AFB News/Services

MONSOON PROJECT – Theatre Workshop

MONSOON PROJECT – Theatre Workshop Sat. 7th, 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm, Alliance Française Auditorium 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 (Commedia dell Arte) will also be explored apart from working on characterisation, caricature, and improvisation. Workshop in English | Free and open to ... Read More »


A big thanks to everyone who participated in the Ooh La La Photo Competition organised as part of Kala Ghoda 2018 from Feb 3, 2018 to Feb 11, 2018! Here are the winners : THIRD PRIZE – FREE STUDY MATERIAL   SECOND PRIZE – 60 HOURS OF FRENCH COURSE FREE FIRST PRIZE – 120 HOURS OF FRENCH COURSE FREE We request all the winners to contact us at the earliest on 22035993 or via so that we can coordinate on the ... Read More »


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 FLEA Bazaar Café bring you the unique opportunity to : Perform live! Witness some amazing performances by reputed musicians! In case you want to be amongst the 4 shortlisted musical acts opening the World Music Day celebrations this year, send us a recording and/or a filmed performance before 5 pm on May 31, 2018 to ... Read More »


1 pm on May 12, 2018 (Sat) at Alliance Française Auditorium In her research into the anthropology of odours (University of Nice and Company in Grasse – France), Lou Sompairac seeks to understand how we apprehend the odours of everyday life and how this implicit knowledge develops according to a given environment and culture. Her study has a comparative purpose since it takes place with young adults from three cities of the world : Beijing – Mumbai – Sao Paulo. Free and open to ... Read More »


8 pm on May 8, 2018 (Tue) at G5A Foundation for Contemporary Culture A dance theatre show inspired by Kalaripayattu – one of the oldest martial arts of the world. The performance has been produced by Kalarigram, Ritam (Auroville), and les Porteurs d’eau in partnership with Auroville Art Service. Limited free passes for members and students of AF Bombay – please contact on this front. For the general public, donor passes can be purchased via BookMyShow. Read More »


9 pm on April 26, 2018 (Thu) at The Quarter Practicing a modern jazz strongly influenced by today’s rock and pop sounds, Pj5 will release its third album in the fall of 2018. On stage, they are known for the wide range of their soundscape which incorporates lyrical, modern jazz with alternating blasts of raw energy and hypnotic beats. Created by Gatecrash in partnership with The Quarter | For more information, please refer to the Facebook Event created by The Quarter. Read More »


1 pm on April 21, 2018 (Sat) at the Alliance Française Auditorium Philosophy is coming back to the Alliance Française Auditorium! Come and share your views on some philosophical topics. No need to be an expert in Philosophy, everyone is welcome to discuss and exchange their thoughts in an informal and friendly atmosphere. A brain massage like no other! Free and open to everyone | No registration necessary | Event in French & English Read More »

MY FRANCOPHONIE – Les frères Lumière

1 pm on April 14, 2018 (Sat) at the Alliance Française Auditorium Join us for our first ever session of My francophonie – a series of workshops that will give you a taste of different aspects of francophone cultures! For the first session, we will focus on the Lumière brothers – Auguste Marie Louis Nicolas and Louis Jean – who were among the first filmmakers in history. They patented an improved cinematograph which, in contrast to Thomas Edison’s “peepshow” kinetoscope, allowed simultaneous viewing by multiple ... Read More »


6 pm on April 13, 2018 (Fri) at the Alliance Française Library Join us for our second French games evening: discover French card games, board games and video games suitable for all levels and have fun with your friends. Let the games begin! Free event | No registration required | Click here for the Facebook Event Read More »


Oxyd 9 pm on April 5, 2018 (Thu) at The Quarter OXYD is a five-member based in Paris. They are influenced by modern jazz musicians and bands like Kneebody, Radiohead, and Sonic Youth. OXYD play their own compositions inspired by European and American jazz music but with influences of rock, pop, free jazz and contemporary music. Created by Gatecrash in partnership with The Quarter and Institut Français | For more information, please refer to the Facebook event created by The Quarter. Read More »