Cultural Events

Theatre Adda : Park Street Sessions | The Nature of Love

Synopsis Theatre Adda : ParkStreet sessions are regular sessions of experiments  & dialogues, in & on theatre and permanence,  which has been jointly hosted by Alliance française du Bengale & Culture Monks since last few years. The workshop will be facilitated by Prasthaan and Culture Monks. The fate of love and nature are intertwined. Love is an abstract emotional entity ... Read More »

Concert | Tita Nzebi at Hard Rock Cafe Kolkata

Programme To celebrate the occasion of International Francophonie Day, the Alliance Française du Bengale collaboration with the Consulate General of France in Kolkata, the Consulate of Romania, Hard Rock Cafe Kolkata, Asian Guitar Federation, Indian Guitar Federation, Calcutta Classical Guitar Society and Siddha Foundation presents live performance of Tita Nzebi from France accompanied by her musicians Serge ANANOU, Ivan RECHARD, ... Read More »

Tita Nzebi at Indian Museum

Programme On the occasion of International Francophonie Day, the Alliance Française du Bengale in association with the Consulate General of France in Kolkata, the Consulate of Romania, Indian Museum, Asian Guitar Federation, Indian Guitar Federation, Calcutta Classical Guitar Society and Siddha Foundation presents live performance of Tita Nzebi from France accompanied by her musicians Serge ANANOU, Ivan RECHARD, Georges DIEME in a ... Read More »

Sampark Literary Evenings

Programme  Alliance Française du Bengale in association with Sampark presents four days long literary evenings with prominent  personalities talking on multiple dynamic subjects. Read More »

Screening of Two Flags | directed by Pankaj Rishi Kumar

Program – The screening of the film ‘TWO FLAGS‘ directed by Pankaj Rishi Kumar – Followed by an interactive session between the director and the audience About the film ‘Two Flags‘ chronicles the life and politics of a quaint French town: Pondicherry. As the 4600 Tamil French people belonging to the Tamil ethnic community, gear up for the French Presidential elections (2017) the film explores the idea of ... Read More »

Night of Theatre 11

Presented by Trimukhi Platform in partnership with Les Pas Perdus,  French Embassy in India / Institut Français + Ville de Marseille, Alliance Française du Bengale, Ik-Nag AND MACE, Night of Theatre n°11, the eleventh edition of this amazing night-long festival of contemporary performing and collaborative arts, will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at and around Trimukhi Cultural Centre in the Santhal tribal village of Borotalpada, West Bengal, India. Four French artists from Les Pas Perdus, Marseille, ... Read More »

book launch and readings from  OVER AND UNDERGROUND IN MUMBAI & PARIS

  Program – Fabrice Plançon, the Director of Alliance française du Bengale 
will launch the book, OVER AND UNDERGROUND IN MUMBAI & PARIS – Sampurna Chattarji will be in conversation with Ruchira Das About the book “Elegiac, unsettling, gorgeous: a tale of two cities, two poets, and an urgent epistolary exchange”                    – Jeet Thayil The book OVER AND ... Read More »

Literary Sessions with Franco-Lebanese Graphic Novelist Joseph Safieddine and Illustrator Thomas Cadène

 Programme Author Joseph Safieddine in conversation with illustrator Thomas Cadène About the authors Joseph Safieddine isn’t the same person as Gabriel El Chatawi, the hero of his last album, but he could be. Born in France to a Franco-Lebanese family, and dividing his life between Paris, and Beirut and Tyre in Lebanon, the graphic novel “Yallah Bye” (Le Lombard 2015, ... Read More »

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Synopsis : To commemmorate the International Holocaust day, Indian Pluralism Foundation in association with Alliance Française du Bengale, American Jewish Committee and Foundation for Ethnic Understanding presents <TORN FROM HOME>. With the aim of spreading peace and harmony, as well as to honour the Holocaust victims, it will be an evening of pledge to fight racism and end xenophobia. Program ... Read More »