This year, at the instigation of Jean-Jacques Delmas, ARIV members have taken action to welcome foreign students, as ‘Back to school’ time has arrived.
They met in late afternoon to help them settle down, show them Nancy around and shops… Continue reading
Oerlinghausen mayor Dirk Becker and his wife Petra visited the JMP Botanical Garden. Remi Saxe’s comments were duly translated by Elisabeth Cambray.
Laurence Werner joined us, and so did Villers mayor François Werner, for an outdoor, informal, relaxed lunch.
Another rewarding moment for ARIV and the foreign students gathered for the 2018 barbecue.
Because the weather forecast said it was going to rain, we all found shelter in Annick Grand’s house. We enjoyed a wide variety of tasty treats,… Continue reading
Twin cities for 30 years
We took part in the celebration,from May 10 to 13, as guests, together with BRAVO and members of the city council. Mayor François Werner with his wife also went to Oerlinghausen for the occasion.
Our… Continue reading
For the foreign students who live in Villers-les-Nancy ARIV organized a guided visit to discover the Ecole de Nancy artistic movement, which is part of Art Nouveau. Some 20 people gathered on the occasion, including 7 students and 2 children.… Continue reading
LA GALETTE DES ROIS is a pastry traditionally eaten on Twelfth Night in France
On Saturday, January 20, we had a jolly good time at the Galette party organized by ARIV. About 40 of us gathered in Le Placieux, including… Continue reading
Annick Grand presided a smooth, well-planned general meeting that ended with a meal.
The guest star, once again, was Beaujolais Nouveau.
Some 30 students and members of ARIV gathered to share food and drinks in a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Marie-Claude Deluce… Continue reading
Did you say Raclette Party ?
Yes we did ! As our Ukrainian friends were about to leave Villers-les-Nancy, they had not tasted yet the famous Raclette. Annick, our President, just could not imagine they would go before experiencing… Continue reading
In Parc Madame de Graffigny with ARIV
As every year, ARIV took an active part in this event.
Visitors were offered an aperitif by ARIV, then shared their picnic lunch in the sun or
In the shade, enjoyed the company… Continue reading
We went to Epinal by bus to visit the Musée de l’Imagerie, which offers plenty of explanations and demonstrations.
François Grand grabbed the microphone to be our guide for the day and to translate Annick’s words into several languages, including… Continue reading