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L'Union Française

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L’Union Française is the oldest of the Franco-Louisiana organizations. Through nearly 150 years of service, this organization is dedicated to its mission of promoting and preserving the French language and culture in the city of New Orleans and Louisiana.

L’Union Française is a non-profit organization that supports its language school on Prytania Street, recognizes outstanding high school French students with the L’Union Française Prix d’Excellence, and funds a grants program for elementary schools that teach and promote the French language.


French Language Classes

Learn French from native speakers

Cajun Music

Cajun Music Jam

French Cinema

View and Discusss French Films

Upcoming Events

Join us on Sunday, December 6 at 3:30 p.m. on Zoom and Facebook Live for a tour of Château de Belcastel

Château de Belcastel to Bellecastle Street: A Thousand-Year Journey — Join us for a virtual tour of this medieval château located in the Aveyron region of France. The proprietor will take us on an intimate tour in exploring the château’s history and present and she will be on hand to answer questions. Learn how this château and village have ties to New Orleans and local families.  

First and Third Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

  La Table Française Virtuelle – French Conversation Group — Join us for a free casual conversation group in order to practice speaking in French.  All levels of French are welcome to attend and the event is on Zoom.