Fri, 24 Mar 2017 to Mon, 27 Mar 2017

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.

Tue, 21 Mar 2017

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.

Sun, 19 Mar 2017

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.

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 to Sun, 30 Apr 2017

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

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 to Sun, 12 Mar 2017

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.

Fri, 10 Mar 2017

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.

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 to Fri, 31 Mar 2017

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.

Thu, 16 Feb 2017

Set in the context of the zeitgeist and idealism of the late sixties, Harp is about love, longing and coming of age.

La nuit des idées: The Night of Theatre n°9

The Night of Theatre n°9 / La nuit des idées is a night-long festival of contemporary performing arts and inventive thought taking place on Saturday 28th January 2017 at Trimukhi Cultural Centre in the Santhal tribal village of Borotalpada, West Bengal, India. During the night-long event, artists and thinkers from Kolkata, Paris, Madrid and Montréal, together with Santhal actors, dancers and musicians will both showcase in situ performances and evolve in stimulative conversations about art and thought. The night-long program ends with a multicultural dance party.


Until the Lions by Karthika Nair makes Atta Galatta longlist

The Bangalore Literature Festival and Atta Galatta, the city-based bookstore and art-literature space, instituted the Atta Galatta-Bangalore Literature Festival Book Prize in 2015 to honour the best of English writing, each year. The prize is awarded in the 3 categories of English Fiction and Non-Fiction and a Literary Achievement Award for Kannada.


Taslima Nasrin & Charles Dantzig: A Literary Conversation

Institut français India and Penguin Randomhouse India are pleased to invite you for an evening with Taslima Nasrin and Charles Dantzig to

A Literary Conversation
Taslima Nasrin (author of Exile) and Charles Dantzig (author of Writers & their Worlds)
In the framework of “The Other Thought : French-Indian Encounters on Innovation and Creativity”


Kris Di Giacomo at Tara Book Building in Chennai

Tara Books and Institut français India are pleased to invite you to a special presentation by Kris Di Giacomo’s

On Tuesday 29th November, at 6.30 pm.

Illustrator Kris Di Giacomo will explain how she explores different styles, color palettes, and mediums to capture the mood for a given narrative, hoping to renew her approach with each new project and to convey a sense of humor and emotion that can be read at different levels.


Children’s workshop with Coralie Saudo and Kris Di Giacomo

Institut français India and Tota Books are pleased to announce:

The unveiling of the French children’s book section at Full Circle Bookstore!
On Sunday 27th November 2016 at 5:00 pm

On this occasion, author Coralie Saudo and illustrator Kris Di Giacomo will host a special puppet workshop, based on their title My Dad at the Zoo (Children aged 4 to 12).



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