Cultural Events

FÊTE DE LA MUSIQUE

  First celebrated in Paris 1982, Fête de la Musique or World Music Day is the first all-day musical celebration on the day of the summer solstice, originated by the French Minister of Culture, Jack Lang and Maurice Fleuret. On this musical occasion, Alliance française du Bengale in association Siddha Foundation, Calcutta Classical Guitar Society, Sienna Cafe Park Street and ... Read More »

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 »

Ballade Au Crayon Noir : Where Heritage Meets Life

Program More than a month long exhibition of French illustrator-sculptor, Jacques Servieres’s black and white sketches that bring out the eccentric aspects of Kolkata and Chandernagore About the Artist A retired teacher of play therapy in Public Psychology Centre for kids, Jacques found his passion in illustration and sculpting. He created the open air sculptre garden on the banks of the river ... 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 »