Highlights

FRENCH DAY AT ST. XAVIER’S COLLEGE

July 6, 2019 (Saturday) | St. Xavier’s College In collaboration with the Indian Association of Teachers of French (IATF), the Consulate of France in Mumbai and the French Institute in India, Alliance Française de Bombay will be participating in the celebrations marking 150 years of St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai by organizing the following programs as part of the French Day : 10.00 am, Workshop by Frédéric Simon Storytelling as a tool for teaching FLE This workshop is designed for ... Read More »

New AFB centre in Vashi!

To make it more convenient for all our valuable students, Alliance Française de Bombay is opening a new learning centre in Vashi! You can now register (for Regular A1, A2, B1, and B2 levels) online or in our centres of Santacruz and Churchgate! AFB is the only authorized French Language Learning Institute in Mumbai to deliver certified French proficiency diplomas. All our teachers are FFL qualified (teaching French as a Foreign Language) and participate in national and international trainings several ... Read More »

WORLD MUSIC DAY – FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE

8 pm onwards, June 21st (Fri), FLEA Bazaar Café Celebrated every 21st of June, Fête de la Musique or World Music Day is a global event which allows you to tune into live music in all its diversity! This year, Alliance Française de Bombay along with Gatecrash, SOCIAL Offline, and FLEA Bazaar Café brings you the unique opportunity to : Perform live! Witness some amazing performances by reputed musicians! 8 to 9 pm: DISCOVER NEW TALENT Amateur / semi-professional musicians had sent us recorded ... Read More »

PERFORMANCE POETRY | French Love Poetry

July 10th (Wed), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall It’s time to bring some poetry to your life! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you French love poems translated in English. The poems would be performed by a set of actors using Text, Voice and Body. The poems are handpicked from Louis Aragaon, Arthur Rimbaud , Pierre de Ronsard, Max Jacob, Victor Hugo, Maurice Scève, Joachim du Bellay , Gérard de Nerval, Marceline Desbordes-Valmore  ... Read More »

PLAY READING | Pockets Full Of Bread

June 12th (Wed), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the tenth set of readings, we will focus on Pockets full of Bread by Matei Vișniec – a satire about human nature talking about regular, everyday people … sometimes cynical, sometimes shallow who are witty and ... Read More »

SHORT FILMS | Très Court Film Festival

June 13th (Thu) + June 14th (Fri) | 6:30 pm onwards on both days | Theosophy Hall For the first time in India, we bring you exclusive screenings from the Très Court International Film Festival in partnership with Très Court International Film Festival, Institut Français, and TV5 Monde. This festival will take place simultaneously in over 80 cities in France and 20 other countries. The goal is to represent the très court format which consists of films of any genre (fiction, animation, ... Read More »

PERFORM FOR WORLD MUSIC DAY 2019!

Fête de la Musique or World Music Day is an annual global event which allows you to tune into live music in all its diversity! This year, Alliance Française de Bombay along with Gatecrash and SOCIAL brings you the unique opportunity to : Perform live! Witness some amazing performances by reputed musicians! In case you want to be amongst the shortlisted musical acts opening the World Music Day celebrations this year, send us a recording and/or a filmed performance : before 5 ... Read More »

Eloquentia – Concours d’éloquence [ Appel à candidatures 2019 (Mumbai, Inde) ]

Gagnez une formation à l’éloquence et un séjour en France ! Initié par l’Institut Français, ce projet à destination des jeunes francophones justifiant d’un niveau B1 minimum de 18 à 25 ans vise à promouvoir la langue française en tant qu’outil de débat et d’action. Pour l’édition 2019, il s’agit d’un concours organisé dans une dizaine de villes en Inde et piloté par les Alliances Françaises. Le thème retenu est celui de la lutte contre les inégalités sous toutes ses ... Read More »

PLAY READING | Erwin Motors

Apr 24th (Wed), 6:30 pm,  St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (located in St. Andrew’s College, Bandra) It’s time to bring some drama to your life – French drama that is! In partnership with St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (SAPP), we bring you readings of French plays translated in English. For the 8th set of readings, we will focus on Magali Mougel’s play Erwin Motors. Free and open to everyone | Registration for the Bandra reading ... Read More »

Parallel Journeys by the beej garage

ASTAD DEBOO and DARSHANA JHAVERI In conversation with ARUNDHATHI SUBRAMANIAM Apr 30th (Tue), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall On the occasion of International Dance day, join us along with the beej garage for the launch of the Parallel Journeys series which brings artists together in conversation wherein they share their artistic journeys, their struggles, questions and insights! For this session, two pioneers in their own right – Darshana Zaveri (an exponent of the Manipuri Dance) and Astad Deboo (contemporary dancer and choreographer) ... Read More »