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Francophonie week – Cinema & other events (from Sat. 18th to Sat. 25th of March)

FRANCOPHONIE WEEK   Half a billion Francophones around the world will celebrate International Francophonie Day on 20 March. This event began in 1998 as a way for the 49 members of the International Organisation of Francophonie to celebrate their common bond, the French language, as well as their diversity. The International Organisation of Francophonie represents one of the biggest linguistic zones in the world. Its members share more than just a common language, they also share the humanist values. Once again, AF Bombay along ... Read More »

Kala Ghoda Arts Festival | Winners of the Treasure Hunt

The results are out! Alliance Française de Bombay is pleased to announce the winners of the Treasure Hunt! To get your prize, please come to Theosophy Hall office at Churchgate anytime between Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 6pm. The free French classes are only valid for the session starting in April.   For the free French class of 120 hours, the winner is: Sahil Bendre   For the free french class of 60 hours, the winner is: Rita Choudhari For the Rs. ... Read More »

Sherazade & Lavionrose – KALA GHODA 2017

Highlight on Sherazade & Lavionrose concert at the KALA GHODA arts festival 2017 Sherazade and Lavionrose came together for an unforgetable concert at Cross Maidan on the 10th of February 2017. Thousands were present to cheer and applause the French group who flew specially to tour with the Alliance Francaise network in India. Sherazade’s songs are an image of her life, vibrant, sensual and mixed. Her lyrics, sung in Russian, Arabic, French, English, Armenian and Turkish invited us to travel and reflect ... Read More »

AFB @ Kala Ghoda Arts Festival – Sat. 4th to Sun. 12th February

  This year again, Alliance Française de Bombay participates in the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival, the country’s largest multicultural festival which aims at encouraging cultural and art-related events, making the Kala Ghoda Art District a landmark in Mumbai. Don’t miss out on the events we prepared for you! Treasure hunt, Sat. 4th- Sun. 12th, 12pm-6pm, Rampart Row, Kala Ghoda More info The art of Calligraphy, Sat. 4th- Sun. 12th, 12pm-6pm, Rampart Row, Kala Ghoda More info   Sherazade&Lavionrose concert, Fri. 10th, 6.50-7.30pm, Cross Maidan Garden ... Read More »

EXHIBITION | OPENING OF SEA-ME-WE @ CLARK HOUSE

  Come watch AF Bombay and Clark House unspool history through the exhibition SEA-ME-WE by Virgile Fraisse  based on telegraphic archives and on the current powers in the world of Indian telecommunications. SEA-ME-WE is a massive underwater fiber optic cable which runs from Marseille (France) all the way to Singapore and connects several cities on the way – including Mumbai. The exhibition takes its name from the same cable and traces the history of Indo-European relations. Free entrance & open ... Read More »

CITY WALKS | ONE STEP AT A TIME

In collaboration with RaahGeer Walks, Alliance Française de Bombay will present several guided walks around Mumbai. Follow the guide and discover hidden parts of the city! Free participation | Registration required at communication.mumbai@afindia.org  Thu. 19th, 4pm to 6pm- ‘Romantic’ Bandra Walk More information  Fri. 20th, 9am to 11am- Khotachiwadi walk – A Hamlet in SoBo More information Sat. 21st, 9am to 11am- Holy Banganga Walk (Malabar Hill) More information In partnership with RaahGeer Walks               Read More »

Exhibition | Hermès – Fierce and Fragile: Big Cats in the Art of Robert Dallet

Fierce and Fragile: Big Cats in the Art of Robert Dallet Hermès, the Parisian luxury house, and Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organization, have joined forces to pay homage to the extraordinary talent of the French artist and naturalist, Robert Dallet (1926 – 2006). Fierce and Fragile: Big Cats in the Art of Robert Dallet celebrates the beauty of big cats while raising awareness of their existence, forming part of a project to protect them from extinction. Launched at the Bruce Museum, Greenwich, ... Read More »

MOOD INDIGO | CIRCUS: Soralino

This year again, Alliance Française de Bombay continues its association with Asia’s largest and most anticipated festival, Mood Indigo, to provide a platform for special artists. We are happy to welcome the duo Soralino,  which is replacing La Folle Allure! “Inbox”  is a universe of balance that gives life to the most ordinary item, because in every “ordinary” item, there is charm and poetry if the touch is simple and the look curious. Performances Sat. 24th of December – 3-4 pm Sun. ... Read More »