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> Call for tender
Refurbishment works of five flats (around 5000 sqf²) belonging to the Consulate General of France will be carried out during the summer (from July to October). The work will be supervised by a project manager from (...)
> Visit of Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong (5th (...)
On the occassion of his visit, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Laurent Fabius met the authorities of Hong Kong SAR, including the Chief Executive Mr. CY Leung. He signed with Mr. Matthew Cheung, Secretary for Labour (...)
> Dissemination of Anti-drug Messages in the French International (...)
Drugs abuse affects the freedom and development of young people, the world’s most valuable asset. Apart from supporting parents and schools to strengthen the basic protective net, we need greater community (...)
> Visit of Vendémiaire from 7th to 12th April 2013
The French Navy Ship Vendémiaire was in port call in Hong Kong from 7th to 12th April 2013 and berthed at China Merchants Wharf, Kennedy Town.
> Open day of the Vendémiaire on 7th April 2013
The French Navy Ship Vendémiaire, in port call in Hong Kong from 7th to 12th April 2013, will organize an Open Day to enable the public to visit the frigate on Sunday 7th April from 15:00 to (...)
> Mrs Fleur Pellerin, Minister Delegate for Small and Medium Enterprises, (...)
Mrs Fleur Pellerin, Minister Delegate for Small and Medium Enterprises, Innovation and the Digital Economy visited Hong Kong on 7 March 2013. During her visit, she introduced France’s National Pact for Growth, (...)
> 150 years of relations between France and Hong Kong. Publication of the (...)
In order to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the relations between France and Hong Kong, a collective work in high quality has been carried out, with the support of the Consulate general of France in Hong Kong (...)
> French-speaking Festival-Concert ‘’Mars en Folie’’ (22 March, 8:30PM)
In order to celebrate the French-speaking Festival, Alliance Française de Hong Kong organises ‘’Mars En Folie’’ in the coming March.
> French-speaking Festival-French-speaking Film Festival (5-14 (...)
In order to celebrate the French-speaking Festival, Alliance Française de Hong Kong organises ‘’Mars En Folie’’ in the coming March.
> An evening of Movies with Michel Legrand – Live in Hong Kong on March 23rd (...)
Michel Legrand will be playing live for 2 representations on March 23rd (3pm and 8pm) at the Hong Kong City Hall.
> Feu: Crazy Horse Paris, in cinema on 21 February
Immerse yourself in the 3D show at the Crazy Horse: Feu, staged by Christian Louboutin!
> European Union Film Festival
From 22 February to 6 March, discover the European Cinema on the big screen!
> Holy Motors will be released in Hong Kong on the 7 February
The latest film of Leos Carax, revealed in Cannes Festival 2012, will be out on the big screen in Hong Kong on the 7 February !
> 50th Anniversary of the Treaty of Elysée
France and Germany are each other’s closest and most important political, economic, and cultural partners. The Elysée Treaty, signed on January 22, 1963 by French President Charles de Gaulle and German Chancellor (...)
> My French Film Festival 2013 !
MyFrenchFilmFestival.com is a new concept which aims to introduce young French creation to Internet users all over the world.
> The first music night of the year at KEE Club on Friday 11 January (...)
The first music night of the year at KEE Club on Friday 11 January 2013. World famous electronic DJ Stéphane Pompougnac will be adding a touch of French class for one night (...)
> On the Road, the latest film by Walter Salles, presented in the 2012 Cannes (...)
On the Road, an electrified road trip, presented in last year 2012 Cannes Festival competition with Kristen Stewart, is now released in the Hong Kong cinemas.
> Interview of Consul General with Macau Business, Dec 2012
The Consul General of France in Hong Kong and Macau Mr. Arnaud Barthèlemy has been interviewed by Macau Business in the Dec. 2012 issue, regarding the business opportunities and co-operations between France and (...)
> Marseille: “European Capital of Culture 2013”
Marseille is all set to be “European Capital of Culture 2013”. Throughout the year Marseille will be rolling out a programme of unusual cultural events, exhibitions, shows, festivals and more, divided into three major (...)
> In The House, the latest film by François Ozon starring Kristine (...)
In The House, presented at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2012, the psychological thriller depicts the relationship between a teacher and her student.
> Hélène Grimaud Piano Recital - In Hong Kong & Macau
A truly multi-faceted and charismatic artist – for pianist Hélène Grimaud music is a limitless passion. Hélène is a naturally emotive, spiritual performer whose success as an international artist is overwhelming. She has (...)
> DEC 20th: Macau Parade
A Parade from the City of Nice Carnival, a giant puppet of 19meters called “Viva”, a delegation of the City of Nice, Italy, Colombians from the City of Nice presenting the carnival of Barranquilla, (...)
> DEC 19th: Pictures exhibition of the City of Nice and posters of Nice (...)
The AFM, the city of Nice and the Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16 join the Second Macau Parade through a wonderful exhibition of pictures and carnival posters of the City of (...)
> LE FRENCH MAY 2013 PREVIEW DINNER
Year 2012 was an exceptional year, with the celebration of the 20th edition of Le French May arts festival. With a wide selection of programs covering all major artistic disciplines, the festival encountered massive (...)
> Burgundy wines going down well in the export market
The 152nd Hospices de Beaune Wine Auction, held on 18 November 2012, proved that Burgundy wines are in excellent health. They may not yet have returned to their 2008 levels, but worldwide exports of Burgundy wines (...)
> DEC 14th FMBA Gala, MGM Grand Ballroom
On Friday 14th of December, the Alliance Française de Macao is pleased to be part of the FMBA Gala Dinner with a cultural/entertainment programmation that ambraces the best of the French talent based in Macau: dance (...)
> Inauguration Exposition Luxinside at One Central (Main Entrance)
The AFM, the Institut Français and Macau Business Charity Association are please to present from Paris only to Macau the exhibition Luxinside where the artists of Luxinside combine art and science in order to show (...)
> Conversation around Carnival
The Alliance Francaise de Macao and the Rui Cuhna Foundation are pleased to present the Roundtable "Conversation around Carnival" The Rui Cunha Foundation and Alliance Francaise of Macao have the pleasure to invite (...)
> French toys trade on tradition
Parents today demand safe, high-quality products for their children. A back-to-basics approach that is proving a resounding success for the French manufacturers who specialise in traditional toys, and delighting (...)
> Happiness never comes alone, Sophie Marceau and Gad Elmaleh soon in Hong (...)
A film by James Huth opens November 29th 2012 in Hong Kong cinemas. It is also one of the films for the Gala Premiere of French Cinepanorama.
> Upcoming CEFC Seminar: "The Three Gorges Dam: Exhibiting local worlds after (...)
The building of the Three Gorges Dam produced dramatic changes in the landscape of Yunyang county Chongqing, displacing part of the population and leading to the reconstruction of whole (...)
> Gala dinner 2012 of the France Macau Business Association
Certainly, this December 14 at the MGM, the FMBA is preparing a wonderful evening. We just receive the program and want to share it with you.
> Claire Denis, French filmmaker, global-local artist A public talk by (...)
Jean-Michel FRODON will be introducing Claire Denis’ work, its singularity as well as its inscription in the larger frame of French modern cinema. Claire Denis is a Paris-based filmmaker and one of the major artistic (...)
> Gala dinner 2012 of the France Macau Business Association
Last week we informed you that the FMBA organized its fourth annual gala dinner on 14 December at the MGM. The show put together this year around the theme of "Midnight in Paris ..." assumes the quality of its (...)
> Pascal Dombis exhibition – The Cat Street Gallery
The latest works of the French artist Pascal Dombis are exhibited until 23th of December by The Cat Street Gallery in Hollywood road. Fuelled by a fascination for exploring a visual paradox, for more than 20 years (...)
> French Cinepanorama – Claire Denis, the vagabond Retrospective
Every year, the French Cinepanorama offers a great retrospective, devoting to a well-known figure who is playing an important role in the history of cinema. After the complete film works of Pierre Etaix in 2010 and (...)
> Bernard Frize’s Exhibition
Bernard Frize’s exhibition finally arrives in Hong Kong at the Simon Lee Gallery. Born in 1954, Saint-Mandé in France, Bernard Frize is recognized as one of the most influential modern painters in the world. A (...)
> The 20th Hong Kong Optical fair 2012
The 20th Hong Kong Optical fair 2012 ended on the 9th of November after three days of exhibition. On this occasion, 620 exhibitors from 22 countries and regions presented their products and their brands to a public (...)
> Aviation and MRO Trade Mission in China and Hong Kong 2012
Organized by UBIFRANCE – French Trade Commission, an aviation and MRO trade mission comprised of innovated French-based companies had met with industry operators in Shanghai, Xiamen, Hong Kong and Zhuhai on November (...)
> Panorama 2012 – Highlights by the Alliance française de Hong Kong
This year’s Panorama showcases 15 feature films picked with the greatest care. Enjoy the most recent French titles, selected for their excellent qualities. All of them will be shown for the very first time in Hong (...)
> Melvil Poupaud in Hong Kong for the Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
The Lesbian and Gay Film Festival opens its doors tonight, with 4 French films in its programme.
> Cutting-edge technology in the world of disabled sport
The unprecedented interest in the London Paralympics has drawn attention to the futuristic equipment that enabled the athletes to achieve such amazing performances. High-precision tools have been designed jointly by (...)
> Gala dinner 2012 of the France Macau Business Association
Non-profit organization created in 2008, the France Macau Business Association also known as FMBA, organizes its 4th gala dinner on December 14th 2012 at the MGM.
> “Reflection on the Water” French pianist Monique Duphil Plays (...)
Much of Debussy’s music suggests the paintings of his contemporaries, the Impressionists, and like these artists he too drew inspiration from water. At the Hong Kong Museum of Art, by the sparkling waters of (...)
> 41st French Cinepanorama – Highlights First works – Focus on New French (...)
The 41st French Cinepanorama showcases 7 feature films by new promising French directors.
> City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong invites French oboist François (...)
Richard Strauss’ compositional output includes some of the most sensuous and virtuosic music ever written for the oboe. Recognized throughout the world as one of the best oboe soloists of his generation, François (...)
> Mr Alain Juppé visited Hong Kong for the 4th edition of the “Hong Kong Wine (...)
Mr Juppé, Mayor of Bordeaux, presented as the Guest of Honor on November 1st, for the 4th edition of the “Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival” which took place in West Kowloon from November 1st to 4th (...)
> New Gallery on Old Bailey presents "In Between these walls" by (...)
Pamphyle has between scratches and caresses, continued to paint, creating palimpsest pictures, pictures of memories and of traces that are measure time.
> Mrs. Hélène Conway-Mouret, Minister attached to the French Minister of (...)
Mrs. Hélène Conway-Mouret, Minister attached to the French Minister of Foreign Affairs in charge of French Nationals Abroad visited Hong Kong on October 5th and 6th. During her visit, she met the major officials of (...)
> The 41st edition of the French Cinepanorama – Discover the 2012 selection (...)
With the launch of the website www.frenchcinepanorama.com on the 1st November, Alliance française de Hong Kong has revealed the programme of the French Film Festival (...)
> Opening cocktail of the exhibition « In French in the original (...)
The exhibition comprises of rare reproductions from BnF, from Middle Ages to nowadays. The idea is to have a different point of view about well-known authors, not by reading their texts but by discovering their (...)
> Enjoyment and innovation in the aisles of the Global Food Marketplace
Keen cooks and lovers of good food take note! One of the world’s most important food fairs, SIAL – the Global Food Marketplace – is taking place at Villepinte from 21 to 25 October. The event is held every two years (...)
> Ravel, the Time Traveller – a convergence of talents from Hong Kong and (...)
Hong Kong Sinfonietta, one of the best orchestras in Hong Kong, will present a unique concert experience of music and dance, time and space.
> Awarding of the Nobel Peace prize to the European Union - Statement by (...)
The European Union has been awarded of the Nobel Peace Prize on October 12, 2012. Statement by Bernard Cazeneuve, Minister Delegate for European Affairs
> Serge Haroche, the new French Nobel Laureate in Physics
After his compatriot Albert Fert in 2007, it is the turn of Serge Haroche to be awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics. The Nobel Academy has awarded the prize for his work in quantum (...)
> The first "Fantastic Film Festival" arrives in Hong Kong
After bringing in the first ever “Culinary Film Festival 2012” in Hong Kong, UA CineHub presents its first Fantastic Film Festival from 31st October to 16th November, showcasing three fantastic films from Taiwan, USA (...)
> HK Theatre Association presents: The dinner game
HK Theatre Association presents "The Dinner Game" by Francis Veber, held from 28th Nov to 1st Dec 2012 at Sheung Wan Civic Centre.
> "Peppermoon" is back in Asia for a new tour!
French Pop, Dream Pop Wednesday, 10 October, 8pm Fringe Club, Cabaret Theatre Hong Kong HKD125 (in advance) HKD150 (on the day)
> Full speed ahead for the French tram system
Trams first appeared in the United States in the 19th century. The early ones were horse-drawn. The tram system then developed in many European cities with mechanical traction, using steam, compressed air or (...)
> Cine-Talk: “Nudity declined” By Violaine Caminade de Schuytter
Cine-Talk by Alliance Française “Nudity declined” by Violaine Caminade de Schuytter, will be held on 11th October at Alliance Française Library.
> Sculptures by Clémence Van Lunen
Sculpture, polyglot, curious and on the alert, fascinated by the countries which she has discovered, cultures and languages which she practises and likes, Clémence Van Lunen is a renaissance woman (...)
> The First Edition of « Great China French Tech Tour » Ends with Resounding (...)
The first edition « Great China French Tech Tour » had drawn its curtains on the evening of 21st September in Hong Kong, when the delegation has been received by Mr. Arnaud BARTHELEMY, Consul General of France in Hong (...)
> The international success of French television series
Series are a gold mine for television throughout the world. The diversity and specific characteristics of French drama series mean they are now competing with their American counterparts. The audiences for these (...)
> Mouron, Masterpieces of French Chanson
Accompanied by the pianist Terry Truck, the French singer Mouron offers a concert of beautiful French chanson standards.
> Impressionism and Fashion, a joint French and US exhibition
Organised by the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the Art Institute of Chicago, the exhibition Impressionism and Fashion promises to be one of the major cultural events of the (...)
> "Inside Out" by JR
JR will give an account of his global art project in a discussion led by Diana d’Arenberg Parmanand on 15th Sept at Hong Kong Arts Centre.
> Culinary Film Festival in UA Cinemas
In recent years, many International film festivals including the prestigious Berlin Film Festival have a culinary section featuring films about food. This year, Culinary Film Festival 2012, will showcase four (...)
> Intouchables, and its 40 million spectators will be on all Hong Kong (...)
Intouchables (which now cumulates 22,5 million spectators internationally and 18 million in France) will be released on Thursday, September 6th. (Re)discover on the big screen a true-story, fun and moving, for the (...)
> Don’t miss out the Summer International Film Festival (SIFF) starting next (...)
The HKIFF summer festival, occurring August 14th-28th 2012, will be hosting 6 French movies.
> Cocktail for the 12th edition of the Alexandre Yersin Scholarship (...)
A cocktail in honor of the Alexandre Yersin scholarships has been held the 2nd of August at the Consulate general of France.
> French cinema celebrated on MOViE MOViE!
MOViE MOViE is a recently-launched channel dedicated to international film lovers (canal 132 on Now TV) showcasing the very best in international hits, film festival discoveries and awarded movies. This summer, we (...)
> Towards a French cloud-computing service
Remote computing is all the rage. It is a market that promises to grow exponentially over the next few years and the French Government has the issue firmly on its agenda, with a view to setting up a major national (...)
> French Restaurant "Chez Patrick" makes a special menu for the launch of (...)
On the occasion of the launch of the French movie "The Chef" in Hong Kong, French restaurant "Chez Patrick" will prepare the movie’s special menu through the month of (...)
> A French company is bridging the gap between Vladivostok and Russky (...)
Russky Bridge links Russky Island to Vladivostok, right on the borders of the Russian Far East, and is one of the longest cable-stayed bridges in the world. The gigantic bridge, built using the know-how of a French (...)
> The Paris Observatory: at the cutting edge on a global scale
The Paris Observatory is one of the largest astronomy and astrophysics research establishments in the world and also one of the oldest. Its activities cover all fields of space exploration and sciences, from (...)
> French National Day 2012 Official Reception in Macau
On July 11th, 2012, the French and Macanese guests celebrated the French National Day at the Sofitel Hotel in Macau. The event was organized by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau, the Alliance (...)
> French National Day 2012 Party at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition (...)
On 13th July 2012, more than 700 people participated to the party organized by the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau for the French National Day. The event took place in Hong Kong Convention and (...)
> French National Day 2012 Official Reception in Hong Kong
Nearly 900 guests celebrated the French National Day during the official reception held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center (HKCEC). The Honourable Chief Secretary for Administration of HKSAR, Mrs (...)
> Hong Kong Police Mobile Application
The Hong Kong Police Force launched ‘Hong Kong Police Mobile Application’ on 18th July 2012. By using smart phones, people are provided with access to the latest police (...)
> Theme parks are going for green
France’s leisure parks are attracting increasing numbers of visitors of all ages and from all countries. The market has doubled in ten years. As these parks play a crucial role in the regional economy, new ones are (...)
> Beloved, the latest film of Christophe Honoré with Catherine deneuve will be (...)
Presented as closing film at the Cannes film festival last year, Beloved is a musical tragedy about love generations after generations.
> When Pigs Have Wings, a funny and touching movie released in Hong Kong on (...)
César of best first film last February in France, When Pigs Have Wings is a crazy tragi-comedy.
> Don’t miss "Le Havre" on MOViE MOViE!
(Re)discover on July 14th at 4.00Pm (and then available on demand) Le Havre by Aki Kaurismäki on MOViE MOViE!
> A gigantic inventory of species in Mercantour National Park
Famous for its wolves, Mercantour National Park in the Alps is also home to an extraordinarily rich flora and fauna, which is highly distinctive but relatively unknown. The biggest inventory ever taken in Europe is (...)
> 100 recipients of the Légion d’Honneur Scholarship will study in France this (...)
Thanks to an equal financial support from the Légion d’honneur Club Hong Kong Chapter and the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macao, the number of scholarship students have been increased from 80 in 2011 (...)
> High-speed rail: on track for the future
Public land transport is developing in France and throughout the world, with a growing trend towards high-speed cross-border trains, trams and regional trains. Technological innovations are increasing and French (...)
> Cedric Hanriot Trio in Macau, Taipa!
On June 24th, the Alliance française of Macau invites Cedric Hanriot Trio for a concert in Macau Taipa House Museum.
> "Fête de la Musique" at Macau Sofitel Hotel
On June 22nd, the Alliance Française of Macau invites Swing PI at Macao Sofitel Hotel to celebrate the French "Fête de la musique".
> Annual gala dinner of French Chamber of Commerce
The French Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual gala dinner in the ballroom of the Grand Hyatt hotel Wan Chai on 1st June 2012. The event was aptly themed Les Ailes du Desir (the Wings of (...)
> Gerard Lenorman’s live concert in Hong Kong
On Sunday 10th June 2012, French singer Gerard Lenorman will perform at Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Grand Theatre.
> “Little Bestiary of French Cinema” Cinema Talk
On Thursday 14th June 2012, Violaine Caminade de Schuytter will host a debate on the “Little Bestiary of French Cinema” at Hong Kong’s Alliance Française Library.
> The Bar Freaks Concert on May 30th 2012 at Macau Tower Outdoor (...)
The Concert of The Bar Freaks, organized by the Alliance Française de Macao will take place at 7.30 pm at Macau Tower Outdoor Plaza. Free Admission (No Ticket is needed).
> The Giants of Royal de Luxe are off across the Channel again
Royal de Luxe was in Liverpool on 20, 21 and 22 April with a new show, Sea Odyssey, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Another monumental creation and another landmark in the highly (...)
> The French Green Touch: spotlight on French architecture in Hong (...)
The French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE in collaboration with the AFEX association (French Architects Overseas Agency) has just organized its second mission of French architects in Hong Kong on May 30th, 31th and June (...)
> A Youth Programme on Dissemination of Anti-drug Messages
The French International School in collaboration with the Police Liaison Desk of the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau organised a youth programme for its students on the 9th and the 18th of May (...)
> Last month to enjoy Le French May 2012’s free activities
Le French May 2012 is ending this month. How sad...but still you can enjoy some free activities ! discover various exhibitions of Visual Art and also the concert of French Stories by Cédric Hanriot Trio in (...)
> Results of the 6 Alexandre Yersin Scholarships for 2012
For the 13th consecutive year, the Consulate-General of France offers the opportunity to prepare a master degree in France for Hong Kong & Macao outstanding candidates. It is our pleasure to announce the 6 new (...)
> Press preview on the Picasso Exhibition on 15 May
Being one of the highlights of Le French May 2012, the Picasso exhibition has be launched from 19th May 2012. A press preview was held on 15th May with the presence of Ms. Anne Baldassari, Director of the Picasso (...)
> 8th call for proposals ICT-ASIA regional programme
The ICT-Asia regional programme is an initiative by French cooperation directed at Asia to invite collaboration of research and development in the area of Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies (...)
> 3rd Call for proposals BIO-ASIA regional programme
The Bio-Asia Regional Programme is a French cooperation initiative to promote high-level collaboration and networking in the region with respect to research and development in the area of natural (...)
> "Declaration of War" released in Hong Kong cinemas from May (...)
In competition during the last edition of Hong Kong International Film Festival, "Declaration of War" directed by Valérie Donzelli has been released in Hong Kong cinemas from May (...)
> "Les Pas Perdus", a new dark French comedy from 23rd - 26th May at Hong (...)
HK Theatre Association actors present to you their new play: ‘Les Pas Perdus - Grand central, adieu’ staged by Denise Bonal. the performances will take place on May 23rd, 24th, 25th, (...)
> Exhibition "Nice, Ville Lumière" from May 9th to July 31th 2012 in (...)
Sofitel Ponte 16 Macau presents, with the support of Alliance française de Macao, the City of Nice and the General Delegation of the Alliance française in China, an exhibition about the French city of Nice starting (...)
> Celebrate two cities: Paris & Hong Kong during the master class (...)
Paris. Hong Kong. Two cities both loved by the Cinema. As Shooting location or as a whole world, they never left the spectator indifferent. Discover the evolution of the urban history of Paris and Hong Kong through (...)
> Opening of the Photo Exhibition "HONG KONG ID" organized by Children of the (...)
From the 10th of May to the 10th of June, Children of the Mekong presents the Photo Exhibition "HONG KONG ID" at Entourage Restaurant.
> On May 17th, the French community will get bigger on the Opening of Gallery (...)
A new gallery is opening in Hong Kong! After the De Sarthe Gallery, the gallery Edouard Malingue, FEAST projects, the Opera Gallery and the Gallery Perotin on May the 15th, the Gallery NeC’s will open its doors on (...)
> The FrancEducation Label, a linguistic and diplomatic asset
The first FrancEducation Labels have just been conferred on foreign schools with bilingual francophone departments of genuine excellence. This new tool is designed to improve the diversity and quality of French (...)
> Debussy & Friends, Piano Recital by François Chaplin on Saturday 28th (...)
Taking the opportunity at Le French May, François Chaplin celebrates the 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy (1862-1918) with a new combination of works for two pianos to pay tribute to the master of impressionist (...)
> The international success of the French documentary
Acclaimed for their diversity and the high standard of their research, French documentaries export well, especially to Scandinavian and English-speaking countries. In 2010, sales to foreign distributors saw growth (...)
> Free and outdoor activities of Le French May 2012 in May
We are now entering at the heart of the French May ! Find out the activities you can enjoy in the city for free.
> Journée du Goût in Hong Kong, May 4th 2012
For the second year in a row, the English Schools Foundation is delighted to host the “Journée du Goût” event in which 15 chefs and suppliers will run parallel workshop sessions and share their expertise, knowledge and (...)
> Alexandre Yersin Excellence Scholarship 2012 - application deadline (...)
For the 13th consecutive year, the Consulate General offers six excellence scholarships to Hong Kong & Macau students. The application deadline has been extended to 29th April (...)
> French public broadcasting exports well
Radio France International, France 24 and Monte Carlo Doualiya, boosted by the Arab revolutions and reflecting the concerns of various populations, have gained a considerably larger audience. TV5 Monde and Arte (...)
> Cine-Talk: “Kickin’ French cinema” on May 3rd
Only a few weeks before the beginning of Cannes Film Festival. To get into the mood, come to debate at Alliance Française Library on May 3rd at 7 pm.
> Don’t miss the latest movie by Claude Lelouch in Macau
On April 27th relax and watch, for the First Time in Hong Kong & Macau "Ces amours-là" (What War May Bring) by famous French director Claude Lelouch. Laurent Couson, the main actor, will be at this French Movie (...)
> On April 29th 2012, Stradivaria will rise in Macau at St Joseph (...)
For its second Chinese tour, Stradivaria, a string ensemble from Nantes will be playing in Macau.
> Catch up with Le French May on your cell phone with a new application
For its 20th edition, le French May is happy to present you its new application in Apple store and Android, in collaboration with the Baylaucq studio.
> French May 2012: L’Alliance française presents ARRÊTS DE JEU
L’Alliance française of Hong Kong presents ARRÊTS DE JEU, a creation of Contemporary Dance. Performances on April 18th and 19th 2012.
> Enjoy some free French May activities in April
On April 12th was officially launched the 20th edition of Le French May. To help you enjoying it, here you can find a list of the free activities for this month.
> France Technology Expertise Highlighted at CARTES in Asia 2012
After successful participations in 2010 and 2011, Ubifrance and the French Trade Commissions in Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Shenzhen renewed their involvement in the 2012 edition of CARTES in Asia (...)
> Paris: the favourite choice for students
Paris has been named the world’s best student city, ahead of London and Boston. Its popularity is not only due to the diversity of courses available and the high standard of teaching: fees and the quality of student (...)
> Don’t miss the beginning of Le French May : the opening concert by the Hong (...)
Here are two events not to miss: Playgrounds, a photo exhibition at the Avenue of Stars from April 6th, and the opening concert of the 20th edition of the French May on April 12th by Hong Kong Sinfonietta (...)
> A taste of French May 2012 — Playgrounds
Playgrounds, an outdoor photo exhibition of contemporary art will open the festivities of the French May on the 6th April, before its official opening ceremony on April 13th. Exhibition on the Avenue of Stars from (...)
> Don’t miss on April the 12th, the roundtable about "Cultural Diplomacy and (...)
On Thursday, April 12th from 5.30pm, the Alliance Française of Hong Kong and the Department of Government and International Studies of Baptist University are organizing a roundtable about "Cultural Diplomacy and Soft (...)
> Undeniable success of "Mars en Folie" last saturday in Macau
With more than 500 spectators, the concert of "Mars en Folie" on Saturday March 31st 2012, presented for the first time in Macau was a great success!
> Big French companies are very busy on the international stage
Big French companies are exhibiting a certain amount of optimism. They are even doing very well internationally. In the face of strong world demand, they have operations on all five continents in sectors that (...)
> EURIAS - European Institutes for Advanced Study Fellowship Programme (...)
The European Institutes for Advanced Study (EURIAS) Fellowship Programme is an international researcher mobility programme offering 10-month residencies in one of the 14 participating Institutes: Berlin, Bologna, (...)
> Archaeology abroad: a scientific and diplomatic strength
People who still visualise archaeologists as antiquarians collecting old objects are in for a surprise! Run jointly by French institutions and those of their host countries, major excavation sites abroad are genuine (...)
> Already 20 years of French May: Launch of the new edition
On Wednesday, March 28th, at 2.30 pm, the press conference of Le French May 2012 was held to launch the 20th edition at The Peninsula hotel. On this occasion Mr Arnaud Barthelemy, Consul general of France in Hong (...)
> Visit of Vendémiaire from 14th to 19th March 2012
The French Navy Ship Vendémiaire was in port call in Hong Kong from 14th to 19th March 2012 and berthed at China Merchants Wharf, Kennedy Town.
> Thierry MARIANI, Minister of State for Transport visited Hong Kong on 16th (...)
Thierry Mariani, Minister of State for Transport, paid a visit to Hong Kong on 16th March 2012. Together with a delegation of directors of ports and ship owners, he had the opportunity to meet different key players (...)
> The 17th Francophonie Festival in Hong Kong and Macao—“Mars En (...)
On the occasion of the 17th Francophonie Festival in Hong Kong and Macau, Alliance Française de Macao presents the remarkable concert-“Mars en folie” on 31st March 2012(Saturday) at University of Macau Cultural (...)
> French museums and their international partners
As the Louvre embarks on a new collaboration with its American partners, other French museums are also building ties with their foreign counterparts. Works of art are travelling all the time, as networks are created (...)
> French eco-businesses gain ground
The future looks bright for green industries, with their potential for innovation, job creation and strong growth. Eco-businesses are often small firms and they benefit from active support from the public (...)
> Upcoming CEFC Seminar: “The Mediterranean Model: Autonomous cities, trading (...)
Upcoming CEFC Seminar: “The Mediterranean Model: Autonomous cities, trading networks and law merchant in Medieval Europe and in East Asia” by Francois Gipouloux (National Centre for Scientific Research) on 21 March at (...)
> Upcoming CEFC Seminar: “China’s Maritime Security: From a Japanese (...)
Upcoming CEFC Seminar: “China’s Maritime Security: From a Japanese Perspective” by Shinji Yamaguchi (National Institute for Defense Studies, Japan) on 27 March at Room (...)
> Launch of the 4th Le French GourMay Food & Wine Festival
Being one of the highlights of Le French May Arts Festival, the fourth edition of Le French GourMay Food & Wine Festival was launched on 14th March 2012, with a press conference held at The French Window, (...)
> Opening of the exhibition: Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Wander along Saint-Germain-des-Prés while listening to its most famous writers and musicians on 20th March at the Alliance Française Library.
> French Pavilion at CARTES in Asia 2012
For the third consecutive year, Ubifrance will be leading a delegation of seventeen French companies to the CARTES in Asia 2012 at the Asian-World Expo in Hong Kong from March 28 to 29, (...)
> In the heart of Greater Lyon: Lyon Confluence, a unique urban project at (...)
The Confluence peninsula, at the point where the Saône flows into the Rhône, is the focus of one of Europe’s biggest city-centre urban development projects.
> The European Higher Education Fair 2012
The European Higher Education Fair 2012, for the 12th consecutive year, will be held on 10th & 11th March 2012, at the Central Library, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
> Open day of the Vendémiaire on 18 March 2012
The French Navy Ship Vendémiaire, in port call in Hong Kong from 14th to 19th March 2012, will organize an Open Day to enable the public to visit the frigate on Sunday 18th March from 14:00 to (...)
> Towards a better understanding of bioenergy production
The HélioBiotec platform has just been opened at the Commission for Atomic and Alternative Energies (CEA) centre in Cadarache (Bouches-du-Rhône). Researchers at the centre work in conjunction with laboratories and (...)
> French, a language shared by 220 million people
A worldwide success, Spielberg’s film Tintin recounts the adventures of a French-speaking strip cartoon character. Like him, millions of French speakers across the world continue to speak and learn French, a (...)
> France’s exceptional luxury hotels
The reputation of Paris’s luxury hotels – some of the most renowned in the world – is already well established. These exceptional hotels combine luxury and tradition and include famous names such as the Meurice or the (...)
> Photos calling for the French presence in Hong Kong
A book about the History of the French presence in Hong Kong is currently drafted. Before its publication, the authors would like to call the roll of the French community to pad the number of pictures in the (...)
> French International school officially opens its news campus in Chai (...)
The new Chai Wan Campus of the French International school of Hong Kong was officially opened by Mr Michael Suen, Secretary for education, Mrs Anne-Maries Descôtes, director of the Agency for French schools Abroad, (...)
> Magnifi’Science Exhibition in Macau
As one of the 2012 program to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Alliance Francaise de Macao, Magnifi’Science Exhibition is held on 17th to 29th February at Macao Science Center Lobby Exhibition (...)
> Meeting Olivier Tallec
Olivier Tallec will meet the public and exchange about illustrations techniques on 1st March at Alliance Française Library.
> "La Délicatesse", latest film by Foenkinos Brothers starring Audrey Tautou (...)
Don’t miss the latest film by Foenkinos Brothers starring Audrey Tautou, "La Délicatesse" will be released on Feb 16.
> “The Artist” in HK cinemas since February 23 !
The Artist, the film with 7 BAFTA, 3 Golden Globes, 10 nominations at the Oscars and Césars was released on Thursday, February 23rd, 2012! Watch it before it gets the Oscars this (...)
> European Film Festival - March 2 to 14
For the third consecutive year, the European Film Festival will be held from 2 to 14 March 2012. 15 countries, 15 films: Come and discover the different faces of European cinema at Broadway Cinematheque and Palace (...)
> "The Lady", the latest film by Luc Besson with Michelle Yeoh released on (...)
Don’t miss the film "The Lady", the latest film by Luc Besson with Michelle Yeoh, a biopic dedicated to Aung San Suu Kyi released on February 9 in HK.
> Talk on French cinema: “Gone with the red?”
Don’t miss the talk on French cinema of Alliance Française: “Gone with the red?” by Violaine Caminade de Schuytter on February 23rd at Alliance Française Library.
> Spotlight on Russian and French languages and literature
The “France-Russia 2012: languages and literature” year is due to open on 25 January in Moscow and close in December in Paris. In between, a whole host of events are planned in both countries with, as their central (...)
> A renewed Musée d’Orsay
The Musée d’Orsay is 25 years old. As the anniversary drew near, the museum was in need of a facelift. The arrangement and lighting of the exhibition spaces in particular have benefited from significant changes. The (...)
> Talk by Yao Zhongbin on Thursday 16th February
Yao Zhongbin is a young Chinese writer, with a great passion for literature and French culture. He studied in France, and lived there for nine years. His third novel, "Métro de Paris" (“巴黎地下铁”) has been published by Bai (...)
> Prof. Cohen-Tannoudji at the France-Hong Kong distinguished (...)
Prof. Cohen-Tannoudji, Nobel Laureate in Physics, gave a talk at the "France-Hong Kong Distinguished Lecture".
> Asian Financial Forum 2012
Around 2,000 finance, business and government leaders from around the world were taking part in the Asian Financial Forum, which opened on 16th and 17th January 2012 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition (...)
> Upcoming CEFC Seminar: "Taiwan’s 2012 Presidential and Legislative Elections (...)
The CEFC Seminar discussing the election for the 13th-term President and Vice-President of the Republic of China will be held on 20 January 2012 at 7pm, at the Room Segalen, by Jean-Pierre Cabestan (Hong Kong (...)
> Research positions / Recruitment campaign by Inria
Inria is offering research positions / Recruitment campaign from January, 16th to February, 17th 2012.
> "Crédit Agricole" Scholarships 2012/2013 (Application deadline on 22nd (...)
The cofinanced scholarship programme CA International Talents is opened to students enrolled in an overseas institution of higher education who are from Hong-Kong (China), Italy and Poland. For the 2012/2013 (...)
> HKDI partners with French animation school GOBELINS
Under the coordination of the Consulate General of Hong Kong & Macao and CampusFrance, Hong Kong Design Institute (HKDI) partners with French animation school GOBELINS to jointly work on promoting the (...)
> Comprehensive Double Taxation Agreement (CDTA) between France and Hong (...)
A press conference was held on 16 December 2011 (Friday) at the Consulate General of France about the Comprehensive Double Taxation Agreement (CDTA) between France and Hong (...)
> Remembrance ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the battle of (...)
The Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau and the association "Souvenir français de Chine" co-organized a remembrance ceremony on 7 Dec 2011, for the 70th anniversary of the battle of Hong (...)
> Two exceptional receptions at the Residence of France for partners of Le (...)
Le French May will celebrate its 20th edition in 2012. To thank its partners and to gather new friends, the Consul General of France in Hong and Macao - Arnaud M. Barthelemy – held at the Residence of France two (...)
> The Consulate General celebrates its #500 Facebook fan!
Just two months after the official launch, the Consulate General’s Facebook page already topped 500 fans. A first step in the development of this new communication tool, meant to become a privileged source of (...)
> The Consulate general of France in Hong Kong and Macau is now on (...)
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