KASHISH – A Queer Film Festival

Burnt Money de Marcelo Pineyro

Kashish is a queer film festival prevalent in Mumbai since 2010. After the historic judgement given by Delhi High Court on legalisation of homosexuality in India, Kashish presented the queer world to Indians through the medium of movies. It is the first Indian queer film festival to be held in mainstream theaters and to have received the […]

Hip Hop Workshop with Miguel Nosibor

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Soft-spoken and unassuming, Miguel Nosibor – devoted husband and father of two teenage sons, doesn’t seem like your typical hip hop dancer. However, the 45 year old who hails from Aubagne near Marseilles has been dancing since the age of 14 and belongs to the first generation of French hip hop performers, and his skill […]

Urban Culture and HipHop

Urban Culture Project Mumbai

The following two weeks will feature two important gigs of urban culture in Mumbai and Bangalore. The Alliance Française de Bombay is taking part in the organization of Urban Culture Project with the graffiti artist Rock, whereas the Alliance Française de Bangalore is organizing a workshop with the hip hop dancer Miguel Nosibor. It is the […]

Déménagement à Hyderabad

Coupure du ruban par le Gouverneur de l'Andhra Pradesh

 L’Alliance Française d’Hyderabad déménage dans un centre flambant neuf après plus de 31 ans d’existence. Un pari réussi qui devrait permettre à cette Alliance de multiplier ses inscriptions. Article écrit par Jean-Manuel Duhaut, Directeur de l’Alliance Française d’Hyderabad    Un espace de presque 1.000 m² pour l’Alliance Française  d’Hyderabad. C’est le joli chiffre annoncé pour […]

Fautes de français

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Tous les deux mois, Afmagazine.in publie un article du Français dans le Monde. Ce mois-ci, entretien avec un présentateur vedette de la télévision française, Julien Lepers.  De son expérience de la télévision, Julien Lepers a tiré un livre sur les erreurs de français les plus courantes. Questions pour un champion de l’orthographe et de la prononciation. Pourquoi avez-vous […]

La Rudra Veena à Jaipur

John Boswell et Philippe Buguière de la Cité de la musique de Paris

L’Alliance française de Jaipur, en collaboration avec Kawa Cultural Center, Amber, a invité à se produire deux spécialistes français de la musique hindoustani, Philippe Bruguière et John Boswell. Ce concert fut l’occasion de découvrir la Rudra Veena, un instrument indien très ancien qui n’est malheureusement plus très joué en Inde du Nord. Philippe Bruguière, conservateur […]

The OZMA fever in India

OZMA meets Darpana

It catches you, holds you tight and grows stronger in you…! And you don’t want to get rid of it. Their magic of music is indescribable, their tunes are finest and their performance mind-blowing. The audience did not stop shouting “encore” after every numbers. Indeed, they carried us “far away from our seats”. The OZMA […]

French theater, made in India

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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 […]

Goa Engineering school practices in French

students at engineering school learn French

From 17th February to the 9th of April, 2012 French classes were held by the Alliance francaise, Panjim at Bits Pilani. Forty students participated  for the  36 hours French Course with the new method, Tech French.  For the second time in Goa, French courses were held in this prestigious engineering college in Goa. The Bits Pilani […]

Shalom India Résidence

Shalom India Book Cover

The famous Indian writer, Esther David, was awarded the most prestigious literary prize of India – Sahitya Akademi Puraskar – in 2010 for her novel The Book of Rachel which also won Prix Eugénie Brazier in France. Shalom India Résidence was published in February 2012 by Edition Héloïse d’Ormesson. After her first novel The Walled […]

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 ...