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The Francofilm returns to the UAE from March 1 to 9

The Francofilm Festival sheds its skin and returns on the first Week of March with a special emphasize on Francophone and arab movies!  Coordinated by the French Embassy in the United Arab Emirates, for its ninth edition, the Francofilm Festival reunites three partnering Embassies and is housed by a new partner: Cinema Akil. The Belgian, [...]

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 [...]

France Alumni UAE: The largest network of French higher education’s graduates gather in Dubai

Dubai – 25th November 2018 – The Ambassador of France to the United Arab Emirates, H.E Ludovic Pouille, gathered the French universities graduates living in the United Arab Emirates, « France Alumni UAE » on 25th November, 2018 in Dubai. The meeting gathered about 170 participants, including Alumni from French “Grandes Ecoles”, representatives of French [...]

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. [...]

An exceptional Franco-Algerian musical collaboration

  The duo Juan Carmona-Ptit Moh will be performing an unparalleled concert on the 19th of October, 2018 in the New York University's Arts Center. Following the success of their concert at Ibn Zeydoun in Algiers, the musicians reunite again in Abu Dhabi on the 19th of October, 2018 to deliver a unique performance. The [...]

The first major retrospective of Abdulqader Al Rais in Paris

25 September – 21 October 2018 As part of the French-Emirati cultural dialogue 2018, Dubai Culture is presenting the first major retrospective in France of the Emirati painter Abdulqader Al Rais at the Institut du monde arabe, on view through 21 October 2018.   Through a selection of more than 50 artworks, the exhibition unveils [...]

Aflam invites applications for the 3rd edition of WarshatAflam !

Aflam invites applications for the 3rd edition of WarshatAflam ! Created during the 4th International Festival of Arab Cinema in November 2016, WarshAflam/The Aflam Workshop is a scheme set up with the support of the CNC’s (Centre National du Cinéma) Short-Film Talent programme and the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region’s annual programm that brings support to young artists. Its goal [...]

Inauguration of the France Alumni network in the United Arab Emirates

The Ambassador of France to the United Arab Emirates, H. E. Ludovic Pouille, the President of Total E & P United Arab Emirates, Hatem Nusseibeh, and the Vice Chancellor of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, Eric Fouache, have inaugurated on Monday May 7, 2018 the France Alumni network in the United Arab Emirates in the Sorbonne [...]

Abu Dhabi international Book Fair 2018

  From April 25th to May 1st, 2018, France will be present at the Abu Dhabi International Bookfair, ADNEC (Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre). PROGRAMME Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 07:15pm - 08:00pm Encounter and signing session with Swiss French author Kyra Dupont In partnership with the Embassy of Switzerland in the United Arab Emirates Saturday, [...]

PULSAR The Open Art Prize

Within the context of the Emirati-French Cultural Dialogue, the Institut français in the UAE invite local artists to participate in Pulsar The Open Art Prize. You are a visual artists, musician, architect, designer, actor, engineer, graphist, scientist ? The call for participation is open until May 5, 2018, the 3 winning projects will receive a [...]