Cultural Events

PHOTO CONTEST “Objectif Sport !”

1st of March – 1st of May | Alliance française The Alliance Française de Bangalore along with the Fondation Alliance Française is organizing a Photography Competition on the theme ‘Objectif Sport’. Within the scope of 2016’s international sporting events, the Fondation Alliance Française organizes for the 6th occasion a photo contest, “Objectif Sport !” illustrating the theme of sport. Sport ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 28th of April | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Guillaume Gallienne, France – 2012 – 1h25min – Comédie Mrs. Gallienne, a rather temperamental upper middle-class lady, has three children, two of whom she considers as her sons and another she calls Guillaume. Logically indeed, the latter teenage creature does not picture ... Read More »

DANCE: World Dance Day 2016

5.00 pm | 29th of April | Alliance Française Auditorium The Alliance française and Bangalore School of Music, together with Ashish Khokar’s ATTENDANCE present World Dance Day 2016. World Dance Day is celebrated on 29 April , as per UN convention , in memory of French ballet genius Jean George Nouverres. He revived ballet as an art form. In Bangalore , dance historian and ... Read More »

CONCERT: La Fanfare Couche-Tard

9.00 pm | 30th of April | The Humming Tree Entry free for students and members of AF upon showing their AF I-cards // Entry Rs. 300 for the general public BALKAN SWING & BRASS Eastern Europe music lovers, mixed with powerful nuclear energy and fine humour, the Fanfare Couche Tard  (understand ‘Night Owls Band’) is to music what an SUV is to ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 18th of March | Alliance Française auditorium World-Soul // Free and open to all After having performed as a chorist for other artists for a few years and been all over the world with them, Erika decided to start her own musical project a few years back. Her sound offers a mix of groovy Caribbean music with a ... Read More »

Bangalore Queer Film Festival

All day | 26th – 28th of February | Alliance Française auditorium In February 2016 the Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF) will enter its eighth year. BQFF is an annual event full of queer films from the world over, photo exhibitions, art exhibitions, performances and panel discussions. Over the years, BQFF has become an entrenched part of the cultural landscape of Bangalore. ... Read More »

DANCE: Contemporary Kathak by NADAM

6:30 pm | 29th of February | Alliance Française auditorium Presented by Ashish Khokar’s ATTENDANCE in collaboration with Alliance française de Bangalore and Bangalore School of Music. An encounter between the East and the West. NADAM-an acronym for “Narthan Academy of Dance and Music”, was founded in the year 1997 by Nandini K Mehta & K Murali Mohan-established Kathak exponents. The academy ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Gasping by Ben Elton

5:00 pm | 6th of March| Alliance Française classroom 7 When Philip is challenged by his boss to find a new way of making money from nothing, he invents the Suck and Blow machine and along with it the business of air – providing private air, stockpiling air, and eventually selling air. A flash advertising campaign soon convinces the public ... Read More »

EXHIBITION: In Light We Trust by Marko93

All day | 15th of February – 7th of March | Alliance Française Atrium Invited by the Alliance française network, the French visual artist Marko93 spent 5 weeks in India and toured in 10 cities, conducting workshops, painting walls and literally enlightening the places he visited and the people he met. The exhibition is a glimpse of his journey through a selection of works, murals and light-painting pictures he did during his ... Read More »


7 p.m | 14th – 24th of March | Alliance Française Like every year, the Alliance française organizes a film festival during the Francophonie Festival thanks to the support of all the consulates involved in the project. This year, we collaborate with the Québec Government Office in Mumbai, Consulate General of Canada in Bangalore , the Consulate General of Switzerland in ... Read More »