The Francophonie represents more than 220 million French-speakers on five continents!
Every year, the Francophonie Week celebrates the richness and diversity of the French language and its capacity to incorporate words from many languages. It will take place worldwide from 18th to 26th March 2017.
See all our events for the Francophonie Week here
This year, the “Dis-moi dix mots” initiative organised by the French Ministry of Culture is highlighting ten words representing the French language adaptation to new technology: Canular, Nuage, Télésnober, Héberger, Pirate, Avatar, Favori, Emoticône, Nomade, Fureteur.
Come and discover these words at the AF Pune library from 14th February to 31st March (Tuesday to Saturday, 10am – 6pm)
The Alliance Française Pune has also organised a Pune inter-school contest for the students learning French at their schools. The winners are:
‘Draw Me Ten Words’ (for 8-12 years old)
Mishtee Gathani, Victorious Kidss Educares
Akanksha Deshpande, Vikhe Patil Memorial school
Ruhi Kabra, Vidya Valley school
‘Tween Me Ten Words’ (13-15 years old)
Anushka Srivastav, Mercedes-Benz International school
Sneh Deshpande, Mercedes-Benz International school
Aayushi Barve, Vikhe Patil Memorial school
For more information and to participate in the next contests organised by the Alliance Francaise de Pune, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.