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Francophonie Week Starts in Peja

One day before the beginning of spring, the 23rd edition of the Francophonie Week has kicked off in the Kosovar Capital of Francophonie for this year - Peja.

Every year the French Embassy in Kosovo organizes the Week of Francophonie in one of the cities of Kosovo. This year, the host city of guests who will attend the socio-cultural activities of this week will be Peja.

The 23rd edition of the French Days starts on Monday, while the opening ceremony will officially take place tomorrow, the French Embassy has announced.

The first activity “Street Art, Balkan Traffic” created by two Franco-Belgian artists will be held on Sylejman Vokshi street in Prishtina.

The opening ceremony of the Week of Francophonie will be inaugurated by the ambassador of France in Kosovo, Olivier Guerot, on Tuesday at 18:00 p.m., at the Amphitheater of the Central University Library in Prishtina.

The program of this edition will present concerts, films, debates and conferences, with their main theme being culture, tourism, education, science, sports diplomacy, innovation and European projects.

More than 10 speakers, experts from France, Senegal, and other French-speaking countries will participate in this edition.

The evening will continue with the show from Belgium “FRITLAND” in Termokiss, from 20:30.

From March 22, activities for the celebration of Francophonie will take place in the city of Peja, at the Jusuf Gervalla Cinema, the Art Gallery, and the Western Gate venues.

The events planned for this occasion are organized in partnership with the Group of Francophone Embassies in Kosovo, and many other partners from Kosovo and France.

The Days of Francophonie will last until March 27.

The Francophonie Week in Kosovo is organized by the Embassy of France in cooperation with the French Alliance in Prishtina.

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20 March 2023 - 14:38

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