• Where to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 in the Midwest

    14 June 2018

    Where to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 in the Midwest

    The FIFA World Cup 2018 has officially started! Find out what time the French matches are and cheer them on at a pub or restaurant near you.

  • Clearing A Path For Democracy: Citizen Soldiers of the Fighting (...)

    1 June 2018

    Clearing A Path For Democracy: Citizen Soldiers of the Fighting (...)

    Chicago (IL). A new exhibit dedicated to the "Black Devils", the all African-American 370th Infantry regiment from Illinois that fought with the French army during WWI was officially launched on May 31st. The Consulate is a proud partner of the DuSable Museum of African-American History.

  • Inauguration of the first direct flight Paris - Indianapolis

    25 May 2018

    Inauguration of the first direct flight Paris - Indianapolis

    May 25. Paris and Indianapolis are now connected. Inauguration of the first non-stop flight Paris-Indianapolis with Delta Air Lines. Guillaume Lacroix, French Consul General to the Midwest joined Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and his delegation in Paris to celebrate the launch. "The direct flight is a great opportunity for trade, investment, students mobility, tourism... Thank you Governor (...)

  • The DuSable Museum presents The Illinois Fighting 8th

    22 May 2018

    The DuSable Museum presents The Illinois Fighting 8th

    Opening June 1st at the DuSable Museum of African American History, a WWI exhibit covering the history of the 8th Infantry Illinois National Guard (the Fighting Eighth). It was the only all-African-American regiment in the entire U.S. Army called into service for the Great War. It would be awarded more citations than any other American regiment that fought on Europe’s Western Front.

  • June 21- September 7, 2018: Films on the Lake

    22 May 2018

    June 21- September 7, 2018: Films on the Lake

    Films on the Lake is a free outdoor French film festival produced annually in Chicago parks by the Cultural Service at the Consulate General of France in Chicago as part of the Chicago Park District’s Movies in the Parks. Movies in the Parks is presented by Bank of America.

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    France Alumni USA, extend your French experience!

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    France Alumni is an efficient digital bilingual platform to unite, inform and guide professionals who have completed part or all of their studies in the French education system.
    #FranceAlumni - @CampusFrance

    French Innovation Weeks @ Midwest 2018

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    The 5th Annual French Innovation Weeks will take place in April & May 2018 with a variety of events that showcase the best of French science, technology, innovation and more.

    Applications for YEi Start in France Accelerator Program now closed!

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    YEi Start in France provides a personalized immersion week in France including training sessions, networking and one-on-one meetings that will allow each laureate to benefit from an extensive customized business network and connections to the best resources in Europe. This immersion week is held in Paris and one French region whose innovative ecosystem best fits the needs of each laureate.