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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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

ALT.CITY – Abu Dhabi l Grégory Chatonsky @ Abu Dhabi Art

  ALT.CITY - Abu Dhabi Grégory Chatonsky @ Abu Dhabi Art   November 8 to 11, 2017 - Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi   The Institut français in the United Arab Emirates / Cultural Department of the French Embassy, presents Gregory Chatonsky’s installation “ALT.CITY – Abu Dhabi”. Mixing photography and virtual reality, the artist’s work [...]

October 31st, 2017|News, Visual Arts|0 Comments

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 [...]

March is francophone!

March is francophone in the UAE with several cultural events presented by the Institut français and its partners. Download the program here Francophonie in contest: exhibitions, cinema, concerts, one-man-show, workshops for a public who like french language and french culture. March 2nd: concert by Olivier Daguerre in Alliance française Abu Dhabi March 8th to 24th: [...]

Exhibition of paintings: ‘Travelling light'

The Institut français in the UAE and Etihad Modern Art Gallery present Travelling Light, a group exhibition of seven French artists living and working in Abu Dhabi. The exhibition, opening on International Women’s Day (8th of March) will feature works from seven women artists: Karine Roche, Annabelle Smith Bigno, Bénédicte Gimonnet, [...]

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13th Dubai international Film Festival

Back for its 13th year, the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) takes place from December 7 – 14, 2016 at Madinat Jumeirah. The 13th edition showcases 156 feature films, shorts and documentaries from 55 countries. More than 30 French films are showed. The film "Frantz" by François Ozon is showed on 9th December. A [...]