Realm Beyond Reason

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A physicist by profession, Ashish Dubey who hails from Indore is passionate about photography and travel and has a talent for capturing nature in the simplest and purest forms. His exhibition Realm Beyond Reason was inaugurated by the new French Consulate General M Eric Lavertu on November 2nd. The artist then took time to speak to […]

NH7 : India’s Happiest Music Festival

NH7 Dewarists Stage 2011 - Photo: Shiv Ahuja

« First week end of November, best week end of the year ». Sur Twitter et Facebook, les plus impatients expriment  leur excitation  alors que la  troisième édition du festival de musique Bacardi NH7 Weekender vient tout juste de commencer à Amanora Park Town. Ce festival, crée en 2010 était un des premiers du genre et aujourd’hui […]

Sanjha : the Goddess, the friend


Sanjha, as the name signifies in hindi, implies evening time. It is when the sun bids “au revoir” for the day, that young maidens gather around the ramparts of their modest lodgings and sing and celebrate sanjha. Young girls in India are conditioned right from childhood into drawing rangoli, mandna, mehndi, mahavar, etc. on any joyous […]

Graphic Narrative Project in Gujarat

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Jacques-Rémy Girerd, one of the most renowned French animator and founder of Folimage Studios was in Ahmedabad recently at the National Institute of Design (NID) for the 2nd edition of the Graphic Narrative Project, an initiative of the Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad, organised in collaboration with the NID. Internationally acclaimed French animator and founder of Folimage […]

Heritage Days, a walk to remember


Well instituated in Europe, the Heritage Days have had their baby steps in India and are celebrated this year for the third time in Mumbai by the Alliance Française de Bombay. On this occasion, according to the theme “Hidden Treasures” coming from Europe, walks were organized in several areas of Mumbai, areas often looked at […]

Echos roumains à Kolkata

Mircea Eliade

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 […]


Monumenta exhibition in Paris

For the last four years, the Grand Palais of Paris has been housing Monumenta, an art exhibition of grand magnitude in its premises. Open to everyone, this exhibition surely is a visual treat to all the conoisseurs of art. Le Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées commonly known as the Grand Palais is located in the 8th arrondisement […]

Sights and sounds of Spring

Installation by Subodh Kerkar

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’, […]

Flâneries à la NGMA de Bangalore

National Gallery of Modern Art, Bangalore

La Galerie Nationale d’Art Moderne (National Gallery of Modern Art-NGMA) de Bangalore située à Manikyavelu Mansion est un exemple classique de l’architecture coloniale, étendue sur trois acres et demi. Deux étudiants à l’entrée de NGMA En entrant, vous vous retrouvez dans une salle dédiée à l’art traditionnel – en particulier les peintures traditionnelles de Tanjore […]

Dancing Across Cultures


The Alliance Française de Bangalore was recently treated to a lecture-demonstration (Conférence Dansée), by dancer and choreographer, Céline Pradeu-Kanagasabai. Born to a French mother and a Tamilian father, Céline Pradeu has been dancing since the age of 5 and performing professionally since she was 10. She has studied ballet, contemporary dance and Bharatnatyam under Guru […]


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 ...