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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, [...]

France and the UAE: Genesis of a relationship

Talking series France and the UAE: Genesis of a relationship Discover some key elements of the strong historical relationship between France and the UAE from 1971 to the present day. With both specialists Agnès Levallois, associate researcher at Foundation for Strategic Research FRS and William Gueraiche, professor at American University in the UAE. The talk [...]

Sharjah Light Festival

    Sharjah Light Festival: 8th Edition From 7th to 17th February Following the world famous Fêtes des Lumières organized each year in Lyon, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority decided, with this innovative and unifying concept of the Sharjah Light Festival, to invest public space at night, this time space of all possibilities, making [...]

Co-Lab: contemporary art & savoir-faire @ Louvre Abu Dhabi

On December 21, 2017, the Emirati-French Cultural Programme - Dialogue with the Louvre Abu Dhabi unveiled its last opus: the exhibition "Co-Lab: contemporary art & savoir-faire". Combining the know-how of four historic manufacturers with the creativity of four UAE-based artists, "Co-Lab" is truely a collaborative project, a skills workshop whose result is exhibited until March [...]

Museum Reflections @ Louvre Abu Dhabi

"Museum Reflections", a show for the Louvre Abu Dhabi opening ! « Vives Réflexions », "Museum Reflections", «أضواء اللوفر أبوظبي» celebrates the collection and the architecture of the Louvre Abu Dhabi through a curated audio-visual performance by Groupe F. This artistic creation will unveil a selection of the Louvre Abu Dhabi’s artworks in a monumental way, underlining [...]

L’Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels @ Dubai Design District

L'Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels is in Dubai ! From November 7 to 25, 2017 at Dubai Design District Founded with the support of the Maison Van Cleef & Arpels in Paris in February 2012, l’Ecole Van Cleef & Arpels is the world’s first jewelry school open to the general public. It aims unveil dthe [...]

3 questions to the French Ambassador regarding the Louvre Abu Dhabi

  3 questions to the French Ambassador regarding the Louvre Abu Dhabi The Louvre Abu Dhabi museum will open to the public on 11 November. On the occasion, we asked HE Mr Ludovic Pouille, French Ambassador to the UAE, 3 questions. Here are his answers, in Arabic.

40 years of archaeological cooperation between the UAE and France

  40 years of archaeological cooperation between the United Arab Emirates and France    Exhibition from 18th October 2017 to 31st January 2018 at Sharjah Archaeology Museum   Institut français in the United Arab Emirates/Cultural Department of the French Embassy, Sharjah Museums Department and the French archaeological mission to the U.A.E present the exhibition “40 years of [...]

Louvre Abu Dhabi will open on November 11th 2017

  Louvre Abu Dhabi will open on November 11th 2017   Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors to the public on 11 November 2017 with a wide range of public programmes, including symposiums, performances, concerts, dance, and visual arts by renowned contemporary and classical artists. It is the first museum of its kind. Offering a [...]

Bartabas’ interview

Bartabas ©Agathe Poupeney Can you remind us what prompted you to found the Versailles Equestrian Arts Academy in 2003? With the Versailles Equestrian Arts Academy I wanted to offer my own personal response to the question of hand-down. I imagined this Academy to be like a high level school able to [...]

March 21st, 2017|News, Cultural and artistic cooperation, Dance et Theatre|Comments Off on Bartabas’ interview