HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural Events

PLAY READING: Kurukshetra Burning by Kuvempu

PLAY READING: Kurukshetra Burning by Kuvempu 5:00 pm | 7th of February| Alliance Française classroom 7 An adaptation in English by BLT from Smashana Kurukshetra by Kuvempu. The epic Mahabharata war has ended. For some it is a triumph, the end of an era of injustice. For others it is the beginning of another long journey in a never ending cycle of the ... Read More »

THEATRE: Tortilla Theatre Festival

THEATRE: Tortilla Theatre Festival All day | 6th & 7th of February | Alliance Française auditorium “The arts have a crucial impact on our economy and are an important catalyst for learning, discovery and achievement.” A city that has a vibrant arts community is a city that spells success – and Bangalore is certainly such a city! In the last five years The Tortilla ... Read More »

STAGE42: Unladylike

STAGE42: Unladylike 8.30 pm | 5th of February | Alliance Française auditorium The Alliance française de Bangalore is thrilled to support the 2016 edition of Stage42 festival, organised by OML. Award winning comedian Radhika Vaz is back with her hit debut show Unladylike. Presenting one woman’s struggle to achieve acceptance from adolescence to about now, Vaz pulls no punches as she tells ... Read More »

CONCERT: Japanese Music & Dance

CONCERT: Japanese Music & Dance 7:00 pm | 2nd of February | Alliance Française auditorium About: Niko(Erhu/Chinese Violin)player Ms.Haruyo Kimura Born in Kobe,Japan. With her artistic sensitivity creates her own expression of performance based on her technique which was acquired in Mainland China. Appeared in NHK(Japanese National Broad Casting Corp ) radio drama & many movies. She has released several CDs. 2013-Chendao Thailand. She played along ... Read More »

ANNUAL DAY: Asha Foundation

ANNUAL DAY: Asha Foundation 10:00 am | 2nd of February | Alliance Française auditorium The special children at Asha Foundation invite you to a fun filled morning of song, dance and a tuck shop. We practise dance, song, art, horticulture, vocational skills like candle making, gifts with beads as part of our learning…  We would like to spread awareness and ... Read More »

CONCERT: Tales of the night

CONCERT: Tales of the night 7:00 pm | 1st of February | Alliance Française auditorium A collaboration between Akadêmia, Majolly Music Trust, Société Générale, Institut Français, with the support of Alliance française de Bangalore and Bangalore School of Music. Free Entry /  First come first serve Night is a theme often staged by 19th century poets and composers. Rest, dreams of love, strolling ... Read More »

CONCERT: Juliette Katz

CONCERT: Juliette Katz 8:30pm | 31st of January | The Humming Tree “I was born with music, grew up with music and I have never wanted anything else.” Juliette Katz has known that she wanted to be a singer since she was 4. She is a woman of this age, romantic yet blunt, sentimental yet deep. With her slightly hoarse voice, like a ... Read More »

DANCE: Bharatanatyam Arangetram

DANCE: Bharatanatyam Arangetram 6.15 pm | 31st of January | Alliance Française auditorium Mr. Charles Ma, The Director of Natyaprabha school of Bharatanatyam, presents Arangetram of Kumari Deepa S M. Deepa will be performing an entire range of dances in Bharatnatyam, set to a Margam. The first half will start with a Pushpanjali and prayer to Lord Ganesha and gradually progress to a challenging Bhakti-Shringara ... Read More »

STAGE42: One Man Breaking Bad

STAGE42: One Man Breaking Bad 8.30 pm | 29th of January | Alliance Française auditorium The Alliance française de Bangalore is thrilled to support the 2016 edition of Stage42 festival, organised by OML. Sixty Awesome Episodes = One Awesome Show. With over a million hits on YouTube, and sell-out runs at comedy festivals in Melbourne and Edinburgh, LA actor Miles Allen’s incredible ... Read More »

CINE FORUM MELIES: Kirikou & the Sorceress / Kirikou et la socière

CINE FORUM MELIES: Kirikou & the Sorceress / Kirikou et la socière 7.00 pm | 28th of January | Alliance Française auditorium Free and open to all // Subtitled in English Michel Ocelot, France – 1998 – 1h18min – Animation, Fiction In a little village somewhere in West Africa, a boy named Kirikou is born in a spectacular way. But he’s ... Read More »