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May 1968: The Past & The Present

May 2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the social revolution of May 1968.  On this occasion the Alliance Française du Bengale is organizing an evening of recollections with photos, a movie, music and a special round-table discussion with a panel of distinguished guests-Professor Shoban Lal Dutta Gupta, Professor Chinmoy Guha,Professor Hari Vasudevan and Professor Subaranjan Dasgupta. The panel discussion will be preceded by a screening of the documentary, Confrontation:Paris,1968 (40 min) directed by Seymour Drescher. All are welcome! Read a ... Read More »

Cine Club: Mourir à trente ans

Ciné Club May 2018 Theme: May 1968  Free and open to all  Date: Wednesday 16th April 2018 Time : 6:00 PM Venue :Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Mourir à trente ans by Romain Goupil (1982, 1h 35 min, documentary) Après le suicide de son ami Michel Récanati, Romain Goupil s’interroge sur son passé militant d’extrême gauche, de membre des CAL ... Read More »

BHU | Earth | भू

BHU| Earth | भू Date: Tuesday, 15th May 2018 Time: 7 pm Venue: Goethe Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata This event is free and open to everyone A TRIBUTE TO MOTHER EARTH Concept Note: India has a deep and ancient tradition of connecting with the Bhuthas (Five Elements): earth, water, fire, air and ether. The Bhuthas are universal. Through connecting ... Read More »

Golden Jubilee of Auroville

In the year 2018 world’s only global township Auroville is celebrating its golden jubilee. Auroville is the universal township- a vision of Mirra Alfasa; the exceptional spiritual personality from France who got coroneted as the Divine Mother in the heart of million Indians. Auroville is the representation of the dream of Sri Aurobindo implemented by his spiritual collaborator The Mother. This exceptional township ... Read More »

Yuva Music Festival 2018

Yuva Music Festival 2018 Transforming lives with music… Date: Thursday, 10th May 2018 Time: 6:30 PM Venue: Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street This concert is free and open to all Yuva Music Festival is a major musical event for students and upcoming artists. YMF happens across three verticals namely concerts, competitions and workshops.The concerts stage performances from ... Read More »

Colour of My Mind: Art Exhibition by Dhiren Kumar Saha

  Date: Wednesday, 9th May 2018 Time: 6 pm onwards Venue: Alliance Française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street About the Artist ‘Dynamism’ refers to life that carries on against all odds, in both sorrow and joy. The artist uses his brush and bold black lines to express his respect towards life. The bold colours symbolise happiness and glory. ... Read More »

Movie Premier: Nemai Ghosh: A RAY of Light

Date: Friday, 5th May 2018 Time: 7 pm onwards Venue: Alliance Française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Screening of the movie will be preceded by panel discussion with director Anirban Mitra and Nemai Ghosh, photo-biographer of renowned film maker Satyajit Ray Entry by invitation only, invitation cards available at the reception of Alliance Française du Bengale About the ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Mr. Klein

Ciné Club MARCH 2018 Thème : Les Césars Free and open to all. Movies with English subtitles. Date: Wednesday 25th April 2018 Time : 6:00 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Mr. Klein by Joseph Losey (1975, 2h02min, Drama) 1977 Winner Best Film Cesar Award A Paris, pendant l’occupation, Monsieur Klein, un Français d’origine alsacienne, acheteur d’œuvres ... Read More »

Tagore: A Musical Conversation

Tagore: A Musical Conversation French flautist Gilles de Talhouët and students of Alliance Française du Bengale present a dialogue between music and poetry in a sweet and mystic setting. Tagore is well known all over the world. His poems are full of mysticism where love between man and woman carries a lot of significance- sometimes melancholic, sometimes sad, sometimes happy ... Read More »

Guided Meditation Session with Healing Souls

Manifesting Self Love Recognize. Dissolve. Create Date: Sunday, 22nd April 2018 Time : 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Fee: 250 INR Mode of payment: Cash only To book your seat, please call Aditi Varma at + 91 989 900 25 39 In life, we all seek prosperity, abundance, and peace of ... Read More »