The Owner, a true international movie

The Owner, official still

Neha Thakker, in Mumbai, is part of the 25 directors who worked on the original and surprising collaborative feature The Owner (to be screened at Olive Bar and Kitchen, Khar, on the 3rd of December). She explains how unique this experience was to her. Neha Thakker, you collaborated with 24 other filmmakers in this project. […]

Happy birthday !

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France honoured Mrs. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan  with Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) Thursday November 1st, Mr. François Richier, Ambassador of France to India, on behalf of the French authorities confered the honour of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l’Ordre […]

Comics Come of Age in India

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The second edition of the Mumbai Film and Comics Convention was held on the weekend of the 20-21st of October at the World Trade Center in South Mumbai. It was a comic lovers delight with superheros and villains tempting visitors at every turn. In the past year, Comic Cons have been held in major cities […]

A French bow in India

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The French violinist Frédéric Pelassy will be touring the Alliance Françaises of India, in partnership with Institut Français. Does music classical music have a nationality? Is Mozart the same for French people as for Indian or Austrian people? Frédéric Pelassy and his tour in India may give us an answer to this question. The French […]

Semaine du goût à Bombay : de l’explosion à l’émotion

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Pour la quatrième année consécutive, l’Alliance Française de Bombay a fait honneur à la gastronomie française et à ses formes pour les moins surprenantes. Retour sur une semaine forte en fumée, en bulles et en découvertes. A priori, entre le laboratoire du CNRS de Christophe Lavelle, biophysicien de son état, et les couteaux de Noël […]

Lineup for the Mumbai Film Festival

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Along with new sections, the Mumbai Film Festival, one of the best film festivals in India shall screen the 37 best French films of the 2012. Take a look! Founded in 1997, the Mumbai Film Festival in its 14th edition this year is all set to host over 200 films from over 65 countries between […]

Ganeshotsav : dix jours de folie

Le dieu Ganesh

Musique, danse, animations de rue – l’Inde est envahie par la folie pendant les dix jours de la fête de Ganesh, autrement dit Ganeshotsav.  Faisant incontestablement partie des dieux les plus préférés des Indiens ainsi que des étrangers qui connaissent les divinités indiennes, Ganesh fait appel à tout le monde. Une grande fête publique depuis […]

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 […]

Parcours francophile réussi

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Jayita Phulsunge, 24 ans, vient tout juste de rentrer d’une année de formation à Lille, et dès son retour a été recrutée par UbiFrance à New Delhi. Histoire d’un parcours réussi d’institution en institution françaises : de l’Alliance Française à Atout France, en passant par Campus France et pour finir à UbiFrance.  Pourquoi le français ? […]

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 ...