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2019 Francophonie Festival March 16-23

The Francophone Embassies in Ghana and Alliance Française cordially invite you to the opening ceremony of the 2019 Francophonie Festival to be held at Alliance Française on Saturday 16thof March, in the presence of H.E Prof. Matthew PREMPEH, Minister of Education, of Hon. Charles OWIREDU, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration as well as the Francophone Ambassadorsin […]

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The Francophone Embassies in Ghana and Alliance Française cordially invite you to the opening ceremony of the 2019 Francophonie Festival to be held at Alliance Française on Saturday 16thof March, in the presence of H.E Prof. Matthew PREMPEH, Minister of Education, of Hon. Charles OWIREDU, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration as well as the Francophone Ambassadorsin Ghana. 

This year, to launch the festivities in grand style, the Franco-Togolese Afro-funk group, Vaudou Gamewill take the stage with an opening concert. 

Following annual tradition, the Francophone Embassies in Ghana together with Alliance Française Accra are organising various events in honour of the Francophonie. Its cultural and linguistic diversity will be celebrated in a laid back and joyful atmosphere: concerts, film screenings, French language singing (Karaoke), job application workshops, competition in French, gastronomic and artistic events, and a stand-up comedy. 

The International Day of the Francophonie is celebrated on the 20thof March every year all over the world.


16 – 23 MARCH 2019

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Programme Lineup

DATE & VENUEPROGRAMME 
SATURDAY 16Alliance Française AccraOpening night – Vaudou GameConcert (Togo – France) | 7:30pmWith its communicative energy, the Afro funk group will stir up the atmosphere of the Alliance Française to launch the Francophonie Week.  Come dance with us! 
MONDAY 18University of Ghana, Legon- LECIAD Examination HallMega Dictation | 1:30pmCome test your French language skills!Accessible to all:  Francophones and Anglophones – on registration.
TUESDAY 19Alliance Française AccraFilm screening: « Starbuck »(Canada) | 6:30pm.A popular Quebec comedy on the theme fatherhood and solidarity.
WEDNESDAY 20Lycée français Jacques PrévertFrench Games | 8amPupils of the primary schoolmeet up in various activities on Francophonie. Impro match | 6pm by the Improvisation club 
Alliance Française AccraFrancovision – Karaoke in French | 6pmA night of francophone music organized by the Embassy of Lebanon. Open to all!  Sing and try to win the great prize”(Registration required to perform)
THURSDAY 21AllianceFrançaise Accra   THURSDAY 21
AllianceFrançaise Accra 
Professional Workshop: My job application in French | 2pmDo you want to learn how to write a CV, a motivation letter or how to prepare for an interview in French? Participate in this workshop with experts in the working world.(Registration required)
Goût de France” (Taste of France) | 6pmA display of French food, with the theme Provence: Film, Literary Corner and Tasting: There will be a sense of all! 
FRIDAY 22Alliance Française AccraFrench and Fun Day | 8:30am-12pm | 1:30pm-5pm A day dedicated solely to French language and organized by Ghanaian and Francophone Schools. (By invitation)
Film screening: « Ma vie de Courgette »(Switzerland) | 6:30pm.A touching animation on the friendship between two orphans. It has won numerous awards – 2 Cesars, Swiss cinema, Annecy, Angouleme, Namur, etc.
SATURDAY 23
Accra High School
Final Junior and Senior High school competitions | 8amGhanaian students across the country compete on French fun language contests during the finals organised by the CREF (Regional centres for teaching French)
Alliance FrançaiseAccraFrancophone fair | 11am-6pm:  Discover the food, arts and crafts, visual arts, music and dance of various Francophone countries.Fashion show | 6pmStudents of Lycée français Jacques Prévert clothed in their best to display the diversity of Francophone outfits.Closing ceremony with Les Zinzins de l’Art (Ivory Coast) |6:30pmThe well-known duo, laureate of The RFI 2018 Talent of Laughs Award, will crown the Francophonie week celebration with its humour.inspired by current events and irresistible word games. Laughs assured!

Not to mention the programmes of the Kumasi, Cape Coast, Takoradi and Tema Alliance Française.
For questions and registrations: [email protected]  / [email protected]

Press contacts

 Eleanor DarteyAlliance Française Accra[email protected]+233 (0) 501 28 78 18 
 Yaren DuenasEmbassy of France in Accra[email protected]+233 (0) 302 21 45 93 
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