French author Agnès Ledig visits South Africa
Well-known French author Agnès Ledig visited South Africa from Saturday 29 April to Friday 5 May 2017.
She was invited by the French Embassy, the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) and French teachers at various South African schools because one of her short stories, contained in the book entitled 13 à table , is part of the South African schools French literature programme for 2017 to 2019.
She visited schools offering the French language as a subject in Cape Town, Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg, addressing more than 1 500 pupils during her stay.
Contributions raised during her stay were given to Meals on Wheels in South Africa.
During her stay in South Africa, she also met with with the Ambassador of France to South Africa H.E. Mr. Christophe Farnaud, Consul General of France in Cape Town Xavier d’Argoeuves and South African writer and activist Elinor Sisulu and South African writer Harry Kalmer.