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NEWS Fourteen World War II aircraft are now in Normandy: they are about to drop parachutists over Sannerville, near Caen...
06/05/2019
From Connecticut to Normandy: The Planes of D-Day Take to the Skies

NEWS Fourteen World War II aircraft are now in Normandy: they are about to drop parachutists over Sannerville, near Caen, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Ten World War II cargo planes took off from an airfield in Connecticut last Sunday morning. They will fly across the Atlantic and drop several hundred parachutists over Normandy to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 1944 landings. D-Day Doll is almost 76 years old but purrs like she has just co...

ART Degas saw his six-month visit to Louisiana in 1872-1873 as a return to his roots and a turning point in his career.
06/04/2019
Edgar Degas, an Impressionist in New Orleans

ART Degas saw his six-month visit to Louisiana in 1872-1873 as a return to his roots and a turning point in his career.

Edgar Degas is renowned for his paintings of young ballet dancers and horse races, and his series depicting women ironing. A lesser known painting is that of New Orleans. He travelled to the city in 1872 to see the American side of his mother’s family, who worked as cotton and textile merchants. T...

NEWS The Creole cottage where Edgar Degas lived and painted from 1872 to 1873, the Degas House, has received the Maison ...
06/03/2019
Degas House in New Orleans Enshrined by French Culture Minister

NEWS The Creole cottage where Edgar Degas lived and painted from 1872 to 1873, the Degas House, has received the Maison des Illustres label from the French minister of culture.

The house at 2306 Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans where Edgar Degas lived and painted from 1872 to 1873 has received the Maison des Illustres label from the French minister of culture.

HISTOIRE Edgar Degas vécut son séjour de six mois en Louisiane comme un retour aux sources et un tournant dans sa carr...
06/02/2019
Edgar Degas, un impressionniste à La Nouvelle-Orléans

HISTOIRE Edgar Degas vécut son séjour de six mois en Louisiane comme un retour aux sources et un tournant dans sa carrière.

Edgar Degas est réputé pour ses toiles représentant de jeunes danseuses de ballet, des courses de chevaux ou sa série de peintures montrant des repasseuses au travail. On le sait moins, l’artiste a aussi peint La Nouvelle-Orléans, où il rendit visite en 1872 à la branche américaine de sa f...

Following the fire that ravaged Notre-Dame, many Americans have united to help with the reconstruction. It wasn't the fi...
06/01/2019

Following the fire that ravaged Notre-Dame, many Americans have united to help with the reconstruction. It wasn't the first time that the United States rescues French monuments: discover the history of transatlantic philanthropy in the June issue of France-Amerique!

© Olivier Tallec

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SPORT The last time a French driver won the most prestigious automobile race in the U.S., World War I had not yet begun!
05/31/2019
Simon Pagenaud: History of a French Come-Back at Indianapolis

SPORT The last time a French driver won the most prestigious automobile race in the U.S., World War I had not yet begun!

Simon Pagenaud a remporté dimanche les 500 miles d’Indianapolis, la plus célèbre course automobile américaine. Il est le premier Français à décrocher le titre depuis plus d’un siècle.

ACTU La Degas House, la résidence créole où le peintre a vécu et peint en 1872-1873, a reçu le label "Maison des il...
05/31/2019
A La Nouvelle-Orléans, la maison de Degas distinguée par le ministère de la Culture

ACTU La Degas House, la résidence créole où le peintre a vécu et peint en 1872-1873, a reçu le label "Maison des illustres" du Ministère de la Culture.

The house at 2306 Esplanade Avenue in New Orleans where Edgar Degas lived and painted from 1872 to 1873 has received the Maison des Illustres label from the French minister of culture.

ART This exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh explores the changing urban landscape through canvases b...
05/30/2019
Monet and the Modern City - France-Amérique

ART This exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh explores the changing urban landscape through canvases by Monet, Pissarro, and a few American artists.

This exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh centers on three canvases from Monet's Waterloo Bridge series, exploring his process of serial painting in the context of his and his contemporaries’ representation of the urban industrial landscape.

SPORT La dernière fois qu’un Français a remporté la plus célèbre course automobile américaine, la Première Guer...
05/30/2019
Simon Pagenaud : histoire d’un retour français à Indianapolis

SPORT La dernière fois qu’un Français a remporté la plus célèbre course automobile américaine, la Première Guerre mondiale n’avait pas encore commencé.

Simon Pagenaud a remporté dimanche les 500 miles d’Indianapolis, la plus célèbre course automobile américaine. Il est le premier Français à décrocher le titre depuis plus d’un siècle.

SPORT From players to coaches and even managers, the French are found at every level of the Major League Rugby, the youn...
05/28/2019
France Behind the Rise of Rugby in the United States

SPORT From players to coaches and even managers, the French are found at every level of the Major League Rugby, the young American rugby organization.

The United States, the land of football, may well be hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2031. This ambition is a reflection of the boom in Major League Rugby, a U.S. rugby union competition, which has largely been made possible by French players, coaches, and managers. Between late April and early May,....

HOMAGE The last Monday in May is Memorial Day, a U.S. national holiday to remember those who died while serving in the m...
05/27/2019
Remembering the Americans Who Gave Their Lives for France

HOMAGE The last Monday in May is Memorial Day, a U.S. national holiday to remember those who died while serving in the military.

A U.S. government agency founded in 1923 with offices outside of Paris continues to preserve the memory of the 67,629 American soldiers killed during the two World Wars and buried in France. The 150 students from the elementary school in Charly-sur-Marne have just left, and the Aisne-Marne American....

ART Cette exposition, inaugurée dimanche à The Art Institute of Chicago, est la première consacrée aux dernières an...
05/27/2019
Manet et la beauté moderne

ART Cette exposition, inaugurée dimanche à The Art Institute of Chicago, est la première consacrée aux dernières années d'Edouard Manet et à sa transformation artistique.

Cette exposition qui sera présentée à partir du 26 mai à l’Art Institute de Chicago est la première qui se concentre sur les dernières années de l’œuvre d’Edouard Manet, quand, sa mauvaise santé l’ayant éloigné de la vie parisienne, il opéra une sorte de transformation artistique...

TRADITION Today is French Mother's Day. Happy Fête des Mères to every French, French-speaking, and French-loving mothe...
05/26/2019
La Fête des Mères Versus Mother’s Day

TRADITION Today is French Mother's Day. Happy Fête des Mères to every French, French-speaking, and French-loving mother!

There are two weeks between Mother’s Day in the United States and France, the former taking place on the second Sunday in May and the latter on the last. But calendars aside, their totally distinct origins sum up just how different our two societies really are. Mother’s Day in the U.S.A. was sta...

TRADITION Joyeuse fête des mères à toutes les mamans françaises, francophones et francophiles !
05/26/2019
Fête des mères vs. Mother's Day

TRADITION Joyeuse fête des mères à toutes les mamans françaises, francophones et francophiles !

Deux semaines séparent les fêtes des mères aux Etats-Unis, le deuxième dimanche de mai, et en France, le dernier dimanche de mai. Au-delà du calendrier, leurs origines sont si différentes qu’elles résument à elles seules combien nos deux sociétés se distinguent. La fête des mères amér...

ART This exhibition opening on Sunday at The Art Institute of Chicago is the first to focus on the final years of Edouar...
05/25/2019
Manet and Modern Beauty

ART This exhibition opening on Sunday at The Art Institute of Chicago is the first to focus on the final years of Edouard Manet's career and his artistic transformation.

This exhibition which opens at the Art Institute of Chicago on May 26 is the first to focus on the final years of Edouard Manet’s career, when, suffering from ill health and no longer able to be the man-about-Paris, he underwent something of an artistic transformation. “In the revolutionary form...

HISTOIRE Ces avions datant de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale sont en train de traverser l’Atlantique : ils seront en Nor...
05/25/2019
Du Connecticut à la Normandie : les avions du D-Day reprennent du service

HISTOIRE Ces avions datant de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale sont en train de traverser l’Atlantique : ils seront en Normandie pour le 75e anniversaire du Débarquement.

Dix avions de transport datant de la Deuxième Guerre mondiale ont décollé dimanche matin d’un aérodrome du Connecticut. Leur objectif ? Traverser l’Atlantique et larguer quelques centaines de parachutistes au-dessus de la Normandie à l’occasion du 75e anniversaire du Débarquement. D-Day ...

ART In his latest project, on display at SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the French artist JR dedicates a 100...
05/24/2019
JR: The Chronicles of San Francisco

ART In his latest project, on display at SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the French artist JR dedicates a 100-foot digital mural to the city of San Francisco and its residents.

In his latest project, on display at SFMOMA through 2020, the French artist JR dedicates a 100-foot digital mural to the city of San Francisco and its many residents. JR, 36, has come a long way since his teenage years as a graffiti artist in Paris. After finding a lost camera in the Métro, he bega...

SPORT "Nous faisons venir des joueurs français parce qu’il existe en France des centres de formation qui n’existent...
05/24/2019
Les Français derrière l’essor du rugby aux Etats-Unis

SPORT "Nous faisons venir des joueurs français parce qu’il existe en France des centres de formation qui n’existent pas encore aux Etats-Unis", explique le patron du club texan Austin Elite Rugby.

Les Etats-Unis, pays du football, pourraient accueillir la Coupe de rugby en 2031. Une ambition qui témoigne de l’essor de la Major League Rugby, la jeune ligue américaine, soutenue par des joueurs, entraineurs et managers français. Entre la fin du mois d’avril et le début du mois de mai, de...

HISTORY The D-Day Squadron is now on its way to Normandy to drop parachutists and commemorate the 75th anniversary of th...
05/23/2019
From Connecticut to Normandy: The Planes of D-Day Take to the Skies - France-Amérique

HISTORY The D-Day Squadron is now on its way to Normandy to drop parachutists and commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 1944 landings.

Ten World War II cargo planes took off from an airfield in Connecticut last Sunday morning. They will fly across the Atlantic and drop several hundred parachutists over Normandy to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the 1944 landings. D-Day Doll is almost 76 years old but purrs like she has just co...

RIP The Chinese-American architect who designed the Musée du Louvre’s glass pyramid in 1984-1989, Ieoh Ming Pei, pass...
05/17/2019

RIP The Chinese-American architect who designed the Musée du Louvre’s glass pyramid in 1984-1989, Ieoh Ming Pei, passed away in New York on Thursday. He was 102.

© Daniele D'Andreti

SPORT Joueurs, entraîneurs et manageurs : les Français sont très actifs au sein de la jeune ligue américaine de rugb...
05/16/2019
Les Français derrière l’essor du rugby aux Etats-Unis

SPORT Joueurs, entraîneurs et manageurs : les Français sont très actifs au sein de la jeune ligue américaine de rugby.

Les Etats-Unis, pays du football, pourraient accueillir la Coupe de rugby en 2031. Une ambition qui témoigne de l’essor de la Major League Rugby, la jeune ligue américaine, soutenue par des joueurs…

CONFERENCE Two law professors from Paris I Sorbonne university and a professor from the Harvard Kennedy School will disc...
05/15/2019
Facebook Made Me Do It: Social Media and Democracy

CONFERENCE Two law professors from Paris I Sorbonne university and a professor from the Harvard Kennedy School will discuss Facebook tonight at Albertine Books in French and English.

Social media platforms recently came under scrutiny after they failed to prevent the creation of fake accounts aimed at manipulating the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. The impact of social media…

EDUCATION Le Anchorage School District est à la recherche d'un(e) instituteur(trice) et d'un(e) assistant(e) francophon...
05/15/2019
L’immersion française s’exporte en Alaska !

EDUCATION Le Anchorage School District est à la recherche d'un(e) instituteur(trice) et d'un(e) assistant(e) francophone pour le programme.

Les deux premières classes bilingues français-anglais d’Alaska ouvriront en août prochain à O’Malley Elementary School, un établissement public d’Anchorage. L’Etat a beau être isolé, il attire une …

TV As part of the Festival de Cannes starting today, special editions of TV5MONDE's daily show L'Invité will be broadca...
05/14/2019
L’Invité, Interviews at the Cannes Film Festival

TV As part of the Festival de Cannes starting today, special editions of TV5MONDE's daily show L'Invité will be broadcast from the iconic town.

An eight-minute interview with a headline-making personality is the successful concept of L’Invité, show broadcast every day from Monday through Friday at 1:45 pm EST on TV5MONDE. As part of the 72…

CINEMA After Merry Christmas, French director Christian Carion has once again teamed up with Guillaume Canet to create t...
05/13/2019
My Son in U.S. Theaters

CINEMA After Merry Christmas, French director Christian Carion has once again teamed up with Guillaume Canet to create this thriller filmed in only one week.

After Merry Christmas and Farewell, director Christian Carion has once again teamed up with Guillaume Canet, who plays a father in search of his missing son. This unapologetic thriller filmed in a …

TRADITION Happy U.S. Mother’s Day! (French mothers will have to wait another two weeks for “la Fête des Mères.”)
05/12/2019
La Fête des Mères Versus Mother’s Day

TRADITION Happy U.S. Mother’s Day! (French mothers will have to wait another two weeks for “la Fête des Mères.”)

There are two weeks between Mother’s Day in the United States and France, the former taking place on the second Sunday in May and the latter on the last. But calendars aside, their totally distinct…

EDUCATION The first two dual-language French-English classes in Alaska will open next August in Anchorage.
05/11/2019
French Immersion Classes Arrive in Alaska!

EDUCATION The first two dual-language French-English classes in Alaska will open next August in Anchorage.

The first two dual-language French-English classes in Alaska will be launched next August at O’Malley Elementary School, a public school in Anchorage. Despite being isolated, this American state is…

TV A l’occasion du Festival de Cannes, qui aura lieu du 14 au 25 mai, les épisodes de l’émission de TV5MONDE L'Inv...
05/11/2019
L’Invité, entrevues au festival de Cannes

TV A l’occasion du Festival de Cannes, qui aura lieu du 14 au 25 mai, les épisodes de l’émission de TV5MONDE L'Invité seront tournés sur la Croisette.

Huit minutes d’interview avec une personnalité qui fait l’actualité : telle est la formule qui a fait le succès de L’Invité, rendez-vous quotidien de TV5MONDE diffusé du lundi au vendredi à 13h45 E…

CINEMA The prolific French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière is the subject of a 37-film retrospective at MoMA The Muse...
05/10/2019
Jean-Claude Carrière’s Retrospective at MoMA

CINEMA The prolific French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière is the subject of a 37-film retrospective at MoMA The Museum of Modern Art through June 16.

MoMA casts light on the prolific career of French screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière who will introduce screenings of his work in an unprecedented 37-film retrospective. He has taken on Flaubert and…

CINEMA Après Joyeux Noël et L’Affaire Farewell, le cinéaste Christian Carion retrouve Guillaume Canet pour ce thril...
05/10/2019
Mon Garçon en salles américaines

CINEMA Après Joyeux Noël et L’Affaire Farewell, le cinéaste Christian Carion retrouve Guillaume Canet pour ce thriller réalisé en une semaine, qui sort aujourd’hui aux Etats-Unis.

Après Joyeux Noël et L’Affaire Farewell, le cinéaste Christian Carion retrouve Guillaume Canet et lui offre le rôle d’un père de famille à la recherche de son fils disparu. Un thriller brut réalisé…

EDUCATION Les deux premières classes bilingues français-anglais d’Alaska ouvriront en août à Anchorage.
05/09/2019
L’immersion française s’exporte en Alaska !

EDUCATION Les deux premières classes bilingues français-anglais d’Alaska ouvriront en août à Anchorage.

Les deux premières classes bilingues français-anglais d’Alaska ouvriront en août prochain à O’Malley Elementary School, un établissement public d’Anchorage. L’Etat a beau être isolé, il attire une …

BUSINESS Aider les Français à créer une société, louer un bureau ou rencontrer de futurs clients, c’est le rôle ...
05/08/2019
« Les ingénieurs français sont très recherchés dans la Silicon Valley »

BUSINESS Aider les Français à créer une société, louer un bureau ou rencontrer de futurs clients, c’est le rôle de la French American Chamber of Commerce San Francisco.

Aider les entrepreneurs français à créer une société aux Etats-Unis, louer un bureau ou rencontrer de futurs clients, c’est le rôle des vingt Chambres de commerce franco-américaines. Organisées en …

NEWS The French ministry of foreign affairs gave France-Amérique the confirmation: Philippe Etienne will be ambassador ...
05/07/2019
Philippe Etienne Confirmed as the New French Ambassador in Washington

NEWS The French ministry of foreign affairs gave France-Amérique the confirmation: Philippe Etienne will be ambassador and Gaëtan Bruel cultural counselor in New York.

The French ministry of foreign affairs gave France-Amérique the confirmation that Philippe Etienne will take up his post in Washington D.C. in September. Philippe Etienne, diplomatic advisor to Emm…

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