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Cultural Events

Stand-up comedy by Quiver Productions

 A standup show that will give you rock hard abs. Four local standup comedians, one stage, and a whole lot of funny. Be there. And bring an extra pair of undergarments! Contact : 09870715191/9686421772 Read More »

Campus France Pre-Departure session

In the month of July every year CampusFrance-India organizes pre-departure orientation sessions across India to prepare Indian candidates for student life in France. Besides, enrolled students having secured admissions, the event is open to prospective students considering higher education in France. These events are a great platform for enrolled students to find out about the step by step preparation required ... Read More »

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 »