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CANCELED: Francophonie Flag Raising Ceremony


Join the League of Francophone Organizations of Rhode Island on Thursday, March 25, at the Rhode Island State House, as we gather with state and Francophone leaders to raise the Francophonie Flag and celebrate French language and culture in Rhode Island.

The event will begin at 3pm in the State Room for a short concert by the students of the French American School of R.I. and the singing of the French, Canadian, and American national anthems by the choir of Alliance Française of Providence.

This will be followed by a speaking program emceed by Roger Begin, Honorary Consul of France to Rhode Island. Speakers will include government representatives of the State of Rhode Island, the nations of Canada and France, and the province of Québec. A wine and cheese reception will immediately follow.

The event is presented by members of the League of Francophone Organizations of Rhode Island: Museum of Work & Culture (a division of the Rhode Island Historical Society), Alliance Française de Providence, Flickers: The Rhode Island International Film Festival, American Association of Teachers of French of Rhode Island, the French American School, and Club Aram Pothier.


Mar 25, 2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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