Paris: 2010 Christmas Cocktail


ADVANCE France members are invited to join with the members of Association France Australie  (d’AFA) for a special combined Christmas event at the Australian Embassy in the presence of Mr David Ritchie, Ambassador of Australia in France.

Date: Friday, 10th December 2010

Time: 7.30pm
Place: AUSTRALIAN EMBASSY - 4, rue Jean Rey, PARIS 75015
Dress: Cocktail
Cost:  ADVANCE members: 10 euros
          Non-members: 22 euros
Cash will be accepted or cheques made payable to “AFA PariF”

This is a special event and spaces will be limited. RSVP is mandatory no later than Friday, 3rd December 2010 to

On this occasion, d’AFA will be celebrating 25 years as an Association dedicated to French and Australian cultural exchange.

Special guests on the night will participate in this event. They include French, Australian and New Zealand authors and musicians:

John Erich Nielsen: who will present us with his colorful character “Inspector Sweeney's investigations”  which leads him around the world…

Patrick Guerbette: who will read a part of his novel “The Gods Are Not Immortal”, the birth of a novel started in the Australian bush…

Jean-Paul Laillet: … a sneek peak of the contents of Crazy Chef, culinary designer and author of the newly published book “Just White Chocolate” or “Tout Chocolat blanc”…and Favourite Aussie local musicians, Chris Kenna, singer/guitarist and Mélissa Cox, singer/violinist will perform a cocktail of music on the night.

Entrance to this event will require identification in the form of a passport or ID card.

We look forward to seeing you at this event

ADVANCE France Team


Organizer Catherine Goodwin-Gracia


Fri, Dec. 10, 2010
7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central