2015

  • 2015 "Fête du Beaujolais Nouveau" - Alliance Française of Durban

    Alliance Francaise de Durban, Stratostaff and the French South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FSACCI) are pleased to present an evening full of surprises to celebrate the 2015 Fête du Beaujolais Nouveau.

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  • Beaujolais Nouveau event in Johannesburg

    Every year, on the third Thursday of November, the people of France and fellow wine lovers all over the world celebrate the arrival of the Beaujolais Nouveau.

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  • Diplomatic Fair 2015

    The Embassy of France will be taking part in the annual Diplomatic Fair at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday 31 October 2015. We have something great planned so make sure to visit our stall!

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  • South African English teaching assistants going to France

    16 South African students left South Africa at the end of September 2015 to go and teach English in France.

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  • First Counsellor Charlotte Montel visits Maropeng

    First counsellor of the Embassy of France, Charlotte Montel, spent Heritage Day (24 September 2015) at Maropeng (Cradle of Humankind) on the invitation of Gauteng Premier David Makhura in the presence of Prof. Lee Berger at the Cradle of Humankind to celebrate Homo naledi and through it “the common African origin of Humankind”.

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  • Position available: project assistant

    The French Embassy in Pretoria is looking to recruit a project assistant to assist the project manager at Campus France, Paris and the University Cooperation Officer/ Campus France manager at the French Embassy in Pretoria with the Study in Europe Fair to take place in February 2016.

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  • Launch of Triumph of the Human Spirit - Ahmed Kathrada and Robben Island

    On Saturday 22 August 2015 Chargée d’Affaires Charlotte Montel and a delegation from the Embassy of France in South Africa attended the launch of the coffee table book Triumph of the Human Spirit – Ahmed Kathrada and Robben Island, in Fordsburg, Johannesburg.

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  • 2015 Gerard Sekoto Award winner announced

    The winners of the prestigious 2015 Barclays L’Atelier, the contemporary art competition, that rewards visual artists with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to develop their talents abroad, were announced on July 15.

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  • Launch of France Alumni South Africa

    On Wednesday 15 July 2015, the Ambassador of France to South Africa, HE Elisabeth Barbier, officially launched the France Alumni platform in South Africa.
    France Alumni South Africa, the first local France Alumni website in Africa, was launched during a reception held at the Alliance Française of Pretoria, in the presence of the Minister of Arts and Culture, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa, and of the French Senator Mr. Robert Hue.

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  • Departure of the French Government scholarship holders

    On July 15 2015, the Embassy of France and Campus France hosted a briefing session for the 23 French Government scholarship holders who will be pursuing their studies in France from September 2015 onwards.

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