On The Occasion of St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland

Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC March 16, 2016 On St. Patrick’s Day, we celebrate Ireland for its rich history and culture, and the works of St. Patrick. Each year on this day, the people of the United States celebrate the especially deep cultural connections between the United States and Ireland. For ...
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African-American History Month 2016 in France : The Roots of American Music

The U.S. Embassy presented US soprano Nicole Taylor and pianist Daniel Ernst in a series of musical performances and interactive pedagogical concerts incorporating historical information about the birth, development, preservation of Negro spirituals in 19th and 20th century America. Learning and singing songs together, the artists engaged  youth, women groups and general audience in Paris, ...
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APP Rennes Opens the American Movie Festival in Nantes

In partnership with the “Bonne Garde” cinema in Nantes, the Maison des États-Unis cultural center organized a movie festival featuring a popular American movie once a month for a six-month period starting with Brian de Palma’s Carrie. On November 4, Consul Tashawna Bethea joined Ma-Woury Cissé, City of Nantes Council member in charge of International ...
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