Cultural Events

Apeejay Kolkata literary festival 2014 : Ananda Devi

Monday, 13 January, St John Anglican Church. Kiran Shankar Roy Rd, BBD Bagh, Opp. Raj Bhavan, Kolkata 700001. From 12pm to 12:45pm – Lauch of Indian Tango followed by a conversation with Chinmoy Guha Born in Mauritius, Ananda Devi began to make her mark in mauritian literature when she won, aged 15, a prize at a short story competition open ... Read More »

Cine club : Augustine

City: Kolkata Location: 217, AJC Bose Road Date: Wed, 2014/01/08 – 6:00pm Price: Free Category: Film screening Duration:  101 mn Alliance francaise du Bengale Cine Club cordially invites you to the screening of * Augustine (2012) 101mn – A film by Alice Winocour     Wednesday, 8th January 2013 | 6 pm   Read More »

Dipanwita Roy, Odissi Dancer

The great international Odissi dancer Dipanwita Roy came last Thursday to the Alliance Française du Bengale in Kolkata, to present a part of her artistic work in front of an attentive and passionate audience. She came to elucidate the aspects of what a traditional Indian dance can do when it is associated with modern music and musicians from all around the ... Read More »

Cine club : Mélie Pain d’épice, l’été de Boniface, Pougne le hérisson

   City: Kolkata Location: 217, AJC Bose Road Date: Wed, 2013/12/26 – 6:00pm Price: Free Category: Film screening Duration:  1Hrs 30Mn Alliance francaise du Bengale Cine Club cordially invites you to the screening of * 4,5,6 Mélie Pain d’épice (2012) 28mn – A film by Pierre-Luc Granjon & Antoine Lanciaux * 7,8,9 L’été de Boniface (2012) 28mn – A film ... Read More »

Fête de Noël / Christmas Party

City: Kolkata Location: 217, AJC Bose Road Date: Sat, 2013/12/21 – from 4pm to 7:30pm Price: Free Category: Celebration Fête de Noël / Christmas Party This year Alliance française du Bengale celebrated Christmas with a short movie (1,2,3 l’Hiver de Léon by Pierre-Luc Granjon & Pascal Le Nôtre), the BSS School choir & “Music down the corridor” and an Harminica ... Read More »

Alliance française du Bengale & Kolkata International Children’s film festival

For its third edition, France & Alliance française du Bengale are part of the Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival (20-28 December 2013) : NANDAN II = * 21/12/13 at 2:30pm      Apokarim, Ambassador Of The Himalayas – Laurent Chevalier 2011/55mn. * 25/12/13 at 2:30pm      The Theorem Of Pain – Antoine Bletton 2012/19mn. RABINDRA SADAN = * 21/12/13 ... Read More »

Flagas’k in Concert

The Alliance Francaise du Bengale, in partnership with The Saturday Club, Caring Minds and Open Doors, is delighted to present Flagas’k in Concert Since forming in 2006, this French band has been developing its own rich blend of French songs, brass, ska, reggae and rock. Although the band members are from disparate musical spheres, they are united by a passion ... Read More »

Cine Club

Every Wednesday, at 6 pm, the Alliance française du Bengale offers you the chance to watch a wide range of French movies (with English subtitles) . All are welcome! Read More »

Durga Puja 2013 : “Cannes to Kolkata”

Durga Puja 2013 : “Cannes to Kolkata” The Durga Puja festival is indeed one of the biggest religious cum cultural festivals in the world because of its spectators, but also because of the huge quantity of quality art works made on this occasion. The city of Kolkata and its suburbs, for instance, become a big stage for performances and exhibitions ... Read More »


City: Kolkata Location: Kolkata Date: Fri, 2013/06/21 – 11:30am – 11:00pm Category: Festival La Fête de la Musique, or World Music Day, is a global celebration that brings nations and generations together for a universal musical festival each June the 21st. World Music Day showcases musical diversity, offers free concerts for all, and turns the whole city into a potential musical ... Read More »