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    French Cinema at the Pune International Film Festival !

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    In partnership with the French Institute in India, Alliance Française de Pune will be participating in the Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) in January 2019. AF Pune will bring three highly-anticipated French films to the festival namely La Douleur (Memoir of War), La nuit a dévoré le monde (The Night Eats the World), and Mes provinciales (A Paris Education). The […]

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    ‘Fragmented Emotions’ at AF Chandigarh

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    In tune with its commitment to promoting local artists and providing them with a platform for their works, Alliance Française de Chandigarh recently hosted an exhibition of paintings by Prakash Kishore. Entitled Fragmented Emotions, this exhibition was inaugurated on Jan 11, 2019 at the Art Gallery of AF Chandigarh. It will remain open for public viewing till […]

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    Marché de Noël 2.0 at AF Bangalore !

    Tuesday, January 15, 2019

    Given the phenomenal success that the first edition of Marché de Noël or Christmas Mela enjoyed in 2017, it comes as no surprise that Alliance Française de Bangalore organised a bigger and better edition of the festival in 2018! The two-day flea market was held on Dec 14 and 15 on the premises of the organisation and brought together 35 stalls […]

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  • Les-flûtes-enchantées

    in[Chorus] 2019 kicks off with Les Flûtes Enchantées !

    Monday, January 14, 2019

    In December 2016, Alliance Française de Delhi and Kalasetu launched a unique initiative in the form of an ongoing series of musical meetings called in[Chorus]. The goal of the same was to promote traditional South Asian Performing Arts by providing a platform to musicians of all genres from India and France. The first edition of in[Chorus] 2019 saw […]

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  • The participants and the organisers for the training session on blended learning using Mon Alliance

    Blended Learning in AF India network

    Monday, January 7, 2019

    In an increasingly demanding age, the network of Alliances Françaises in India and Nepal is witnessing a tectonic shift in language-learning. There is a vast pool of learners who cannot commit to physically attending classes at one particular location at a set time on a regular basis. This demographic is constantly on the move and […]

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  • (L to R) Nadir Godrej, Sonia Barbry, Bertrand de Hartingh, Frédéric Simon, and Asad Laljee

    AF Bombay Turns 80 !

    Friday, January 4, 2019

    December 13, 2018 marked a momentous occasion in the history of Alliance Française de Bombay as the organisation celebrated its 80th anniversary with a full-house performance of Kathakali-King Lear in the historic Royal Opera House! The event was followed by a Reception for various dignitaries along with the Committee Members, Partners, Teachers, and Staff of the organisation. Established in Mumbai in […]

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  • The three participating artists - Lorella Paleni (France), Christian Bold (Germany), and Ina Kaur (India) - at Shantiniketan for the Indo-European Residency Project Kolkata 2018

    Indo-European Residency 2.0 at AF Bengale

    Sunday, December 16, 2018

    For the second consecutive year, Alliance Française du Bengale and the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata in collaboration with CIMA and Kala Bhavana (Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan) organised the interdisciplinary Indo-European Residency Project Kolkata. This initiative was supported by the French Institute in India. The residency took place over a period of seven weeks in West Bengal and was split into […]

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    Kathakali Meets Shakespeare !

    Sunday, December 16, 2018

    Four decades ago, the French dancer and choreographer Annette Leday decided to merge her passion for theatre and dance by learning Kathakali. After her training in Tamil Nadu and later Kerala, she traveled extensively with her troupe to perform across the world. A fateful encounter with the Australian playwright David McRuvie in Paris gave birth […]

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    Shaking things up with Zoom Dada !

    Sunday, December 16, 2018

    An art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century, Dadaism was a form of artistic anarchy born out of disgust for the social, political and cultural values of the time. Inspired by the anti-bourgeois ethos of Dadaism along with Burlesque cinema and photography, Stéphane Fortin founded Théâtre Bascule in Normandy in 2015. The group recently brought their unique […]

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    A Musical Tribute to Debussy and Hazrat Inayat Khan !

    Saturday, December 15, 2018

    Hailed by the Washington Post as a « young artist displaying maturity and elegance », the french pianist Olivier Moulin was recently on a multi-city tour in India piloted by Alliance Francaise Hyderabad. The young musician is renowned for the intensity and emotional maturity of his performances. Olivier’s prowess can be gleaned from the fact that he was unanimously awarded the first prize with […]

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Nos Alliances françaises

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Oct
21

Opportunités sur le marché indien du français professionnel

L’Alliance française du Bengale à Calcutta a accueilli du lundi 26 septembre au dimanche 02 octobre, un stage intensif sur le thème de la vente et du marketing appliqués au français professionnel,  piloté par l’Alliance Française de Bombay et animé par la Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris Ile de France (CCIP); la quasi totalité […]

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Oct
17

UBISOFT Gaming Lounge at AF Bangalore

Officially launched on August 24, 2016, the Ubisoft Gaming Lounge is the first-of-its-kind space in India dedicated exclusively to Ubisoft video-games. The result of a collaboration between Alliance Française de Bangalore and the French gaming giant Ubisoft, the Gaming Lounge was created to promote the burgeoning gaming industry in India and the French “know-how” in […]

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Oct
16

Nyna Valès en Inde

Dès ses débuts il y a six ans, le groupe nantais Nyna Valès est amoureux du verbe et de la mélodie . Il développe des projets autour de la chanson qui sont résolument actuelles et nourries par une mosaïque de timbres acoustiques, électriques et électroniques. Au fil de ses rencontres, Nyna Valès propose des ateliers pédagogiques et ludiques autour de la […]

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French mathematician Cedric Villani, author of the novel entitled "Theoreme vivant" poses on September 25, 2012 at the Henri Poincare Institut in Paris. Villani, professor at Lyon University and director of Henri Poincare Institut since 2009, received the Fields Medal (International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics) in 2010.  AFP PHOTO / JOEL SAGET        (Photo credit should read JOEL SAGET/AFP/GettyImages)
Oct
15

Calcutta accueille le Mathématicien à l’Araignée, Cédric Villani

Calcutta a accueilli Cédric Villani du 26 au 31 août derniers. Il s’agissait pour le professeur de mathématique français, aujourd’hui directeur de l’institut Poincaré à Paris et enseignant à l’Université Lyon 1, de son second séjour en Inde après son passage à Hyderabad en 2010, pour y recevoir l’équivalent du prix Nobel de mathématique, la […]

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Vu en Inde

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Jun
23

Paris, destination romantique

Le 11 juin à Mumbai, lors de la cérémonie des Travel Awards organisée par le magazine Lonely Planet en Inde, la France a reçu pour la 2ème année consécutive le prix de la Destination internationale la plus romantique. Cette année le prix est revenu à Paris. Les candidats, qui pouvaient concourir pour 19 types de prix, […]

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Jun
16

70 years of Le Monde

The discussion between journalist-author Florence Noiville and writer Rana Dasgupta at the Oxford Bookstore CP, New Delhi, co-organized by the Book office of the Institut français en Inde, celebrated 70 years of existence of France’s most circulated daily Le Monde. An entrepreneur, an owner of the chain of Oxford Bookstores, a francophile and a dedicated […]

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May
8

From Arikamedu to Pondicherry

A conference on history at the Alliance française de Pondichéry, by Mr. JBP More threw light on some notions and theories that have been passed over the generations without any evidence. Mr. JBP More is an internationally known historian who is considered as a leading specialist of the French colonial history in India. An authority […]

Vieux
May
6

Dhobi ghat en images

Guillaume Delacroix, journaliste collaborant au magazine Vanity Fair France, vit à Bombay depuis septembre 2013. Le 23 mai prochain aura lieu le vernissage de son exposition photographique Beating the dirt, à The Art Loft, Bandra, Mumbai.  Le titre de l’exposition, Beating the dirt (littéralement “vaincre la saleté”) renvoie à la tâche des hommes du Dhobi Ghat de […]

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Mar
28

Danayita Singh, chevalière

Article first published by The Institut Français in India – Award and Honour: Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres was bestowed upon Dayanita Singh by His Excellency François Richier Ambassador of France to India at the National Museum on 10th March. The ceremony began with the ceremonial lamp lighting by Dr. V. Venu, Director General National Museum, […]

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Mar
25

La frégate Jean Bart à Goa

Goa a accueilli le capitaine de vaisseau Benoit Baudonnière et l’ équipage de la frégate « Jean Bart » de la Marine Nationale française. Ils ont fait escale dans le port de Mormugao du 16 au 20 mars 2014. Le Jean-Bart, frégate antiaérienne de la Marine Nationale française, a été lancé en 1988, et est entré en […]

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 ...