Baku. 30 March. REPORT.AZ/ The opening ceremony of the Francophonie Weeks was held in Baku.
Report informs, the event held in Landmark hotel with the participation of ambassadors has kicked off with the screening of a film about International Organization of La Francophonie. The film informed about development line and importance of French language around the world.
French Ambassador to Baku Aurelia Bouchez said that the number of countries participating in the project was 8 last year but, this year the figure has reached 10: "Opening ceremony with participation of French jazz singer and organization by France, Greece, Azerbaijan will be held on April 1”.
Action plan during Francophonie Weeks announced as below:
1 April - French-Greek music concert
3 April - Opening of photo exhibition by Constantin Brâncuși
6 April - Lecture by Ambassador of Mexico to Azerbaijan Rodrigo Labardin: "Mexico, France and the Francophonie”
7 April - Switzerland's Parkour Master Class
8 April - Belgium's Day, the French Institute in Azerbaijan
8 April - Moroccan film about Ibn Battuta's route from Tangier to Mecca
9 April - Opening of the 15th international chess tournament among children
9-15 April Chefs meeting "presentation dinner” Hungarian movie "Ferenc Puskás”
10 April – Opening of "East Hungarian Students" exhibition
10-13 April - Lithuanian movie "Balcony", Giedre Beinoriute
11 April - French movie "Paris"
12 April - "The Miser," Moliere, Felix Libris
13 April - "The Miser," Moliere, Felix Libris
14 April - "The Miser," Moliere, Felix Libris
15 April - Solo Theater Master Class, Les Livreurs
16 April - “Chefs meeting” lunch presentation
18 April - "Architecture truths - opening of “Egypt" exhibition
19 April - Musical evening at Paris bistro
20 April - "Egypt through the eyes of Azerbaijani children" exhibition
22 April - Official closing ceremony of French language and Francophonie.