French in Manipal

French in Manipal

With its three annexes in Mysore, Mangalore and Manipal, Alliance Française de Bangalore has been spreading French language and culture in almost all of Karnataka. An annex in Manipal was only logical, since it is popularly known as the university town of the state. The annex has been adding to the international aspect of this […]

A goan rendez-vous


On the occasion of an inauguration of the Alliance Francaise de Panjim, a photography exhibition was held at our new premises : A Goan Rendez-Vous by Nolan Mascarenhas. We had an opportunity to know more about Nolan Mascarenhas and to discover his work. How did you start with photography? I started my tryst with photography by chance […]

Mobilité internationale : quand les belges découvrent l’Inde…


Depuis quelques mois, la Belgique a mis en place un programme offrant la possibilité de réaliser un stage en entreprise dans les pays du BRIC (Brésil, Russie, Inde et Chine). Actuellement, une quinzaine de jeunes belges ont établi domicile à Mumbai et à Pune. Portraits de quelques-uns de ces petits belges découvrant les joies de […]

India, the guest country at Cannes

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India is the guest country at the 66th Cannes Film Festival, which will take place from 15th to 26th May, 2013. The guest country selection coincides with the  centennial of Indian cinema and Cannes will welcome a large number of Indian films and delegates to celebrate the anniversary. Amitabh Bachchan will be on the French […]

Prisoners of Gravity…


Isaac Delusion is the new rising French musical group. The group combines the efficiency of pop and avant-garde sound he deploys, quiet, hazy, floating, so that we can categorize them as a group of Dream Pop, like their compatriots M83, another rising group of French independent music. Either way, only the shadow of an airy […]

V. Jayasundara – India in Cannes


The 66th Cannes Film Festival is all set to commence from 15 to 26 May 2013. The search of Indian connections with Cannes leads to various results including the link to one award winning Shri Lankan director Vimukthi Jayasundara. Born in 1977 in Ratnapura of southern Shri Lanka, Vimukthi Jayasundara studied first in Mahinda College, […]

Baroque music for India

Amarillis Ensemble

This is an invitation to a voyage to the court of Versailles. This performance stages two heroic and opposing mythical personalities under the torment of love. The states of mind of the queen Didon (first her confusion and her pain, then her desire for vengeance and finally her renunciation) must be seen in the light […]

A la découverte d’un vignoble

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Voici quelques décennies que le vin indien commence à se faire une place en Asie et en Europe, quoique cette dernière se fasse plus lentement. A l’heure actuelle, les deux plus grandes régions de productions indiennes sont le Maharashtra – autour de Nashik, avec Sula Vineyards notamment – et le Karnataka, avec des « wineries […]

Lost Highway

Lost Highway by Chantal Stoman

Chantal Stoman présente son travail du 12 au 18 mars dans le cadre du festival Bonjour India, à Studio X Mumbai. Discussion avec une photographe dont le chemin longe les voies rapides. Vous avez débuté dans le monde de la mode. Quel est l’élément qui vous a amené à travailler sur le monde urbain, le reportage […]

Professions of the world

The build up

The Foundation Alliance Française had organized an international photography contest (Metiers du Monde) from 27th September 2012 to 20th January 2013. This contest with the theme ‘Jobs of the World’ was a huge success with the participation of 167 Alliance Française of 74 countries of five continents. ( Two of the finalists from India, Swarat […]


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 ...