Thirteen diplomatic missions in Tanzania are jointly organizing cultural and sport events to celebrate the International Week of the “Francophonie” starting from March 20th to March 31st, 2012, as well as the International Day of Francophonie on the 20th of March, 2012*. Fifty Six member states of the International Organisation of Francophonie (OIF) and 19 observer members who share in the French language celebrate Francophonie worldwide with an objective of promoting French language within existing linguistic and cultural diversity.
Accredited Embassies of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique, Belgium, Vietnam, Canada, Egypt, Switzerland, France, Burundi, Rwanda, Consulates of Djibouti, Seychelles and Comoro are organising various cultural events and lectures to celebrate the Francophonie at various places of Dar es Salaam, Arusha and Zanzibar.
For more information:
- Press release (Kiswahili version)
- Press release (English version)
- Schedule and information for the week
- Zoom listing
* This date has now passed – sorry to our readers for posting this press release a couple of days late. We hope you will get to check out the rest of the week’s events!