Christmas Tales and Legends from Alsace

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Come join us and enjoy Christmas tales from the French region of Alsace with Isabelle Kapp, Professor in Art History! Presented by Isabelle Kapp on zoom.

$8.00 – $12.00

Conversation with the authors of “Can We Agree to Disagree?”

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We are thrilled to offer the rare treat of meeting the authors of “Can We Agree to Disagree?”, a fascinating book that explores the differences in professional working styles between French and Americans, a subject that is sure to resonate with many of you.  Agathe Laurent et Sabine Landolt have compiled stories gathered from interviewing 50 people - French and ...


How do French Presidential Elections work?

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Join Hélène Crié-Wiesner for a talk about the French voting system and the 2022 presidential elections in particular. France has begun the process of selecting its next president; French people will go to the polls in April 2022. In many ways, the political trends in France are the same as those being witnessed across the European continent, if not the world.  But the French voting system ...


Macaron baking class

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Online event, in English Pastry lovers, join us to learn how to make French macarons with our French baker Sandrine Wallace. Sandrine will teach you all her savoir-faire to bake the finest macarons from scratch. In this workshop we will make chocolate and raspberry macarons. Don’t want to cook but only watch and take notes? You are more than welcome! ...

$10.00 – $15.00

Bastille Day Celebration

Winslow Park 10 Winslow Park Way, Freeport

Free event! We will meet at Winslow park at 6 pm, near the picnic tables, under the sign “Alliance Française du Maine”! Entrance fees vary according to your age: Directions here:

“French All Around Us” — Meet the Authors

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We are excited to host the New England-based contributors to the new book "French All Around Us: French language and Francophone Culture in the United States", along with editors Kathleen Stein-Smith and Fabrice Jaumont. In this book, you will read stories that explain the history of French and of this language that is still alive in many regions of our ...


Festival Champlain

USM - Talbot Lecture Hall 85 Bedford Street, Portland, ME

The French Embassy in the United States, the Consulate General of France in Boston, the Maine Honorary Consul, and the Alliance Française du Maine, are excited to announce the first  Festival Champlain. The Champlain Film Festival seeks to enrich the cultural dynamic of New England by shining a spotlight on the region’s deep francophone heritage, particularly in Maine where 5% ...

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