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France wins the World Cup!

Fans celebrated the French team's win at the Embassy's Maison Française in Washington, D.C. after the France's thrilling FIFA World Cup™ victory. French fans around the world were enthralled by this year's exciting tournament, where the youthful, exuberant French team proved their skills (...)

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    Dear Friends, This month, France and the United States both celebrated our national holidays, making it a particularly festive month for French people and lovers of France in the U.S. The French and American people are connected (...)
  • Interview: Julien Benichou

    Julien Benichou, a critically acclaimed conductor, is the music director of the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra and the principal conductor of the Washington Opera Society. An avid supporter of music education, he is also the (...)
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    From May 24 to 26, the city of Paris hosted the third annual VivaTech Summit. A French-led initiative, VivaTech exemplifies France's determination to be the European destination for technological innovation and startup investment. (...)
  • Romans de l’été

    When you head to the beach this summer, it’s likely that you’ll throw a favorite beach read in your tote bag. Likewise, French travelers pick up a "roman de gare" (a book for the train) as they journey to the coast or the mountains (...)
  • Paris’ first digital museum of fine art

    In the 11th arrondissement of Paris, a former foundry transformed into an immersive digital exhibition center takes visitors on an audiovisual adventure into the history of Austrian art. Modeled after the Carrières de Lumières in (...)
  • Avignon: A medieval city with a fresh, creative spirit

    Along the western side of the Rhône river, a rich history and a fresh, creative spirit come together in the city of Avignon. Between 1309 and 1377, during the period known as the Avignon papacy, this provençal city served as the (...)
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