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Francophonie Month 2019

Francophonie Month 2019   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. In the United Arab Emirates, the essential role of diffusing and promoting the French language is [...]

The Night of Ideas 2019: Museums and New Technologies

31 January 2019, Etihad Museum, 7pm, open to public upon registration: guest@dubaiculture.ae     Panel: Lana Shamma, Senior Manager of Public Programmes at Art Jameel, Dubai Roei Amit, Head of the Digital Department at the Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais (RMN – GP) Hani Asfour, Dean of the Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation [...]

Exhibition: “Le French Design – How Innovation Creates History”

THE EXHIBITION: "LE FRENCH DESIGN – HOW INNOVATION CREATES HISTORY" DUBAI DESIGN DISTRICT FROM 12-17 NOVEMBER, 2018.             This year, The Institut Français in the UAE, the cultural department of the French Embassy, is participating in Dubai Design Week with a project entirely dedicated to the emerging French design scene. [...]

An exceptional Franco-Algerian musical collaboration

  The duo Juan Carmona-Ptit Moh will be performing an unparalleled concert on the 19th of October, 2018 in the New York University's Arts Center. Following the success of their concert at Ibn Zeydoun in Algiers, the musicians reunite again in Abu Dhabi on the 19th of October, 2018 to deliver a unique performance. The [...]

Meet Campus France at the UAE Global Education Fairs

Choose France!   Unsure about your next study destination? Campus France invites you to the UAE Global Education Fairs in Dubai on October 12th & 13th and Abu Dhabi on October 15th. The UAE Global Education Fairs provide students, parents and executives from the UAE with the opportunity to find out more about French studies. [...]

The first major retrospective of Abdulqader Al Rais in Paris

25 September – 21 October 2018 As part of the French-Emirati cultural dialogue 2018, Dubai Culture is presenting the first major retrospective in France of the Emirati painter Abdulqader Al Rais at the Institut du monde arabe, on view through 21 October 2018.   Through a selection of more than 50 artworks, the exhibition unveils [...]

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 [...]