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: 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