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Book launch of Fabrice Etienne’s new book “Burmese Portraits”

Alliance française du Bengale and SAMPARK publishing house cordially invite you to the launch of Sebastien Ortiz (Fabrice Etienne)’s BURMESE PORTRAITS The author will be in discussion with an esteemed panel. Alliance Francaise, Park Mansions, Park Street, Kolkata Tuesday 13 February At 7pm The launch will be followed by a reception  RSVP 9830503893 / 9830993001   Sébastien Ortiz Sébastien Ortiz was ... Read More »

St+art India Panel Discussion | Bonjour India

St+art India Fondation presents a Panel Discussion In the framework of Bonjour India festival ABOUT St+art India foundation is a not-for-profit organization that works on art projects in public spaces. The aim of the foundation is to make art accessible to a wider audience by taking it out of the conventional gallery space and embedding it within the cities we ... Read More »

HAKANAÏ | BONJOUR INDIA

HAKANAÏ by Adrien M & Claire B. Company, a unique dance and visual experience Free and open to all Date: Friday, 9th February 2018 Time: 7:00pm Venue: Rabindra Sadan 71, Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Road, Maidan, Kolkata, West Bengal 700020 Linking digital and performing arts, this 40-minute solo performance will enchant Indian audiences with what art and technology can do ... Read More »

KOLKATA LITERARY FESTIVAL FRENCH FOCUS | BONJOUR INDIA

KOLKATA LITERARY FESTIVAL FRENCH FOCUS OPEN FOR ALL 07 February 2018 – 10 February 2018 ________________________________ Wednesday 7th of February 6.30pm-7.30pm Inauguration of the Indo-French Bookstore Bingsha Shatabdi In the presence of the French writers Bingsha Shatabdi Bookstore, 75/C Park Street 7.30pm-9.00pm Welcome party to the writers’ delegation, followed by a cocktail A Special Apeejay Oxford Book Store pop-up bookstore ... Read More »

THEATRE TODAY WITH ARIANE MNOUCHKINE AND TRIMUKHI PLATFORM

THEATRE TODAY WITH ARIANE MNOUCHKINE AND TRIMUKHI PLATFORM In an effort to promote collective creation between France and India, students, artists, and intellectuals from West Bengal and India are invited to spend three days at Open Air Theatre (OAT) in Jadavpur University with French stage director Ariane Mnouchkine and French-Santhal-Bengali organisation Trimukhi Platform. In the evenings, participants attend a double theatre performance. The ... Read More »

MEZCAL JAZZ UNIT & BICKRAM GHOSH | BONJOUR INDIA

MEZCAL JAZZ UNIT was founded in 1986 in Montpellier and is led by the bass player and composer, Emmanuel de Gouvello. This band’s music is defined by the Mediterranean temperament of its musicians, the reminiscences of traditional melodies, an unabashed attraction for the Orient, a rock like energy and a sense of humor. Creative jazz projects were born from Mezcal’s ... Read More »

BONJOUR INDIA FILM FESTIVAL | BONJOUR INDIA

Here is an opportunity for Indian audiences to catch up on the best of French cinema of the past decade. 10 Years – 10 Films will showcase one iconic French film of each of the past 10 years in an online festival. Indian VOD platform “Hotstar” will showcase the diversity and richness of French cinema across a variety of genres ... Read More »

FABRIQUE DE L’ART • CONVERSATION AFTER THE NIGHT 2018

FABRIQUE DE L’ART • CONVERSATION AFTER THE NIGHT 2018 At Alliance française du Bengale In the framework of the French program at Kolkata Book Fair Trimukhi Platform‘s concern for questioning the contemporary ways of fabricating and enjoying arts works has taken a double shape: the organisation of a night-long festival in Borotalpada village and the publication of a bilingual journal in ... Read More »

Bonjour India- The Experience: A Digital Journey with France| IKBF 2018

THE EXPERIENCE: A DIGITAL JOURNEY WITH FRANCE Immersive, Multimedia and Interactive Journey For All The Experience is a 400 sq.m. large exhibition presenting forty areas of creative and innovative cooperation between India and France – past, present and future! The pavilion is divided into three interlinked tents inspired by the three key words of Bonjour India: Creativity, Innovation and Partnerships. This ... Read More »

MODERN DANCE WORKSHOP WITH LUCAS VIALLEFOND

MODERN DANCE WORKSHOP WITH LUCAS VIALLEFOND (Paris, France) Dance Bridges Festival is delighted to present a modern dance workshop with French artist, Lucas Viallefond, a modern dancer and a teacher at the Paris Opera School. http://lucasviallefond.com/en/ Workshop Description: The two-hour class is based on the Jooss-Leeder technique, developed by Hans Züllig and Jean Cébron, with contemporary barre work. The precise consciousness of one’s body in ... Read More »