HIGHLIGHTS

Cultural Events

AF Cinema: Les chansons d’amour – Love songs

Christophe Honore, 2007, France, 100 mins A musical interpretation of three lovers living in Paris – divided into three parts: The Departure, The Absence and The Return.                       Contact: culture.bangalore@afindia.org / 080-40808181 Read More »

Prim and IMproper by Vasu Primlani

4.00 pm and 8.00 pm A sophisticated standup comedy night featuring Bangalore’s debut of Vasu Primlani’s special Prim and IMproper.  Called ‘mischievous and defiant’ by the BBC, she is one of the most courageous voices out of India. Vasu Primlani tackles issues under comedy that are scarcely spoken of in social circles, and ought to be.  Topics like the environment, ... Read More »

Love sex and section 377 by Underdog

5.30 pm and 7.30 pm LSS 377 is a satire on the judgement that was passed by the supreme court that illegalized sexual intercourse of same sex couples. LSS 377 takes a comical view of this order and tells us how the world would be adversely affected by this decision. A hilarious look into how important it is legalzie love!! ... Read More »

Live the Tour de France, in Bangalore

The iconic Tour de France began in 1903 with 6 cyclists travelling across France. Running from Saturday July 5th to Sunday July 27th 2014, the 101th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,664 kilometres. In Bangalore, live the “Tour de France” with Alliance Francaise and Specialized Concept store (Bums on the saddle, ... Read More »

The Sharik Hasan Trio by IMAS

The Sharik Hasan Trio is a New York based group consisting of the most talented musicians on the scene today, playing music that is at the cutting edge of contemporary jazz. Hasan’s music has a distinct sound that is as energetic and catchy as it is soulful and thoughtful – a unique confluence of culture, tradition and innovation. Sharik Hasan ... Read More »

Dance DISCourse: Kathak

Alliance Francaise-Ashish Khokar’s Dance DISCourse is in its 5th popular year. On its 28 event on June 28th, it platforms KATHAK and showcases city’s 3 generations of talents in the form of: teenager Manasa Joshi, star talent; B.P.Sweekruth as upcoming male dancer-teacher and Bangalore’s best Kathak Ensemble NADAM under baton of Gurus Murlimohan and Nandini Kalva. The three main styles of ... Read More »

AF Cinema – Syngue Sabour (The patience stone) by Atiq Rahimi

2012, France, Afghanistan, 102 mins Somewhere, in Afghanistan or elsewhere, in a country torn apart by a war… A young woman in her thirties watches over her older husband in a decrepit room. He is reduced to the state of a vegetable because of a bullet in the neck. Not only is he abandoned by his companions of the Jihad, ... Read More »

Concert – DJ Missill

ELECTRONIC MUSIC CONCERT Organised by the Alliance Française in collaboration with The Humming Tree EXTRA-LARGE INFLUENCES : From Japanese pop culture to American hip-hop, passing by Indie rock, world sound, the electro scene, or even the world of video games, DJ Missill mixes it all together to create an acidulous universe that has gotten the international press talking about her ... Read More »

International Music Day – Fête de la Musique

Completely different from a music festival, the Fête de la Musique is above all a free popular fête, open to any participant (amateur or professional musicians) who wants to perform in it. This Music day allows the expression of all styles of music in a cheerful atmosphere. It aims at a large audience, working to popularise musical practice for young and not so ... Read More »

Theatre: Green Room Project

7th, 8th and 15th June Barking Dog presents ‘Green Room Project’, a one of a kind project that is bound to change the entire outlook of theatre in our city. 70 Plays – 70 Directors – 250 Actors – 50 Technicians – 7 Days – 1 City – 1 Mother Of A Theatre Project! 70 unique teams commandeering, 70 unique ... Read More »