Celebrating Marcel Proust

NOVEMBER 23, 2022

Joyeux anniversaire littéraire Marcel Proust !
Happy literary anniversary Marcel Proust!


The Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau is launching a series of literary anniversaries to pay tribute to great figures of French literature.


November 18 will mark the centennial of Marcel Proust’s death. For this occasion, the Consulate General will organise a special event:


  • Presentation and reflections on Proust’s work by Benoît Guérillot, professor at the University of Hong Kong;

  • Reading of extracts from A la recherche du temps perdu by Jean-Michel Sourd, teacher at Diocesan’s Boys School;

  • Madeleines tasting;

  • Quiz to deepen the audience’s knowledge and win a book and a voucher to be used at the Parenthèses bookshop.


Date: Wednesday 23 November 2022
Time: 6.30 pm - 7.45 pm
Venue: Segalen Room, 25/F, Admiralty Centre, Tower II, 18 Harcourt Road, Hong Kong

Registration required by clicking [here](limited to 35 people)