Patrick Chappatte will talk about the power of cartooning as a tool of dialogue all over the world with a slideshow of some of his best political satire. He will be in conversation with an Indian cartoonist for a candid exchange of similarities, differences, problems, humor and the role of language in sketching world events in both societies. The ... Read More »


  Tritha Electric is a fusion-rock band from Paris and New Delhi. Formed in 2010 by Tritha Sinha (vocals) and Paul Schneiter (drums), with the later addition of Mathias Durand (electric guitar). Playing an explosive blend of psychedelic rock, inspired by the German “Krautrock” of the 1970s, and of Indian Classical and folk melodies. The band has played over 150 ... Read More »

Hip-Hop by WEBSTER

  Aly Ndiaye, aka Webster, was born and raised in Quebec’s Limoilou neighborhood. From a Senegalese father and a Quebec mother, he has always been proud of his origins and presents himself as a SénéQueb Métis pure wool. His passion for history led him to pursue a university degree in this field. An activist, Webster is very socially involved; he ... Read More »


We are very excited to present our much-awaited Mela on March 24th 2018, the culmination day of Francophonie week! This Mela day will be unique introduction to the universe of Francophonie, through a wide range of events, including film screenings, musical and theatrical performances, art exhibitions. The event will gather representatives for many different Francophone countries, animating stalls set up ... Read More »

BIBI TANGA With Thakita

  Bibi tanga a singer/producer from Paris was looking to incorporate Indian folk and tribal style music into his upcoming production. He discussed the idea with Mr. François Grosjean and director of Alliance Française Trivendrum. François grosjean introduced Bibi Tanga to John Anthony a veteran guitarist/producer and the founder of the band Karnatriix. The three of them discussed the possibilities ... Read More »


Initial release: 2017 Director: Philippe Boesmans Running time: 2h 06min French with English subtitles | Free Entry Open to All   Plot: Pinocchio is a 2017 French-language opera by Philippe Boesmans to a libretto by Joël Pommerat (fr), based on The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. The opera was commissioned by the Aix-en-Provence Festival in France and premiered there in ... Read More »