Brunch Menu - French Expressions
Brunch Menu - Fun Facts
Are you ready for the first Wednesday/Musée ?
Today we invite you to an original visit of one of the most famous museums in the world.
Originally the residence of the French Kings, Musée du Louvre became a national museum in 1793 and is now home of more than 35,000 artworks of historical and artistic importance. Click and get the chance to visit 3 sections of the museum:
Egyptian Antiquities, Remains of the Louvre's Moat and the Galerie d'Apollon.
Every Thursday, we will propose an online performance thank to one of France’s leading cultural institutions.
For the first Thursday/Spectacle, we invite you to a performance of Richard Wagner’s famous opera Le Vaisseau Fantôme (The Flying Dutchman - Der Fliegende hollander), interpreted and played by the Chœur d’Angers Nantes Opéra (Direction Xavier Ribes) / Chœur de chambre Mélisme(s) ( Direction Gildas Pungier) and with the Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne.
The opera was recorded and shared by France Musique:
Every Friday, we will highlight a new facet of the francophone culture.
Today, we invite you to discover Thomas Gauthier, a youtuber and musician from Quebec.
On his YouTube channel, he speaks about love, politics, history and his songs convey a delightful dark humor.
Every Monday, we invite you to learn something new, starting with the TEDx talk of Arnaud Hoedt and Jérôme Piron titled “La faute de l'orthographe”.
In this video they will highlight all the comic potential of the French language and how we see it.
This conference was hosted and recorded by TEDxRennes
Every Tuesday, you will be invited to explore one of the facet which makes the francophone culture what it is.
Today, let’s focus on cheese. A simple but yet iconic french table delicacy.
Honouring the restaurant Les Grands Buffets in Narbonne, which holds the world record with a selection of 111 different cheeses, we invite you to consult the website: https://about-france.com/cheese, where you will learn more than you should about Camembert, Roquefort and many more.
Here is the second Wednesday/Musée !
Today we invite you to an original visit of the Palace of Versailles.
Built in 1623 by Louis XIII as hunting lodge, the Chateau de Versailles later became the marvellous palace it is today under the rule of the Sun King, Louis XIV.
Click here to start the visit and get more information :
Every Thursday, we will propose an online performance thanks to one of France’s leading cultural institutions.
Today we invite you to watch “Futurisme”, a street dance show created by Géométrie Variable and El Squad and recorded at Maison de la Dance de Lyon.
Every Friday, we will highlight a new facet of the francophone culture. Today we put our focus on Les Parasites, a group of artists specialised in creating short films. Their stories and themes are rooted in our world which makes their work very
interesting and impactful.
Founded by former students of the International School of Audiovisual Creation
and Direction in 2013, they decided to distribute their short films free of charge on online video platform.Their collective has won numerous awards, in particular during the 48 Hour Film Project, mainly in France. In order to maintain their independence, Les Parasites is mainly funded through Tipeee.
Every Monday, we invite you to learn something new.
Today we invite you to watch the video of Etienne Klein, physicist and philosopher, titled “Peut-on voyager dans le temps?” (Can we time travel?).
This video is part of the programme “Tu mourras moins bête” of Arte
The video is here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vnBTs66ViQ
Every Tuesday, you will be invited to explore one of the facets which makes the francophone culture what it is.
As France celebrates indoor the passage to the Summer Time, let’s focus on the history of “le Changement d’heure” (Daylight saving time) with this article (In French) of www.Quelleenergie.fr :
And for the wikipedist : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daylight_saving_time