Events

“Captured in ink” – An exhibition of sketches of places & people of Ahmedabad by Dhiman Sengupta 4th June @ 7 p.m.

  About the artist: Dhiman Sengupta is a Senior Faculty member at the National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad where he heads the Animation Film Design department. Dhiman loves drawing from life—his favourite subjects are people, animals, spaces, nature and architecture especially that which has historical relevance and stories embedded within. His sketchbook is his constant companion, pen and ink is ... Read More »

S.Thala – An Indian Suite

  S. Thala is a dance performance inspired by Marguerite Duras’ poignant novel – l’Amour – a touching love story of a pubescent French girl and an older, wealthy Chinese-Vietnamese man. It is based on Duras’ personal experience in French-Indonesia. S. Thala is performed by Annette Leday who has studied Kathakhali and western dance. Annette, who knows India intimately, captures ... Read More »

A Trip to France, 1970 – An Exhibition by Parmanand Dalwadi

Date & Time: March 25 th, 6pm FREE and join us for HIGH TEA Venue: Alliance Française d’Ahmedabad, Manekbaug, Shyamal Cross Rd, beside Food Corporation of India, Shyamal, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380015 At the A Trip to France exhibition, visitors will see 50 photographs captured by Parmanand Dalwadi during his visit to France in the 1970s. Parmanand Dalwadi visited France during ... Read More »

Convergence: A Panorama of Photography’s French Connections in India

Date & Time: Opening March 24th, 6:30pm join us for HIGH TEA Exhibition March 25th to April 2nd 4pm-8pm FREE Venue: Amdavad ni Gufa, Kasturbhai Lalbhai Campus Opp Gujarat University campus, CEPT campus, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009   At the Convergence exhibition, visitors will see photographs of India taken over two and a half centuries by Indian and French photographers. ... Read More »

Deconfine 2021 | Novembre Numérique 2021

  Second edition of <de>confine / Novembre Numerique 2021 Festival of Digital Arts of South Asia. It will take place from 10th November to 30th November both virtually and physically. @if_india and Alliance Francaise present <de>confine 2021, a South Asian Digital Arts Festival curated by @mediaartsouthasia, under the #novembrenumerique initiative by @institutfrancais. Explore image, text, sound and video based online ... Read More »

Digital Workshop | Translation for French Language with Tess Lewis

5 p.m. IST on 2nd September, 2021 (Thu) Join us online for an exclusive translation workshop with the renowned translator Tess Lewis. Tess will talk about the technique, approach, and process of translating literary works. She will also share some insights & experiences from her professional journey along with presenting a few interesting examples of translations. The workshop is being ... Read More »

DÉFI INTER Alliances | Quiz sur la Culture Française

The Défi Inter-AF challenge is a quiz competition about French culture (art, music, cinema, geography, etc.) It is a fun-filled competition in French. The competition is free and open only to current students at AF Ahmedabad. Age: 16 + Level: B1+ The Candidate has to be enrolled in any course at AF Ahmedabad currently. (registrations on first-come-first-served basis) Please read the ... Read More »

Podcast Series | Clearing the Haze | May – July 2021

Listen to our weekly podcast “Clearing the Haze (CTH)”, bringing Indo-French conversations at the intersection of culture, education and language. CTH is the first show, hosted by inclusion specialist Shachi Irde as part of the Generation Equality Forum. We discuss inclusion challenges: how you, me and everyone balance societal, professional and familial demands and how our choices are influenced by ... Read More »

Fête de la Musique | Webradio Project | 07 – 21 June

For the last 38 years in France, the 21st June has not been just the longest day of the year, but has also been the day to commemorate the Fête de la Musique (FDM). Globally known as World Music Day, Fête de la Musique was born in France in 1982, and has since been embraced by countries all over the ... Read More »