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Building Beats: a Franco-German project around electronic music

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 [...]

Abu Dhabi Art x Institut français in the UAE

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 [...]

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 & [...]

Nouvelle exposition temporaire au Louvre Abu Dhabi : “Rendez-vous à Paris : Picasso, Chagall, Modigliani & Cie (1900 – 1939)”

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2019/2020 FLE Training courses

2019/2020 French Language School (FLE) Training courses   The Cooperation and Cultural Department of the French Embassy is glad to present its selection of training courses for the 2019/20 school year. These courses are open to all French language teachers and coordinators in the schools of the Cultural Department of the French Embassy network, as [...]

Dancer Casa April 29th, 2019 I 8.00pm The Red Theater – NYUAD

Presented as part of the Emirati-French Cultural Dialogue As part of its international tour, the Compagnie “Danser Casa” travels to the United Arab Emirates for a unique performance on April 29, 2019 at the Arts Center of NYU Abu Dhabi. Co-produced by the Institut français in the United Arab Emirates, cultural service of the French Embassy, ​​and the Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi, the show "Danser Casa" invites to a unique journey in contemporary Casablanca and illustrates the agitation and excitement of Moroccan youth.

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 [...]

Institut français in the UAE X Thinkers & Doers “Conversations”

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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. [...]