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WORKSHOP | Enseigner le FLE grâce au théâtre

Session 1 : Sept 13th (Fri), 10am, Le Cercle littéraire (Kala Ghoda, Mumbai) Session 2 : Fri. Sept 20th (Fri), 10am, Le Cercle littéraire (Kala Ghoda, Mumbai) In partnership with Le Cercle Littéraire and the Centre for European Studies, University of Mumbai; we bring you a workshop on Masque et Jeu physique. Conducted by Frédéric Simon, this workshop is aimed at current teachers of Français Langue Etrangère and for people who wish to eventually teach the language. It will focus ... Read More »

REGISTRATIONS FULL – MIDNIGHT CYCLING | Moonlight Mumbai

Please note that registrations for this event are already full Sept 14th (Sat.), Midnight, South Mumbai Please note that registrations for this event are already full Mumbai Riders has been curating weekend experiences in Mumbai since 2016. In partnership with them, we present a midnight cycling tour to make you fall in love with the empty streets, windy sea-facing roads, and the silence of this thriving metropolis. You should know how to ride a bicycle. We will provide the rest ... Read More »

PERFORMED READING | The Little Prince

Aug 23 (Fri) | 6:30 pm | Theosophy Hall In partnership with Banjara Theatre, we bring you a solo performed reading by Rashi Bunny of a new adaptation and translation of a playscript based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Classic French novella Le petit prince which tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of his own tiny planet to travel the universe. In the process, he learns the vagaries of adult behaviour through a series of extraordinary ... Read More »

RECITAL | Camille Claudel – Into The Fire

Sept 10 (Tue) | 6:30 pm | Theosophy Hall Inspired by the life of the French sculptor Camille Claudel, this recital brings together the mezzo-soprano Anoushka Pokhare and the pianist Nadine Jo Crasto. Before each piece, Nadine recounts a story from the life of Camille Claudel which inspired that particular piece. The audience is thus transported into another realm and is able to connect deeply with this emblematic figure. Event in English | Free and open to everyone | No ... Read More »

e-TEF

(electronic Test d’Évaluation de Français) is an international test that measures your overall level of proficiency in French. Results are valid up to 2 years from the date the results are announced. The e-TEF is approved by French and Canadian institutions and universities. Please refer to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) for more information on immigration to Canada/Québec. What is e-TEF used for? | Test format | Attestation of results | Test dates for 2020 | Fees and Registration | Prepare for ... Read More »

CONFERENCE | The Curse of Being a Girl

Aug 6 (Tue) | 6:30 pm | Theosophy Hall The Curse of Being a Girl By Dominique Sigaud In this conference, Dominique Sigaud will present her powerful book La Malédiction d’être fille or The Curse of Being a Girl. This book looks at statistics obtained with the help of many international associations along with meetings with women and girls in France, the United States, India, and Egypt. The figures are startlingly grim – one in five girls in the world ... Read More »

PERFORMANCE POETRY | French Love Poetry

July 21st (Sun), 7:30 pm,  St. Andrew’s Centre for Philosophy & Performing Arts (located in St. Andrew’s College, Bandra) 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, ... Read More »

WORKSHOP | Masque et Jeu physique

July 11, 2019 (Thu) | 2 pm to 5 pm | Le Cercle Littéraire (Kala Ghoda) In partnership with Le Cercle Littéraire and the Centre for European Studies, University of Mumbai; we bring you a workshop on Masque et Jeu physique. Conducted by Frédéric Simon, this workshop will introduce you to techniques of gestural or physical theatre based on the method developed by Jacques Lecoq and the tradition of French mimodrama. Exercises based on Neutral Masks and Italian Mask Exercises ... Read More »

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 »

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 »