Sydney's Grand Bastille Party

Mimi Dang
8th Jul 2023

Get ready to indulge in an evening of French delights as Alliance Française Sydney presents the highly anticipated Bastille Day party on Thursday 13 July at The Argyle, The Rocks. This year's event, aptly named North and South: The Rendez-vous promises to be an extraordinary celebration with music, dance, gastronomic delights, and fabulous prizes!

Denis Morandet, General Manager of the Alliance Française de Sydney, emphasizes that this event is not just another party but an immersive French experience that will tantalize all your senses.

"From the high-energy Cancan dances to the scrumptious crêpes, every aspect of this event is a love letter to French culture". Lyn Tuit, President of the Alliance Francaise de Sydney, adds, "With >i>North and South: The Rendez-vous, we aim to unite and celebrate the diversity and vibrancy of French culture. It's a chance to experience the warmt
h, heritage, and liveliness of France right here in Sydney”.

Guests are invited to choose whether they dress from the north or from the south of France. Maritime attire or tropical togs, it’s completely up to you. Prepare to have your senses dazzled with live music, including the captivating French jazz led by Emma Hamilton. The event will also feature exhilarating Cancan performances and for those with a penchant for delicious cuisine, Four Frogs Crêperie will be serving mouthwatering crêpes that will leave taste buds craving for more. To keep the atmosphere lively, DJ Loo-e will provide dreamy beats that will keep everyone on their feet.

In addition to the fantastic entertainment and delectable food, guests will have the opportunity to participate in an exciting raffle. For just $5 per ticket, participants can enter for a chance to win incredible prizes, such as a trip to New Caledonia, luxurious stays at the Sofitel Sydney, French language courses, and more. By taking part in the raffle, you’ll also be supporting Alliance Française's mission to promote French language and culture in Sydney.

Tickets for the event are priced at $25 for General Admission and $20 for Alliance Francaise Sydney Members, which includes entry to The Argyle, live entertainment, and music. It's an opportunity to relish in the rich cultural calendar of Sydney and immerse yourself in the festivities.

Don't miss out on this enchanting celebration of France’s national day! Secure your tickets now and prepare to be swept away in a night of French revelry.