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RendezVous on December, 11th for a new “Conversation” hosted at Warehouse421

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 [...]

Abu Dhabi Art x Institut français in the UAE

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 [...]

Pascal Gallet will play two unique concerts in the UAE!

The French pianist Pascal Gallet comes to Abu Dhabi on October for two unique representations. The first will take place on October 16th at Sorbonnne University Abu Dhabi and he will give a private concert at the Residence of France on the 17th. Pianist Pascal Gallet made his first television appearance at the age of [...]

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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Dancer Casa April 29th, 2019 I 8.00pm The Red Theater – NYUAD

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.

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. [...]