Prix Victor Hugo

Awards ceremony

      The winners received their prizes on Wednesday 27 March at the Résidence de France!
         —     Awards ceremony of Prix Victor Hugo de la Francophonie 2024



For this 6th edition of the Prix Victor Hugo de la Francophonie, more than 75 budding writers were inspired by this year’s theme, based around the vocabulary of sport and its values, as part of the Paris 2024 Games!

The Prix Victor Hugo de la Francophonie was a competition for the best text in French, based on the 10 words of the “Dis-moi dix mots” operation, organised each year by the French Ministries of Culture and Education. Participants were invited to use the following words in their compositions: adrénaline ; aller aux oranges ; champion; collectif ; échappée ; faux départ; hors-jeu ; prouesse ; mental ; s’encorder !


This year’s eighteen winners, twelve prizes and three special mentions for the ‘lycée’ category and two prizes and one special mention for the ‘higher education’ category, received their prizes at a ceremony at the Résidence de France, in the presence of the French Ambassador, Claire LIGNIERES-COUNATHE, the Director of the Institut français du Luxembourg, Maxime Dafri, the co-presidents of the jury, Jean Portante and Ian de Toffoli, and the sponsors of the prize.


This literary production competition is being organised as part of the Mois de la Francophonie by the Institut français du Luxembourg and the French Embassy in Luxembourg, in partnership with the Association Victor Hugo, the Association des Professeurs de Français au Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Embassy in France and with the support of Mansart S.A.

Discover all the winners of the
Prix Victor Hugo de la Francophonie 2024 !

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Air deJeux 

Show 100 days before the Olympic Games of Paris 2024, by Pérégrin’

      With just 100 days to go until the start of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, we bring you an exciting show that combines dance, song and aerial acrobatics to immerse you in the feelings of a top-level athlete.
         —     Show



When sport meets art…

Doubts, flaws, courage, determination…

Get to the heart of the emotions of the top athlete!

From the Olympic flame to the sacred fire… an explosive encounter between 6 artists.

For nearly an hour, spectators experience the violence of the emotions that a sportsman or woman feels when it’s his or her turn to take part in the competition for which he or she has trained so hard, between doubt, joy, cohesion and determination.

To blend art and sport, the circus artists perform a series of aerial and ground acrobatics, dance and juggling, accompanied by the voice of a singer who tells the athlete’s story.

The programme also features a spotlight on the four additional sports of the Paris Games, and breakdance demonstrations integrated into the show, in a dozen energetic and poignant tableaux based on the values of Olympism. An explosive meeting of 6 artists through aerial, dance, breakdance, juggling, singing and skateboarding.

Are you ready to catch a glimpse of the Olympic flame?

This show is part of the Olympiade Culturelle, Impact 2024, Nouvelles Renaissance(s] !

Wednesday 17 April 2024
8.00 pm
€22 // reduced fee €9

Compagnie Pérégrin’

Duration: 55 minutes

With: Ahmed Samoud, Aurélie Maindive, Gillian Fiteni, Alice Roy, Daniel Saad, Johan Pagnot

Sound & light design: Sylvain Perruche

With the support of DRAC Région Centre Val de Loire, Région Centre Val de Loire, Département du Loiret, Ville de Saint Jean de Braye, ADAMI.

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Comics Fair 

With the authors Johann G. Louis & Nina Six

      From 26 February to 2 March 2024, the comics fair organised by Vauban was held for the third time. In partnership with the Belgium Embassy in Luxembourg – Wallonie-Bruxelles International, and the support of Association Victor Hugo, we invited the authors Johann G. Louis & Nina Six!

         —     Workshops



Johann G. Louis & Nina Six, author-illustrators and colourists, visited primary and secondary school classes to share their experience and talk about their profession.

These encounters and experiences generated a great deal of enthusiasm within the classes, creating lasting memories for the students!

         —     Comics Fair



During a panel discussion, the two guest authors talked about their albums, Swamp, un été dans le Bayou, by Johann G. Louis, published by Dargaud, and Les Pissenlits et La Mousse, by Nina Six, published by Sarbacane. They also discussed their working techniques and future projects.

The authors met their readers at signing sessions.

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