Wellington Heritage Week : the Residence de France open its doors [fr]

On 1 November, the Residence de France open its doors for the 2019 Wellington Heritage Week.

Visiting the Residence de France

For this first edition and with the support of the Thorndon Society, this event was a great success, gathering more than a hundred visitors.

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The Randell Cottage also opened it doors to the public

Dame Fiona Kidman, Ambassadrice Carta-Le Vert, Madame Paddy Richardson. - JPEG
For the 2019 Wellington Heritage Week, Ambassador Carta-Le Vert went to Randell Cottage.

Le Randell Cottage dans le quartier de Thorndon accueille alternativement, chaque année un écrivain français et un écrivain néo-zélandais. Fondé en 2001, il a reçu à ce jour 36 auteurs. La romancière néo-zélandaise Paddy Richardson, originaire de Dunedin, est l’actuelle résidente.

The Randell Writers’ Cottage was established in 2001 as a rotational residency for French and New Zealand writers. The kiwi writer Paddy Richardson from Dunedin is the actual resident.

The next French writer in Residence, Amaury da Cunha, will spend 5 months in Aotearoa from January until June 2020.
More info about Amaury da Cunha

Video interview about Karin Serres, the previous French write in Residence.

Madame Paddy Richardson, Ambassadrice Carta-Le Vert, Madame Sarah Dennis. - JPEG

Dernière modification : 05/11/2019

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