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The Alliance Française is a world-wide non-profit, apolitical  network devoted to promoting French language and Francophone cultures.

The Alliance Française is the world’s largest French teaching and cultural centre with over 800 organisations in 134 countries, serving over 500 000 students every year, recognized and sponsored by the French government.

With over 400 projects a year, the Alliance Française provides a wide-ranging cultural program presenting a unique mix of music, theatre, visual arts and dance, with the support of the French Embassies, the French Institute of South Africa and in partnership with local companies and cultural bodies.

The Alliance Française give you access to state-of-the-art libraries, offering thousands of books, films, magazines and CD’s as well as computer stations and video monitors.

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