Creative cooperation between India & France

Our mission: establishing regular and visible exchanges between artists, creators, students and cultural professionals. Partnership, creation, innovation and transmission encourage a long-term dialogue between India and France. The French Institute in India strives to promote an open mindset of culture at the heart of human exchanges. The cultural and creative industries of France and Inde together become a creator of values, a vector of innovation.

We accompany major artistic and cultural initiatives in the fields of Visual Arts, Photography, Architecture & Heritage, Performing Arts, Music, Fashion, Design, Gastronomy, Young Audience and Art & Science.

For any queries, please contact the team at [email protected]

  • Every year, the Indian cultural season is marked by numerous collaborations between the major Indian cultural actors and France.

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  • France has always strived for creative excellence in all of the arts: architecture, fashion, design, visual and graphic arts, & performing arts.

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  • We facilitate training programmes for artists or professionals in collaboration with French and Indian institutions.

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  • We support a programme of transdisciplinary residencies in India and France in collaboration with leading operators.

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News & Activities

  • A multi-pronged online and offline collaboration taking place between June 15 and June 30 to celebrate the occasion around the country.

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  • Bangalore - A conference on sustainability and fashion, the role of digital fashion in making the sector more sustainable.

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  • French Rendez-Vous festival commemorates artistic creations and exchanges through exclusive dance, music, theatre and circus performances.

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  • Alumni Ambassador Hemant Sagar initiated The Meghalaya Ramie Project during Bonjour India 2017.

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Conference on Architecture

April 13 @ 15:00 - 17:00

Influence of Pritzker award & awardees on Contemporary Architecture & Urbanism - Conference by HE Corrêa Do Lago, Ambassador of Brazil to India

Voice of the Other (Twitter Post)

Infraordinary things

January 24 @ 16:00 - 17:15

Women in writing with Laurence Hugues. The Voice of the Other lecture series explores unheard stories narrated by women.


S.Thala – An Indian

January 14 @ 18:00 - 19:00

A dance performance inspired by Marguerite Duras’ Indian cycle and directed by Annette Leday, a French choreographer and dancer.

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Serendipity Arts Festival 2019

Fashion event by Rahul Mishra