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de la Jamaïque

present Under the patronage of H. E. Francis Hurtut Ambassador of France

Hilton Kingston Jamaica

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Saturday 18 March 6:30 pm: Opening Ceremony - Welcome: Mr Pierre Lemaire, President of the Alliance Française de la Jamaïque - Official Opening: H.E. Francis Hurtut, Ambassador of France - Remarks: Representative of Jamaican Government, Visit of the booths with the press Cocktails courtesy of J. Wray & Nephew Ltd and Grace Kennedy Co. 8:00 pm: Opening of exhibition to the public 7:00 pm-10:30 pm "Haute Cuisine" – French gastronomy at Palm Court Restaurant, Hilton Kingston

Sunday 19 March 11:00 am - 7:00 pm: Exhibition open to the public 11:30 am Children Corner, Mimes and Face Painting by Edna Manley College School of Drama students 1:00 pm Wine Discovery Presentation and Wine Tasting of French wines Courtesy of 1876 Wines. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: French food sampling 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm: “A Taste of France” a French cooking experience presented by Chef Philippe Moulin of Cordon Bleu Mexico 8:00 pm: “La Hot Couture” Fashion show featuring Eliette Lesuperbe, Cathia Coppry and N’Djamena Caprice, three French designers from Guadeloupe with the collaboration of L'Oréal Paris and Models from Saint International Jamaican model agency. Venue: Poolside Hilton Kingston -No cover charge

Lunch, snacks & pastries available daily at the Touch of France Hilton Bistro.

Monday 20 March 9:00 am - 7:00 pm: Exhibition open to the public 8:30 am - 10:00 am: Presentation of the French Development Bank (Agence Française de Développement) - Venue: St Ann's room 10:00 am - 3:00 pm: Schools' Day 10:00 am - 11:00 am: 11:15 am - 11:45 am: 11:45 am - 12:30 pm: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm: 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm:

Karaoke Presentation on studies in France Lunch break Competition on music, dance, literary arts MC Dervan Malcom Workshop by Jamaica AIDS support skits by Shortwood Teachers’ College Prize Giving

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm: Presentation of the Hospital of Fort de France in Martinique Venue: St Ann’s Room 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: French food sampling 5:00 pm: “A Taste of France” - a French cooking experience presented by Chef Philippe Moulin of Cordon Bleu Mexico 8:00 pm: “Christian Laviso Quartet” CariJazz- Jazz with a Caribbean Touch A Jazz concert by Christian Laviso Quartet from Guadeloupe and Maurice Gordon and his trio -No cover charge Raffle Drawing will take place prior the Concert First Prize: 2 round trip tickets to Paris offered by Air France (Miami Paris) with the cooperation of Air Jamaica (Kingston Miami) and Hilton Paris (2 nights) Second Prize: week end for two at Sans Souci Resort & Spa Hotel * “Haute Cuisine" – French gastronomy at the Palm Court restaurant, Hilton Kingston will take place daily from March 17 to 25.

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Touch of France Programme 2006