Bonjour Monsieur le Président!

modi et hollande

Read the full article in English here Les Alliance Françaises de Chandigarh et de Delhi ont récemment eu le grand plaisir d’accueillir François Hollande, président de la République Française depuis 2012. Le président Hollande était cette année l’invité d’honneur de la 67 ème fête de la République Indienne. Pour cette visite de 3 jours, il a été accompagné par Laurent Fabius , […]

A Fine Balance

Cie 3 X rien9 Photo JP Fournier

As part of the Prithvi Theatre Festival, la Cie 3 x Rien recently captivated a jam-packed audience at Prithvi Theatre (Mumbai) on November 12, 2014 with their poetic circus performance entitled “Une rencontre 2 parallèles”. Here is a look at what circuses in India can learn from the performance. Much like India, France has two […]

Café Scientifique


It was an eclectic group, assembled in the Alliance Française de Trivandrum hall that Thursday evening. There were homemakers, students, doctors, scientists, inventors, people’s representatives… All of them attentive while the speakers addressed, analysed and interacted on the modern day menace of plastics. Plastic was discussed in detail; from scientific point on plastics to how […]

Celluloid Celebrations


The 16th Mumbai Film Festival organized by MAMI (Moving Academy of Moving Image) threw its glitzy doors open to the public to offer a potpourri of the best of cinema from across the globe. This spectacular festival was held between the 14th and 21st of October 2014 to include 180 hand picked, critically acclaimed films from 65 countries, covering […]

Taste Week


The Alliance Française de Bombay, in partnership with the Godrej India Culture Lab, Blue Frog and Novotel, recently organized a Taste Week on 16 and 17 October 2014. The first part of this programme focused on a hard hitting and powerful documentary film entitled ‘La guerre des graines’ (The Seed War), which was screened at the Godrej India […]

Ganesha in Paris


On Sunday 31 August 2014, Paris bore witness to an extraordinary and colourful procession of the one of the most beloved and venerated Hindu deities Ganesha on the occasion of the Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations. Today, 8th September is the tenth and last day of these celebrations.  The golden-bronze idol of Ganesha, which usually abides in the Sri […]

Cooking up Plays


Indian theatre playwright and director, Roysten Abel is a prominent and remarkably talented dramatist, whose innate passion and inclination for theatre and drama beckoned him to pursue his dreams. Among his works that have been presented on stage all over the world, are ‘Manganiyar Seduction’ and ‘Othello in Black and White’, which have also been staged […]

Stromae, alors il chante


Article précédemment publié dans Le Français dans le Monde, écrit par Edmond Sadaka. C’est l’artiste du moment. Grand vainqueur des dernières Victoires de la Musique, Stromae enthousiasme tout le monde : jeunes, moins jeunes, artistes ou médias, qui vont jusqu’à parler d’un nouveau Jacques Brel… C’était il y a quatre ans, en juin 2010 : […]

Cannes 2014

Cannes 2014

Article first published by Institut Français en Inde  : The 67th edition of Festival of Cannes is poised to take place between 14th to 25th May in the French Riviera : the movie Grace of Monaco will open the festival where this year, the indian selection presents two movies.  The French director Olivier Dahan’s film ‘Grace of Monaco‘ […]

War and Colonies

Indian Troops from the Punjab in France, 1917 © ECPAD, Collection Tournassoud

Du 24 février au 10 mars 2014, l’Alliance Française de Dhaka, au Bangladesh, a présenté l’exposition photographique War and Colonies dans le cadre des commémorations du centenaire du début de la Première Guerre Mondiale 1914-19418. Les premiers jours de l’exposition ont également été l’occasion d’un colloque international sur l’engagement des colonies dans le conflit mondial. […]


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Rédacteur en chef : Laurent Elisio Bordier

Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

Rédacteurs, contributeurs : Guillaume, Abhirami, Alexandre, Chintan, Cléa, David, Eleonore, Elie, Kanika, Karine, Nita, Thomas, Malvika, Marie-Joëlle, Meera, Mayuri, Mitushi, Alice, Prutha, Romain, Ritika, Manas, Supriya ...