Oslo Francophonie Festival Program 2020

Experience Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara in concert at Cosmopolite.

18 March - Francophonie Ambassadors to Norway High School Visits

10.00 The Ambassador of France to Norway,  H.E. Mr Pierre-Mathieu Duhamel, to visit the Blindern High School's French class.
13.00 The Ambassador of Switzerland to Norway,  H.E. Dr Alain-Denis Henchoz, to visit Edvard Munch High School's French class.
  
This is a closed event.


18 March - Opening of the Francophonie Festival 

18.30 Speech by the Ambassador of France,  H.E. Mr. Pierre-Mathieu Duhamel.  
19.00 Dance presented by the Embassies of Bulgaria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Hungary, Latvia and Serbia
20.00 Opening Reception offering national dishes and drinks presented by Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Canada, Hungary, Latvia, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Switzerland, Tunisia and ANEF (Association of French Teachers in Norway).
Entrance by invitations only.
Venue Center for African Culture (CAK)
Pilestredet 75c, 0354 Oslo

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19 March - Francophonie Ambassadors to Norway High School Visits

09.45 The Ambassador of France to Norway, H.E. Mr Pierre-Mathieu Duhamel, to visit the German School in Oslo's French class.
10.00 The Ambassador of Switzerland to Norway, H.E. Dr Alain-Denis Henchoz, to visit Eikeli High School's French class.
12.10 The Ambassador of Egypt to Norway,  H.E. Mr Amr Ahmed Ramadan, to visit Eikeli High School's French class. 

This is a closed event.


19 March - Evening of Short Movies

18.00 Evening of Short Movies presented by the Embassies of Embassies of Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Canada, Latvia, Mexico, Morocco and Romania. 
Free entrance.
Venue Center for African Culture (CAK)
Pilestredet 75c, 0354 Oslo

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20 March - Announcement of Francophonie Podcast Contest Results

11.30  The results of the Francophonie podcast contest will be announced by  Institut français de Norvège.


20 March - Film screening at Cinemateket: Aya de Yopougon

13.30 On Francophone day on March 20, the lnstitut Français in Oslo has the pleasure of inviting French classes at Norwegian secondary schools to see the animated film Aya de Yopougon - is a real-life depiction of the Ivory Coast, narrated by Marguerite Abouet and drawn by Clément Oubrerie.

Registration Upon invitation.


20 March - Evening of Short Movies

18.00 Evening of Short Movies presented by Embassies of Estonia, France, Ireland, Poland, Switzerland. Free entrance. 
Venue Center for African Culture (CAK)
Pilestredet 75c, 0354 Oslo

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23 March - Piano Concert: Chopin & Liszt 

20.00 Piano concert – Chopin & Liszt, romantic virtuosos at Cosmopolite, presented by Embassy of Poland and Embassy of Hungary
Pianists Mikołaj Frach and Gergely Kovács.

Free entrance.

Venue Cosmopolite Scene Oslo, Vogts gate 64, 0477 Oslo


25 March - Francophonie Games - Jeux de la Francophonie

13.15 Organized by the French School in Oslo where students participate in various competitions, including sports and arts, representing teams of Austria, Canada, Egypt, France, Hungary, Latvia, Mexico, Morocco, Poland and Switzerland. By invitation only.


26 March - Le Milieu de l’horizon: From Book to Film - A Discussion with Swiss Novelist Roland Buti

18.30 Discussion with Swiss novelist Roland Buti
Registration Limited seats - Call 22 54 23 90 for tickets. Note that the event is in French. 
Venue Embassy of Switzerland Residence

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28 March - Closing event: Fatoumata Diawara in concert

20.00 Malian singer-song writer, Fatoumata Diawara, in concert. Opening speech by the Ambassador of Hungary to Norway, H.E. Mrs Anna Mária Sikó. 
Venue Cosmopolite Scene OsloVogts gate 64, 0477 Oslo 

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30 March - Film Screening at the Center for African Culture: Le Milieu de l’horizon

19.00 As part of the Festival de la francophonie, the Swiss Embassy has the pleasure to invite you to the screening of the film Beyond the horizon.
Venue Center for African Culture, Pilestredet 75C

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