Alliance Française at Brasília

Since December 2020, as Communication and Culture Coordinator at Aliança Francesa de Brasília, I am responsible for the strategic planning, creation, review and editing of content and multimedia communication campaigns, online and offline, as well as the institution's cultural activities. I am also responsible, together with the local management of the French Alliance in Brazil's Capital, of participating in national and international cultural events held in partnership with the French Embassy in Brazil, the Alliance Française Network Brazil, the Goethe-Zenthrum Brasília, the Brasília Cluster EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture), the SESC-DF, the Fondation des Alliances Françaises, the Institut Français, among others. Below are some examples of the institution's actions and projects for which I have been working in the last two years.

Francophone week (Mar. 2022)

Traditional week of cultural activities held around the world to celebrate the culture plurality in French-speaking countries. Event organized in Brazil by the Alliances Françaises in partnership with several embassies of French-speaking countries, with in-person and online activities.

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Alliance Française Song Festival (Oct. 2021)

National contest of musical performances in French language, to promote the diversity of francophone culture in the world, for 15 years. Organized by the Alliance Française Brazil Network, in partnership with the French Embassy in Brazil, AirFrance, What the France, Festival MAMA and ClubMed.

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Webinar - Women in Politics: what are the challenges? How to face them? (Mar. 2021)

Live organized by the French Embassy in Brazil, Aliança Francesa de Brasília, Embassy of Mexico, UN Women, with the participation of political representatives from Brazil and France: Manuela d'Ávila (PCdoB), Laurence Rossignol (PS), Sonia Guajajara ( PSOL), Anne Blanc (LREM) and Dorinha Seabra Rezende (DEM), mediated by Ana Dubeux, from Correio Braziliense.

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Festival Hors Pistes - the ecology of images (Nov-Dec/2021)

Festival of all forms of image, where international and local visual works reflect on the world we live in. The theme of the Parisian edition is revisited here by a Brazilian version. This project is proposed by the French Alliances and the French Embassy in Brazil in the context of Digital November, in partnership with the Pompidou Center, the Institut Français, A Pilastra and the Curta Brasília Festival.

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Webinar Series - Autumn Encounters: Nightfall with Cinefilia and French Culture  (May 2021)

Academic-cultural meeting with scholars of cinema, communication, mythology, letters, literature and/or philosophy on topics covered in famous French cinematography films.

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Night of Ideas (Jan.2021)

Second Brazilian edition of the annual international event dedicated to the exchange of ideas and knowledge, with the theme “Nearest”, held by the French Embassy in partnership with the Alliance Française Brazil Network and the Institut Français.

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Photo: Tereza Sá (Cultural Space of the Aliança Francesa in Brasília, November 2021)

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