Events

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.

Book Talk: Sam Miller revives French classic "Once Upon a Time in India"

Institut français India and Juggernaut are pleased to invite you for an entertaining talk with Sam Miller on his translation of the forgotten French Classic: ONCE UPON A TIME IN INDIA: The Marvellous Adventures of Captain Corcoran By Alfred Assollant. Sam Miller will be in conversation with Nicolas Idier, Book Attaché, Institut français India.

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French Children's Book Authors to Tour India

The Book Office of the Embassy of France in India / Institut français India is pleased to invite French authors and illustrators Coralie Saudo and Kris Di Giacomo to participate in the 9th edition of Bookaroo, the much-awaited children’s literature festival that will take place in Delhi on November 26th and 27th. Organized by the Bookaroo Trust, the festival will bring together speakers from all over the world during two days to celebrate children’s books. Prior to the festival, the outreach programme “Bookaroo in the City” will bring authors and illustrators directly to schools.

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Achal Pandya to participate at Courants du monde training program in Paris

Courants du Monde programme is a residency and training programme for foreign professionals working in cultural fields, initiated by French Ministry of Culture and Communication, and produced by Maison des cultures du Monde (World Cultures Institute).
With the support of Institut français India, M. Achal Pandya has been selected to be part of 2016 programme dedicated to Finance and Economy of Culture, from 10th to 21st October 2016 in Paris (Université Paris-Dauphine).

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Hyleen on Tour in India

The French Nu Soul / Jazz band Hyleen is coming to India!
Discover the magic blend of Hyleen’s voice, Nicolas Viccaro’s drums and Frédéric Dupont’s bass and keyboards.
A perfect meeting between the energy and power of the Jazz Soul music and the sensitivity of a unique warm voice full of charm.
HYLEEN will be presented by Institut francais India and Gatecrash. Starting end of September, HYLEEN will perform in 4 cities on their first tour to India.

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Makenzy Orcel's Tour in India

The Institut français India / Embassy of France in India, in the frame of The Other Thought: French-Indian encounters on Creativity and Innovation, is happy to invite author Makenzy Orcel on a literary tour across India, with the support of Alliance française de Bhopal and Alliance française de Mumbai.

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Long Night of LiteratureS 2016

Do you fancy the idea literature speed dating?
Join in for an evening of literary encounters with authors from Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain and Switzerland.

The format encourages audience to listen to many authors through the course of the evening. Each author reads to an audience of about 15-20 people for 20 minutes. Then the audience moves to the next room to listen to another author. This concept allows the group a very intimate space and personal interactions with the authors.

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