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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

Le Président de la Fondation Alliance française Jérôme Clément applaudit à l'ouverture de la 14ème Alliance française en Inde, effectuée symboliquement par la Présidente de l'Alliance française de Lucknow, Zohra Chatterji, et l'Ambassadeur de France en Inde Alexandre Ziegler.
Oct
13

Inauguration de l’AF Lucknow

L’Ambassadeur de France en Inde Alexandre Ziegler, accompagné du Président de la Fondation Alliance française Jérôme Clément, a inauguré dimanche 9 octobre en fin de journée la 14ème Alliance française en Inde et au Népal. Ils étaient pour l’occasion accompagnés du Conseiller de coopération et d’action culturelle, directeur de l’Institut française en Inde, Bertrand de […]

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Oct
7

Danse Danse Danse avec Diniz Sanchez

Le danseur, performeur, chorégraphe et metteur-en-scène Diniz Sanchez vient d’animer un atelier de danse à l’Alliance Française de Panjim (Goa). Un entretien avec lui suit : Bonjour ! Tout d’abord, pourriez-vous commencer par vous présenter ?  Bonjour ! Je m’appelle Diniz Sanchez, j’ai 42 ans et malgré ma naissance à Lisbonne, Portugal, j’ai des ancêtres franco-algériens […]

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Sep
23

La Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris à Calcutta

Read the full article in English here D’après l’enquête menée par la banque Natixis et reprise par le magazine Forbes, le français deviendrait à l’horizon 2015 la langue la plus parlée dans le monde devant l’anglais et le mandarin, et ce grâce à son ancrage dans les zones les plus dynamiques du monde d’un point de […]

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David Walters - Live in Concert
Sep
20

WePlay in India

Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, DJ, Composer but above all a music-lover, David Walters is clearly a man who wears many hats with aplomb. He has previously shared the stage with the likes of Lenny Kravitz, Arthur H and Tracy Chapman. This talented musician will be travelling to India with his project WePlay and collaborating with various local artists […]

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Vu en Inde

Eden Festival
Mar
20

Eden électronique

La fine équipe du collectif Bhavishyanvani Future Soundz lance les 28 et 30 mars 2014 leur premier festival: le bien nommé Eden aura lieu dans différents lieux de la capitale économique de l’Inde, Bombay/Mumbai. Ce festival célèbre les 15 ans du collectif franco-indien qui aura su multiplier dans la ville et en Inde, les soirées […]

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Feb
19

Paroles des arbres

La plasticienne française, Constance Fulda, est venue durant deux mois en Inde pour travailler en résidence artistique. Tournée vers la nature et notamment les arbres, son œuvre comporte tableaux, polyptyques et objets comme des paravents. Son travail explore avec un grand raffinement  les couleurs, les mouvements et les blessures des écorces des arbres. Découverte.  Le premier rapport […]

Admission Tour February 2014 (2)
Jan
28

French Degree a few steps away

The Embassy of France in India and Campus France India (the French national agency for higher studies in France) are pleased to announce the 2014 Winter Admission Tour in India. This  large-scale event will  allow hundreds of Indian students from all fields to meet with more than 20 top French B-Schools, Engineering schools, and arts […]

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Jan
22

A French contribution

“Art speaks a language of its own”, a quote thoroughly put into practice by Mr. Georges Rousse, a French artist who despite the language and culture barrier has set up a contemporary art workshop in the slum areas of Shivaji Nagar, Govandi with the help and support of the local NGO Apnalaya during the month […]

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Jan
17

Shared Utopia

Georges Rousse, artist and photographer, will give a lecture about  Shared Utopia on Monday, 20th January, 2014 at 6:30 pm at The Museum Plaza, Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Mumbai City Museum Georges Rousse began making installations in the types of abandoned or derelict buildings that have long held an attraction for him creating ephemeral, one-of-a-kind artworks by transforming these sites […]

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Jan
14

A French Presence in Jaipur

Article publié sur le site de l’Institut Français en Inde. The world-famous Jaipur Literature Festival brings some towering literary figures; an award winning French writer Ananda Devi, born in Mauritius and a beacon for French writers from the Indian Ocean zone, Fariba Hachtroudi a French writer, Iranian by birth who has mesmerizingly chronicled her journey […]

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 ...