HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural Events

SCREENING: Rasan Piya

SCREENING: Rasan Piya 7.00 pm | 14th of December | Alliance Française auditorium About the film: ‘Rasan Piya’ is a documentary on the life of renowned classical vocalist and poet Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan who, at the age of 105, continues not just to compose but to teach, travel and perform across India. His story is that of an extraordinary musician, poet ... Read More »

PLAY READING: Choma’s Tale

PLAY READING: Choma’s Tale 5:00 pm | 13th of December| Alliance Française classroom 7 Based on the book by ShivramKaranth, this play has been adapted by Vijay Padiki. Choma is an untouchable bonded-labourer in a village who is working along with his family for a landlord, as he belongs to a backward class. Due to his social status, he is not allowed ... Read More »

CONCERT: Vocaldente – German A Cappella

CONCERT: Vocaldente – German A Cappella 7:00 pm | 9th of December| Alliance francaise auditorium Germany’s most successful a cappella export! Unlike other a cappella groups, Vocaldente don’t rely on technical devices, amplifiers and special effects. Their passion is an art almost lost in the entire vocal scene: performing a cappella without microphones, conveying the feeling and verve of 80 years of musical ... Read More »

TALK & INTERACTION SESSION: Biomimicry Swarm

TALK & INTERACTION SESSION: Biomimicry Swarm 6:00 pm | 8th of December | Alliance Française auditorium We are part of nature. We are nature! Why don’t we act like nature? How do we act like nature? 6.00 p.m to 6.30 p.m : “An introduction to Biomimicry & Biophilia” presentation and talk – Seema and Prashant 6.30 p.m to 6.45 p.m : The magical and amazing wisdom in ... Read More »

PLAY READING: The Final Lecture of Pierre-Gilles

PLAY READING: The Final Lecture of Pierre-Gilles 7.00 pm | 7th of December| Alliance Française auditorium Bangalore Little Theatre & Alliance Francaise de Bangalore present A ​​dramatized reading​ ​of “The Final Lecture of Pierre Gilles de Gennes”.Written by LA based playwright Willard Simms for the International Liquid Crystal Conference to be held in Ohio in August 2016.The play is based on the the life and ... Read More »

Dance DISCourse: Puraskar

Dance DISCourse: Puraskar 6:00 pm | 5th of December | Alliance Française auditorium The concluding Dance DISCourse event of 2015 is Puraskar, where attendance History Society show-cases the work of 5 national talents in different aspects of dance and bestows on them the attendance annual awards too. This year the Jury has selected: – Sheejith Krishna for RAM GOPAL Best Male Soloist – ... Read More »

PLEASE FIND ENCLOSED | PIERRE FOLK – ‘By The Silent Line’

PLEASE FIND ENCLOSED | PIERRE FOLK – ‘By The Silent Line’ 7.00 pm | 29th of November | Kena (Church Street) Pierre Folk Born in 1986, Pierre Folk is a French photographer particularly known for his work on the inner city ‘Little Belt’ railway in Paris. Basing his reflection on the contentious relationships between the human being, his environment and between ... Read More »

THEATRE: The Journey of a Soul

THEATRE: The Journey of a Soul 7:00 pm | 28th of November | Alliance Française auditorium SPOTLIGHT CHILDREN’S THEATRE PRODUCTION presents The Journey of a Soul An evening with dramatic adaption of a classic and indulgence with devised ensemble acts The Odyssey takes the fall of the city of Troy as its starting point and crafts a new epic around the struggle ... Read More »