Founded in 1953, the Alliance Française de Hong Kong (AFHK), as one of the members of Fondation des Alliances Françaises in the world, is a Hong Kong not-for-profit association dedicated to the promotion of the French language and culture.
We are the Official and largest language institution for French in Hong Kong and in Asia with over 6,000 students annually. 12000 registrations a year for all ages of student !
With our team of 60 qualified native French-speaking teachers, we offer a large range of courses, including specialised courses, private
tuition, workshops, immersion days, outings to museums or French dining experience and more.
The AFHK is the only accredited and official examination centre to conduct all the diplomas issued by the French Ministry of Education such as DELF and DALF, TCF and TCF Canada. (operated by France Education International)
Enjoying the patronage and support of the French Consulate General in Hong Kong, AFHK, is the only French
cultural centre in Hong Kong.
It organizes major cultural events each year, such as the French Film Festival in November and takes part in numerous programs of Le French May (an initiative co-created by AFHK in 1993), Make Music Hong Kong (from 2018) and the French-Speaking Festival (Francophonie). A rich 2018) program of social events, film screenings and conferences is regularly offered in our Jordan Centre.
Our multimedia library is available for students and members. It includes over 12,000 French books, CDs and DVDs as well as a dedicated section for our students with relevant resources to develop their French skills.
The Alliance Française de Hong Kong encourages and promotes active connections between people in Hong Kong and French language and culture. It provides the means by which people can learn French language and engage in many different aspects of French culture. It provides the opportunity for friends of the French language and culture to come together in an apolitical, non-religious and welcoming environment.
Men and Women who led our Institution
The 60s, “La Nouvelle Vague”: located on Central building and Preservation Alliance Française Hong Kong
reaches 3000 students yearly
The 70s, “L’Âge d’Or”: Alliance Française acquires its main buildings in Wan Chai (1971) and Jordan (1975), it can now welcome over 5000 students yearly and boost its cultural programs with the launch of the French Film Festival as an annual major event.
The 90s, “Le Boom”: Alliance Francaise Hong Kong becomes the biggest centre in the world with 45,000
registrations (1991). It creates Le French May jointly with the French General Consulate in HK and Macau (1993). It will directly run 10
first editions of the festival.
The 2000s: AFHK launches Francophonie (2000) a festival of joints initiatives between French-speaking countries in HK. It now presents dozens of events every year during the month of March. La Fête de la Musique, organised since 1984 in HK evolves as a global celebration of Music, which leads to the creation of a three-day Make Music festival (2018).