Date(s) - 08/21/2018
11:45 am - 1:30 pm

Fratello's Italian Grille


Special Event! ~ Évènement spécial!

Mr. Valéry Freland, French Consul General in Boston, will be moving to a new post at the end of August.

Mr. Freland has been a strong supporter of the Franco-American community of NH during his term in Boston and has underscored the French Consulate’s ongoing commitment to encouraging the state’s French language and culture initiatives.

Come join us at a buffet luncheon at Fratello’s in Manchester on Tuesday, August 21 at 11:45 a.m. as we thank him for his support and wish him well in his next endeavors.

Reservations closed.

À la fin du mois d’août, M. Valéry Freland, consul général de la France à Boston, quittera les États-Unis pour un nouveau poste.

Pendant son mandat à Boston, M. Freland a été un ami fervent à la communauté franco-américaine au New Hampshire.  Il a mis en relief l’engagement continu du consulat de la France envers les initiatives de l’État de la langue et la culture francophone.

Mardi, le 21 août à 11h45 aura lieu un dîner buffet au restaurant Fratello’s à Manchester. Venez nous joindre avec M. Freland pour partager nos reconnaissances et nos meilleurs vœux pour son nouveau poste.

Réservations obligatoires pour nous joindre.


Born in 1968, Valéry Freland is an Alumni of the French Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and of the French École Nationale d’administration (Class Leopold Sedar Senghor). He has a Master’s Degree in Law.

After a few years spent at the Audiovisual Council between 1994 and 1997, he entered the Department of International Cooperation at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

Upon graduating from the French Ecole Nationale d’Administration in 2004, he was appointed Foreign Affairs Advisor and was summoned to the Department of European Affairs to work as Officer.

Between 2007 and 2009, he served as Advisor for Audiovisual Media and Cultural Affairs at the Permanent Representation of France to the European Union in Brussels, during the French EU Presidency.

Back in Paris, he held office as Deputy Director of Audiovisual Media and Communication Technologies before being sent on assignment as Diplomatic Advisor to the Office of the French Minister of Culture and Communication, Frédéric Mitterrand (2009-2010).

In 2010, he was appointed as Advisor for Cooperation and Cultural Affairs and Director of the French Institute in Tunis.

Before taking office in the United States on September 1st, 2015, he had been performing the duties of Deputy Director of University and Cultural Cooperation and Research since 2013.

He was made Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2010.



Merci pour tout M. Freland!