• 5 September 2019

    French Connexions during Expo Chicago 2019

    19–22 September, 2019 | Chicago - Navy Pier
    The Cultural Services of the French Embassy are happy to renew their partnership with EXPO Chicago, and to welcome during this eighth edition French curators, artists, and galleries.

  • 3 September 2019

    Filmmaker Alain Gomis in the Midwest

    Sept 27 - Oct 3, 2019 | Evanston, Columbus, Oxford & Cincinnati
    Filmmaker Alain Gomis will tour the Midwest to present three of his most acclaimed films L’Afrance (2001), Aujourd’hui (2012) and Félicité (2017).

  • 1 September 2019

    Between Gestures

    Oct 24 - Nov 2, 2019
    The Cultural Service of the Consulate of France in Chicago and the Goethe-Institut Chicago come together to celebrate and explore dance and performance in Europe, its context and its history, in partnership with multiple Chicago venues and organizations. Two European cultural institutions, the Centre national de la Danse in Pantin, France, and PACT Zollverein in Essen, (...)

  • 27 June 2019

    Chicago celebrates Bastille Day 2019 in Navy Pier!

    The French community celebrated the French National Day on Saturday, July 13th at Navy Pier! Check out the photos from the magical evening!

  • 27 June 2019

    Bastille Day 2019 celebrations throughout the Midwest

    Great events were planned all around the Midwest for the French National Day. See the full list of events organized for 2019 by French and French-American organizations

    News

    • 5 September 2019

      French Connexions during Expo Chicago 2019

      19–22 September, 2019 | Chicago - Navy Pier
      The Cultural Services of the French Embassy are happy to renew their partnership with EXPO Chicago, and to welcome during this eighth edition French curators, artists, and (...)

      [read...]
    • 3 September 2019

      Filmmaker Alain Gomis in the Midwest

      Sept 27 - Oct 3, 2019 | Evanston, Columbus, Oxford & Cincinnati
      Filmmaker Alain Gomis will tour the Midwest to present three of his most acclaimed films L’Afrance (2001), Aujourd’hui (2012) and Félicité (...)

      [read...]
    • 1 September 2019

      Between Gestures

      Oct 24 - Nov 2, 2019
      The Cultural Service of the Consulate of France in Chicago and the Goethe-Institut Chicago come together to celebrate and explore dance and performance in Europe, its context and its history, in (...)

      [read...]
    • 27 August 2019

      France Honors Three South Dakota World War II Veterans

      Aug. 23-24: France Honors Three WWII Veterans of South Dakota. Consul General Lacroix presented the French Legion of Honor medal to Kenneth Higashi, 97, of Spearfish, Orville “Bert” Lerew, 97, of Faulkton, and Jimmy Traupel, (...)

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    • 20 August 2019

      France Honors Five World War II Veterans during D-Day Ohio in Conneaut

      On August 17, five heroes of WWII were awarded the French Legion of Honor by Consul General Guillaume Lacroix, during the 20th Anniversary of D-Day Ohio, the largest reenactment of D-Day – June 6, 1944, in the U.S.

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    Notre Dame rebuilding efforts - Together with Notre Dame Public Solidarity Concert

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    On Saturday, June 8th, the Consulate General of France in Chicago, in collaboration with St. John Cantius Church, hosted a musical moment of reflection for Notre Dame de Paris.

    The program featured a combined choir of over 100 voices and talented organists and conducts from all over Chicagoland. The repertoire included French works composed in Paris at Notre Dame.