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Francophonie week to be held in Bishkek

Bishkek, March 10 / Kabar/. The Alliance française in Bishkek jointly with the Embassies of Switzerland, France, Belgium and the “Club France” are happy to announce the week of Francophonie to be held from 12th to 19th of March 2016.

The event is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The “Francophonie Week” is the festival of the French language and cultures of the French-speaking countries, which is celebrated in the middle of March across the world. The organizers have prepared a program for the broad public to show the linguistic and cultural diversity of the French-speaking countries.

On 12th of March at 17:00, the Ambassadors of France, Switzerland and Belgium will officially open the Francophonie week-2016 in the “Oktyabr” cinema followed by the French movie “Une heure de tranquillité”.

 

Major events of the week are:

 

· Swiss and French movies will be shown in the cinema “Oktyabr”: the French comedy film - on March 12th at 17:00 and the Swiss comedy films - on March 18th at 17:30. The movies will be shown in French language with Russian subtitles;

 

· Conference of Kyrgyzstan’s teachers of the French language: “The use of digital resources for teaching the French language” and the round table: “Results and prospects of Francophonie in Kyrgyzstan” with the participation of French and Swiss Ambassadors in Kyrgyzstan will take place at 10:00 on 14th of March in the gymnasium#26, a school with an intensive study of the French language;

 

· Swiss Evening at “Sierra Tash Rabat”: visitors can enjoy Swiss music and the delights of Swiss cuisine on 15th of March at 18:30.

 

This year, the Bishkek Francophonie program contains traditional events such as a culinary atelier, a competition of modern French songs, an evening of French wines, several movies and much more.


All detailed information about events is presented in the program below.


PROGRAM


Saturday
12 March

17:00 – Opening of the Francophonie week - French movie “Une heure de tranquillité”
In French language with Russian subtitles, “Oktyabr” cinema, big hall, free entry


Sunday
13 March

14:00 - French game “Pétanque”
Participation upon signing at the French Alliance


Monday
14 March

10:00 – 15:00: Conference of Kyrgyzstan’s teachers of the French language: “The use of digital resources for teaching the French language” and the round table: “Results and prospects of the Francophonie in Kyrgyzstan”
Gymnasium #26, 35 A, Koibagarova Str.

18:00 – Evening of French wines from Vins Descombes and Chapoutier – presentation and degustation at the “Eiffel” restaurant, 62 Yunusaliev Str., Entry – by invitation only


Tuesday
15 March


15:00 – Opening of the exhibition: “10 words of the Francophonie through the eyes of children”, Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts under the name of G. Aitiev,
196 Abdrahmanov Str., free entry

18:30 – Swiss Evening at “Sierra Tash-Rabat”, free entry


Wednesday
16 March


09:00 – 11:00: International spelling bee “Golden pen”,
organized by the International Foundation Alliance française
Gymnasium #26, 35 A, Koibagarova Str.
Participation upon signing at the French Alliance, free entry

14:00 – 16:00: Final contest of French theatre, Bishkek Humanities University, big hall,
Participation upon signing at the French Alliance

18:00 – Belgian movie “Tenderness”,
In French language with Russian subtitles, French Alliance in Bishkek, multimedia library, free entry


Thursday
17 March


19:30: Intellectual game “Moscow hopscotch”, topic “France”
Cafe “Moscow”, participation upon signing at the French Alliance, free entry


Friday
18 March

10:30 – 12:00: Conference of the French Ambassador in Kyrgyzstan Mr. Stéphane Catta on “Francophonie in the world”
Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, conference-room, free entry

14:00 – 16:00: Final contest of French-singing competition
Bishkek Humanities University, conference-room.
Participation upon signing at the French Alliance, free entry

17:30 - Swiss movies “Mirror” and “The Game of Love and Chance”
In French language with Russian subtitles, “Oktyabr” cinema, big hall, free entry


Saturday
19 March
11:00 – Culinary atelier: master class of Claude Ménard together with “Kulikovskii” confectionary, Manas University, “Dzhal”
Participation upon signing at the French Alliance, free entry

17:00 - Closing of the Francophonie Week: the prize awarding ceremony,
concert of Aisulu Nur and a music group “Assorti”,
Studio 247, 37 Erkindik boulevard, free entry

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