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Soirée Littéraire Franco-Bengali | André Valter: The troubadour in search of eternal nectar

Date: Thursday 16th August 2018 Time : 6:30 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all   Readings in French and Bengali of poetry written by André Velter and translated and published by Kanchana Mukhopadhyay Chief Guest: Honorable Consul General of France in Kolkata, Mr. Damien Syed André Velter : The troubadour in search of eternal ... Read More »

Cafe Philo | Rabindranath Tagore in context of Rural Development

  Cafe Philo August session will be on ‘Tagore in the context of rural development’. The lecture session will be conducted by Dr. Dipankar Roy and will be followed by an interactive session. Venue : Alliance francaise du Bengale, Park Mansions, Park Street Date : August 17, 2018 Time : 7 pm – 8:30 pm Synopsis Tagore has been fundamental to the ... Read More »

Yesterday | An exhibition of Photographs by Arijit Chakraborty

  Arijit Chakraborty’s photo series depicting joy, sorrow, circumstances and survival; is an exploration of space and time. While Calcutta’s cultural magnet has shifted to the southern part of the city, it’s economic magnet has moved to Salt Lake, Rajarhat and Newtown. The city in between is now often looked upon as a relic. Yet it is here that both ... Read More »

Digambarim: The Body Alone | Theater Adda : Park Street Sessions

  Theatre Adda : Park Street sessions presents Digambarim: The Body Alone – a katha’koli storytelling performance. Theatre Adda : Park Street sessions are monthly sessions of theatre & performances or performance related programs, which has been jointly hosted by Alliance française du Bengale & Culture Monks since 2014. Duration : 40 mins Language: English & Bengali Entry is free ... Read More »

Une Soirée de Courts Métrages

  Date: Wednesday 29th August 2018 Time : 6:00 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all More information coming soon   A series of short films will be screened. This screening will be moderated by film director, Tinni Bhattacharya. About Tinni Bhattacharya: I have been exposed to Worldwide Advertising from a very tender age. ... Read More »

Cine Club | A Voix Haute : La Force de la Parole

Date: Thursday 30th August 2018 Time : 6:00 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all This screening will also include a discussion conducted by Marie Halna, Sciences Po, Paris  Synopsis Chaque année à l’Université de Saint-Denis se déroule le concours “Eloquentia”, qui vise à élire « le meilleur orateur du 93 ». Des ... Read More »

Kakoli Sengupta in Concert

  Date: 31st August 2018 Time: TBA Venue: ICCR About the Artist: Born in Naihati, not too far from Calcutta in India, Kakoli has bathed in music since her early childhood. Encouraged by her mother, her inherent talent was nurtured from the age of five by the very renowned guru, Sri Gopal Biswasji. Thus winding her way into the secrets ... Read More »