Cultural Events

Knowledge Summit (KS3) from 24 to 26 November 2021

  Join us for the Knowledge Summit online from 24th – 26th November 2021! Knowledge Summit is a 3-day bilateral forum that aims to focus on research cooperation. It will be an online event co-organized by The French Institute in India and by Savitribai Phule Pune University. The first day will be devoted to plenary sessions and will be followed ... Read More »

Fête de la Musique 2021 – Rendezvous with French music

On the occasion of Fete de la Musique 2021, Alliance française du Bengale in association with Institute Français en Inde is organizing 6 WEBTALKS under the campaign RENDEZVOUS with French Music!, starting from 5th June, 2021. Each 45 minutes of session will see an expert delivering a talk on various genres of French Music, thus exploring the territories of their ... Read More »

DocEdge Kolkata 2021

We are happy to announce our association with DocedgeKolkata, Asian Forum for Documentary 2021 and the virtual edition commences from today, May 7 2021. Visit this link for more information: For any queries write to: [email protected] or [email protected] DocedgeKolkata, Asian Documentary Forum is an international event attended by some of the most noted documentary makers from across the globe ... Read More »

The Auditory Setting : A Sonic Ethnography in Film & Media Arts

Satyajit Ray Film & Television Institute , Alliance française du Bengale, Radio Nopal & Culture Monks are very happy to present a webcast titled The Auditory Setting : A Sonic Ethnography in Film & Media Arts by Budhaditya Chattopadhyay who is an alumnus of SRFTI, Kolkata, on Feb 13, 2021 (Saturday) from 5 pm – 6:30 pm (India Time) This program is ... Read More »

Rêveries à Kolkata – Closing of Kolkata Express

The French Institute in India along with The Alliance française du Bengale calls for The Finale, of a month and a half long digital residency Kolkata Express “?ê?????? à ???????”on 27th January at 7:00 pm IST. The French Illustrator Sophie Cousinié will share her journey through her artworks and how the imagination was the only driving force. She finds comfort ... Read More »

Kolkata Express

For 2020, within the framework of bilateral relations between France and India and its educational, cultural and artistic exchanges, the French Institute in India along with The Alliance Française du Bengale supports the participation of the French illustrator Ms. Sophie Cousinié (who represented France in IER 2019) in the digital residency “KOLKATA EXPRESS” planned for December 10th, 2020 to January 15th, ... Read More »

Kolkata Dialogue : Special Edition

Kolkata Dialogue Special edition: Celebrating 80 years of Alliance française in Bengal is presented by Alliance française du Bengale in association with Centre for contemporary communication, Kolkata on Friday, 20th November 2020 6:30 PM IST. Speakers for the evening will be : Prof. Chinmoy Guha (Author, Academician and Distinguished French Scholar, Chevalier des Palmes Académique, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, Chevalier de ... Read More »

Celebrating 80 years of Alliance française in Bengal

To mark the celebration of the 80th year of Alliance française in Bengal, India, we have  collaborated with Institut Français India and Bingsha Shatabdi and organised an online reading & drawing event on 25 September at 6:30 pm IST with Ms. Karthika Naïr, Ms. Joëlle Jolivet and Ms. Bijal Vachharajani. Mr. Emmanuel LEBRUN-DAMIENS – Counsellor for Education, Science and Culture, ... Read More »