Francophonie day at Help College of Arts and Technology with the Minister of state in charge of development and Francophonie, H.E Mr Jean-Marie Le Guen
More than 900 students and their teachers gathered on Tuesday 28th to celebrate French language
On March 28th, the Education department of the Embassy of France organised the yearly French language day at Help College of Arts and Technology, with its Francophone partners (Embassies, High Commissions and Alliance Française).
Facing the increasing interest of French teachers for this event (900 students against 750 last year), pupils from secondary schools and university students had to be in two different rooms. 750 pupils and 53 teachers attended the event in the main auditorium while 152 students and their 11 teachers sat in another room.
During this day, students of French coming from all over the country took part in various activities about French language: screening of movies in French, quiz about Francophonie, singing contest and talk with diplomats and French members of parliament.
It was also the occasion to reward the winners of the competitions organised for schools and universities. The prizes were offered by the main partners of the Francophonie committee.
In the framework of the state visit of the president of the Republic of France, the Minister of state in charge of development and Francophonie, H.E Mr Jean-Marie Le Guen came to Help CAT to give a speech and reward the winners of the school competition.
Sponsors: Novotel, Chalet suisse, Alliance Française of Kuala Lumpur, Embassies and High Commissions of Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, Morocco, Egypt, France and Mauritius.