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    Ephemeral Perfection With Hakanaï !

    Thursday, March 15, 2018

    In Japanese, Hakanaï denotes something which is fleeting and delicate. An ancient word, it is written by combining the graphic characters symbolizing ‘man’ and ‘dream’. This symbolic convergence is the baseline of the 40-minute contemporary dance piece Hakanaï which explores the fragility of the human condition. As part of Bonjour India 2017-18 and in collaboration with […]

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  • Avec l'équipe de l'AF Delhi

    Visite du Président Macron à l’AF Delhi !

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018

    L’Alliance française de Delhi a eu le privilège de recevoir, samedi 10 mars 2018, le Président Français M. Emmanuel Macron ainsi que la Ministre Indienne des Affaires Etrangères Mme Sushma Swaraj. Au coeur de la galerie Romain Rolland, qui accueillait pour l’occasion l’exposition de l’Agence Française de Développement A world in common, les deux dignitaires ont […]

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  • Weight of Joy

    The Weight of Joy In India

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018

    Despite the changes in the discourse surrounding people with disabilities, there continues to be a lot of stigma associated with this particular demographic. A differently-able person can often find themselves being treated like they are lesser-than and their identity being reduced to their disability. French choreographer Eric Languet’s contemporary dance project The Weight of Joy challenges these notions and […]

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    Sangâta – A Franco-Indian Creation By Thierry Pécou

    Monday, March 12, 2018

    Back in December 2016, Alliance Française de Delhi and the cultural organisation Kalasetu had launched a unique musical initiative in the form of an ongoing series of musical meetings called [InChorus]. With the goal of promoting traditional South Asian Performing Arts, the initiative provides a coveted platform in the form of residencies, concerts and workshops […]

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  • A l'Alliance Française de Pondichéry, accueillies par Marie-Joëlle Primoguet (écharpe rose au centre de la photo)

    Lucknow rencontre Pondichéry

    Sunday, March 11, 2018

    Un groupe de l’Alliance francaise de Lucknow en visite dans l’ancien comptoir français Le projet de la visite à Pondichéry, proposé par Rachna Sachdev, a été réalisé à la fin du mois de février. Six étudiantes de la plus récente Alliance Française en Inde, qui sont également des enseignantes dans les différentes écoles de Lucknow et […]

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    Welcome Mr. President!

    Friday, March 9, 2018

    The President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, will undertake a State Visit to India from March 9 to March 12, 2018. Macron’s visit aims to consolidate the strategic partnerships between India and France in multiple domains. It will also be the occasion to hold the Founding Summit of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on March 11. […]

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    Mahindra Sanatkada Lucknow Festival Gets A Thrilling French Touch

    Friday, February 16, 2018

    Lucknow is much more than the capital of Uttar Pradesh – it is a thriving metropolis, a vibrant cultural hub and the home of Alliance Française de Lucknow – the youngest Alliance in the India-Nepal network! The city has been a centre of arts and learning since times immemorial and continues to be an important centre of governance, […]

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    Metajingle Brings People Together!

    Thursday, February 15, 2018

    In its essence, Bonjour India 2017-18 celebrates the many ties which bind India and France together – ties which have catapulted the two nations to the centre stage on a global level! This sense of collaboration is best encapsulated in a project like Metajingle – The Postman Does Not Wait For The Rising Tide which unites several artists from both […]

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  • Ariane Mnouchkine

    Mnouchkine takes the stage at Puducherry

    Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    As part of Bonjour India 2017-18, Alliance Française de Pondichéry had the pleasure of hosting the grande dame of European theatre – Ariane Mnouchkine – and the famed Ecole nomade from January 7 to January 27, 2018. A force to be reckoned with, Mnouchkine co-founded the Théâtre du Soleil over 40 years ago and continues to be its artistic and stage director. To […]

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    A Touch Of Baroque With Le Poème Harmonique

    Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    Derived from the Portuguese word barroco, or oddly shaped pearl, the term baroque is used to demarcate the period from 1600 to 1750 in Western European art and music. Though initially used derogatively by critics to describe excessive ornamentation and exaggeration in different art forms, baroque is widely hailed today as one of the richest and most diverse periods in […]

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Nos Alliances françaises


Leave it to the Pros!

  A unique forum “French Language in Professional Domains” hosted at St. Xavier’s College (Mumbai) on November 26-27, 2015 saw the corporate world, educational institutes and language training centres coming together to discuss the urgent need for French speaking professionals in India. The event was conducted under the aegis of the Ambassade de France en […]

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Forum on French Language in Professional Domains

The Institut français en Inde (Embassy of France in India), Alliance Française India and Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IFCCI), are pleased to host an international forum on French language in professional domains in India. This forum is in response to the concern raised by the Indian and French companies in India as well […]

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Environment and Waste Management in India : A burning debate !

Dès le 30 novembre prochain, la France accueillera et présidera 21e Conférence des Parties de la Convention-cadre des Nations-Unies sur les changements climatiques, plus connue sous le nom de “COP 21″. Cette échéance, dont l’objectif est d’aboutir à un nouvel accord pour limiter le réchauffement climatique en deçà de 2°C, représente un enjeu crucial pour […]

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Mumbai Serious Gaming FLE

  Une présence importante sur les réseaux sociaux, son expertise en matière d’intégration des TICE ou encore sa panoplie d’outils du Web 2.0 détournés au profit de l’enseignement-apprentissage du français, ont peu à peu apporté à l’Alliance Française de Bombay sur l’ensemble du continent asiatique une solide réputation d’Alliance tournée vers le numérique. Outre l’utilisation […]

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Vu en Inde


Intouchables in India

French Film Intouchables releases in India on 13th July, 2012. Intouchables, a comedy by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache will be released in India on July 13, 2012. This French film, based on a true story, starring Francois Cluzet as aristocrat Philippe and Omar Sy as ghetto dweller Driss is a heart warming tale of friendship, life […]

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Echos roumains à Kolkata

Qui aurait pu penser à une quelconque relation entre la Roumanie, la France et l’Inde : ces trois pays qui sont culturellement tellement différents  et géographiquement si éloignés? De Mircea Eliade à Constantin Brancusi, Mihaela Gligor, chercheuse scientifique dans le département de philosophie de l’Académie Roumaine, relève le défi avec brio. Lundi 9 juillet, elle nous […]

Soirée d'honneur

“Ishk in Paris” avec Isabelle Adjani

Soirée en l’honneur d’Isabelle Adjani en présence de Son Excellence M. François Richier, Ambassadeur de France en Inde, à l’occasion du tournage du film ISHK IN PARIS. Pour célébrer la présence à Bombay de l’actrice Isabelle Adjani, qui tourne actuellement dans le film de Bollywood ISHK IN PARIS, Son Excellence M. François Richier, Ambassadeur de […]


The sense of place of Pondicherry

Mr Jean-Marin Schuh, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of France in India, the Institut Français en Inde, and Roli Books together presented Pondicherry, a photo essay by noted French photographer Mr Sebastian Cortés on Wednesday, 2 May 2012 at the Residence of France New Delhi. Article écrit par l’Institut Français en Inde – département […]

Installation by Subodh Kerkar

Sights and sounds of Spring

Spring: Nature-Prakriti -Qudrat was the theme celebrated by the 4th edition of Chandigarh Art & Heritage Festival that kicked off on 24th of April bringing together performing, literary and visual arts spread across the ‘City Beautiful’. The festival closed on the 28th of April. ‘Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better’, […]


French theater, made in India

Three french actresses based in India got together for The Seed Giver, a dance-drama production organized by Alliance Francaise de Trivandrum based on the autobiographical story of Violette Ailhaud. The novelty of the theme received wide acclaims. More than a dance-drama, the play is in effect, a powerful combination of narration and dance. Superb narration in […]


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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 ...