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Happy literary anniversary Colette!

FEBRUARY 9, 2023

Joyeux anniversaire littéraire Colette
Happy literary anniversary Colette!

The Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macau continues its series of "literary anniversaries" to pay tribute to the great figures of French literature with this second event to pay tribute to Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, known as Colette, a major French woman writer of the 20th century.

The 28th of January 2023 would have been the 150th anniversary of Colette’s birth. To celebrate this occasion, the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macao and the Parenthèses bookshop are organising an event in the bookshop.

Programme :

  • General presentation about Colette (in English and in French) ;

  • Readings of extracts from La Chatte and Green Wheat by Jean-Michel Sourd, teacher at the Diocesan’s Boys School (in French) ;

  • Tasting of wines and cheeses from Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Colette’s native region ;

  • Quiz and draw to deepen your knowledge and win special prizes from Parenthèses (in English and in French) ;

  • A special musical French touch.

Date: Thursday 9 February 2023
Time: 6:30PM to 7:45PM
Venue: Parenthèses bookshop, Duke Wellington House, 14-24 Wellington St, Central, Hong Kong

Languages: English and French

Registration required by clicking here (limited to 25 people)

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