When speaking a language, one can feel the “cultural baggage” that comes with it. For example, French culture is often associated with elegance and romanticism, and American culture to productivity and dynamism. The use of either languages influences our behavior and personality.… Read More
On July 14th, the tradition is that every French city should create the most beautiful firework show possible. Over the past few years, these shows have included music and have evolved in to real choreographed pyrotechnic shows.
Some cities have shown they have great imaginations and have created amazing fireworks shows which attract more and more people each year.… Read More
The most famous French artists are known all over the world. But these big names of the Arts did not only leave their work behind. Sometimes, their houses became museums that let us dive further in to their lives and their worlds.
Here is the first stop on our Artist’s house French tour.… Read More
In France, the “Baccalaureat” exam officially starts every year in mid-June. This exam is the gateway to college for French students who just graduated from “Le lycée”. It’s a much anticipated challenge for students who prepare this test, with more or less involvement, during the whole “Terminale” school year.… Read More
Chaque année, le 2 février, les Français fêtent la Chandeleur. À cette occasion, nous préparons des crêpes, et nous les faisons sauter dans la poêle en tenant une pièce en or en main pour se porter chance toute l’année!
Il s’agit initialement d’une fête païenne qui a ensuite été reprise par les Catholiques au cinquième siècle pour célébrer la présentation de Jésus au temple.… Read More