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Metajingle: The Postman does not wait for the Rising Tide | Bonjour India

This multidisciplinary theatrical event is centered on a correspondence between poet and dancer. Meera Nair from Kerala will provide live readings of her letters. The stage scenery is formed from the collective work following French visual artist Patricia Nichols’ interaction with visual artists from Kerala. The sea is a blank page where a narrative written by two voices emanating from ... Read More »

FRENCH SESSIONS in the framework of AKLF 2018 | Bonjour India

FRENCH SESSIONS in the framework of AKLF 2018 At St Paul’s Cathedral 1A Cathedral Road, Kolkata – 71 Free and open to all Download AKLF-2018-Schedule to get the entire program ________________________________ Thursday 11th January From 4:30pm to 5:30pm Metajingle, the Postman does not wait for the rising tide This multidisciplinary theatrical event will open the AKLF 2018. More information on ... Read More »

Ciné Club : L’éveil de la Permaculture

L’éveil de la Permaculture by Adrien BELLAY 2016- 1h 22m On Wednesday 10/01 at 6pm at Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Street Park Mansions.   Free and open to all. Permaculture offers us a glimmer of hope with its ecologically sustainable, economically viable and socially equitable solutions. Accessible to all, it can be implemented everywhere … Today, men and ... Read More »

Know Your Indo-French Heritage, Co-Creation Workshop | Bonjour India

A collaborative project between French and Indian schools of architecture, Bonjour India aims to change the perception of heritage, showcasing how it become can a source of economic growth and employment. Designed and curated by Aishwarya Tipnis, the Co-Creation Workshop is a collaboration between Chandernagore College, Jadavpur University, Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur, and Confluence, France.  During this intensive 7-day workshop at Chandernagore College, French and Indian ... Read More »

Theatre ADDA : Park Street sessions presents “Designs of Desire”

Theatre Adda: Park Street Sessions presents ‘ Designs of Desire’ – a session of lecture & performance as a tribute to Gustave Flaubert and Jean Genet. This session is presented by Drishya, Culture Monks & Alliance Française du Bengale. Originally planned to be staged in December 2017 to commemorate the birth month of both the authors, we are extremely delighted ... Read More »

Ciné Club December 2017: Une soirée pleine d’animation !

Une soirée pleine d’animation ! ‘Tis the season to revisit your childhood!  Le Luthier by Vincent Debuire        2013 – 4 mn A “Luthier” – a maker of violins- lives alone in the forest. One day, he discovers a mysterious violin with a seed inside; he is quick to disdain and reject it. Little by little, he comes to realize ... Read More »

Joie de Vivre : An Evening of French Surrealist Poetry

AN EVENING OF FRENCH SURREALIST POETRY   With the horrors of World War I still in Europe, art had been controlled by politics keeping the revolution at bay. A group or artists and poets sought to overcome the contradictions of the conscious and unconscious by creating bizarre stories full of juxtapositions. Founded by André Breton (1896-1966), surrealism evolved as an ... Read More »

8th Calcutta International Classical Guitar Festival 2017

  LE MAESTRIO , for the first time in India!! A special trio from the south of France featuring a combination of Gypsy Jazz, Flamenco & Classical Guitar. Le Meastrio is a band of three individual guitarists Pierre Louyriac, Pierre Bernon and Symon Savignoni – classical guitar, flamenco guitar and jazz guitar! Pierre Bernon – classical guitar Gold Medal of ... Read More »

Exploring the Human Condition: French Moralists of the 17th Century

• RENDEZ-VOUS PHILOSOPHIQUE• Chinmoy Guha is a Professor and former Head of Department of English at the University of Calcutta, an essayist and translator, and a scholar of French language and literature. On this occasion, Mr. Guha will talk about the outstanding thinkers and Moralists of Seventeenth Century France, notably Blaise Pascal, La Bruyère and La Rochefoucauld. He will also speak of their ... Read More »

Ciné Club December 2017: Une soirée de courts métrages

Une soirée de courts métrages The concluding evening of the Film Workshop 2.0 Screening of 3 short movies directed by the participants of our very own film workshop! (For more information, click here) This will be followed by a vote (the audience is welcome to participate) and a prize distribution for the participants! Then, screening of short movies The Quest ... Read More »