Journée Internationale de la Francophonie – 20th March

International-Teddy-bear-FranceWith over 200 million French-speakers around the world, International Francophonie Day or Journée Internationale de la Francophonie, is a great chance to shout out about the French language! Every year on the 20th March, this day celebrates and promotes cultural diversity and the French language. Events take place around the world to encourage people to learn the French language further and to champion its culture with concerts, exhibitions, talks and forums.

Many events are organised by the International Francophonie Organisation (OIF). The OIF has 56 member and 14 observer countries which cover five continents and well over 200 million French speakers. Their main objective is to promote cultural and linguistic diversity as well as the French language around the world.

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