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TV: The series Ten Percent wins an International Emmy Award

A consecration in the United States Cock-a-doodle-doo for French TV productions: season 4 of the series Ten Percent won an award on Monday, November 22, 2021 at the International Emmy Awards. As a reminder, the International Emmy Awards academy has been rewarding the best television productions ...

23
Nov
2021

What does the Brexit change?

e Eurostar. Until October 1, 2021, you'll still be able to travel with just your valid national ID card or passport. But, from October 1, 2021, French people will have to present a passport to cross the border. As a French citizen, you will not need a visa to travel to the UK, if your stay ...

05
Jan
2021

Portraits of France by Postmen: Yann Arthus-Bertrand's crazy new project

azy project but so beautiful and one that I love passionately'. He adds that it is 'without doubt [the] greatest photographic work ever done with the French'. 70,000 postmen mobilized For this project entitled 'Portraits of France by Postmen', Yann Arthur Bertrand asked the 70,000 postmen of Fra ...

31
Aug
2021

Rebecca: 5 good reasons to watch the new TF1 crime series

sting that a serial killer she had failed to stop five years earlier is killing again. This particularly dark thriller sets itself apart from most French crime series by masterfully drawing us into the downward spiral the heroine struggles with. 2- For its original plot The series Rebecca, wh ...

16
Nov
2021

Let's go to the sea with Doisneau : a photo exhibition in La Rochelle

lle. Although these images constitute a little-known facet of Doisneau's work, they demonstrate that the famous photographer often immortalized the French coastline, from Normandy to the French Riviera, and more particularly in La Rochelle, Royan and on the island of Ré. Images with a mischi ...

13
Aug
2021

Jean-Claude Mourlevat: the first French author to win the Alma Prize

A prestigious award Jean-Claude Mourlevat, an author based in the Loire, is the first French winner of the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Prize or Alma Prize, considered the Nobel Prize for children's books. As a reminder, the ALMA prize (for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award) is an award created in 2 ...

28
Sep
2021

Thomas Pesquet's return: what is the earth sickness that astronauts suffer from?

e battery of medical tests. He will also have to readjust to life on Earth. After about 200 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the French astronaut will have to relearn how to stand, much like a small child learning to ride a bike. In the ISS, astronauts move around by floating ...

09
Nov
2021

The commedia dell'arte: origins and characters

stick situations. With the exception of love roles, all actors wear masks. The Italian expression 'commedia dell'arte' (which has been taken up in French) literally means 'theatre performed by people of art', that is, professional actors. This theatrical form inspired the greatest French playw ...

23
Feb
2011

Christ the Redeemer: the symbol of Rio de Janeiro

In 1923, the project of the Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa was finally selected. The latter entrusted the realization of the project to the French sculptor Paul Landowski. It was the French artist who designed and then fashioned the hands and face of Christ in his Boulogne-Billancourt stud ...

20
Dec
2011

2021, the polar summer: a cultural season throughout France

d even in Europe! This unprecedented mobilization was initiated by the Paul-Emile-Victor endowment fund, in collaboration with four ministries, 26 French 'polar cities' and numerous partners. Exceptional photos exhibited in 26 cities One of the highlights of 2021, the polar summer is the exhi ...

06
Sep
2021

Beauty: how are cosmetics tested?

ed that a certificate of compliance with good manufacturing practices and a product safety assessment is presented. In practice, this means that a French make-up brand, for example, can sell in China without the authorities conducting animal tests. This is good news for all consumers who do no ...

23
Sep
2021

The Night of the Castles: a magical event

agnans, created in 2015 to support castle owners in the restoration and management of their heritage, is behind this event. Dartagnans is the first French platform for participatory financing allowing Internet users to make donations to participate in the safeguarding of French heritage (see the ...

14
Oct
2021

Emelin Dupieux : a promising young wildlife photographer

an international jury. Emelin's photo was ranked among the 3 finalists among 1200 photographs received in the 11-14 years category. In 5 years, no French person had reached the final in this category. A snapshot of a rare butterfly For this contest, Emelin Dupieux submitted one of his shots ...

19
Oct
2021

Covid: Is vaccination of children being considered in France?

ccinating the youngest children would limit the circulation of the virus in children's surroundings and in primary schools. This choice, which the French government has not yet made, would help avoid the emergence of new epidemic outbreaks and the emergence of new variants of the virus. Howeve ...

22
Nov
2021

The biometric passport: presentation and formalities

complies with the European standards set out in the European regulation of 13 December 2004. It is issued in more than 2,000 municipalities in all French overseas departments and communities and in 212 French diplomatic missions abroad (for French nationals, whether travelling or living abroad). ...

20
Jan
2010

Tourism: 5 good reasons to go to Taiwan

?????? (@kasegasanov) on 16 Nov. 2018 at 10:49 PST 5- For street food You may not know it, but the Taiwanese share the same love of food as the French. The local cuisine, excellent and cheap, also has the particularity of being available at any time of the day or night. Take advantage of ...

13
Mar
2019

The hydroalcoholic gel: history of an invention

n June 25, 2020, he was appointed by Emmanuel Macron at the head of an independent mission to evaluate the management of the Covid-19 pandemic by the French authorities. While France is experiencing a strong second epidemic wave, this specialist recalls that hand hygiene and respect for physical ...

05
Nov
2020

Cyberbullying: how to protect your children?

n real life, harassers would not dare say a quarter of what they write on the web', explains Samuel Comblez, director of operations at e-Enfance, the French association for the protection of children on the Internet. This is why this form of harassment is incredibly violent, especially for young ...

01
Mar
2021

Getaria in the Spanish Basque Country: 5 must-sees

1- The church of San Salvador In Getaria, it is the silhouette of Mount San Antón that first catches the eye. This mountain is nicknamed "Ratón de Getaria" (the mouse of Getaria) because of its shape. Another must-see landmark is Church of San Salvador (Salbatore Parroki Eliza), which stands i ...

10
June
2021

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue: 5 good reasons to visit this village in Normandy

you an appointment from 17 to 23 July 2021. 3- To stroll on the port If the commune of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue was elected Favorite Village of the French 2019 during the eponymous show broadcast on France 3, it is undoubtedly also for its picturesque fishing port. This port, nestled on the Cot ...

18
June
2021