MONET’S GARDEN AT THE NGV

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This year’s installment in the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series will transport visitors from the National Gallery of Victoria to Monet’s garden in Giverny. Monet’s Garden: The Musée Marmottan Monet, Paris will feature more than 60 works devoted to the iconic garden, including some of the artist’s well-known masterpieces alongside rarely seen late paintings. 10 May –… [Continue Reading]

FRENCH TOURISM CELEBRATES LE TOUR

Renaud Tinel (Director Nespresso), Roxanne Persehaine (Skoda), Tom Reeves (regional manager Air France)

  The French Tourist Bureau in Sydney knows the secret of a successful event with delicious specialities from the city of Nice and flowing Ricard, the famous Mediterranean drink. Sponsored by Atout France and Air France, 350 guests gathered to celebrate the 100th edition of the Tour de France, with the special visit of Christian… [Continue Reading]

Concours des Vins du

Signature concours des vins du NSW

The French-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Sydney is pleased to launch the inaugural Concours des Vins du NSW, a true celebration of the diversity and quality of NSW wines. This event is organised under the patronage of the French General Consulate. This event, created 20 years ago in Melbourne, is now considered a… [Continue Reading]

French Film Festival on Itunes

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Want to revisit the best of the 2012 French Film Festival? Hopscotch Entertainment has released four of the most popular films on to iTunes. A wrongly convicted man fights for justice in the affecting true story, Omar Killed Me, while a dockworker sacrifices his job for the sake of a fellow worker in Snows of… [Continue Reading]

COME ALONG TO A FRENCH AFFAIR

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European Women in Business event – “A FRENCH AFFAIR” Thursday 18th April, 6pm – 9pm, located at stunning Sofitel Melbourne. Join us for an elegant evening of networking surrounded by the finer things in life: divine artwork, delectable wines, delicious chocolates and dazzling accessories. Fabulous door prizes to be won and lovely take home gift… [Continue Reading]

Toulouse-Lautrec at the National Gallery of Australia

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This summer’s blockbuster exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia is a major retrospective of late 19th century French artist, Toulouse-Lautrec. Drawn from 30 collections around the world, the exhibition features over 100 paintings, posters and drawings by the post-impressionist master, including his famous depictions of Bohemian Paris and the Moulin-Rouge. 14 December 2012 –… [Continue Reading]

SYDNEY WELCOMES MICHELIN-STAR FRENCH CHEF

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CHAMPAGNE DREAM AS SYDNEY WELCOMES MICHELIN-STAR FRENCH CHEF, PHILIPPE MILLE FOR ‘BELLE ÉPOQUE’ DINNER When France’s Michelin guide handed out its prestigious stars in February, only one restaurant – Les Crayères in Reims located in the picturesque Champagne region – was awarded a second star, within a year of its talented chef Philippe Mille winning… [Continue Reading]

Bastille Day Luncheon in Flaxton QLD

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  Our annual Bastille Lunch at Le Relais Bressan Restaurant in Queensland was once again a tremendous success and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves…the costumes were great fun…the food/wine service flowed beautifully & our choir singing the Marseilles & Allouette created great merriment for all… Your most kind complimentary copies of French Provincial magazines went… [Continue Reading]

Brisbane French Festival

Be in France for a day Saturday – July 14th, 2012
 9am to 10pm Cultural Forecourt South Bank Parklands, Brisbane All day FREE event Get ready to immerse yourself in French and French-inspired music, cuisine, wine, culture, entertainment, products, services and information to celebrate Bastille Day or La Fête Nationale. In one day, experience the… [Continue Reading]

Mundaring Truffle Festival

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The Mundaring Truffle Festival, Australia’s premier black truffle celebration is back once again on 28 and 29 July 2012. The entertaining gourmet weekend set in picturesque Mundaring is just a short 45-minute drive from Perth and features an array of truffle-themed dishes, exhibitions and master classes to inspire and tantalise your taste buds. With a standout line up of… [Continue Reading]