Cultural Events

Web talk – DANCE INTERRUPTED: Creativity, Constraints, Covid

On the occasion of International Day 2020 Pickle Factory Dance Foundation in association with Alliance française du Bengale on Friday present the Web talk – DANCE INTERRUPTED: Creativity, Constraints, Covid  Panelists Ranjana Dave: Dancer and dance-writer, Delhi Poorna Swami: Dancer-choreographer and writer, Bangalore Debaroti Chakraborty: Performer and professor of Performance at The Presidency University, Calcutta Moderator: Vikram Iyengar: Project initiator ... Read More »

Webtalk: Let’s talk Music with Trio Zadig

Awarded with multiple international prizes, Trio Zadig is known to captivate its audiences with its virtuosity, elegance and irresistible enthusiasm. The trio members Boris Borgolotto, Marc Girard Garcia and Ian Barber released their first album “Something in Between” as homage to their French and American roots, in collaboration with Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, Benjamin Attahir and Bruno Fontaine. The name ... Read More »

Heritage at Crossroads: Shared Responsibilities

On the occasion of International Day of Monuments and Sites, Alliance française du Bengale & Council of Monuments and Sites India present Heritage at Crossroads: Shared Responsibilities.   A webinar to discuss how we can work together to mitigate impacts of pandemics on heritage. We will also try to explore possibilities from our fellow practitioners from France on agriculture as intangible heritage. Join us as we benefit from a dialogue in ... Read More »


Celebrate International Women’s Day at The Space at 9/2 as Door of Maai organises an extraordinary design experience for you on 7 and 8 March between 11.00 am and 8.30 pm. The first ever exhibit by Door of Maai titled EQUILIBRIUM showcasing the labor of love that these women have made inside, is supported by Media Box Alliance Française du Bengale Agape Bee Buzzed Ecoavid ... Read More »

Silence – a poetry short film premiere

Kolkata Premiere of 'Silence - a short poetry film'

The Creative Arts organises the Kolkata premiere of  ‘Silence – a short poetry film’ on 6 March 2020 from 6.30 pm at Alliance française du Bengale. The short poetry film is based on the works of Sudeep Sen and is directed by Ramanjit Kaur and the music designed by Pt. Tanmoy Bose.   Programme for the evening : • A Welcome ... Read More »

Manu Chao & Arko Mukhaerjee LIVE

River Festival series, Alliance française du Bengale with Institut Français India, Calcutta Classical Guitar Society, KultX and Alliance françaises India network present a concert by Manu Chao and Arko Mukhaerjee. Manu Chao will be performing in Kolkata as part of his Indian leg of the Asian tour Sibérie M’etait Contéee Asian Tour. Date : 23 February 2020 Time : 5:00 PM Venue ... Read More »

Violons Nomades at the 3rd River Festival Series

As part of the 3rd edition of the River Festival series, Indian Museum Kolkata in assocation with Alliance française du Bengale, Consulate General of France in Kolkata and Calcutta Classical Guitar Society presents to you an Indo-French music ensemble by Violons Nomades. An Indo-French music project, Violons Nomades brings together two universes, mixing two ways of understanding and using music, discovering two specific violin styles. Initially a collaboration ... Read More »

Winter Fair

  Alliance française du Bengale in association with the Apeejay Surrendra Group present our first ever WINTER FAIR – a day full of fun and activities with food, drinks, magic and a lot more! What to expect? – Wish Tree – Galette des Rois (King’s cake) by Novotel – Art exhibition – Food – Mulled wine – Live performances – Saree ... Read More »

Classical Concert by ARTIE’S

Victoria Memorial Hall and Alliance française du Bengale present a western classical concert by Artie’s from France on the given date and time. Artie’s is a musical adventure that first originated in india. the idea was simple. Gauthier Herrmann, a cello-player, simply wanted to play with musicians he loves! Artie’s is a gathering of internationally renowned musicians and chamber music ... Read More »