20-31 March 2012. On occasion of the yearly Francophonie Week, which promotes the French
language and cultural diversity, Dar es Salaam hosts many cultural events.
On 21 March at 19.00 Alliance Française hosts a Special Barazani Multicultural Show.
On 22 March at 19.30 the Campus of the International School of Tanganyika (IST) (United Nations Road, Upanga, Dar es
Salaam) hosts the Canada Movie Night, with the screening of the French
comedy-drama movie La Grande Séduction by Jean François Pouliot. It tells the
story of the residents of a remote fishing village in Quebec, which do
everything possible to attract a doctor to their community.
On 23 March from 17.00 to 19.00 Alliance Française organizes a Symposium, held by a high level
expert of the International Organization of Francophonie (IOF) Delegation for
Peace, Democracy and Human Rights. On this occasion they explain the
organization’s goals, which consist in promoting democracy, human rights and
the Rule of Law against in order to prevent conflicts, accompany crisis exits,
the transition to democracy and to consolidate peace.
On 24 March from 9.00 to 17.00 the International Primary School of Tanganyika (IST) hosts a Soccer Tournament and at 19.30
Goethe Institut (Alykhan Road 63, Dar es Salaam) stages alive concert by Dobet Gnahoré, singer, dancer and percussionist from the Ivory
On 28 March at 19.30 Alliance Française stages a theatrical play, entitled Allah n’est pas
obligé, inspired by the novel of the late Ivorian novelist Ahamadou Kourouma
(1927-2003) and staged by the French theatrical company Cie Pied la Route. This
novel combines the stories of a child-soldier with the ones of real warlords in
Liberia and Sierra Leone in the early 1990s.
On 31 March at 15.00 Alliance Française hosts a final Award Ceremony for the French Language
Competition ‘’Les dix mots de la langue française’’ (The ten words of the
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42nd Francophonie Week
Alliance Française de Dar es Salaam. Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road (Behind Las Vegas