KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2016

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Founded in 2010, and held every year for the past six years, KASHISH is the first Indian LGBT festival to be held with the approval of the Information & Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India. The festival attracts top-tier Bollywood celebrities, filmmakers, critics and academicians from India as well as many international guests from across the world. KASHISH believes […]

New Beginnings At Nashik


Much like their counterparts around the world, the network of the 14 Alliances Françaises in India and Nepal is charged with the triple mission of spreading french language, francophone cultures and fostering friendly relations between the subcontinent and France. They are aided in this mission by roughly 10 annexes located in different parts of the subcontinent – each […]

Pieds au plancher, s’il vous plaît!

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Dans le cadre de la Semaine de la Langue française et de la Francophonie, l’Alliance Française de Bombay a piloté la tournée du Pied de la Pompe en Inde – un trio qui, sur scène, joue aussi bien des doigts que des pieds! Gérome Briard tient le chant, la guitare, les séquences et une batterie […]

The Play Of Light – Towards An Exhibition!

The Leading Photograph for the Exhibition "The Play of Light"
Photo Credits: Ajay Bhatia

Born on October 6, 1887, Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris – better known as Le Corbusier – was a giant of 20th century architecture. The imprint of his radical re-imagination of urban life can be found in cities as varied as Brasília and New York. In a fitting tribute to commemorate the maestro’s 50th death anniversary, Alliance Française de Chandigarh will […]

Climate – State of Emergency!

"Flooding" by Marc LAMEY, Miami (United States, 2014) - Part of the photo exhibition "Climate - State of Emergency"

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 […]

Forum on French Language in Professional Domains


The Institut français en Inde (Embassy of France in India), Alliance Française India and Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IFCCI), are pleased to host an international forum on French language in professional domains in India. This forum is in response to the concern raised by the Indian and French companies in India as well […]

Environment and Waste Management in India : A burning debate !


Dès le 30 novembre prochain, la France accueillera et présidera 21e Conférence des Parties de la Convention-cadre des Nations-Unies sur les changements climatiques, plus connue sous le nom de “COP 21″. Cette échéance, dont l’objectif est d’aboutir à un nouvel accord pour limiter le réchauffement climatique en deçà de 2°C, représente un enjeu crucial pour […]

Namaste, Bonjour


Archana Jayakumar has studied French at the Alliance Française de Bombay before working there as a teacher. She is now a language teacher in Valenciennes University, in France. This article was first published in the online magazine IDiva where Archana writes a weekly column. Namaste, Bonjour : 5 similarities between Us Indians and ’em French Last week, I […]

Récital, a Hip-Hop show


On the occasion of  DanSe DialogueS, the Info-French Festival of Contemporary Dance, The Insitut Français en Inde and Alliance Française de Bombay will host a world-famous hip-hop show: the Indian adaptation of Récital by the celebrated French choreographer Mourad Merzouki. Preview. Récital is an extraordinary and unparalleled combination of hip-hop, violins and a talk box, […]

Timbrés d’orthographe !


Samedi 5 avril 2014, à Theosophy Hall, le siège de l’Alliance Française de Bombay, une vingtaine de courageux ont affronté le quizz puis la dictée des « Timbrés de l’Orthographe » rejoignant ainsi les milliers de participants francophiles et francophones qui s’affrontaient.  Pour la première fois, ce concours national, organisé par les éditions de L’opportun et soutenu par […]


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 ...