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Alliance Française de Sydney Cultural Foundation

Discover cultural events relating to Film, Literature, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Television and Radio.

Members-only Event: Discover the Festival Line-up with Karine Mauris

Join us on the eve of the 33rd Alliance Française French Film Festival for this intimate conversation with the cultural attaché.

Amour Toujours Exhibition: A Photographic Embrace

To coincide with our month of love, we're welcoming a beautiful exhibition by Australian-born photojournalist Tony Maniaty.

Rendez-vous à Paris with Ruby

Discover the artistic and architectural wonders of the French capital with author Ruby Boukabou.

Bastille Day 2021 Update

Unfortunately, faced with extended lockdowns and many other challenges beyond our control such as the availability of a large venue, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our beloved annual event.

Discover France's literary prize winners

The juries have deliberated and the results are in! As France announces the literary prize winners for the year, we're delighted to offer you access to many of these top titles.

The Festival is returning in 2022

Get ready to travel the globe with another powerful season of the Festival, serving up the crème de la crème of contemporary French cinema.

Listen to Radio France International

Broadcasting daily, RFI covers a story making headlines in France (Focus on France) and each weekend broadcast a story on the world of French culture (Culture in France).

Discover Arte Concert

Explore a fantastic selection of concerts from electro to classical, jazz to world music, live and on demand. ARTE Concert broadcasting a selection of ARTE’s programmes on the Internet, with English, Spanish Polish and Italian subtitles. It is the first cultural international broadcast of this kind.

Explore France TV Spectacles et Culture

Stream cultural events, festivals and concerts! Discover an exciting and diverse selection of "Culturebox" videos, including live streaming of music festivals like Rock en Seine, Vielles Charrues, les Inrocks, Lolapaloosa Paris. You can also find streamed theatre plays such as the Festival d'Avignon

Alliance Française de Sydney Activities

Get involved in our rich calendar of cultural events and activities.

Pétanque in the park

Join us for a fun afternoon partaking in the ultimate social sport and France's favourite pastime. 

Amour Toujours Love Letter Competition

Submit your best lettre d'amour. Enter to win fantastic prizes!

Monthly Book Club

Perfect for Francophiles with a passion for discovering, reading and discussing a new book every month - and all in French. 

French Events in Sydney

Explore exciting events offered by our partners and peers.

Discover France at Mardi Gras Film Festival

Discover French films in this year's exciting line-up of the best of queer storytelling on screen.

Eloquence Art Prize: Grand Final

Discover some of the most promising voices in the arts with this pro-bono initiative by Culture Plus, presented in partnership with the Embassy of France in Australia.

Chris Cody: The Outsider

The Outsider is a exciting new work by Chris Cody’s jazz octet, inspired by diverse influences including French writer Albert Camus and Cody’s work with African and Arabic musicians in France.

Exhibition: You tell me I have to believe

Catch the final days of this exhibition, a new art exhibition by Terry Hayes, devised in collaboration with French-Australian artist Aude Parichot, Margaret Roberts, and Belinda Yee. 

Celebrate La Chandeleur with Four Frogs Crêperie

Celebrate this delicious French tradition and be in with a chance to win!

La Nuit des Idées

This year's edition will focus on the theme "Rebuilding together", featuring vibrant, cross-cultural and interdisciplinary conversations about art, the environment, our societies, and more!

Discover Sacreblue

Discover the newly-launched online platform made for Australian Francophiles.

So Frenchy So Chic

Your favourite garden party festival is returning in 2022! Experience the joie de vivre as the French do, with plenty of fine food and wine, sunshine, fabulous music and great company.

Georges Brassens : A playlist for the centenary of his birth

Celebrate the centenary of the birth of the dearly missed Georges Brassens, world-renowned guitarist and song-writing genius.

Become a member

Become a member of Alliance Française de Sydney for exclusive offers and discounts.