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#2160: Francophonie 2000 in Atlanta, Georgia

From: Declama <Declama@email.msn.com>

Une Célébration du Monde Francophone pour l'An 2000
A Millennial Celebration of the French-Speaking World

17-18 March: Theatre Workshop for Teachers of French to be held at Garden
Hills School, 285 Sheridan.  (organized by the French Consulate and Atlanta
International School)  17 March: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM.  18 March: 9:30 AM -
4:00 PM.
Contact: Cécille Peyronnet 404.522.4226 ext 113

18 March: Opening of Haitian Painter's Exhibit at Alliance Française.
Haitian Painters Essud "Cappy" Fungcap, Artists Raphael Denis, and J.
Christian Sajous.  Continues through March 31st.
Contact: Claude Wegscheider 404.875.1211
RSVP opening (6:30PM)

19-22 March: Multicultural Francophone Authors' Seminars, Round Table.
Atlanta's Universities Welcome Celebrated Francophone Authors: Abdellatif
Laâbi (Morocco), Gérard Etienne (Haïti), Roger Léveillée (Canada), Jean
Romain (Switzerland) & Henri Lopes (Congo-Brazzaville).  20 March: Agnes
Scott College, Seminar. 21 March: Atlanta University Center (Clark Atlanta
University, Morehouse College & Spelman College) Round Table. 22 March:
Emory University, Seminar.  Times to be determined.
Contact: Cécille Peyronnet 404.522.4226 ext 113

22 March: 7PM, Spivey Hall, Clayton State University. Internationally
acclaimed Quartet Sine Nomine of Lausanne, Switzerland: Dvorak, Schubert,
Brahms, etc.
Contact: RSVP Spivey Hall 770.961.3683
Tickets $25.00

23 March: Opening of Film Festival of Swiss Filmmaker Daniel Schmid, Goethe
Institut, Colony Sq. Other films to be viewed 29-30 March.
Contact: 404.892.2388

23 March: Francophone Chambers of Commerce Luncheon & Keynote Speaker "A New
millennium of Globalization in the French-Speaking World." 12:30-2PM,
Swissôtel of Atlanta.
To be confirmed.

24 March: Information Technology in Francophonie.  "Cyber Space in the
French-Speaking World".  Keynote Speaker: Hervé Fischer, President of
Multimedia Global Village.  Sponsored by Georgia Tech Ciber, Québec Trade
Office, & France Telecom.
Contact: Dr. John McIntyre 404.894.1463  8-12PM

24 March: Francophonie 2000 Cultural Gala. Center Stage Theater, 6:30PM
Buffet Reception, 8:30PM Performances by West Africa's Ballet Sénégalais,
Swiss Musician Michel Buehler & Canadian Singer Edith Butler.
Contact: Claude Wegscheider 404.875.1211
RSVP opening (6:30PM)
Tickets $25.00

25 March: Atlanta International School Francophone Storytelling. Martinée of
Storytelling from the French-Speaking World.
Contact: Samuel Fort 404.522.4226 ext 112

29 March - 9 April: Théâtre du Rêve Performs "Antigone" - Seven Stages
Backstage Theater, 1105 Euclid Ave. Performances of French Playwright Jean
Anouilh's modern interpretation of the classic "Antigone".  (In French)
- Student Matinées: 29-31 March & 5-7 April, 10 AM
Reservation for Student Matinées: 404.508.4866, Tickets: $8.00
-General Public: 1, 7 & 8 April, 8 PM; 2 & 9 April, 3 PM
Reservations: 404.523.7647. Tickets: Adult $12.00, Student/Seniors - $8.00
- 31 March: "Alliance Française Night", 8 PM
Reservations: 404.875.1211