Finding meaning in dance with Histoires Vraies

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Dances do not exist and evolve in a vacuum – the movements of a dancer’s body can often be traced back to distinct stylistic lineages. These are rooted in specific contexts which have shaped different dance forms as we know them today. Contemporary dancers often highlight these linkages through an exploration of rhythms, movements and […]

And off to France she goes !

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The winner of the India-Nepal leg of the 2017 edition of Dis-Moi Dix mots is Srutha Keerthi Tangella – a talented student from Alliance Française Hyderabad. Her entry – a video inspired by the 10 words shortlisted for this year’s edition of the competition – has won her a return flight ticket to Paris! An interview with her […]

Farewell My Indian Soldier

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Of the hundreds of people who visit the India Gate in Delhi every day, few have any idea that it commemorates the Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting in the First World War. Approximately 1.3 million Indian soldiers served in this war – over 74,000 of them lost their lives and a comparable number […]

WePlay in India

David Walters - Live in Concert

Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, DJ, Composer but above all a music-lover, David Walters is clearly a man who wears many hats with aplomb. He has previously shared the stage with the likes of Lenny Kravitz, Arthur H and Tracy Chapman. This talented musician will be travelling to India with his project WePlay and collaborating with various local artists […]

Selon Beltuner, “le bonheur est chemin”

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Créé à Paris en 2001, Beltuner ést un quartet composé de René Sopa (accordéon), Pascal Muller (guitare), Mickael Correia (percussions) and Nicolas Pautras (contrebasse). Le groupe a tout d’abord joué un répertoire de morceaux traditionnels issus du swing manouche, du musette parisien, du tango mais aussi du yiddish ou des musiques balkaniques. Très rapidement, Beltuner a évolué vers un son […]

Climate – State of Emergency!

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The Earth’s climate has always been dynamic and in a constant state of flux. What is troubling, however, are the unprecedented changes that human intervention have triggered around the world. From 30 November to 11 December 2015, France presided over the twenty-first conference on climate change or COP21 to facilitate international cooperation on combating these changes. An historic agreement to combat climate change […]

Retour sur la Fête de la Photo

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Organisée à l’initiative de l’Ambassade de France et l’Institut Français en Inde en collaboration avec le réseau des Alliances Françaises, la Fête de la Photo, premier festival, pan-indien et franco-indien à la fois, de photographie, a réuni des milliers de photographes professionnels et amateurs à travers le pays : principalement à Delhi mais également à […]

Norig, chanteuse tzigane

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La culture tzigane est née en Inde, portée par un peuple, appelé rom, gitan ou manouche, qui a voyagé du Nord de l’Inde à l’Espagne à partir du XIe siècle. Les Roms se sont fixés plus particulièrement en Europe de l’Est, en Roumanie et en Hongrie. La musique caractéristique des tziganes a eu une influence […]

Toulouse – Hyderabad

At the Meridian School

Recently Meridian School, Banjara Hills created history with the first ever French Exchange Programme in Hyderabad.  And here is what happened… An article written by Caroline Diane Ross, French Teacher, at Meridian School, Banjara Hills The last year, Meridian School received the British Council International School Award.  While doing the project we requested Mr Jean Manuel Duhaut, […]

French Ecology Minister’s visit to Hyderabad

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Hyderabad city stirred and woke up for the United Nations Bio-Diversity conference in October 2012. New roads were laid, trees and flowering bushes sprouted up on the dividers between the roads, colourful murals by young artists emerged on the sides of the flyovers and the whole city was spruced up to welcome foreign delegates 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 ...