French Week in Buenos Aires

4:39 PM Sandra Gutrejde 1 Comments

The French Week in Buenos Aires "Vivi Francia 2009" will take place from October 26 to November 4, 2009, organized by the French-Argentine Commerce and Industry Chamber (CCIFA), and sponsored by the French Embassy and the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires. A series of activities to enjoy French culture, art, gastronomy, fashion, music and architecture, free and open to all, including guided visits to French buildings in Buenos Aires, a movie festival at Alliance Francaise, make-up and fashion shows, art exhibitions, and a gastronomic festival.

Some of the scheduled activities are:

Guided visits:
Monday 26, 3 pm: Parisian corners of Buenos Aires - Av. Alvear & Cerrito
Tuesday 27, Wednesday 28, 5 pm: Legislative Palace - Peru 160
Wednesday 28, 3 pm: Art, Palaces and Landscapes - Av. Santa Fe & Maipu (San Martin Monument)

Wednesday 28, 10 am to 7 pm: French-Argentine Business Forum - Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt (registration required)

Monday 26, Tuesday 27, Friday 29, Saturday 30, 8 pm: Movies by David Teboul at Alliance Francaise.

Saturday 31, 6 pm: Inauguration of "Images of the Louvre: Six Centuries of French Paintings", in the streets of La Boca.
Wednesday 4, 7 pm: Inauguration of the exhibition "Charles Thays, a French Gardener" - Centro Cultural Recoleta, Junin 1930.

Conversation groups "Degustation de Francais", every day at a different location (minimum charge of $ 30 pesos)

Tuesday 27, 8.15 pm: concert homage to Georges Brassens - Espacio Ultra, San Martin 678.

Visit of Mrs Francoise Barre-Sinousi, Nobel Prize in Medicine 2008.

Fashion and beauty:
Monday 26 to Sunday 1, 4 pm to 9 pm: talks and workshops at Living Frances Renault, Paseo Alcorta Shopping Mall.
Wedsnesday 28 to Sunday 1: Festival Givenchy

Festival Gourmet at Sofitel Buenos Aires
Soirees Culturelles at Sofitel Buenos Aires (minimum charge of $ 30 pesos per person)

All the activities are free of charge, some of them with a limited capacity.
For more information, complete daily schedules, and registrations, visit "Vivi Francia 2009" official website (in Spanish only).

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1 comment:

  1. Anonymous10/26/2009

    I always check your calendar of events to see what to do in the week ahead. We are definitely going to enjoy French Week !