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 [...]

Francofilm 2018

  Francofilm is coming back to the UAE!   Coordinated by Institut français in the United Arab Emirates / Cultural Department of the French Embassy, the festival of francophone cinema gathers, for its 8th edition, 4 partner Embassies. The Embassies of Belgium, Canada, Luxembourg and Switzerland present, together with France, 5 movies celebrating French language [...]

March 13th, 2018|News, Cinema, Francophonie|0 Comments

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, [...]

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 [...]

Gala Diner: 35th Anniversary of the Alliance Francaise Dubai

Gala Diner Thursday 22 February 2018 To celebrate its 35th Anniversary and 2018 the year of French-Emirati Cultural Dialogue in the presence of H.E. Ludovic Pouille, Ambassador of France in the UAE, the Alliance Francaise is glad to organize a memorable Gala Dinner. Indulge throughout the evening in an exclusive 4 course set menu paired [...]

International symposium: Teaching French as a foreign language

International symposium Teaching French as a foreign language On Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd of May 2018   The Department of French as a foreign language of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi organize in partnership with the Institut français an international symposium for researchers, teachers and FLE practitioners from Middle East and the entire world. Organisation [...]