French Ambassador to Andorra Jocelyne Caballero presented the program of the Cultural Season of France 2017 in Andorra.
18 important events are scheduled in 2017 in such areas as theater, music, film, poetry, festivals, literature, music, fine cuisine.
Cultural program for 2016 included 24 activities with the participation of 7270 people. The main emphasis was placed on the school audience of the French educational system.
“We want the cultural season to support the young audience access to French culture. Our goal – to support teachers, provide dynamic cultural life in the educational activity, the growth of attendance of cultural events, the awakening of curiosity and enriching students’ own culture”, said the Ambassador.
Jocelyne Caballero added: “Talking about the upcoming season, I would have paid attention to three characteristics that have guided us in the choice of activities: quality, number (18 events) and diversity (theater, music, literature, cooking, cinema, etc.).
Among this year’s activities – Comédie française duet Terasson / Belmondo, Michel Leeb show, Chamber Orchestra of Toulouse (Orchestre de Chambre de Toulouse), Cinémathèque de Toulouse, Scène Nationale de Foix et de l’Ariège, Symphony Orchestra Perpignan-Méditerranée.
The program will follow the rhythm of the major events of the French and European cultural life: Spring of poets (Printemps des poètes), Music Festival (Fête de la Musique), Heritage Days (Journées du Patrimoine).
Jocelyne Caballero summarized: “France Culture Season in Andorra aims to establish active cooperation with the heads of cultural and political organizations of Andorra, to strengthen the cultural tradition of France in Andorra.”