NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Day of European languages will take place on May 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Deutsches Haus. This event is coordinated by the French Consulate in Louisiana on the occasion of the French Presidency of the European Union. This day will aim to bring together the different European communities around fun activities for students and their families.
French Presidency of the European Union
On January 1, 2022, France kicked off its 13th presidency of the Council of the European Union, the grouping of the 27 EU governments. For six months, France will be responsible for chairing meetings and finding compromises between member states under the slogan of a “Europe that protects“. In this framework, the Consulate General of France in New Orleans, together with the Deutsches Haus and Alliance Française, are organizing a special day to celebrate European Languages and promote cultural diversity.
Join us to celebrate European Languages ! Promote cultural diversity !
The aim is to bring European communities and cultural centers together and show their actions to the general public. The focus will be put on cultural and linguistic diversity.
The 1st edition of the Day of European Languages will take place at the Deutsches Haus, on Saturday, May 21, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Address: 1700 Moss St, New Orleans.
- Are you interested in the Spanish Heritage in New Orleans ?
- Would you like to test your French language skills through little games ?
- Do you like Swiss chocolate ?
- Have you ever tasted Swedish pastries ?
- Do you want to see a Flamenco dancer on stage ?
- Did you know that you can taste a dozen different beers at Deutsches Haus ?
- Are you considering studying abroad, in a European country ?
Then the Day of European Languages will be an opportunity to meet representatives from different European countries, to learn about language courses and study opportunities in these countries and to participate in games based on the different languages presented. Each country/cultural center representative will present their cultural and linguistic activities.
Food and music
Come and taste the traditional specialties of the different countries represented: Swiss chocolates, Swedish cakes, Spanish sweets, French pastries… and for the older ones, don’t miss the German beer tasting!
Music will be present with, among others, a Spanish flamenco show by Peña la Pepa and a German orchestra.
- French Cultural Services – Consulate General of France in Louisiana
- German Honorary Consulate
- Deutsches Haus
- Alliance Française
- Casa de España
- Swedish Honorary Consulate
- Union Française
- Swiss Honorary Consulate