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Event : Culture

Semaine de la Langue Française en fête - French Language Week

Semaine de la Langue Française en fête - French Language Week

Rediscover the French language, its subtleties and its beauty. Various events invite you to play with French. All over from 15 to 23/03/14.
Creators, associations, libraries, cultural centres, schools, councillors, wordsmiths all come together and offer you:

  • Concerts and theatre,
  • Exhibitions, games and competitions,
  • Conferences and various activities (radio shows...),
  • In short, a host of activities to do with the French language!

The 10 words chosen by the French speaking world will be revealed soon!
Every year, 10 words are chosen by the week-long festival's French-speaking partners (France, Switzerland, Quebec, The International Organisation of La Francophonie and the Wallonia-Brussels Federation).
These 10 words have been chosen from a pool of foreign words that were borrowed from French, to show the reach of our language and what it gives to its speakers.
Language games will aim to catch you in the web! Play, vote: there will be books to win!
The theme of this 19th edition is "Les mots décollent" (Words take off). In the participating towns and cities words and play on words will be showcased on aerial decorations and extraordinary suspensions.
In Braine-l’Alleud, Bruxelles-ville, Habay, Huy, La Louvière, Liège, Molenbeek, Mouscron, Namur, Soignies, Watermael-Boitsfort, but also in Charleroi, the "Ville des mots 2014" (City of words)!
All the necessary information and the programme are on the website below.
The event is also taking place in Wallonia!


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We are not responsible for any changes in dates and/or programmes. Please contact the organiser prior to departure.