Embark on a journey of literary exploration as you master the art of reading aloud! Delve into the rich tapestry of Female Francophone writers hailing from the Indian Ocean region and seize the opportunity to win exciting prizes!

Alliance Française de Bombay library brings to you the highly anticipated third edition of the National level contest, in collaboration with the French Institute in India, La Plum de Paon, and Francophone 2024.

To register your class for the competition, please send an email at [email protected]


  • Registration for the level A,B and C: Open till 20 April (Class -wise)
  • Pre selection of the class representative: 30 April
  • Local round: 1-12 May
  • Announcement for local level winners: 13 May
  • Training for local winners: 13 May onwards
  • National round: 4 June, 4pm (online)
  • Announcement for national level winner: 7 June


  • A curated selection of literary excerpts in French will be dispatched to all AF Bombay teachers who have registered their classes for the competition.
  • Winners will be crowned for each proficiency level in French—Level A, B, and
    C—during the Local Round.
  • The champions of the Local Round will automatically advance to the finals of the Read Aloud – 3rd edition.
  • Finalists will receive personalised guidance and training to prepare for the ultimate showdown. They will showcase their skills in a live reading session, either online or offline, scheduled for 4 June at 4 pm via Zoom webinar.For further details, kindly reach out to the AF Bombay librarian — Vijaya Masurkar at [email protected]