Events

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 to Wed, 26 Apr 2017

THE OTHER THOUGHT: FRENCH-INDIAN ENCOUNTERS ON CREATIVITY & INNOVATION
A seminar for artists, historians, critics, curators, gallerists, consultants, collectors & museums.
WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DAY, 26th APRIL 2017.

Institut Français India
2, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Rd.,
New Delhi

Wed, 5 Apr 2017 to Thu, 27 Apr 2017

IFI's new Innovation & Multimedia department has chosen new French films for the screenings at Habitat Film Club. These films reflect the range of contemporary French cinema which goes beyond comedy to social drama to encompass the supernatural. All of the above highly-select films promise narrative and visual delights – not least among them is “Cowboys,” partially shot in India.

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 to Mon, 31 Jul 2017

OPEN CALL: PHOTOGRAPHY: PIX MAGAZINE
THE STUDENT ISSUE: EXPERIMENTATION

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.

Thu, 23 Mar 2017

On 23 March 2017, the Embassy of France celebrated the launch of the France Alumni West India network.

Dr Bertrand de Hartingh, French Counsellor for Cultural Affairs launched the network in the presence of the Consul General of France in Mumbai, Mr Yves Perrin, at the Royal Opera House, Mumbai.

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

Salon du Livres de Paris / Paris Book Salon

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. Every year, the book fair lays on a dedicated programme of events and meetings for all professionals in the world of books and writing.

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Gandhi in Raza

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.

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Harp by Nidhi Dalmia

Set in the context of the zeitgeist and idealism of the late sixties, Harp is about love, longing and coming of age. The three main protagonists - a young man travelling in a Europe-less-travelled including the Iron Curtain, a young woman who has a calling to music, and another young woman who has loved and lost once - provide the frame of this narrative about journeys we make across countries, even as we embark on a private quest within to know ourselves better, and to seek what it is we really want from life.

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Dr. V. Prakash from IFP to receive Presidential Award for Classical Tamil

Dr. V. Prakash will be one of the recipients of Government of India's distinguished Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil in the Young Scholar Award" category for the year 2015-2016. Dr. Prakash is a post-doctoral scholar at Institut francais de Pondichery (IFP), where he is currently in the Contemporary Tamil Culture program. He will receive the award in New Delhi soon.

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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.

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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.

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