Tag: holidays

Event Recap: Bastille Day at La Voile Brookline

On July 14, 2021, Bastille Day was back at the Center! Ok, so there was no block party on Marlborough Street but we did hold…

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La Fête nationale / Bastille Day

Each year, French people all around the world celebrate la Fête nationale on July 14, which they often call le quatorze juillet. This French national…

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Celebrate fête de la musique with DIY instruments en français !

As we wrote for our blog last year, la fête de la musique is an international celebration, started in France, held on June 21st. The…

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The FCC Staff's Favorite Chants de Noël

Cette année il faut renoncer à la coutume de chanter des chants de Noël en groupes dans les rues et dans les magasins. Cependant, nous…

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Getting into the Holiday Spirit

It’s the holiday season! It may be hard to get into the spirit this year but we’ve got you covered! Ingrid, Clémence, and Natalie propose…

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Thanksgiving with a French Twist

Do I need to say it? Thanksgiving will be different this year- this year you are celebrating Thanksgiving with a French twist! While the holiday…

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National Holiday Celebrations

July is a popular month for national holidays! Both the US and France mark their holidays on the 4th and 14th, respectively. On July 4th…

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Recipe Round-up: Les Bûches de Noël

If you attend a dinner in France for Christmas, it is likely you will be served a bûche de Noël for dessert.  Bûches de Noël…

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Recette de soupe de champagne (Champagne "Soup" Recipe)

Vin chaud (hot mulled wine) might be the most-thought-of alcoholic drink this time of year but what if you wanted to do something different? Look…

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Summer Vacation à la française!

The summer heat wave, known as la canicule in French, is here (note: I am not complaining; winter lasts too long in Boston!). If we’re…

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