Francophonie days underway in Minsk

Francophonie days underway in Minsk

Francophone Days in Minsk have brought together more than 150 participants from all over the country. The main platform of the event was the Minsk linguistic university.

Didier Canesse, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Belarus:
Pupils and students of secondary schools that teach French are involved. It is such a friendly event! It usually concludes the month of Francophonie in Belarus.

Pascal Aebischer, head of the Swiss Confederation Embassy in the Republic of Belarus:
Francophonie is, above all, cultural events and cultural cooperation. I must say that all of the Francophonie countries are trying to motivate other countries to discover the French language and the rich Francophone culture.

Gegham Adamyan, third secretary of the Armenian Embassy in the Republic of Belarus:
In 2018, Armenia will host a summit of heads of state who represent Francophonie. There is a very good level of French in local high schools. It's good. We welcome it very much.

I have many Belarusian friends who speak French very well.

This tradition is 20 years old. The project is underway in 55 countries.

Last weekend, Minsk's cinemas and the cinema history museum screened French movies. This is a retrospective of animated films which received prizes at the international festival Annecy during five years in a row.