AF Kathmandu – Towards New Horizons

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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 […]

Semaine de la Francophonie 2016

semaine de la francophonie

La Semaine de la langue française et de la francophonie a été créée en 1995 à l’initiative du ministère de la Culture et de la Communication avec le soutien de l’Organisation internationale de la francophonie qui représente 80 États et gouvernements. Elle est organisée chaque année autour du 20 mars, journée internationale de la francophonie. Cet événement […]

Atelier Koé – A Life Close To Nature

Richard Rowland and Clement Dagneaux of Atelier Koé at Alliance Française de Trivandrum
Photo Credit: Bindu P Murali

In today’s day and age, people are increasingly aware of the environmental degradation caused by the reckless exploitation of natural resources. Global and local initiatives that promote sustainable living are seen as the only way forward. Atelier Koé (pronounced ko-ay) is one such venture founded by the French architects Richard Rowland and Hippolyte Gilabert in 2013. The current team also includes Clément […]

Climate – State of Emergency!

"Flooding" by Marc LAMEY, Miami (United States, 2014) - Part of the photo exhibition "Climate - State of Emergency"

The Earth’s climate has always been dynamic and in a constant state of flux. What is troubling, however, are the unprecedented changes that human intervention have triggered around the world. From 30 November to 11 December 2015, France presided over the twenty-first conference on climate change or COP21 to facilitate international cooperation on combating these changes. An historic agreement to combat climate change […]

Leïla Urvoy – An original profile at Alliance Française de Trivandrum

Leïla Urvoy, the Service Civique Teacher, conducting a French Class at Alliance Française de Trivandrum

Under the aegis of the Fondation Alliance Française, the global network of Alliance Françaises are charged with the mission of promoting French language and culture. Like their counterparts around the world, the Alliance Françaises in India and Nepal collaborate with various like-minded organisations – global and local, French and foreign – to accomplish this mission. An […]

Framed For Good!

"Study with the help of potato biomass" by Dipayan Bhar. Winner of the second prize at the International Photography Competition organized by the Fondation Alliance Française

Every year, the Fondation Alliance Française organizes an international photography competition via its network of Alliances Françaises around the world. For the 5th edition of the photo contest, the Fondation Alliance Française chose the theme Climat, état d’urgence i.e. Climate, State of Emergency to coincide with the twenty-first conference on climate change, more commonly known as […]

The World Is Her Stage – Mnouchkine at Puducherry

Ariane Mnouchkine

An iconic figure in European theatre, Ariane Mnouchkine co-founded the Théâtre du Soleil over 40 years ago and remains its artistic and stage director to the present day. The only female winner of the international Ibsen award, she has toured the entire world with her company and has encountered every conceivable language and culture. In turn, […]

Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Calcutta

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Lisez l’intégralité de cet article en français ici According to  a study by the bank Natixis which was published in the magazine Forbes, French is expected to become the most spoken language in the world, ahead of English and Mandarin, largely to its strong foothold in the most economically dynamic zones of the world. After English, French […]

New Alliance at Lucknow

Le palais Constantia est le bâtiment historique du lycée La Martiniere de Lucknow

Lisez l’intégralité de cet article en français ici The 14th Alliance Française in the AF India-Nepal network is set to be opened in Lucknow. Given below are some excerpts from an interview with Richard FRANCO who will be the first Director of the same: Hello! To begin with, could you tell us a little about yourself?  […]

Changement de Saison!

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Les Alliances françaises en Inde et au Népal consacrent un nouveau partenariat en adoptant la toute nouvelle collection Saison  méthode FLE phare des éditions Didier et en la labélisant d’une couverture spéciale intégrant le logo du réseau AF Inde Népal. Après une longue période de travail, d’analyse, de tests par les équipes pédagogiques réparties sur l’ensemble […]

Rédaction

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 ...