Launched in 2010 by the Philharmonie of Paris, DEMOS is an initiative aiming to give access to musical and orchestral education to children coming from rural and low-income communities.
Following the U.S. premiere of Oh Boy! in Broadway, at the Duke on 42nd Street presented by the New Victory Theater, French newspaper Le Monde published a very special article about the fabulous adventure of director Olivier Letellier's original play, translated into English and recreated with an American actor, Matthew Brown.
Here is a list of some of the best animated TV series available for kids on VOD platforms in the U.S. From famous Heidi, Zorro and Yakari to new characters SamSam and Inami, you’ll find something for all ages!
On Nov 19, 2016 French artist Fanny de Chaillé created a unique performance project at the NYPL in Washington Heights, The Teens Library, inspired by the idea that anyone can be the author of knowledge and share it with others. Visitors were invited to choose from a catalogue of “books”—actually, people—each of whom related their individual story.
In October 2016, French pianist Simon Ghraichy, led an energetic program of workshops and master classes at the Brooklyn Music School in Fort Greene, before returning at the Carnegie Hall with a unique recital celebrating his Mexican origins, My Hispanic Heritage.
The first edition of Tilt Kids Festival ended on April 3, 2016, after a month of outstanding performances, exhibitions and workshops, featuring artists from France and around the world. Initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), the festival brought to thousands of children and families in New York the opportunity to let their imagination go wild!
In conjunction with Tilt Kids Festival in New York City, the French Cultural Services organized a professional forum on April 1, 2016 on the theme "Arts for Young Audiences". The forum brought together 60 professionals, from various institutions and disciplines, to discuss various topics: Engaging young audiences through art; Presenting challenging subjects such as violence, war, racism, gender; Networks and Circulation of international projects for young audiences.