French Accent Night

23 August 2013
Press Office of the Amber Museum

On 30 August at 19.00, French Accent Night takes place in the Amber Museum. It is part of the project "Violet Street: from Paris to Kaliningrad". Our visitors will have an opportunity not only to talk with artists from France about art, but also listen to the French songs and music performed by Kaliningrad trio "Paris" and accordionist Alexey Zgama, participate in floral design and decoupage workshops, try their luck in a quiz on the history and culture of France, see a fashion show, listen to the advices of perfumers, taste French wine, which created the glory of this wonderful country.


Programme of the French Accent Night


19.00 Concert of Kaliningrad accordionist Alexey Zgama
19.25 Exhibitions: "Violet Street: from Paris to Kaliningrad" – small statuary, sculpture, fancy jewellery, objects made of wood, glass, metal, ceramics and amber by French artists from the association "Un jour, un artisan..."

Paris, France.

"I Draw My Inspiration from Russia ..." – solo exhibition of the hat designer and embroidery specialist Julie Mares

Le Shan, France.




Floral design workshops by the flower shop "FunFun": fundamentals of flower arrangement.



Advices of perfumers from the beauty supply store "Neskuchny Sad": fashionable modern fragrances


Decoupage master class by the creative workshop "Mash & Hero": designing objects in Provence style


Tasting French wine

Demonstration of ladies' hats collection by Kaliningrad designer Natalie Greener


Quiz. Prizes provided by the programme partners.


Concert of Kaliningrad trio "Paris"


Non-stop the entire evening long:

- exhibition and sale of the products created by artists from France;

- solo exhibition of the hat designer Julie Mares;

- insight into the French literature by the A.P. Chekhov Central City Library;

- creative platform "Blue Closet";

- face painting by Elizaveta Korneva;

- French corner by the studio "Helios".


Partners and members of the project:

  • flower shop "FunFun";
  • beauty supply store "Neskuchny Garden";
  • creative workshop "Mash & Hero";
  • Trio "Paris";
  • Alex Zgama, accordion;
  • creative platform "Blue Closet";
  • Fashion Studio of Svetlana Orlova
  • designer Natalie Greener;
  • A.P. Chekhov Central City Library;
  • Photo Studio "Helios";
  • Elizaveta Korneva, face painting;
  • Fashion and Dance Theater "Regional Center of Youth Culture".


Ticket price 250 RUB.

Number of tickets is limited.

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