• The Cziffra duo comprising of (L to R) Jean-Nöel Dubois and Ludmilla Guilmault

    AF Ahmedabad Brings the Cziffra Duo to India!

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    One Piano. Four Hands! While the network of Alliances Françaises in India is no stranger to unique musical acts, Cziffra Duo’s fresh take on scholarly music inspired from folklore-related themes undoubtedly takes the cake! Comprising of two concert pianists, Ludmilla Guilmault and Jean-Nöel Dubois, the highly-decorated duo has performed in recitals all over the world and is the […]

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  • The Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

    AF Ahmedabad Launches Surat Centre with Auro University

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    Alliance Francaise d’Ahmedabad recently inaugurated its Surat Center in collaboration with Auro University on Aug 3, 2019. The Centre is located within the premises of Auro University and will offer French language Classes along with Cultural Activities to the denizens of this crucial port city. It will also initiate partnerships between French and Indian universities for Academic and Student Exchange. […]

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  • All the regional finalists with the jury at AF Madras

    Eloquence on the menu of Alliances in India!

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    A prestigious annual elocution competition in France, Eloquentia provides young adults a platform to express themselves on a wide variety of topics whilst competing for the title of the best orator. This year marks the first time in the history of Eloquentia that Indian students aged between 18 to 25 years and with a minimum B1 level in […]

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  • 'Landscape 1' by BK Nar Bahadur

    Franco-Nepali Painting Exhibition at AF Kathmandu

    Tuesday, August 27, 2019

    Within the framework of the 70 year celebrations of Franco-Nepali bilateral relations and amity, Alliance Française Kathmandu hosted a painting exhibition of four contemporary artists from the two countries from July 16 to July 31. The artists featured in the exhibition included Kiran Manandhar, Vincent Greby, Sagar Manandhar, and BK Nar Bahadur. Even though the four painters […]

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  • Marie Pezelet performs 'Daksha' at AF Gurgaon

    Dance Meets Martial Arts with ‘Daksha’ at AF Gurgaon

    Monday, August 26, 2019

    The Gurgaon Center of Alliance Francaise de Delhi recently had the pleasure of hosting the dance recital Daksha on February 16. The event brought together the danseuse Marie Pezelet with Pt. Ghanshyam Sisodia on the Sarangi and Subhasis Sabyasachi Ghosh on the Pakhawaj. The performance was part of a series entitled Engaging with Inequalities and saw Pezelet exploring the ephemeral boundries […]

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  • Sunset at Mont Saint-Michel

    Anal Nayak – To Paris And Beyond!

    Thursday, August 22, 2019

    Within the framework of the 80th Anniversary Celebrations of Alliance Française de Bombay, the organisation had organised the Win a Trip to Paris writing competition. Anal Nayak, a B1 Student of the institute, walked away with the Grand Prize of the Jury – a return ticket to Paris ! Given below is an interview with him : Can you please tell […]

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  • The English translation of Revolution and The French Establishments in India (1790-1793)

    Book Launch : The Revolution and French Establishments in India (1790-93)

    Friday, July 26, 2019

    Alliance française du Bengale in association with the Consulate General of France in Calcutta, the French Institute in India, and Setu Prakashani recently launched the English translation of Marguerite V. Labernadie’s book The Revolution and French Establishments in India (1790-93) on July 4, 2019. The book has been edited by Arghya Bose and translated by him in collaboration with Sandhia Vasseur. […]

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  • Neela

    AF Bengale Celebrates World Environment Day!

    Friday, July 26, 2019

    Exacerbated by human apathy, the world is currently facing an unprecedented environmental crisis. An increase in the Earth’s average surface temperature, changing precipitation patterns, sea level modifications, mass extinctions, and weather extremes have become the defining characteristics of the Anthropocene Era. First held in 1974, the World Environment Day has become the United Nation’s principal annual event to highlight and curb this […]

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  • The team of AF Ahmedabad and the Baroda Annex at the inauguration of the latter

    New Premises for AF Baroda !

    Wednesday, July 24, 2019

    The third largest city in the Indian State of Gujarat, the sanskari nagari of Baroda is an important historical, academic, and administrative hub. Recognising its importance, Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad had established an annex in the city sixteen years ago in 2003. This annex marked an important milestone on July 8, 2019 as it shifted base to its new premises in the Nizampura area near […]

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    Henrik Ibsen’s ‘Ghosts’ at AF Bangalore

    Wednesday, July 24, 2019

    Described as the Father of realism, the Norwegian playwright, theatre director, and poet Henrik Ibsen is often credited with being one of the founders of modernism in theatre. An influential figure of his time, Ibsen continues to remain the most frequently performed dramatist in the world today after Shakespeare. In homage to this creative genius, the Pune-based theatre group The Drama […]

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Apr
12

Pieds au plancher, s’il vous plaît!

Dans le cadre de la Semaine de la Langue française et de la Francophonie, l’Alliance Française de Bombay a piloté la tournée du Pied de la Pompe en Inde – un trio qui, sur scène, joue aussi bien des doigts que des pieds! Gérome Briard tient le chant, la guitare, les séquences et une batterie […]

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The Leading Photograph for the Exhibition "The Play of Light"
Photo Credits: Ajay Bhatia
Mar
29

The Play Of Light – Towards An Exhibition!

Born on October 6, 1887, Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris – better known as Le Corbusier – was a giant of 20th century architecture. The imprint of his radical re-imagination of urban life can be found in cities as varied as Brasília and New York. In a fitting tribute to commemorate the maestro’s 50th death anniversary, Alliance Française de Chandigarh will […]

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Erika Lernot habillée par la marque "Rangoli by Prema"
Mar
22

Le Voyage avec Erika Lernot

Parmi les tournées les plus grosses du réseau des Alliances Françaises en Inde et au Népal en 2016 est celle d’Erika Lernot pilotée par l’Alliance Française de Pondichéry. Dans le cadre de la Semaine de la Langue française et de la Francophonie, elle s’est rendue à Bangalore, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Delhi, Goa et Trivandrum du 14 […]

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AFK team
Mar
21

AF Kathmandu – Towards New Horizons

The April 2015 earthquake is said to be the worst natural disaster to strike Nepal since 1934 and left behind a wake of casualties and destruction. How did Alliance Française de Kathmandu cope with such a calamity and continue with its mission of spreading French language and culture? The answer is clear – by keeping its […]

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Vu en Inde

The Artist
Feb
22

The Artist en Inde

And the movie is finally here !  The Artist will be releasing on 24th February 2012 throughout India. The movie which was screened at the Mumbai International Film Festival in association with the Film & Television Department of the French Consulate and Unifrance films, received an amazing response; hordes of people had to return back […]

l'éléphant de Puthenkulam
Feb
21

Le Kerala dans tes yeux

L’éléphant, majestueux animal-symbole du Kerala devient la vedette de la télévision française. Sophie Massieu, journaliste de la chaîne de télévision culturelle franco-allemande ARTE, le présente au monde dans son émission «Dans tes yeux ». Aveugle de naissance, Sophie Massieu explore et «voit» le monde à travers les rencontres qu’elle fait avec les habitants des pays qu’elle […]

CF india
Feb
10

Rendez-vous : Campus France

Après Delhi et Bangalore, c’est maintenant à Bombay que le salon Campus France s’installe les 11 et 12 février. Cet événement voit le jour grâce à une étroite coopération entre Campus France Paris et Campus France Inde. Shwetal Randive, la coordinatrice de Campus France Inde à Mumbai, nous parle de cet événement. « Cette année 25 établissements […]

Festival de Jaipur
Feb
2

Jaipur literature festival, the place to be

Under pink, orange and yellow shamiyanas, Jaipur hosted the largest literary festival of Asia from January 20 to 24th. Over 300 national and international authors and artists thronged to the Diggi palace to witness the extravaganza of literature, attracting foreign and local VIPs and celebs as well. The festival saw some very interesting talks, sessions, […]

IFFK 2011
Jan
17

IFFK : cinéma au Kerala

Les cinéphiles de Trivandrum se sont régalés de films internationaux pendant toute la durée de la seizième édition de l’International Film Festival of Kerala. Les films français ont reçu un vif succès. Trivandrum a fêté la fin de l’année avec un festival de films, le IFFK qui s’est déroulé pendant la semaine du 9 au […]

AFP/STR
Jan
12

Après le cyclone Thane à Pondichéry

Le cyclone qui a frappé la région du Tamil Nadu dans la nuit  du 29 décembre a fait de nombreux dégâts et un nombre toujours trop important de victimes.  La ville de Pondichéry a souffert. Défigurée  par le  déracinement  des arbres  et les bris de branches, la ville a perdu de sa superbe mais elle […]

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Directeur de publication : Délégation Générale de la Fondation Alliance Française en Inde et au Népal

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 ...