Culture

Flavors of a French Fall: Recipes from Alsace-Lorraine

The gastronomy of Alsace-Lorraine, a region in Northeast France, is perfect for this time of year!  The ingredients and dishes conjure comfort food galore to…

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Favorite movies for French learning

Looking for ways to keep up your French this summer? Check out our recommended movies for French learners!

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Summer Vacation à la française!

The summer heat wave, known as la canicule in French, is here (note: I am not complaining; winter lasts too long in Boston!). If we’re…

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Festival d'Avignon

Sur le pont d’Avignon/ On y danse/ On y danse Perhaps these song lyrics sound familiar to you from your childhood (or a beginner French…

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La Fête nationale / Bastille Day

Each year, French people all around the world celebrate la Fête nationale on July 14, which they often call le quatorze juillet. This French national…

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La Fête de la Musique

Each year on June 21, many countries throughout the world celebrate la Fête de la musique! This world-wide celebration urges people to play and enjoy…

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5 Garden Tours to Celebrate Rendez-vous aux jardins... in Boston like in Paris!

Each year, over 2,300 gardens open their gates to the public in Paris, Île de France, and, recently, in 20 countries all over Europe. Started…

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Le monde entier rêve de Paris

There was once a French TV commercial for the Aéroports de Paris with the tagline, “Le monde entier rêve de Paris” (The entire world dreams…

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La Fête du Muguet / La Fête du Travail

The first of May is a two-in-one holiday in France! It is both May Day (La Fête du Muguet) and Labor Day (La Fête du…

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Fabulous French Inventions

This spring, the French Cultural Center will launch a new series on “French Innovation” highlighting advancements in medicine, fashion, and aerospace...all from France! This eye-opening…

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