Holiday Gala: A Parisian Discotheque with the Art Museum of the Americas

The Art Museum of the Americas and the International Club of DC invite you to a Parisian Discotheque at the French Embassy! Escape a cold winter night & celebrate the holidays at our French Embassy Holiday Gala featuring a live classical music performance followed by a Parisian Discotheque with dancing to our DJ. Let us transport you to a thrilling night in Paris and dance the night away to the thrilling sounds of a Parisian nightclub. Also enjoy delectable French desserts along with an open bar until 10:00 PM and a cash bar afterwards. The French Embassy is one of Washington’s most … Continue reading Holiday Gala: A Parisian Discotheque with the Art Museum of the Americas

Beaujolais and Beyond Celebration 2014

Alliance Française de Washington and French-American Chamber of Commerce present the Beaujolais and Beyond Celebration at La Maison Française. This adored French fêtewill be held in commemoration of the popular tradition of uncorking the Beaujolais Nouveau wine which launches the annual wine harvest in France. Join us for a joyous, elegant evening featuring Light fare from leading DC restaurants French breads, cheeses, pâtés and pastries Free-flowing Beaujolais Nouveau Additional selection of wines To complement the libations, festivities will include a local Washington DJ and dancing, a blind tasting contest, trivia quiz, silent auction, and a raffle. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beaujolais-and-beyond-celebration-2014-tickets-13138536717 Continue reading Beaujolais and Beyond Celebration 2014

La Fête de la Musique 2013

On Friday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m., La Maison Française at the Embassy of France opens its doors to Washingtonians for La Fête de la Musique. Capturing the true spirit of the summer solstice celebration founded in 1982, this free event will be dedicated to live music, with performances by Washington’s Origem, presenting a mix of Brazilian, jazz, funk and rock; and Cheick Hamala Diabate, a historian and performer who will take us on a cultural journey with his magical West African songs. Simultaneously around the world on June 21st, the Fête de la Musique will be presented on five continents, 110 countries and over … Continue reading La Fête de la Musique 2013