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Well-known French author Agnès Ledig visits South Africa

9 May 2017

Well-known French author Agnès Ledig visited South Africa from Saturday 29 April to Friday 5 May 2017.

Photo: Pictured at a dinner at the French Residence from left: Jean Bourdin of the Alliance Française Johannesburg, Cooperation Attaché for French Language Damien Guyard, Agnès Ledig, Elinor Sisulu, Ambassador Farnaud and Harry Kalmer and his wife.

She was invited by the French Embassy, the Independent Examination Board (IEB) and French teachers at various South African private schools because one of her short stories, contained in the book entitled 13 à table, is part of the South African schools French literature programme for 2017 to 2019.

 

 

 

She visited schools offering the French language as a subject in Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg, addressing more than 1500 pupils during her stay.

On Thursday 4 May she visited Pretoria Boys’ High School to address teachers and pupils from various schools in South Africa.

Photo: Agnès Ledig pictured with French teachers from all over South Africa at Pretoria Boys’ High School

Contributions raised during her stay were given to Meals on Wheels in South Africa.

During her stay in South Africa, she will also meet with Ambassador of France to South Africa H.E. Christophe Farnaud and South African writer and activist Elinor Sisulu and South African writer Harry Kalmer.

Embassy of France in Pretoria, South Africa


                                                                                                                                                                                                             

 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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