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International photo contest: “Fashion and dress codes” – from 28th of March to 16th of June 2017

  The purpose of this contest is to show the extent of the heritage, innovativity and contemporary creativity in terms of dress codes around the world. Like the last six editions, it shows the diversity which surounds us. Participation in the contest is free and open to all. All non-professional and semi-professional photographers aged 18 and above are allowed to participate. Please note that professional photographers who are recognised for their artistic work and make their living exclusively from their photographs are not ... Read More »

A film at antiSocial every month!

In 2017, Alliance Française de Bombay associates with antiSocial, a versatile cultural space where you can enjoy food and drinks…in front of your favorite French films! Our screenings are free and open to guests above 21 years of age. antiSocial is located in Khar Social: Rohan Plaza, 5th Rd, Ram Krishna Nagar, Khar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052 Read More »

Volunteer with us!

☞ Volunteers play a central role in our various  programmes and we can’t wait to hear from you! Volunteers are the ambassadors of the Alliance Française de Bombay at our events What can you volunteer for? We regularly need volunteers to welcome and guide French artists in Bombay. Each year, we take part in 2 of the most important festivals in town: Kala Ghoda Street Art festival and Mood Indigo. In addition to this, you have the unique opportunity to ... Read More »

Café Philo: a first in India

Together with Francois Courcelle, founder of the association ‘Philodyssee’, Alliance Francaise de Bombay organised the very first free and open public philosophical debate of India in 2016: Café Philo What is special about Café Philo? Café Philo allows a space for people of all backgrounds (no need to be an expert in philosophy) to explore philosophical questions in a safe and friendly atmosphere. It is a chance to express your ideas and to listen and contribute to the ideas of others. Café ... Read More »

Leap Forward!

Have you learnt French before in school or college ? If yes, then we are offering a unique opportunity to bypass the basics (Beginner 1) by studying just the second half of the first level (Beginner 2 ) and still getting the full course completion certificate! Stars on May 15 For registrations, you need to register in person either at Theosophy Center (022-22035993,022-22036187) or Santacruz Center (022-42640330 ). Online registration is now also available! In case of any further enquiries ... Read More »

EXHIBITION | The poet, scriptwriter & artist Jacques Prévert – 19th to 28th April

On the occasion of his 40th death anniversary, Alliance Française de Bombay, in partnership with Institut Français and Novotel Juhu Beach, will exhibit a collage of photos of Jacques Prévert from the 19th to the 28th of April. Jacques Prévert was a poet, a scriptwriter and an artist of repute. When he was not writing, he kept himself busy by cutting, assembling and sticking photos, drawings and images. He used to compose his collages from ready-made images –postcards, reproduction of art works, magazine pictures, photographs taken by his friends Izis, ... Read More »

YAMA – Contemporary dance show 13th April

YAMA Contemporary dance show Thursday 13th of April, 7:00 pm, NCPA Experimental Theatre Yama is a Sanskrit word meaning self-control, austerity, restraint and moral obligation. This piece, inspired by the choreographer Laura Arend’s journey in India, opens with visions of a sombre universe. The dance is constructed as a journey leading towards liberty and the emancipation of the self. Free and open to all – Box office with Alliance Francaise de Bombay and NCPA. *Tickets on a first come first served basis* ... Read More »

ROCK-JAZZ CONCERT – SYLVAIN RIFFLET

  Dive into the world of Sylvain Rifflet who conceives music as a utopia, a metaphorical vision of an imagined future. He creates a dream-like and disconcerting atmosphere, in which his clarinet or his saxophone graft his personal notes, sometimes lyrical, sometimes rhythmic and percussive. 9:00pm onwards Entry: Rs. 300/- for non-members & Rs. 200/- for Alliance Francaise de Bombay members and students *Club Rules Apply* Venue: Rohan Plaza, 5th Rd, Ram Krishna Nagar, Khar West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400052 This event is being organised with the support ... Read More »

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 »