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FAQs – Online Classes

Frequently Asked Questions – Online Classes Keeping in mind the current lack of mobility and to facilitate social distancing, Alliance Française de Bombay is conducting Online Classes for its French Courses. These will transition back to Classroom Teaching in our Learning Centres once we get official directives regarding the reopening of educational institutions. Currently, we are expecting that the transition to physical classrooms will take place from Jan 2021 onwards. Our Online French Classes are conducted using the following tools : ... Read More »

French Classes – List of Holidays in 2020

Please find below the list of Public Holidays for 2020 on which Alliance Française de Bombay will NOT conduct classes : Winter Term      – Jan to Mar 2020 Jan 26 (Sun)        – Republic Day Mar 10 (Tue)      – Holi Mar 25 (Wed)    – Gudi Padwa Summer Term – Apr to Jun 2020 May 1 (Fri)          – Labour Day / Maharashtra Day May 25 (Mon)   – Ramzan – Eid Monsoon Term – July to Sep 2020 July 31 (Fri)         – ... Read More »

SHORT FILMS | Très Court International Film Festival (Online Edition)

June 5 (Fri) to June 14 (Sun) For the 2nd consecutive year, we bring you exclusive FREE screenings from the ‘Très Court International Film Festival’. Use the code TC-MUMBAI on this link to access the films! The goal is to present the très court format i.e. films of any genre (fiction, animation, documentary, music video, video blog etc.) which are less than 4 minutes long. Free and Open to Everyone in India | No Registration Needed | Subtitled in English ... Read More »

Fête de la Musique 2020

Fête de la Musique or World Music Day is an annual global celebration of music in all its diversity! This year, Alliance Française de Bombay in partnership with the network of Alliances Françaises in India brings you the unique opportunity to become a part of this musical extravaganza by participating in a digital contest! Send us a video of you singing and/or playing a musical instrument in accordance with the rules and regulations highlighted below and you could stand the ... Read More »

COVID19 – Updated on May 20, 2020

UPDATE DATED MAY 20, 2020 As per the official precautionary measures being taken to prevent a COVID-19 Outbreak, please note that ALL Offices (Churchgate, Santacruz, Vashi) of Alliance Française de Bombay will remain closed with effect from Mar 20, 2020 (Friday) until further notice. All French Classes will be conducted online for the time being. These will transition back to Classroom Teaching as soon as we get official directives regarding reopening of educational institutions. For more information about our Online ... Read More »

ONLINE DISCUSSION | Je viens de loin, j’écris en français – Shumona Sinha

Je viens de loin, j’écris en français is a series of rencontres started in 2017 by Alliance française Paris Ile-de-France which focuses on foreign auteurs who have chosen French as their language of expression. The current edition marks the first time that the event will be conducted live online. The invitee for this edition, Shumona Sinha, was born in Kolkata and was awarded the Prix du rayonnement de la langue française in 2014 by the Académie française for her third ... Read More »

Comic Strip Competition 2020

Did you know that the French Ministry of Culture has declared 2020 as the Year of Comic Books ? To celebrate the occasion, the network of Alliances Françaises in India and Nepal is proud to present the Comic Strip Competition 2020 in partnership with the BDNF App and the French Institute in India ! Participants have to use the BDNF App (available on App Store or Play Store) to create an original comic strip as per the rules and regulations highlighted below. A tutorial ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE 2020

50 Years of Organisation internationale de la Francophonie Half a billion francophones around the world will celebrate International Francophonie Day on March 20. 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 ... Read More »

CONCERT | Manu Chao Solo / Acoustic / SIBERIE M’ETAIT CONTÉEE

Mar 3 (Tue) | 8 pm onwards | antiSOCIAL (Mathuradas Mills Compound, Lower Parel) In partnership with the French Institute in India, the network of Alliances Françaises in India, and antiSOCIAL, we bring you a highly-anticipated concert with Manu Chao. A French musician of Spanish descent, his music incorporates influences of punk, rock, French chanson, Ibero-american salsa, reggae, ska, and Algerian raï. He is renowned for his personal mixture of rap, flamenco, Afro-Cuban music, samba and cumbia. For the India ... Read More »