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Travel to the United States: what are the formalities?

The Visa Waiver Program Some travel to the United States does not require a visa, in accordance with the rules of the visa waiver program or 'Visa waiver program'. This program allows nationals of 27 countries, including France, visa-free access to U.S. territory, either in transit or for a tour ...

22
July
2008

The Statue of Liberty: the emblem of New York

arriving at Ellis Island had of America. This statue representing Liberty Enlightening the World (Liberty Enlightening the World) was given to the United States by France in 1886, on the occasion of the centennial of American independence and as a sign of friendship between the two nations. Toda ...

25
Sep
2008

Josephine Baker: 5 things to know about this extraordinary artist

1- She grew up in poverty Freda Josephine McDonald was born in the United States, in St. Louis, Missouri on June 3, 1906. She grew up in great poverty and was exposed to racist violence from an early age. She lived with her mother at the time in wooden shacks that were often set on fire by white ...

07
Oct
2021

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

Wordle: 5 things you need to know about the new hit game

1- It is based on the principle of the TV game Motus Since its launch last year in the United States, Wordle has become a real phenomenon on social networks! And yet, its concept is nothing revolutionary, since this simple little game is based on the principle of the TV game show Motus, which wa ...

18
Jan
2022

Visit Los Angeles: the main monuments and museums

Presentation Los Angeles, often referred to by the diminutive L.A., is the second largest city in the United States after New york and one of the best known for its entertainment industry. Open to the Pacific Ocean with the Santa Monica and San Pedro Bays, this destination also offers mountainou ...

27
Jan
2009

The New Orleans Carnival: origins and festivities

Presentation The New Orleans Carnival, is the most famous carnival in the United States. It takes place every year in Louisiana's largest city starting on Mardi Gras and during Lent. This festival is often referred to as Mardi Gras because in Louisiana, this name has the meaning of 'carnival'. ...

09
Feb
2009

Mount Rushmore: an emblem of the United States

ject. The presidents of Mount Rushmore The four presidents represented on Mount Rushmore are: - George Washington: the first president of the free United States, from 1789 to 1799, he is considered one of the 'Fathers of the Nation' - Thomas Jefferson (3rd President from 1801 to 1809) is the aut ...

07
Sep
2011

Giving Tuesday: an international day of generosity

A movement born in the United States In the United States, the last week of November is Thanksgiving but also Sales with Black friday then Cyber Monday. It is in this context where people think above all about making good deals that the United Nations Foundation and the 92nd Street Y association ...

01
Dec
2014

Black Friday: 3 solidarity alternatives

at day to associations that clean the oceans. Giving Tuesday This movement also known as Giving Tuesday or Giving Tuesday was born in 2012 in the United States. It has been exported to over 100 countries. The Giving Tuesday is held on the Tuesday after Black Friday and is presented as the glo ...

30
Nov
2021

Film: understand the Don't Look Up phenomenon in 5 questions

scover that a comet is heading straight for planet Earth with a deadly impact expected in 6 months, they immediately alert NASA, the President of the United States and the national mainstream media. But the prospect of the end of the world is quickly pushed out of the news by the gossip of the mo ...

27
Jan
2022

Everything everywhere all at once: why is this film making the buzz?

The phenomenon film of the year The film Everything everywhere all at once has been a worldwide hit since last spring. Since its release in the United States last March, the film has met a dazzling success with 15-20 year olds, to the point of being called 'phenomenon of the year' by U.S. film site ...

01
Sep
2022

The asperitas: a spectacular weather phenomenon

ly been recognized by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) for a few years. This cloud formation was first photographed in the 1970s in the United States. But it wasn't until 2017 that it was officially classified in the International Cloud Atlas. It should be noted, however, that an as ...

29
Sep
2022

HPI series: soon an adaptation in the United States

comes a consultant to the police and helps investigators to solve murders. It is a source of pride for an original TF1 creation to be adapted in the United States. The last made-in-France series to generate such a buzz abroad was Ten Percent created by Fanny Herrero and adapted into English as Te ...

28
Oct
2022

The Friends Experience in Paris: an outing for fans of the cult series

p at the food stands offering American specialties, including a Thanksgiving menu with a turkey sandwich! A first in Europe After crisscrossing the United States and Canada, The Friends Experience has chosen Paris for its first European stop. This is a godsend for fans of the first hour who will ...

29
Nov
2022

Carnival of Nice

ce, obviously occupies a privileged place in the heart of these battles. The splendor of such a corso, of typically Nice inspiration, has seduced the United States, Quebec, England, Tahiti and our Neighbors Italy. Nice exports all over the world this know-how of elegance, beauty and charm that ar ...

23
Jan
2007

Air travel: what are the prohibited items?

t restriction (they must sometimes be tasted at the checkpoint: bring resealable containers). - specific foods in case of allergy Caution: in the United States and Canada, bottles must not exceed 3 ounces, or 90 ml. They must be inserted into smaller sealed bags. What can I put in the hold? Ce ...

28
June
2013

The hydroalcoholic gel: history of an invention

iss infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist had to take up his pilgrim's staff and travel to various countries to convince people. In the United States, he met fire marshals who said: "There is no way we are going to put alcohol against the walls in hospitals because alcohol is flammable ...

05
Nov
2020

Climate: Météo-France acquires two new supercomputers

illions of operations per second), they allow France to move into the international top 10 in weather and Climate forecasting, a field previously dominated by the United States and Great Britain. Making more accurate forecasts All this computing power will of course be used for weather forecasti ...

05
July
2021

Chagall le passeur de lumière: an exhibition at the Centre Pompidou Metz

c Chagall's stained glass windows light up buildings, both religious and non-religious, in the Grand Est region but also in Nice, Germany, Israel, the United States, England and Switzerland. Did you know that you can admire stained glass windows by the great Russian painter at the UN headquarters ...

16
Aug
2021