Events

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 »

FRANCOPHONIE MÉLA | 24th March 2018

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 all over Alliance française de Delhi, sharing information about their cultures and delicious food from all over the world. There will also be prizes to be won. A precious occasion to discover all the joys and pleasures of Francophone cultures, in a cheerful atmosphere! Read More »

FRANCOPHONIE MÉLA

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 »

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 »

Concert: TRITHA ELECTRIC

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 concerts across 3 continents since the the release of the debut LP PaGLi. Tritha Electric recently released their new album Raagas in Paris. Read More »

TRITHA ELECTRIC

  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 »

Film Screening – Montreal La Blanche

Initial release: 2016 Director: Bachir Bensaddek Running time: 1h 27m French with English subtitles | Free Entry Open to All   Plot: Kahina, a former Algerian pop star who abandoned the country during the Algerian Civil War and emigrated to Canada to live in peace and privacy. One Christmas Eve, however, she gets into a taxi driven by Amokrane, a more recent Algerian ... Read More »

POWER OF CARTOONS

  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 »

Reading May 68

Under the umbrella of Francophonie week 2018 Alliance Française de Delhi presents  Reading May 68 A period of civil unrest in France In France, as in many other countries, May 1968 was a period of revolt by its youth. On the occasion of 50th anniversary of the events of May 68, Alliance Francaise de Delhi commemorates this period of student-revolt, ... Read More »

Play Screening – LA MARCHE DE RAMA

About: A screening of the audiovisual recording of Alexis Martin’s et Daniel Brière’s play La marche de Rama which is an adaptation of the Indian epic Ramayana. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Alexis Martin (Artistic Director of the Nouveau Théâtre Expérimental, Montreal), Valavane Koumarane (Director of the Indianostrum Theatre, Pondicherry), Vasumathi Badrinathan (Professor at the Department of French, University of Mumbai), and ... Read More »