Events & Programs

Cultural events & programs throughout Greater Seattle

We are dedicated to promoting French-speaking cultures in order to foster relationships between people of all nationalities, ethnicities, and races. We organize cultural activities and programs for adults and children that present a comprehensive look at francophone cultures in the 21st century. 

Our Spring online events are free.


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Cinema

Ciné-salon virtuel [online]

Ciné-salon virtuel [online]
Join our new ciné-salon, a weekly online event for Francophone cinema lovers! Every Friday at 2pm, join a discussion group in French, for all levels, led by one of our instructors. Free event.

Next week's film: Paris, je t'aime (Paris, I Love You)
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Food & Wine

Happy Hour in French [online]

Happy Hour in French [online]
Join us for a casual French conversation during the apéro, or Happy Hour.

Have your drink ready and let your French flow  in a casual 1-hour conversation in French, hosted by one of our instructors. 

Every other Friday, from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. Free!

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Food & Wine

Morning Coffee in French [online]

Morning Coffee in French [online]
Join our new social distancing e-gathering!

Enjoy your morning coffee/tea/cocoa while participating in a casual 30-minute conversation in French, hosted by one of our instructors. 

Every week on varying days, from 8.45am to 9.15am. Free!


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Conferences

Les Rencontres de l'Alliance [online]

Les Rencontres de l'Alliance [online]
Join AFSeattle and get inspired by our new online conferences, featuring guest speakers from various backgrounds!

Free online events, registration mandatory.
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Music

Paris Chansons at Triple Door NEW DATE: 8/23

Paris Chansons at Triple Door NEW DATE: 8/23
Paris Chansons returns to Seattle with a fresh and exciting program in partnership with the Alliance Française de Seattle.

Paris Chansons is an exciting French band with an international twist based in Los Angeles. They are known for their original renditions of French favorites from Aznavour, Dassin, Piaf, Macias, Adamo, Dalida, all the way to contemporary artists like Za & Stromae. Their exhilarating performances are punctuated with gypsy jazz standards as well as classics in Russian, Italian, and other languages.

AFSeattle members get 10% off! Request your promo code by email
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Food & Wine

POSTPONED: Wine Blending Workshop

POSTPONED: Wine Blending Workshop
Don't miss this unique hands-on wine workshop with Château de Pommard! The Clos Marey-Monge Blending Experience is an exciting opportunity to learn the art of wine blending and tasting with an expert wine advisor.

Reserved for AFSeattle members!
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Literature

Prix Albertine Jeunesse

Prix Albertine Jeunesse
The Prix Albertine Jeunesse, a reader’s choice award, invites children between 3 and 14 years of age to choose their favorite book from a selection of works of Francophone youth literature. The prize seeks to reinforce the practice and love of reading among children.
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Literature

POSTPONED: Authors on Tour: Kaouther Adimi

POSTPONED: Authors on Tour: Kaouther Adimi
RE-SCHEDULED IN FALL 2020
Join AFSeattle, Elliott Bay Book Company and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the US to welcome the great Algerian novelist Kaouther Adimi during her US tour for the release of Our Riches, translated by Chris Andrew and published by New Directions. 
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Food & Wine

POSTPONED: The Burgundy Experience Wine Tasting

POSTPONED: The Burgundy Experience Wine Tasting
Join AFSeattle for this wine tasting opportunity with Château de Pommard and their signature Burgundy wines. Two wine advisors will lead the tasting and teach you all about their expertise.

Wines are served with accompaniments from La Parisienne French Bakery.
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Cinema

Festinema Junior 2020

Festinema Junior 2020
Register your class/students to Festinema Junior in April 2020!

Created in 2014, Festinema Junior offers film screenings and lesson plans to promote French culture and language. The festival aims at introducing young audiences to subtitled foreign movies and independent films as well as teaching them to think critically in their film analysis.
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