press release from the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture - nomination for the French pavilion at the Venice Biennale of Architecture (15 Oct. 19)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/joint-press-release-from-the-ministry-for-europe-and-foreign-affairs-and-the?xtor=RSS-1 Christophe Hutin's submission, “Les communautés à l'œuvre” (“Communities at Work”) selected to represent France at the 17th Venice Biennale of Architecture (2020)2019-10-15 21:34:5460482_244773Reconstruction of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris: launch of a national and international subscription (16.04.19)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/reconstruction-of-the-notre-dame-cathedral-in-paris-launch-of-a-national-and?xtor=RSS-1 Franck Riester, Minister of Culture, Gérald Darmanin, Minister of Government Action and Public Accounts, Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and Bruno Le Maire, Minister of the Economy and Finance, launch the national and international subscription to rebuild Notre Dame cathedral The President of the Republic has announced the launch of a national and international subscription to raise funds for the reconstruction of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, following the (…) 2019-04-18 10:13:0160482_241697Nuit des Idées – Launch of the fourth edition (31.01.19)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/nuit-des-idees-launch-of-the-fourth-edition-31-01-19?xtor=RSS-1 On January 31, the fourth edition of the Nuit des Idées (“Night of Ideas”) will bring together several tens of thousands of people at more than 150 events held in France and in 70 other countries.2019-01-31 11:22:1760482_240162My French Film Festival (18.01.19-18.02.19)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/my-french-film-festival-18-01-19-18-02-19?xtor=RSS-1 Taking place between 18 January and 18 February 2019, the world's first totally online French-speaking film festival features a programme of 10 short films, 10 feature films in competition, and a selection of films screened out of competition. Subtitles for all films are available in 11 languages (Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish).2019-01-11 18:11:4060482_2397984th Edition of the Night of Ideas (31.01.19)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/4th-edition-of-the-night-of-ideas-31-01-19?xtor=RSS-1 The 4th Night of Ideas is slated to be held on 31 January 2019 on the theme of “Facing the Present”.2019-01-11 16:26:3060482_239793Soft diplomacy – Speech by Jean-Yves Le Drian for the “Days of the Cooperation and Cultural Action Network” (16.07.18)https://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/en/french-foreign-policy/cultural-diplomacy/events/article/soft-diplomacy-speech-by-jean-yves-le-drian-for-the-days-of-the-cooperation-and?xtor=RSS-1 Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian will give a speech today, July 16, on the occasion of the “Journées du réseau de coopération et d'action culturelle” (“Days of the Cooperation and Cultural Action Network”), an annual event that takes place on July 16-17 in Paris.2018-07-16 17:45:4260482_236680