"Francophonie Day" in Buenos Aires

Over 30 countries will meet on March 20 at the Plaza San Martín to celebrate the Day of the French language, under the theme "Green Francophonie". The celebration will be in Plaza San Martin, Retiro, from the 12 to 20 pm

For the third year you can enjoy in the Buenos Aires heart of a 'francophone village' that honors the traditions and offers dining patio, crafts, entertainment and tourism, aimed at audiences of all ages and has already been visited by over 20 thousand people.

With support for 'Green City' spaces for children to play with educational programs for sustainability and concienticen Separation and recycling of waste and driver education for cycling will open.

Ambassadors of member countries of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF), including the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country that chairs the Francophonie Summit in the 2013-2014 biennium, will participate in the official ceremony with representatives of the Argentina Foreign Ministry.

The Chargé d'Affaires of the Democratic Republic of Congo yemba LOHAKA will welcome and officially open the International Conference in Buenos Aires, shared from noon Party with the public.

During the ceremony, the winners will receive their awards on Francophonie Photo Contest organized by the General Delegation of Alliance Française and the Representative Group of Countries of the Francophonie in Argentina.

A 'Bike Ride' Ambassadors and diplomats from the Foreign Ministry to the Plaza San Martín, GREEN will be the first message of this Third Party Popular Francophonie.

Caring for the environment and promote sustainable development motivated this year the embassies of Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Slovakia, Slovenia, France, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Lebanon, Morocco, Poland, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominican Republic, Romania, Serbia, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Vietnam, Ukraine and Uruguay in Buenos Aires to feast the "GREEN Francophonie".

The celebration will be in Plaza San Martin, Retiro, from the 12 to 20 pm. Event open to the public

At 13 pm. the official opening of the People's Party for Ambassadors Francophone countries will be conducted.

The Francophonie is a major linguistic communities of the world. It does not just have a common language, but also share the humanist values ​​transmitted by the French language. These are the two pillars on which rests the International Organization of the Francophonie.

traslation: Belén Zapata