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Gift yourself French for Xmas!

Gift yourself French this New Year! The Alliance Française of Mumbai and its whole team wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! L’Alliance Française de Bombay et toute son équipe vous souhaite à tous de joyeuses fêtes de fin d’année! AFB is the only Official French Language Learning Institute and Cultural Centre in Mumbai.   Read More »

Win a trip to Paris!

On the occasion of the 80 years Anniversary of Alliance Française de Bombay Grand Jury Prize: A return trip to Paris! Four exciting prizes to be won : A full course session (120h of French for free)  50% off on a full course session (60h of French for free)  Free learning kit : 1 textbook, 1 notebook, 2 CDs and 1DVD   + Grand Jury Prize A return trip to Paris! Your final submissions must be posted on My Alliance, in your digital ... Read More »

FRENCH THEATRE @ PRITHVI – Tambours sur la digue

Dec 19th (Wed), 7 pm, Prithvi Theatre Ariane Mnouchkine used “human puppets” to bring Hélène Cixous’ play Tambours sur la digue to life. This film is an audiovisual recording of the play being performed by Mnouchkine’s troupe – the famous Théâtre du Soleil – and uses scenography, acting, and puppetry to present a philosophical epic which is disturbingly modern. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In partnership with Institut Français & ... Read More »

BOOK LAUNCH | Hijras – A Socioreligious Portrait of A South Asian Transgender Community

Dec 18th (Tue), 6:30 pm, Theosophy Hall Mathieu Boisvert is a professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal and has led numerous research projects in India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Nepal, and Bhutan which focus on contemporary religious practices such as pilgrimage, asceticism and those of sexual minorities. In partnership with the Quebec Government Office in Mumbai and CERIAS-UQAM, we present the Indian launch of his book Les hijras : Portrait socioreligieux d’une communauté transgenre sud-asiatique [ Hijras – A Socioreligious Portrait of A South Asian ... Read More »

AF BOMBAY – 80 YEARS PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

Time to get snap-happy for our photography competition! All current students of Alliance Française de Bombay are invited to pose with the poster of a film from 1938 – the year in which Alliance Française de Bombay was founded. These posters will be circulating in all our centers till December 31, 2018. The three funniest photos will win exciting prizes! RULES AND REGULATIONS  – The contest is free and open to all current students of Alliance Française de Bombay. No ... Read More »

80 YEARS – DANCE | KATHAKALI-KING LEAR

Dec 13th (Thu), 7 pm, Royal Opera House As a dance form, Kathakali entails a complex gestural language, a broad range of song and percussive music, elaborate make-up and spectacular costumes. The Annette Leday/Keli Cie production of Kathakali-King Lear gives Shakespeare a new language thereby bringing it to Kathakali and its public around the world. Tickets available on insider.in via this link In partnership with the Government of Kerala, Bharat Bhavan, Institut Français en Inde, Théâtre de la Ville de Paris, and Royal Opera House Read More »

PLAY READING | DECOMPOSED THEATRE OR THE HUMAN TRASHCAN

Dec 7th (Fri), 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 fourth reading, we will focus on Matei Visniec’s play Decomposed Theatre or The Human Trashcan. Free and open to everyone | No registration needed | Event in English Please refer to the Facebook Event via this ... Read More »

80 YEARS – CONCERT | OZMA

Nov 27th (Tue), 9 pm, The Little Door One foot in the liberty of jazz, the other in electro’s trance, with both hands covered in greasy rock! OZMA is an energetic band with an adventurous and yet accessible soundscape. Join us for this electrifying concert! Free and open to everyone | No registration needed Please refer to the Facebook Event via this link In partnership with Institut Français, Gatecrash, Air France, La Compagnie Tangram, Région Grand Est, OEuvre Nationale de Secours Grande-Duchesse Charlotte, ... Read More »

80 YEARS – THEATRICAL DANCE | ZOOM DADA

Nov 22nd (Thu), 7:30 pm, G5A We bring to you the topsy-turvy theatrical dance Zoom Dada. Two hip-hop dansers, who do not know how to define themselves, set out on a search for inspiration. The resulting dance revolves around the childlike dynamics of transgression and creation. Together, they explore new horizons, go beyond preconceived notions, play with the prohibited, excite curiosity and tempt disobedience to construct themselves in a world bound by very specific codes! For limited free passes for students and members of AF Bombay, ... Read More »

80 YEARS CELEBRATIONS – AF BOMBAY

2018 offers us an important opportunity to commemorate the centenary of the end of one of the most tragic wars in history on November 11 – a war that should have been « la Der des Der ». As a happy counterpoint, it is also the time to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Alliance Française de Bombay. For the next two months, we invite you to join us for various events which will celebrate this happy occasion. It was indeed from 1938 that South ... Read More »