Institut français India is happy to participate at The Paris Book Fair 2017 (37th edition), “Livre Paris 2017”, from 24th to 27th March. With 1,200 exhibitors, 45 countries represented, 800 talks and events, 3,000 authors at signing sessions; Livre Paris is an excellent place for all those involved in publishing to meet each other.
On Tuesday, 21st March 2017, we will be celebrating the third annual edition of the great global event, “Goût de France / Good France”.
Alliance Francaises all over India will be hosting a series of events as part of this celebration.
On the occasion of Goût de France – Day of French Gastronomy an international program which is celebrated all around the world, The Book Office of Institut français India in collaboration with Full Circle is going to organise a reading session from the book I'd Rather Eat A Child for children aged 4 – 12 years.
On the occasion of the Francophonie festival, the Salle des profs has planned a series of competitions for Indian students of French.
Following the theme of des dix mots de la francophonie / ten words of Francophonie 2017, all competitions will be online until April 30th.
The contests are in three age categories:
"Students" category, universities and colleges
City Scripts is the first festival focusing on urban writings. It brings together novelists, journalists, activists, thinkers, architects, planners, poets, bloggers and the lay community which lives in Indian cities, and engages with the experience of living in these cities by writing about it in different genres.
With the launch of the Tamil translation of Fukushima, Récit d’un désastre, by the French author Michaël Ferrier, marks a literary evening on March 10 at 7.00 PM at the auditorium.
Acclaimed late painter SH Raza's deep admiration for Mahatma Gandhi and his teachings is reflected in a series of seven paintings which he executed in 2013 to pay tribute to the Father of the Nation. These paintings will be unveiled as a set for the first time.
Set in the context of the zeitgeist and idealism of the late sixties, Harp is about love, longing and coming of age.