Meetup on digital democracy: read our recap!

On November 29th, the French Institute of Estonia and the association Open Knowledge Estonia organized a meetup at Tallinn University to discuss digital democracy. French and Estonian experiences such as online platforms to involve citizens in the decison making process of cities, or open data to control the work of parliaments, were presented by activists. You can read a full report, with pictures and a recap of the main ideas discussed, on our latest Medium post. mockup meetup      
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Need help with the summer hits ?

July 18, 2018 / August 31, 2018

Summer is here. And like every year, it brings the sun, bright holidays and happy moods all around. Well, that’s how it should be anyway. But like every year, summer also brings back this old threat, the one you can’t avoid, can’t escape… the summer hits ! You know, those two or three...

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The French Institute of Estonia cares about your data

May 22, 2018

From May 25th onwards, European regulations will protect your personal data even more closely. The French Institute of Estonia always cared a lot about your privacy. We don't hold much information about you, but email addresses do need lots of attention. Here is a short recap of our data...

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European Night of Museums 2018

May 16, 2018

Since its launch in 2005, the European Night of Museums attracts every year a numerous public, in an increasing number of museums: last year, the event had mobilised more than 3800 museums in thirty European countries. In Estonia, more than 110 000 people took part in the Night of Museums 2017, to...

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Eurovision 2018: the duo Madame Monsieur will represent France

May 10, 2018

Madame Monsieur: a French pop duo with urban influences Émilie Satt and Jean-Karl Lucas met each other in a Parisian bar in 2008. Then, the two songwriters have never stopped composing songs together. In 2013, they formed Madame Monsieur, a unique electro pop duo on the French music scene,...

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“La pluie” – Orelsan (feat. Stromae)

April 18, 2018

This week, we invite you to listen to Orelsan and the song "La pluie" (featuring the Belgian singer Stromae) from his album La fête est finie released in October 2017.   About Orelsan Aurélien Cotentin, better known by his stage name Orelsan, is a French rapper, songwriter, producer and...

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Documentary: Baltic Souls, Arts, Legends and Landscapes

May 2, 2018

Baltic Souls - Arts, Legends and Landscapes The documentary with English subtitles is now available here on Arte TV website! After several centuries of occupation, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania finally gained their independence 100 years ago. This 52-minute documentary from Stéphane Ghez...

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Plan for the French language and multilingualism

April 12, 2018

My Idea for the French Language (Mon idée pour le français) Announced by the President of the French Republic during his New Year greetings to the diplomatic corps, the opening of the digital platform monideepourlefrançais.fr in January 26, 2018, has already been the subject of a previous...

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“Paradis perdus” – Christine and the Queens

April 10, 2018

This week, we invite you to listen to Christine and the Queens, and the song "Paradis perdus" from her first album Chaleur humaine released in June 2014.   About Christine and the Queens Héloïse Letissier, known by her stage name Christine and the Queens, is a French singer, songwriter and...

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