Ambassador Emié visits Greater Manchester area

Inauguration of the Adolphe Valette exhibition in {{Manchester

© Ben Blackall 2011

Manchester, 13 October 2011

During his 13th October visit to the Greater Manchester area, Ambassador Bernard Emié officially unveiled the new Alliance Française building in Manchester.

The Ambassador also inaugurated an exhibition at The Lowry in Salford dedicated to Adolphe Valette. Adolphe Valette: A Pioneer of Impressionism in Manchester is open from the 15th October to the 29th January.

Opening of the new Alliance Francaise in Manchester

From left to right: Councillor Harry Lyons, Lord Mayor of Manchester; M. Guy Robson, Honorary Consul, President of the Alliance Française Manchester; Xavier Lavry, director of the Alliance Française; Mme Anne-Garance Primel, Asia and Europe delegate of the Alliance Française Foundation; Ambassador Emié.

Related articles:
- Read Ambassador Emié’s speech at the Lowry
- Find out more about the exhibition
- The Guardian’s review of the exhibition
- Further photos from this visit are available on our flickr page

Published on 21/03/2013

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