Cultural Events

World Environment Day Special | Documentary Screening & Talk by Environmental Activist Mallika Jalan

Since 1974, every year the World Environment Day on 5th June pledges to encourage awareness and action for the protection of our environment. In order to brace this noble initiative for a greener future, Alliance française du Bengale organizes an evening of French documentary screening on ecological issues and talk by environmental activist Mallika Jalan. Black Kiss by Mariette Mompierre ... Read More »

Seminar | Gandhi & Rolland : A Quest for Peace in Troubled Times

Program: It is considered that Romain Rolland was one of Gandhi’s first and most effective European popularizers. Rolland took an interest in Gandhi in the years after the First World War, when he was seeking new ways out of the dire situation in which European Civilization found itself. Their friendship came to a climax when Gandhi visited Rolland in Switzerland, ... Read More »

Musical Evening | TwoMacha

Program: Alliance Française du Bengale in association with Siddha Foundation: Live in Series, Calcutta Classical Guitar Society and TwoMacha musical band hosts an evening of acoustic folk songs by Suren Vikhash & Dolinman. Read More »

Art Education Roundtables 2019

Synopsis Premjish is working as Director-Outreach at Art1st Foundation, he is also a recipient of the Art Scribe Award that invited him for a residency in Château de La Napoule, Mandelieu-La Napoule. Art1st Foundation is organising a series of roundtables on art education called AER 2019. Art Education Roundtables 2019 brings together the diverse and experienced voices from the field ... Read More »

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 »