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Romania at the Festival de la Francophonie, Alliance Francaise – Chicago, March 4

Romania at the Festival de la Francophonie

Friday, March 4, 2011 @ 6:30 – 9:00 pm
Alliance Francaise – Chicago
54 W. Chicago Ave entrance
Children $5, Adults $15

Djembé, raclette, grio, gauffre, tourtière, poutine, thiou… Don’t know what these words mean… or taste like? Come and find out!

ROCX is proud to have Romania represented on the kick-off evening of a month-long festival organized by Alliance Fracaise, celebrating French-speaking people from over 50 different countries. Come to sample delicacies from Romania, Belgium, Canada, France, Morocco, Québec and Switzerland, meet people from all over the world on the dance floor with DJ Lady D spinning La Francofonie, a mix of classics, hits and techno-ethnic. And… pourquoi pas? Belt out your own version of La Vie en Rose and let your inner Céline Dion loose during the Karaoke de la Francophonie. Prizes for the braves! The Romanian pavillion will be sponsored by generous local Romanian businesses.

Pre-register early with Alliance Francaise! Places are limited and this program sells out every year.

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Soiree Roumanie at Alliance Francaise, March 23

Soiree Roumanie

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 @ 6:30 pm
Alliance Francaise – Chicago
54 W. Chicago Ave entrance
Free admission

Alliance Francaise in partnership with ROCX invites you to the Romanian Soiree as part of the Festival de la Francophonie. Join us for the screening of Nae Carnfil’s “The Rest Is Silence”, described by Variety as “an intelligent crowd-pleaser made with affection for its characters and era”.

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