Author Archives: Alliance Française Bangalore

CONCERT: Living Legends & Budding Masters

6.30 pm | 4th of April| Alliance Française auditorium Sursagar in association with Alliance Française Bangalore invites you to an evening concert under the series entitled ‘Living Legends and Budding Masters’ on Saturday the 4th of April, 2015 @ 6.30 p.m. Hindustani Vocal recital by Padmabhushan Pandit Chhannulal Mishra from Varanasi. Accompanists: Tabla: Pandit Ramkumar Mishra Harmonium – Dr. Ravindra Katoti ... Read More »


7.00 pm | 26th of March | Alliance Française auditorium 1997, Tony Gatlif, 1h40 Stéphane, a young french, goes across Romania in the search of an unknown singer: Nora Luca. In the middle of the night, chilled by the wind and snow Stéphane arrives in a deserted village, he meets Isidore, an old gypsy. The young French and the old gypsy ... Read More »


7:00pm | 27th of March | Alliance Française auditorium “La guerre des graines” (The Seed War) by Clément Montfort and Stenka Quillet – Fighting for food independence Are seeds a commodity or a vital resource to be shared for the benefit of Humanity like the water we drink or the air we breathe ? In the near future, farmers might lose the ... Read More »

CONCERT: Rémi Panossian Jazz Trio

7.00 pm | 25th of March | Alliance Française auditorium In collaboration with the Bangalore School of Music. The trio has released the album “Add fiction” on January 2011 which had a great reception from international press and audience. These three musicians are friends for a long time and the trio became immediatly a real Band ! Their unity is ... Read More »


All day | 16th – 24th of March | Alliance Française Organised every year around the 20th of March, which is the « International Francophonie day», this event is the annual rendez-vous of the lovers of French language across the world. “Tell me ten words … that you welcome”: an invitation to travel This new theme enhances the capacity of ... Read More »


8.00 pm | 20th of March | Alliance Française auditorium For the closing event of the Francophonie Festival, the Alliance Francaise de Bangalore, in association with the Congolese community of Bangalore, organises a vibrant gig of the congolese artist Tibigo to show the diversity of  cultures that are part of the French language. A very special occasion to dance and sweat on his ... Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE FESTIVAL: Indian Culture in Francophone Literature (Lecture)

3.00 to 5.00 pm | 19th of March | Alliance Française auditorium The literature of French expression in Mauritius Island does not only bear the stigma of colonisation, but also a difficulty of finding an identity. Indeed, Mauritius was under French rule from 1715 until 1860, and under British domination from 1810 until 1968, and hosted an ample variety of immigrants, ... Read More »

EXHIBITION: The History of France told by advertising

All day | 1st – 31st of March| Alliance française atrium Advertising does not just recycle the story to ensure the promotion of consumer products; its own discourse is largely dependent on the vagaries of historical events. The great figures of the history of France are often requested during the Belle Epoque, a kind of ideal Pantheon, when it comes ... Read More »

EXHIBITION: Gasté in India 1905-1910

All day | 6th – 5th of April | National Gallery of Modern Art – Bengaluru The exhibition is organized by the Alliance française in collaboration with the National Gallery of Modern Arts in Bangalore. The project is an initiative of the Institut Français in India. A photo exhibition paying tribute to the people and the magic of India at the ... Read More »

AF CINEMA: La Pirogue

7.00 pm | 11th of March | Alliance Française auditorium 2012, Moussa Touré (Sénégal), 1h27 A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisherman to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them.   Read More »