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The Embassy Celebrates “La Francophonie”

The Embassy Celebrates “La Francophonie”

Published on March 27, 2012
On Friday, March 23, the “Grande Fête de la Francophonie” took over the Embassy of France!

The crowning event of the 2012 Francophonie Cultural Festival featured culinary specialties and
crafts from some 35 French-speaking nations, in a festive and joyful atmosphere.

Representatives from Washington, D.C. embassies, governments and institutions discussed
their distinct traditions and gave out complimentary samples of food and beverages. The evening
ended with the rhythms of Cape Verdean singer Maria de Barros and a DJ.
See pictures of the event here.

The Francophonie Cultural Festival is not over yet! Check out the events to come until April 15.

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