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International Kolkata Book Fair 2015

The Alliance française du Bengale is pleased to invite you all to the International Kolkata Book Fair 2015 to browse through and find a second-hand classic of French literature, a contemporary novel or a grammar book. Buying a book at our stall is a bargain for immediate pleasure, but also a good move in terms of futurity: all the money ... Read More »


The Alliance Française would like to pay tribute to the journalists of Charlie Hebdo who died at the hands of terrorists yesterday in Paris. One of them, Tignous was part of the Kolkata Book Fair in 2005. He described to a newspaper his first contact with the city of Kolkata, the famous ‘tut tut’, the honking of horns and rickshaws ... Read More »

What is DELF- DALF?

The DELF (Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française) and the DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are official and internationally-recognized diplomas issued by the French Ministry of Education. They attest the command of French language. The DELF and DALF certifications correspond to the 6 levels of the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFRL / CECRL). Anyone who is not a ... Read More »


A Treasure in the Library One of the many resources in the library of Alliance française is this antique book titled XVIIIème Siècle: Institutions Usages et Costumes. Published in 1875 by the “Librairie de Firmin Diderot frères; fils and Cie”, it is one of the most valuable works in the patrimonial collection of our library. The book offers detailed insight into ... Read More »

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Alliance française is not limited to French classes and cultural events. We offer a wide range of services, just visit us and tell us your needs! A Bientôt! Read More »

Working at the Alliance

1/ There are currently no vacancies at the Alliance française du Bengale. However, in case of a spontaneous application, for an opening in the administration or pedagogical departments, a CV and a letter of motivation are required. 2/ French students of French as a foreign language (FLE) who wish to complete their studies with an internship at AFdB can send ... Read More »


Though the premises remains closed, Alliance française du Bengale continues its service as the only official French language and cultural centre in the eastern zone of India even amidst this lock-down. Reach us at +91 8697736768 / 9674300347 or [email protected] to know in details about our course offers. For information related to translation cell, call us at +91-98-30-16-76-25 or email ... Read More »