Abu Dhabi Classics music festival is back from Tuesday, January 28th 2020 to Friday, February 7th ,2020 ! Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, the festival will celebrate its ninth year anniversary and will present an eclectic [...]
The next DELF Junior exam sessions will take place in: Saturday March 21, 2020 in Abu Dhabi and Al Aïn (registrations opened till January 30) Saturday April 18, 2020 in Dubaï (registrations opened till February 27) Saturday June 06, 2020 in Dubaï (registrations to open in April and close in May) Registration sessions will be [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 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 [...]