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Embassy of France in the United States of America - Cultural Affairs Website : Address : 972 Fifth Avenue
NY 10021  New York
Address : 4101 Reservoir Road, N.W.
DC 20007  Washington DC

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy are headquartered in the former Payne Whitney residence on Fifth Avenue in New York City and at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., and have regional offices in Chicago, Boston, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Miami, New Orleans, Houston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The work of the Cultural Services is variously advisory, conceptual, developmental, promotional and administrative. Under the direction of the French Ambassador to the United States, our mandate is to prompt and sustain a high-spirited cultural exchange between the most promising French and American artists, writers, thinkers, students, and educators, and to continually enhance the number and caliber of opportunities available to them. The Cultural Services regularly conceives, organizes, and supports large-scale initiatives to draw attention to exciting developments in French culture. In recent years, these initiatives have included in New York: France Moves, a contemporary dance festival (2001); Sounds French, a contemporary music festival (2003); Act French, a season of new French theater (2005); and regionally, Playing French focused on contemporary playwrights in Chicago (2004); Lyon via Houston (2005), and a jazz festival French Quarter (2007).The Cultural Services is always interested in new and challenging ideas that will bring French and American people together in creative collaboration. Our programs are offered either directly by the Departments and Offices or in conjunction with our non-profit partner FACE (French American Cultural Exchange). The Cultural Services also coordinates nominations and award ceremonies for French official distinctions given to Americans and U.S. residents in recognition of exceptional artistic and academic accomplishments.

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Education & Exchanges
Lectures - French Association for American Studies
 - This asssociation aims to establish regular contacts between specialists in North-American studies... >>>
Information sessions on The American University of Paris May and June 2011
The American University of Paris  - The American University of Paris organizes information sessions and visits of the campus. >>>
Flame'11 - France Los Angeles Media Exchange Deadline for applications: mid-June 2011
 - Apply for an exchange program between Paris and Los-Angeles. France-Los Angeles Media Exchange is a multi-faceted partnership exchange program that opens up Franco-American cross-cultural dialogue while creating a wonderful opportunity for young talents in the digital arts to build transatlantic ties with leading companies in LA, French partners and the U.S. Embassy in Paris. >>>
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