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Join us at Victoria Park/Barrambin on July 21st – 23rd ! We invite you for a ‘magnifique’ experience ‘a la française’: stroll through a specially selected array of French or French-inspired exhibitors and artisans at our French Market and Artists’/Artisans’ tent, enjoy a diverse group of artists performing on the Main Stage, stop by our French bar for a glass of Champagne, or head over to our Boutique de Maurice for some souvenirs of your weekend with Le Festival, and a chance to win some exciting prizes in our raffle (or two)!

Join us at Victoria Park/Barrambin on July 21st – 23rd ! We invite you for a ‘magnifique’ experience ‘a la française’: stroll through a specially selected array of French or French-inspired exhibitors and artisans at our French Market and Artists’/Artisans’ tent, enjoy a diverse group of artists performing on the Main Stage, stop by our French bar for a glass of Champagne, or head over to our Boutique de Maurice for some souvenirs of your weekend with Le Festival, and a chance to win some exciting prizes in our raffle (or two)!

Sponsors Opportunities

la scène - Live and roving entertainment ​

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Friday 21st July

STAGE
4:00-5:30 PM – DJ Orelee
5:30-5:45 PM – Opening Ceremony 
5:30-6:35 PM – Ben Blanc Cabaret 
6:40 – 7:25 PM – Christelle 
7:30 – 7:45 PM – Ben Noir Burlesque 
7:45 – 8:45 PM – DJ Orelee

ROVING 
Glitter Gal
Glitter Gal – Eiffel Tower 

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Saturday 22nd July

STAGE
9:00-10:00 AM – DJ Orelee
10:00-10:15 AM – DJ Orelee
11:00-11:30 AM – Chantefique French Choir 
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Trish Hayward + Cameron de la Vega
12:30-12:40 PM – Phoenix Entertainment – CanCan
12:45-1:45 PM – Kamei
1:45-2 PM – Phoenix Entertainment 
2:00-2:20 PM – Polynesian Dance 
2:20-3:05 PM – Christelle 
3:05-3:30 PM – Polynesian Dance 
3:30-4:00PM – Car display 
4:00-4:55PM – Les Femmes Diamant 
5:00-5:45 PM – Ben Blanc Cabaret 
5:45-7:25 PM – Estampa 
6:30-7:25 PM – Les Femmes Diamant
7:25-7:40 PM – Ben Noir Burlesque
7:40-8:25 PM – Christelle 
8:25-8:55 PM – DJ Set 

ROVING 
Ruba Tuba
Stilt walkers 
French acrobats
Glitter Gal

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Sunday 23rd July

STAGE 
8:00-10:00 AM – Recorded music
10:00-10:15 AM – Speeches
10:00-11:00AM – DJ Orelee
11:00-11:30 AM – Kamei
11:30-11:40 AM – CanCan
11:40 AM – 12:20 PM – Speeches/DJ Orelee
12:20-12:30 PM – CanCan
12:30-1:30 PM – Les Femmes Diamant
1:30-2:30 PM – Trish Hayward
2:30-3:15 PM – Estampa
3:15-4:00 PM – Ben Blanc Cabaret
4:00-4:15 PM – Raffle draw and ‘au revoir’
4:15-5:00 PM – Recorded music 

ROVING 
Ruba Tuba
Ground Rovers
Glitter Gal

le festival 2023 overview

french market

le marché - french market

Discover an array of special selected stalls! 
Who will you see? 

FOOD 
Calendar Cheese Company 
Fromager D’Affinois 
Frencheese 
The Bread Station 
Haig Rd. Bistro 
French Gourmet Crêpes
La Truffière Australia-Perigord
Au Rendez-Vous

ARTISAN FOOD 
Nougat Limar
La Bastide 
Le Treatz

COFFEE
Coffee Mentality 

GOODS AND SERVICES 
French Affair 
France At Home 
Flimo Pty Ltd 
Le Cap Soleil
Canal+ Australie 
Air Tahiti Nui 

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le bar - french bar

Our French celebration is never without a glass of Champagne or other French beverage to say “tchintchin”! 

Our French bar will offer you a selection of French:

  • Red and white wines
  • Champagnes
  • Rose Sparkling
  • Beer, and non-alcoholic beverages 
  • … And we’ll also have some ‘vin chaud’ (mulled wine) to warm you up! 

Make sure you stop by the bar so we can say “bonjour”!

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coin des enfants - Children's corner

On Saturday and Sunday, Le Festival’s “Coin d’Enfants” will keep our youngest Francophiles and Francophones entertained all day long!

Saturday 22nd July
10am – 3pm Queensland Fencing Association Inc.
10am – Demonstration by Eastside Boxing Club
10.30 Art workshop – French inspired colours hanging mobile – registration required
11am – Demonstration by Karate Club Australia 

Sunday 23rd July
9.15am Art workshop – French inspired hanging mobile
10am – Demonstration by Eastside Boxing Club
10.30 Art workshop – French inspired colours hanging mobile – registration required
11 am – Demonstration by Karate Club Australia
11.30am – French Class by Les Petits Princes
12.30pm – French Class by Les Petits Princes

Mini Olympic Games on Sunday between 1.00pm and 3.30pm – Les Mini Olympiades
Olympic Mascot – Maurice
Paris Baton

Arrival – Allocate into teams and organise crafts while all children arrive. Opening Ceremony (5 minutes) and The Games Begin
1. 1.00 pm – Fencing L’escrime
2. 1.30 pm – Karate Club Australia
3. 2pm – Demonstration by Eastside Boxing Club
2.30 pm onwards
4. Course d’obstacles – Obstacle race
5. Course de relais aquatique – Water and spoon race
6. Le saut en longueur – Long jump
7. Tugs of war – Tir à la corde
8. Sack races – Sac jute
9. Stilt slalom – Le slalom en echasses
10. The shot put – Le lancer de poids
11. Jeu de lancer de chaussettes

Medals and Closing Ceremony (15 minutes)
Prizes: gifts for the kids

Both days all day: 
Ongoing craft activities
Photo booth for kids
Paris Olympics colouring wall available all day – Fresque olympique à colorier

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Alliance Française Outdoor Cinema

Which short film will you see?

ANIMATION
Maman pleut des cordes 
Genius Loci 
Précieux 
Vanille 
Boriya 
Bach-Hông 
L’Odyssée de Choum 
Le chasseur et l’antilope 
Akissi 
Trona Pinnacles 
Au pays de l’aurore boréale 
Vibrato

FILM 
Chien bleu 
Les Divas du Taguerabt – 3ème Scène de l’Opéra de Paris
Entracte 
Expire 

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les artistes - featured artists & artisans

Our French Market will also have a dedicated artists’ area to showcase creativity ‘a la française’ at its best. 

  • Bagua Lala 
  • Botanicatopia
  • French Inspired 
  • Little Wild Lines
  • Bluebell Art 
  • Fat Kitten Creative 
  • IndigoJY
  • Theoria Gold Perfumery
  • Florence Joly
  • Catch Coeur Jewellery 
  • Nancie Lane 

All of these will also be local, as well as interstate, French and French-inspired creators and artisans. At Le Festival, we very much support local businesses, so we are giving their talent a chance to shine. 

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Les Auteurs - French Authors

Meet four acclaimed French authors at Le Festival: 

  1. Hélène Magisson
  2. Olivier Vojetta
  3. Céline de Roany
  4. Leslie Heliade 
  5. Isabelle Cornet

Hear them speak about their most known works, many of which have been finalists in several prestigious awards, and their literary journey.

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La fresque du Climat - Climate Fresk

Get ready to meet like-minded people passionate about sustainability and climate education. 

Climate Fresk Australia will facilitate a series of workshops designed to make you think about climate change, its causes and effects, and simple yet effective actions and meaningful solutions. 

Running on Saturday and Sunday during the day. 

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Of course we have to give back to our ‘fabuleux’ followers; no Le Festival event would come and go without a raffle – or maybe two!

Thanks to our wonderful sponsors and partners, we have some amazing prizes ‘a gagner’! Perhaps a trip, or a special experience ‘a la française’, or… well, click below to find out! 

You will also be able to purchase tickets at La Boutique de Maurice!

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French Associations

Meet our fellow French associations :

  • Brisbane French Theatre
  • French Assist
  • Veterans de l’Armee Francaise
  • UFE
  • Solidarité 
  • Radio 4EB
  • French Australian Brisbane School
  • French Australian Association of Queensland
  • Brisbane Accueil
  • Alliance Française de Brisbane
  • FACCI
  • Les Petits Princes Programme bilingue français (TSS and WHSC)
  • Conseillère des français à l’étranger
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Les Vieilles Voitures - Vintage Cars

Admire a display of French vintage cars, which will also make a fantastique backdrop for photos! 

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LA BOUTIQUE DE MAURICE - MERCHANDISE

Had a wonderful time? Visit us to get a souvenir of your weekend with Le Festival. 

T-shirts 
Scarves
Water bottles
Berets 
Eiffel Towers
Espadrilles
Posters
Postcards
Bags
Keyrings
… And more! 

We will also have some marinières, tea towels, and net bags from Le Comptoir Français!

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PHOTOS

There will be plenty of photo opportunities at Le Festival! A Marie Antoinette set-up, a Parisian backdrop… and others!

Don’t forget to tag us in your photos when you post! @lefestivalbne @BrisbaneFrenchFestival 

#lefestivalbne #LeFestival2023 

Getting There

  • 'Green Travel': Cycling, eScooters, and Walking

    Victoria Park/Barrambin has several pedestrian and cycling paths from the northside and the city. The park is accessible by a range of on- and off-road bikeways and shared pathways. Bike parking is available in various locations throughout the park.
    Plan your journey to and from the venue using the Cycling Brisbane bikeway map

  • Public Transport

    The Herston Bus Station is a short 630m / 8 min walk to the event site. The Herston Bus Station is on the Northern Busway which connects Victoria Park from the City to Chermside.

    Visit the Translink website to find your route. 

  • Driving (and Parking)

    Driving is also an option, of course. Victoria Park / Barrambin has free onsite parking via Gilchrist Avenue.

    There are a number of conveniently located multi-story car parks surrounding Victoria Park / Barrambin including:

    • Cornerstone Parking – Herston Road Car Park (650m / 8 min walk from the event)

    • QUT Kelvin Grove (950m / 12 min walk from the event)

  • Click here to view the Victoria Park Parking Map

  • Taxi and Rideshare

    Sharing a ride with friends is also a fantastic alternative. View the Ride Share Drop-off / Pick-up on the Victoria Park Parking Map or at any one of the streets named, or refer to the Google Map to help you get plan your trip. 

  • Travel safe and we cannot wait to see you at Victoria Park/Barrambin very soon! A bientôt!

LE FESTIVAL 2023

Live entertainment ​Program

All Week-end Roving

Ruba Tuba ♦ Mademoiselle Glitter ♦ Stilt walkers ♦ Mlle Glitter – Eiffel Tower ♦ French acrobats ♦ Ground Rovers