• Sheryn Mulla (right) with Alain Zayan (Director, AF Bombay) and Laurent Elisio Bordier (Academic Director, AF Bombay)

    Sheryn Mulla – a Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

    Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    Up to two hundred recipients are conferred the honour of the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France every year.  This award was established to honour individuals who have made exceptional contributions in the fields of Arts and Literature or to the propagation of these fields. One of the recipients of this year’s award was Alliance […]

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  • The musician Aditya Gandhi

    Music beyond borders at AF Ahmedabad!

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    In a globalised world, music truly knows no bounderies! Indeed, music is created, distributed and consumed in radically different ways today as compared to even a few decades ago. Over the past century, Classical Music has merged with Folk Music, Jazz, Popular Music, and many other artistic styles thereby creating a whole new contemporary language. […]

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  • Sylvain Choin (Director, AF Chandigarh) flanked by Chander Malhotra (left) and Hardit Singh (right) at the Inauguration of the festival

    Comic Relief at AF Chandigarh!

    Saturday, August 12, 2017

    According to the celebrated cartoonist Hemant Morparia, “If journalism is supposed to be the first draft of history, then cartoons are surely its first laugh!”. It is not for nothing that comics are recognised as the Ninth Art in France. As a form of artistic expression, not only can they amuse and entertain but can also be […]

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    Les fruits de son travail – un voyage en France !

    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    Chaque année, l’Alliance Française de Pune récompense les meilleurs étudiants de chaque niveau (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2) qui ont obtenu les meilleurs résultats au DELF/DALF lors de la Student Awards. Un prix spécial est réservé au meilleur élève du C1 : en 2016, il s’agissait d’un voyage d’une semaine en France ! La gagnante de […]

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    The Triple Threat Taking Classical Music by Storm!

    Monday, August 7, 2017

    Music runs in their blood – literally! The Ranganathan Trio consists of three prodigious brothers – Ravi (cello), Ajay (violin), and Théo (piano) – who have caught the fancy of the Western Classical music world. On a fortuitous day twelve years ago, the brothers of Polish-Indian descent decided to start playing as a piano trio […]

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    Abstract Elements at Trivandrum

    Monday, July 17, 2017

    The network of Alliances in India and Nepal does not limit itself to teaching French. It also fosters art and encourages artists by providing them a platform to display their works. Keeping in tune with this sentiment, Alliance Française de Trivandrum recently presented Elements – a group-exhibition showcasing 15 paintings by Deepa Ram, B Balagopalan, Ashok […]

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    Finding meaning in dance with Histoires Vraies

    Monday, July 17, 2017

    Dances do not exist and evolve in a vacuum – the movements of a dancer’s body can often be traced back to distinct stylistic lineages. These are rooted in specific contexts which have shaped different dance forms as we know them today. Contemporary dancers often highlight these linkages through an exploration of rhythms, movements and […]

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    Lights, Camera, Action at AF Kathmandu!

    Tuesday, July 11, 2017

    In the words of Lee Strasberg, “Art is longer than life … if we cannot see the possibility of greatness, how can we dream it?” Films are a medium which allow us a glimpse of this greatness – not only by creating worlds of make-believe but also through onscreen performances which have become iconic. Indeed, it is a […]

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  • A Café Philo in session at the AF Ahmedabad Café

    Ahmedabad gets philosophical!

    Friday, July 7, 2017

    As a people, Indians are no strangers to gathering over a steaming cup of tea or coffee to discuss issues which matter to them. Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad recently elevated this concept to the next level by introducing Café Philo as a regular cultural event in its café. Inspired by the model of the French philosopher Marc Sautet, […]

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    Nothing Lost In Translation with AF Ahmedabad!

    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    The network of Alliances Françaises in India and Nepal has the tripartite mission of teaching French, disseminating French culture and building friendly relations between the subcontinent and France. Individual Alliances often go above and beyond the call of duty to offer customised services catering to local demands. Given their expertise in the French language, it […]

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Nos Alliances françaises

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Jul
23

Pre-departure Session for France

At 5 pm on 17th July, Campus France, held a Pre-departure session for students planning to go to France at Mumbai. The same Pre-Departure session was held at various Campus France centres cross India in the first half of July, 2014. The Pre-Departure sessions were held in centres all across India this month. They were […]

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Jul
18

Workshops this monsoon

This monsoon, Alliance Française de Bombay alongside ten partners is offering a number of workshops, most of them free, on subjects of art and culture ranging from music and dance to baking, wine-tasting and theatre. The wet, rainy months of July and August are poised to inundate the public with a deluge of interesting projects, […]

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Jul
8

Musique en affiches

L’Alliance française de Bangalore organise depuis plusieurs années une grande fiesta pour la Fête de la Musique. Les musiciens, amateurs et professionnels, sont invités sur scène pendant deux jours et le centre se transforme en une discothèque qui frémit aux ondes de musique ! Cette année, pour faire connaitre l’histoire de ce grand gala de musique qui […]

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Florian Levassort
Jul
7

Faune du Ladakh

Les vallées de Ladakh furent l’objet des images capturées par Florian Levassort, un passionné de la vie animale. L’exposition des photographies Wild Ladakh se tient à l’Alliance Française de Leh Himalaya – le Toit du monde du 15 juin au 15 septembre. Un lézard à cou rouge se repose nonchalamment sur une pierre. Les pikas du […]

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Vu en Inde

David Guetta
Mar
7

David Guetta in India

March 9,2012 will mark the kick-start of the second edition of the Eristoff Invasion Festival in Delhi and will move along to Pune and Bangalore, where the festival will take place on the 10th and 11th March respectively. Eristoff Invasion Festival is organised by Only Much Louder in partnership with UKNY Music, a leading UK-based […]

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Feb
23

Retour sur l’India Art Fair

La foire d’art contemporain de New Delhi – India Art Fair – a clos ses portes le 29 janvier 2012 dernier après cinq jours intenses qui ont focalisé l’attention de tous les médias nationaux et de nombreux journaux internationaux. Au total,  400 organismes de presse ont couvert la manifestation. article écrit par Aruna Adiceam, attachée […]

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 […]

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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, […]

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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 ...