Les jeux olympiques have started in London!

Les jeux olympiques or JO were re-introduced in 1896 by le baron Pierre de Coubertin in memory of the antique tradition and they took place in Athens.The second JO happened, in total confusion, over 5 months, in Paris in 1900. By 1920, the flag, le drapeau, with the 5...

Le jour du 14 juillet…

Do you know what 14th July stands for? It is a commemoration of the storming of the Bastille (la prise de la Bastille) which happened on 14th July 1789, during the French revolution (la révolution française). It was a very important symbol, even if only seven...

Discover the "Dame à la licorne" tapestries:

Have you ever heard of ‘The Lady and the Unicorn’ (la dame à la licorne)?It is a series of tapestries (tapisseries) from the late 15th century, considered to be one of the greatest works of art from the Middle Ages. You can now see it in Cluny Museum in...