Abu Dhabi international Book Fair 2018

  From April 25th to May 1st, 2018, France will be present at the Abu Dhabi International Bookfair, ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre). PROGRAMME Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 07:15pm - 08:00pm Encounter and signing session with Swiss French author Kyra Dupont In partnership with the Embassy of Switzerland in the United Arab Emirates Saturday, [...]

PULSAR The Open Art Prize

Within the context of the Emirati-French Cultural Dialogue, the Institut français in the UAE invite local artists to participate in Pulsar The Open Art Prize. You are a visual artists, musician, architect, designer, actor, engineer, graphist, scientist ? The call for participation is open until May 5, 2018, the 3 winning projects will receive a [...]

Lecture “France-UAE Dialogue, the women chapter: gender balance, breaking stereotypes”

Conference on April 22 at 5:00pm around the theme: France-UAE Dialogue, the women chapter: gender balance, breaking stereotypes. Under the patronage of the FBG-Women Empowerment Committee and in collaboration with the University Leadership Council, this exceptional panel will bring together men and women to debate Gender Balance in the UAE and abroad. This first edition [...]

Insula, tribute to Frantz Fanon – Contemporary jazz

Within the context of the Emirati-French Cultural Dialogue, the Alliance Française in the United Arab Emirates and the French institute, invite INSULA to perform. After their world tour in Latin America, Europe and Russia, INSULA is coming for the first time to the Gulf. The purpose of « INSULA » project is to show that [...]

Concours de la francophonie

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Globes: Visions of the World – Louvre Abu Dhabi

Inauguration of « Globes, Visions of the World » / « Le Monde en Sphères ». Ludovic Pouille, Ambassador of France to the UAE Louvre Abu Dhabi presents from March 23 to June 2,  the second temporary exhibition, Globes: Visions of the World. Globes, archaeological remains, coins, scripts or prints, astrolabes, world maps and [...]

ART WEEK: Tahar Ben Jelloun writer and artist

The Alliance française Dubai  has welcomed the French-Moroccan poet Tahar Ben Jelloun, winner of the Goncourt prize for his novel The Sacred Night. On the occasion of  La Semaine de la Francophonie, the author came to present his latest work, The punishment, published by Gallimard, an autobiographical narrative. It is filled with anecdotes telling the [...]

Institut français X Art Dubai Talk

"CoLab, a story of cultural cooperation" @Art Dubai Saturday 24th March - 2.00pm      The United Arab Emirates and France have built up closer and closer ties since the creation of the Federation. This long-lasting and strong friendship is embodied in the field of culture by the Louvre Abu Dhabi. “CoLab – contemporary art [...]

Francophonie Month

Francophonie Month     Every year, the Francophonie month promotes French language across the world. Meetings with artists and writers, all over the globe, are organized, as well as conferences, workshops and performances which celebrate French language in its diversity. On the occasion of the Francophonie festival, more than thirty events shall take place in [...]

Francophonie month

Francophonie month Every year, the Francophonie month promotes French language across the world. Meetings with artists and writers, all over the globe, are organized, as well as conferences, workshops and performances which celebrate French language in its diversity. 
On the occasion of the Francophonie festival, more than thirty events shall take place in the UAE, [...]