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Bishkek to host Francophonie week 2017
09:56, 09 March 2017, 2570

AKIPRESS.COM - francophonieThe Alliance française in Bishkek jointly with the Embassies of Switzerland, France, Belgium are organizing the week of Francophonie on March 13-17, Embassy of Switzerland in the Kyrgyz Republic told AKIpress.

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.

At the opening of the Francophonie week on March 13 the French movie Margarita will be screened at 17:30 pm at the Rossiya cinema. The Ambassadors of France, Switzerland and Belgium will solemnly open the Francophonie Week 2017.

The Swiss film Bouboule will be shown at the Rossiya cinema on March 15 at 18:00. The Belgian animation film Skin color: honey - in the big hall of the Academy of Tourism (address: 99 Chui Avenue/Alma-Atinskaya street), beginning at 17:30. All films are in French with Russian subtitles.

The Bishkek Francophonie program contains traditional events such as a culinary atelier, a competition of modern French songs, a theatre contest, an evening of French wines, the French game Petanque and many other events.

In addition, on March 17, at 18:00, the Swiss musician Jacky Lagger will hold a concert in French at the American University of Central Asia (AUCA).

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