New Director at AF Panjim!

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Lisez l’intégralité de cet article en français ici Hello, my name is Charlyne Weiss and I’m from the Alsace region in France. I am the Director of the Alliance Française de Panjim since the past 2 months. With a Bachelor’s degree in Contemporary Literature and a Master’s in the Teaching of French as a Foreign […]

That’s So Oof!


On Saturday 8th November, Mumbai will sway to the psychedelic beats of the renowned DJ Oof! The widely anticipated event is being conducted in BlueFrog thanks to a collaboration between Alliance Française de Bombay, Novotel Juhu Mumbai, Institut Français and the French Embassy in India.  A self-confessed art, music, film and fashion freak, Jaïs Frédéric […]

Christian-Pierre La Marca


The multi-faceted and ultra-gifted French cellist Christian-Pierre La Marca is one of the most sought after cellists of his generation. His creative genius, exceptional talent and ingenious qualities have earned him utmost admiration from his appreciative audiences as well as his critics. He shall be passing through multiple cities in South Asia in the latter […]

Le 500ème !

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Lancé en septembre 2011 par le réseau des Alliances Françaises en Inde, l’AF Magazine India souffle aujourd’hui sa troisième bougie et met en ligne son 500ème article!  Rapide retour sur l’évolution du média qui s’installe petit à petit dans le paysage francophile indien. L’AF Mag India, magazine du réseau des Alliances françaises en Inde, a été […]

A true Indian amongst the French

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Francis Wacziarg, a dynamic business personality and co-chairman of Neemrana Hotels Pvt. Ltd, passed away on 17 February 2014. His unparalleled contribution to heritage tourism in India, secured him as well as his business partner Aman Nath, a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Indian Ministry of Tourism. Coincidentally, this award was conferred on them just […]

Babu Karani’s French Journey


“People are great not because of their deeds in life, but by the legacy they leave behind to follow in life.” These were the prophetic words imparted to me by Mr. Babu Karani when I suffered the loss of a cherished relative. Ever since he passed on, these words constantly resonate in my mind, egging me […]

Ananda Devi


Invitée d’honneur de la semaine de la Francophonie en 2011 par les Alliances françaises, l’écrivaine mauricienne Ananda Devi revient en Inde en 2014 pour participer au festival international de littérature de Jaïpur, invitée cette année par le bureau du livre de l’Institut Français en Inde. Ananda Devi avait déjà participé en 2011 à deux conférences […]

Dipanwita Roy, Odissi dancer

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The great international Odissi dancer Dipanwita Roy came last Thursday to the Alliance Française du Bengale in Kolkata, to present a part of her artistic work in front of an attentive and passionate audience. She came to elucidate the aspects of what a traditional Indian dance can do when it is associated with modern music and […]

Les nouvelles scènes du Bharata Natyam


Danseuse d’origine française, Nancy Boissel Cormier, a découvert le Bharata Natyam (danse traditionnelle du Tamil Nadu) en 1997. Elle n’a de cesse depuis lors de partager son amour pour cette discipline avec le plus grand nombre. Au travers d’un langage chorégraphique qui lui est propre et qui allie ses racines occidentales à son expérience indienne, […]

Maurice Durozier : Word of Actor


Is it possible to define Art? Perhaps a more important question is whether that is necessary at all. Some works of art are powerful enough to change something within one forever. Pondicherry  recently had the opportunity to host a great French theatre actor, Maurice Durozier who was in town to perform his play, Word of […]


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Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

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