• A collograph by Saba Hasan

    AF Delhi Explores a Universe of Interconnected Experiences

    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    The network of Alliances Françaises in India and Nepal is committed to promoting the works of both amateur and seasoned artists. It is in this capacity that the gallery at Alliance Française de Delhi had the distinct pleasure of hosting the exhibition “A Universe of Interconnected Experiences” by the noted contemporary artist Saba Hasan. The exhibition […]

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  • An artwork from Sumit Shinde's exhibition 'Introspection' at AF Bhopal

    Making Space for Introspection at AF Bhopal

    Friday, November 10, 2017

    The network of Alliances Françaises in India and Nepal is a hotbed for cultural activity and is committed to ensuring that Art thrives in all its myriad forms. The gallery of Alliance Française de Bhopal is no exception and has been a potent platform for both upcoming and veteran artists to display their works. Recently, the […]

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    Nouveau Directeur à l’AF Bombay!

    Friday, November 10, 2017

    Je m’appelle Frédéric SIMON, je suis originaire d’une petite ville au pied des Vosges, Luxeuil-les Bains, ancienne ville thermale romaine et haut-lieu spirituel du moyen-âge grâce à la présence du monastère fondé par le moine irlandais, Saint-Colomban. J’ai fait mes études d’économie à l’université de Strasbourg tout en menant un parcours de comédien. A l’issue […]

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  • H.E. Mr. Alexandre Ziegler (Ambassador of France to India -
 fourth from left), Ms. Aude-Emeline Loriot Nurbianto (Director of AF Hyderabad -
 fifth from left) and Dr. Daphne de Rebello (IAS - sixth from left) with the Executive Committee of AF Hyderabad

    AF Hyderabad welcomes the French Ambassador To The City

    Wednesday, November 8, 2017

    H.E. Mr. Alexandre Ziegler (Ambassador of France to India) and Mr. François Gautier (Consul General of France for the French Consulate in Bangalore) recently visited Alliance Française Hyderabad on November 5, 2017. The two dignitaries were graciously welcomed by the President of AF Hyderabad, Dr. Daphne de Rebello (IAS), along with the staff of the organisation. This occasion […]

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    All That Jazz at Gurgaon!

    Monday, November 6, 2017

    The French polymath Boris Vian aptly claimed that Sans le Jazz, la vie serrait une erreur i.e. Without Jazz, life would be a mistake! This particular genre of music, which originated in late 19th Century America, has steadily grown in popularity and captured the hearts of music aficionados around the world. No surprise then that the jazz band The […]

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    AF Network logs into Digital November!

    Friday, November 3, 2017

    It goes without saying that digital technologies have transformed how people communicate, learn, create and work. France is a global leader in the field of digital technology and is at the forefront of online creation. It recognises the strategic importance of these technologies – not just as a vector for the diffusion of culture but also […]

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    Nepal tunes in to Jazzmandu 2017

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Music truly recognises no boundaries of space and time! When jazz originated in the late 90s in New Orleans (USA), who could have predicted that the denizens of  Nepal would be hooked on to the genre in 2017! Such is the popularity of this unique soundscape that the Kathmandu Jazz Festival – or Jazzmandu as […]

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  • The Michelin-starred chef Richard Toix

    Richard Toix cooks up a storm at AF Chandigarh !

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    It has been said that food is the only beautiful thing that truly nourishes! In 2010, UNESCO classified France’s gastronomy as ‘an intangible cultural heritage of humanity’. To celebrate the same, the Fête de la Gastronomie was officially launched in 2011 and is organised from September 22 to 24 every year. In Paris, this translates into a series of events which […]

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    Taking the audience on an EleKtriP!

    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    We live in a world of blurred boundaries – the distinctions between genres are becoming increasingly permeable as artists give free reign to their imagination. Musicians are no exception to this rule and are consciously exploring new auditory horizons. EleKtriP is one such band which leans heavily towards a jazzy-fusion groove. Steering clear of labels, […]

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  • Students from AF Chandigarh during the séjour linguistique in France

    France – a dream that became a reality !

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017

    Students come in large numbers to Alliance Française de Chandigarh to get a glimpse of France and to learn – as they call it – the language of love, French! It is a cherished dream for students of all levels, whether a beginner at A1 or a proficient speaker at C1, to immerse themselves in French culture. […]

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Nos Alliances françaises

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Jul
28

France volontaires

France Volontaires, a French organisation of professional volunteers, will be organizing an hour of conversation about their work at India will be held at Café Zoe, Mumbai on 29th July at 6 pm for this occasion, followed by a photo exhibition of the work done across the world. Born in October 2009, France Volontaires has been supporting, for […]

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Jul
28

Le Tour de France à Bangalore !

Tandis que le monde avait les yeux rivés sur le Brésil et  la Coupe du Monde, du 05 juillet au 27 juillet, près de 200 cyclistes de plusieurs continents/pays participent au Tour de France, une course à vélo de 3664 kilomètres durant trois semaines. A cette occasion, l’Alliance française de Bangalore et Bums on the Saddle […]

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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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Vu en Inde

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Jan
12

Après le cyclone Thane à Pondichéry

Le cyclone qui a frappé la région du Tamil Nadu dans la nuit  du 29 décembre a fait de nombreux dégâts et un nombre toujours trop important de victimes.  La ville de Pondichéry a souffert. Défigurée  par le  déracinement  des arbres  et les bris de branches, la ville a perdu de sa superbe mais elle […]

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Dec
21

Le cinéma français à l’honneur à Goa

Bertrand Tavernier – IBN live Entre le  23 novembre et le 3 décembre, le 42ème Festival International du Film d’Inde (IFFI) inauguré par la star de Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan a mis à l’honneur le cinéma français en accueillant à Goa deux invités de marque, Bertrand Tavernier et Luc Besson. Fondé en 1952 par le […]

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Dec
9

Supinfocom à Pune

Supinfocom à Pune Pune a de la chance d’avoir la première école d’animation indo-française, du jeu vidéo et de design industriel. A Fursungi, ce beau campus s’étendant sur huit hectares attire par sa grandeur et sa beauté.  Il y a 20 ans en France dans le grand Hainaut à Valenciennes, la CCI (Chambre de commerce et […]

Dec
7

Flashmob francoindien

La mode des FlashMod chorégraphiés envahit les rues de Mumbai ou de Chennai comme celles de Paris. Voici trois vidéos qui filment ces grands rassemblements aux intentions plus ou moins commerciales. D’après Wikipédia, “un flash mob (de l’expression anglaise identique) ou flashmob, traduit en français par foule éclair ou mobilisation éclair, est le rassemblement d’un groupe de personnes dans un […]

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Nov
30

Elles changent l’Inde

Afin de fêter ses 150 ans d’implantation en Inde, le groupe bancaire d’origine française BNP-Paribas fête les femmes en Inde en s’associant avec Magnum Photo pour une exposition célébrant la Femme au Petit-Palais, à Paris. Comment le rôle des femmes indiennes a‐t‐il évolué ces dernières années ? Comment cette féminisation de la société indienne est […]

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Nov
23

French connection goes sky-high

French connection goes sky-high The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) works in collaboration with the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales France, for the first time to successfully put the satellite Megha-Tropiques into orbit. Out of the four satellites which India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle or PSLV put into orbit on October 12 2011, Megha-Tropiques  (derived from […]

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 ...