Events

BONJOUR INDIA | SONGS OF THE HEART CONCERT

  AKADÊMIA presents SONGS OF THE HEART A mix of devotion and passion, joy and tears, Songs of the Heart features music by French and Italian composers illustrated by poetry from the Renaissance and Baroque eras in dialogue with jewels of Indian poetry. Similar lyrics celebrate both mystical and profane love in the Songs of Songs from the Bible (in musical settings by Palestrina or Monteverdi) and in Les Amours de Ronsard (music by Anthoine de Bertrand). We also find parallels in ancient Tamil love poems or in ... Read More »

FRENCH ANIMATION @ PRITHVI – MIA AND THE MIGOO

Mia et le Migou / Mia and the Migoo by Jacques-Rémy Girerd (91′) A young girl’s search for her father in a tropical paradise, threatened by the construction of a gigantic hotel resort. More than a beautifully animated adventure, this movie raises important questions regarding the impact of human action on environment. ♦Trailer♦ In partnership with Prithvi Theatre & Institut Français Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA – 10 YEARS 10 FILMS | 9 mois ferme

10 YEARS 10 FILMS Here is an opportunity for Indian audiences to catch up on the best of French cinema of the past decade! 10 Years – 10 Films will showcase one iconic French film of each of the past 10 years in an online festival. Because cinema is still a public affair, three films of the selection will be screened at Theosophy Hall in order to reach a variety of audiences. Indian VOD platform ‘Hotstar’ will showcase the diversity and richness ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA – HIGH TABLES

HIGH TABLES with Alain Passard Michelin starred Chef Alain Passard, owner and chef of the three-star restaurant Arpège in Paris, will create unique prestigious dinners using his signature style. Vegetables are the centrepiece in Passard’s kitchen, where red meat has been banned since 2001. Passard will bring a refreshing taste of this garden-to-table cuisine right to the high tables in India. In partnership with Oberoi Trident Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA – Times of India Litfest, The Other City & The Next Page

 Times of India Litfest, The Other City & The Next Page The Other City comprises debates, lectures, meetings and encounters with authors, policy makers, innovators, activists and all those bringing fresh perspectives to current ways of thinking about the city. Together, they pave a new path to the Smart City project through an alternate way, i.e. through “The Other City”. Come and follow us on this journey, and become an active part of the cities of tomorrow. Aurélien Bellanger, a ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA – 10 YEARS 10 FILMS | Quelques heures de printemps

10 YEARS 10 FILMS Here is an opportunity for Indian audiences to catch up on the best of French cinema of the past decade! 10 Years – 10 Films will showcase one iconic French film of each of the past 10 years in an online festival. Because cinema is still a public affair, three films of the selection will be screened at Theosophy Hall in order to reach a variety of audiences. Indian VOD platform ‘Hotstar’ will showcase the diversity and richness ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA – SLEEPING BEAUTY by Akselere at TIFLI Festival

TIFLI International Festival of Theatre for Young Audiences celebrates childhood through theatre. For the first time, France will be Guest of Honour, presenting four performances at this festival recalling the Persian word for childhood, Tifli. SLEEPING BEAUTY by Akselere at TIFLI Festival Sleeping Beauty is not a fairy tale in this version presented at TIFLI, but a princess’ tale, narrated through theatre, puppets, objects and shadows. A Princess born in the suburbs of Liverpool, in a kingdom where famine and ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA – GRANDFATHER’S HOUSE by Akselere at TIFLI Festival

TIFLI International Festival of Theatre for Young Audiences celebrates childhood through theatre. For the first time, France will be Guest of Honour, presenting four performances at this festival recalling the Persian word for childhood, Tifli. GRANDFATHER’S HOUSE by Akselere at TIFLI Festival Inspired by the painter Chagall, Grandfather’s House, by Akséléré company is a play for audiences aged three and above. In a trip back into childhood, a series of memories are brought to life from the grandfather’s old clock ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA – ERIK TRUFFAZ & RIATSU CONCERTS

ERIK TRUFFAZ & RIATSU CONCERTS French jazz trumpeter Erik Truffaz is renowned worldwide for his compositions that are infused with elements of hip-hop, rock and electronic music. Truffaz has had a strong link with India since 2008 when a residency in Calcutta gave him the opportunity to work on and record a full repertoire with two traditional musicians, eventually leading to an international tour and the album ‘Benares’. It is with great pleasure that Erik Truffaz returns to collaborate with ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA – STEAM Series : STEAM School

STEAM Series : STEAM School The STEAM Series features two events around project-based creative learning that aims to connect Indian and French open-source innovation and fablab communities. Following a successful trial run in 2016, STEAM School 2017 gathers 100 participants from various backgrounds at a 10-day fablab at Maker’s Asylum, a space dedicated to co-creation and sharing. Teams comprising engineers, architects, designers, social entrepreneurs will design innovative solutions to the urban challenges defined by UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Assembling solutions ... Read More »