Posted: Oct 17, 2011 5:32 AM by Lauren Wilson & AP
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The consulate general of France in New Orleans is planning a variety of French-centered activities in New Orleans Nov. 17-20.
Dubbed Semaine Francaise, or French Week, more than 20 events are planned.
Included are business and economic symposiums, a Beaujolais festival, exhibits by French artists, photographers and cinematographers, a concert and tours of the French Quarter.
New Orleans was founded as a French colony in 1718.