Cultural Events

Yesterday | An exhibition of Photographs by Arijit Chakraborty

  Arijit Chakraborty’s photo series depicting joy, sorrow, circumstances and survival; is an exploration of space and time. While Calcutta’s cultural magnet has shifted to the southern part of the city, it’s economic magnet has moved to Salt Lake, Rajarhat and Newtown. The city in between is now often looked upon as a relic. Yet it is here that both ... Read More »

Cafe Philo | Rabindranath Tagore in context of Rural Development

  Cafe Philo August session will be on ‘Tagore in the context of rural development’. The lecture session will be conducted by Dr. Dipankar Roy and will be followed by an interactive session. Venue : Alliance francaise du Bengale, Park Mansions, Park Street Date : August 17, 2018 Time : 7 pm – 8:30 pm Synopsis Tagore has been fundamental to the ... Read More »

Soirée Littéraire Franco-Bengali | André Valter: The troubadour in search of eternal nectar

Date: Thursday 16th August 2018 Time : 6:30 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all   Readings in French and Bengali of poetry written by André Velter and translated and published by Kanchana Mukhopadhyay Chief Guest: Honorable Consul General of France in Kolkata, Mr. Damien Syed André Velter : The troubadour in search of eternal ... Read More »

Sampark Cinema Adda | Calcutta Sonata

SAMPARK Cine Adda at Alliance française du Bengale Sampark presents an evening of cinema and cine adda. Subha Das Mollick’s award-winning documentary CALCUTTA SONATA and then a discussion with the film maker. Calcutta Sonata tells the story of gradual assimilation of piano into the cultural fabric of the city. Through the piano the Indian was introduced to the ideas of chords and harmony as opposed to a ... Read More »

Crisis of Civilisation | A Musical Production by Forum-Three

  A tribute to Tagore on his death anniversary Forum – Three ; Alliance francaise du Bengale & Culture Monks are truly delighted to invite you to a musical production featuring the founder members of Mohiner Ghoraguli. Genre: Drama (An English play) Language: English Title of the play: Crisis of Civilisation – A Musical Production by: FORUM-THREE Written & Directed ... Read More »

Hidden Sounds Guitar Workshop | featuring artist Jeff Gunn

About Jeff Gunn’s Hidden Sounds workshop: Jeff will go through the process of exploring unique sounds on the guitar, crafting articles, extending these techniques in songwriting, music education and live performance. This approach can be applied to all instruments. The workshop goes beyond guitar performance examining 10 life lessons learned through the musical study and performance.  Jeff emphasizes self-empowerment through ... Read More »

Global Village | AISEC

The Alliance française du Bengale is participating in Global Village to represent France! All are welcome to attend, register for free on spot or online on the following link :   Read More »

Contemporary Dance Performance | Buoyant Performing Arts

The Buoyant Performing Arts Center is organizing a performance night evening consisting of two contemporary dance works. Date: Saturday 28th July 2018 Time : 7:30 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all  Bodies in Play The Synergy of Visual Projections and Contemporary Dance This is an experimental work with a handful of dancers engaging ... Read More »

Sampark Literature Adda | Book Launch

Date: Friday 27th July 2018 Time : 6:30 PM Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free and open to all BOOK LAUNCH Sampark launches translations of two fine French books; in Bengali and in English. Daniel Pennac’s novel about the body Journal d’un corps has been translated into lucid Bengali by Deb Choudhury; in Bengali it is ... Read More »

The fragrance of SuryaAtman (InnerSun) | Le parfum du Soleil intérieur

A Butoh Dance and Baul Music show Time : 7:00 pm Duration: 30-40 minutes performance followed by a discussion with the artists Venue : Alliance française du Bengale, 57A Park Mansion, Park Street Free an open to all. Entry will be closed at 7:00 pm sharp. Entry on basis of first come, first serve “La traversée des apparences  La danse des failles ... Read More »