Heritage Days

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European Heritage Days (les Journées Européennes du Patrimoine) are a series of events that take place in September, commemorating Europe’s common heritage. During these set of days, countries in Europe give free access to museums and other historical sites. On this occasion, the Alliance Française has organized a series of events. Initiated in France in […]

A la recherche du silence perdu

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Gilles Le Breton vit à Ahmedabad depuis presque un an et nous propose dans cet article une description de la vieille ville, fondée en 1411 par le sultan Ahmed Shah. Ce centre historique regorge d’intérêts patrimoniaux à tel point qu’il est inscrit sur la liste indicative du patrimoine mondial de l’Unesco depuis 2011. L’atout majeur […]

The city : Heritage, Art and Handicraft

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After the huge success of Heritage Days, 2013, in France, it is Alliance Française de Bombay’s turn to continue with the Heritage Days Programme in Mumbai for the fourth time this year. It met with reputable appreciation in its nascent stage in the past three years and now it is back, this time, bigger and […]

France Heritage

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The exhibition France Heritage is a group photography exhibition showcasing works by Anay Mann, Gigi Scaria, Rishi Singhal, Serena Chopra, Isabel Saij and Jean-Pierre Dubois is now on in the city of Bangalore. Each artist has a very unique style, but together, the works highlight the importance of architecture in defining one’s cultural identity. The […]

France Heritage

Chandan Nagore par Serena Chopra

«Glimpses of France are still visible in the form of buildings along the Strand, city gates with inscriptions of ‘Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité’ as well as the rich merchant houses of the Bengali zamindars» France Heritage is a photography project built around the labour of love of young Indian conservation architect, Ms. Aishwarya Tipnis, who has […]

Heritage Days, a walk to remember

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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 […]

Capturing Heritage

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To commemorate the European Heritage Days this year, several Alliance Française in India launched photography contestes which took place in August and September 2012. Respectively, the contest were conducted at Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Jaipur.  While Mumbai and Jaipur themed the contest as hidden heritage of the city, the Alliance Française of Bangalore launched #BelleBangalore on […]

Hidden Mumbai

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A l’occasion de la 2ème édition du Monsoon Project,  l’Alliance Française de Bombay a le plaisir de lancer un concours photographique sur le thème des prochaines Journées Européennes du Patrimoine qui auront lieu en septembre prochain. Hidden Treasures of Mumbai est un concours de photographie inspiré du thème du Patrimoine caché retenu cette année par le Ministère de la […]

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 […]

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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 ...