The Institut français in the UAE is delighted to announce its upcoming 'Conversation' co-produced with Thinkers & Doers and hosted at Warehouse 421 the 11th of December. This “Conversation" is a format of 1-hour morning talks between 3 speakers and a moderator, following a networking breakfast, gathering an international community of innovation leaders disrupting their industries. In line with the [...]
Franco-German friendship is also celebrated in the Emirates! On December 6th 2019, the Institut français in the UAE / Cultural Department of the French Embassy in cooperation with the German Embassy in the United Arab Emirates and the Goethe Institute present "Building beats". This Franco-German project, which takes place at Warehouse 421 in Abu Dhabi, invites [...]
Installation "Patterns" by the artist Julien Poidevin From November 21st to November 23rd, Abu Dhabi Art Fair, the international contemporary art fair, will host a production of the Institut français in the UAE / Cultural department of the French Embassy. “Patterns” is an immersive installation of the multimedia artist, Julien Poidevin, which combine new technologies and traditional [...]
The French pianist Pascal Gallet comes to Abu Dhabi on October for two unique representations. The first will take place on October 16th at Sorbonnne University Abu Dhabi and he will give a private concert at the Residence of France on the 17th. Pianist Pascal Gallet made his first television appearance at the age of [...]
What is the DELF Junior ? The DELF Junior is a diploma awarded by the French Ministry of Education to prove the French-language skills of non-French candidates. There are four independent diplomas, which correspond, respectively, to the following four levels of the Council of Europe' s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL): A1, A2, B1, [...]
Exhibition “Caravane & guests” and presentation of the latest publication of the Emirati-French Cultural Dialogue
The exhibition “Caravane & Guests” opened this week at the French Residency in Abu Dhabi and will present during one month the artworks from 5 French artists: Annabelle Smith-Bigno, Bénédicte Gimonnet, Karine Roche, Mioara Corozel Cherki and Sabine Blanchard. It is in a collaboration’s spirit that the French painters presented in the exhibition “Caravane & [...]
Sélection of French animated films at the Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth – October 13-18, 2019
The Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth will take place from 13 to 18 October 2019. Come discover alone or with your children a selection of more than 15 French animated films. The detailed selection can be found here. For more information and booking(s), visit https://siff.ae/.
DELF Prim is the first level in the DELF / DALF series of certificates awarded by the French Ministry of Education for proficiency in French as a Foreign Language. DELF Prim is intended for children who are beginners in French as a Foreign Language and who are elementary school pupils (approximately between 6 and 11 years old). In [...]
Nouvelle exposition temporaire au Louvre Abu Dhabi : “Rendez-vous à Paris : Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Cie (1900 – 1939)”
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The next national session will be planned on saturday November, 23th 2019 in Dubai. Registration periods will be managed: September 22th ad 23th in Abu Dhabi September 29th in Dubai Registrations will be closed October 1st 2019. Note that the registration fee this year is 370 dirhams, payable ONLY by cash or cheque. For further details, [...]