more and keep up-to-date with francophone culture in the world.
Below are links to general websites and websites that contain
information on specific cultural activities.
An exhaustive website about Africa’s vivid cultural
life. Find references to African cultural events, from conferences
to TV documentaries on African life. Limited access to Africulture’s
journal (must have a subscription)—a fantastic source
of articles covering African culture.
Extensive information about music, arts, travel, news in Africa
and the Caribbean. This great portal also features sections
on economy, industry, religion, education, development, conflicts.
You will also find a beautiful photo section, and a forum.
Website of an explorer of the African continent. Interesting
photos and first-hand accounts of Africa’s sights. Proverbs
[ Literature in Africa ]
A Literary Review from University of Pennsylvania
ENG. African Studies Center at University of Pennsylvania:
Africa Access review of Children’s Materials. Find a
vast array of children’s books in English.
Fables, tales, and cultural and anthropological information
about African populations.
African fables and tales.
Toute la poésie
Anthology of poems in French.
[ Festivals in Africa ]
Wonderful articles and information dealing with
contemporary African art in Dak’Art journal. Contributors
from all over Africa.
[ Soccer in Africa ]
Caf On Line
The official website of African soccer. Includes news on the
2010 World Cup in South Africa.
Haiti on Wikipedia
ENG. Wikipedia entry on Haiti.
A fantastic resource on Haitian culture that contains biographies
of important cultural characters and links to websites. This
sight provides in-depth information exposing the richness
of Haitian culture: cuisine, arts, cinema, literature, dance,
Another reference to information on Haitian culture.
By privileging music and cinema this site offers a different
perspective on Haitian culture.
[ Festivals in Haiti ]
international film festival
Haitian international film festival held in Jacmel, cultural
capital of Haiti. Films from around the world.
Québec on Wikipedia
ENG. Wikipedia entry on Quebec.
[ World Music & Lyrics
ENG. National Geographic World Music webpage. On this great
website you will learn all about music genres and artists
from all over the world. You can also watch and listen to
them for free. This page also gives access to photo galleries
from National Geographic.
Song Lyrics – African and
Caribbean on Afromix
Hundreds of songs!
[Francophone cultures in the United States]
Professor Jean-Claude Redonnet and his team continue to collect various personal stories from francophones in the United States. A resourceful blog with insights into the lives of contemporary American Francophones captured into great video interviews.
[ Francophonie in NY, NJ,
CT and DC ]
These are excellent sources of information about Francophone
events in Washington, DC and the Tri-State area: festivals,
exhibitions, conferences, concerts, films, literature, etc.
Washington, DC: www.francophoniedc.org