March 20, 2024: International Francophonie Day

The 29th edition of the French Language and Francophonie Week will take place from March 16 to 24, 2024. This week will allow us to celebrate the French language through numerous events organized throughout France and abroad. As the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games approach, the theme chosen for this edition is “On the podium”. lThe various events proposed bring together French speakers around their common cultural space.

Educational activities can be:

  • from writing workshops;
  • from fair oratories;
  • hitting competitions;
  • conferences;
  • debates;
  • exhibitions;
  • met ;
  • etc

These events are an opportunity to promote the multiple projects of the Ministry of Education and Youth and the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) carried out within the framework of awareness-raising operations on the French language, such as the “Tell me ten words” program. .

International Francophonie Day

The theme of International Francophonie Day, celebrated every year on March 20 In French-speaking countries, but also in those where the French language is less widespread, it will be “Create, innovate, undertake in French”.

This is the theme that will also accompany the Francophonie Summit that, in 2024, will take place in France, in Villers-Cotterêts. This orientation highlights the multiple opportunities and dynamism of the French-speaking space, thus promoting creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship as levers for job creation for young people. Hundreds of events are organized to highlight the diversity and vitality of La Francophonie.

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