Cultural Events

Mahabharata: The Ballet. A divine celebration of Womanhood

Mahabharata: The Ballet. A divine celebration of Womanhood Cultural program conceptualised and created by Pt. Tanmoy Bose with FREED with the support of Alliance française du Bengale & Kolkata International Women Club (KIWC).  Mahabharata : The Ballet, is a contemporary representation where it comes alive in the perfect blend of music, fashion and dance. In the performance, the characters come alive as a blend of ... Read More »

Admission Tour 2016 – Winter Edition

The Embassy of France in India and Campus France are pleased to announce the Jan/Feb 2016 Admission Tour in India. This  large-scale event will  allow thousands of Indian students from all fields to meet with more than 30 top French B-Schools, Engineering Schools and Specialised Institutions in 4 metro-cities across India: New Delhi (31st Jan) 10 AM – 6 PM – ... Read More »

Meet Abdourahman Waberi @International Kolkata Bookfair 2016

On the occasion of the 40th International Book Fair in Kolkata and in association with the Alliance francaise du Bengale, the french-djiboutian author Abdourahman Waberi will come at Milan Mela. He will be in conversation with Chinmoy Guha, Professor at the University of Calcutta, Bengali essayist and translator. Abdourahman Waberi was born in Djibouti City in 1965. He went to France in 1985 to ... Read More »

Tour de Cirque – “Derrière la porte”

“It should have been an ordinary day for the waiter of the « petit Café », if he didn’t fall in love with the woman who just pass the door. Seduction, maladroitness, case of mistaken, juggling, magic…. It’s an extrodinary day for this two charcters who send – with humour – the audience into an oniric, absurde and soft world…” ... Read More »

French Literary Evening

On the occasion of this month of January, marked by literary festivals , the Alliance française du Bengale will be pleased to receive the author and philosopher Barbara Cassin and the writer Abdourahman Waberi, for a discussion about literature and poetry. They will be in conversation with Henri Berquin. Wednesday 27th January – 8.00 pm – Park Mansions (57A Park Street) Read More »

Disappearing Dialogues

“Disappearing Dialogues” is a public art project by Nobina Gupta. Come to walk on the canvas, leave your impressions and join the open discussion at the International Kolkata Book Fair 2016 (Milan Mela ground) from Wed 27th Jan, 6.00 pm to 31st Jan. Read More »

Vietnamese contemporary painting exhibition

On the occasion of the International Kolkata Book Fair 2016, the Alliance française du Bengale, in association with the Vietnamese Ambassy in Delhi organizes a panorama of the Vietnamese painters Tao Thi Thu Huong, Khac Chinh, Duc Hung, Huy Hung, Quy Kien, Xuan Lan. From 27th Jan to 6th Feb @IKBF (Milan Mela)   Read More »

Meeting with Barbara Cassin – KALAM

January‘16  in Kolkata is indeed  the month of literary festivals, marked by the presence of France! On the occasion of Kolkata Literary Meet 2016, we will have the great pleasure to welcome the French author/philosopher Barbara Cassin for a discussion on “The politic has to be done by all and not by one”. Monday 25th January – 12.40 pm – Victoria Memorial Quadrangle Barbara Cassin is a French philologist and philosopher, ... Read More »

Ciné club – Un château en Italie

Un château en Italie (2013) An upper-middle-class family is selling their family home. Meanwhile, Louise meets Nathan while taking care of her brother Ludovic, who is ill. Directed by: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi Starring: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Louis Garrel, Filippo Timi Read More »

AKLF 2016 – Meeting with Veronique Ovaldé

 On the occasion of Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF), in association with the French Institute in India and the Alliance française du Bengale, the french writer Veronique Ovaldé will come at Oxford Bookstore (Park street, Kolkata) along with Liad Shoham and Dror A. Mishani ( Israeli), Kishwar Desai, Barun Chanda and Victor K Ghosh. They will present to us their crime fiction literary ... Read More »