November Digital will include a 360-degree virtual reality tour of the Opéra Garnier in Paris, photo courtesy of the Alliance Française de la Nouvelle-Orléans.

The Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans (AFNO) will host Novembre Numérique, or Digital November, a three-day digital art and culture festival from November 18 to 20 in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Louisiana and the French Institute of Paris.

Organized around the world, Novembre Numérique aims to promote access for all to new technologies, to promote the extraordinary diversity of French digital creation, and more broadly to promote international dialogue between creators and audiences. Visitors will use 360-degree virtual reality devices to visit landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, the Musée d’Orsay, the Opéra Garnier and the Seine.

Admission to the AFNO family experience will be free and open to the public from November 18 to 19 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on November 20 from noon to 6 p.m. to discover virtual reality, augmented reality and documented reality facilities.

November Numérique is an international operation led by the French Institute in Paris. Organized around the world, Novembre Numérique aims to promote access for all to new technologies, to promote the diversity of French digital creations and more broadly to promote international dialogue between creators and audiences.

In accordance with COVID-19 guidelines, masks must be worn at all times and proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test within 72 hours will be required for entry. The Alliance Française, located at 1519 Jackson Avenue, is a non-profit French language school and cultural center operating in New Orleans since 1984.

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