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 [...]

Lecture “France-UAE Dialogue, the women chapter: gender balance, breaking stereotypes”

Conference on April 22 at 5:00pm around the theme: France-UAE Dialogue, the women chapter: gender balance, breaking stereotypes. Under the patronage of the FBG-Women Empowerment Committee and in collaboration with the University Leadership Council, this exceptional panel will bring together men and women to debate Gender Balance in the UAE and abroad. This first edition [...]

Insula, tribute to Frantz Fanon – Contemporary jazz

Within the context of the Emirati-French Cultural Dialogue, the Alliance Française in the United Arab Emirates and the French institute, invite INSULA to perform. After their world tour in Latin America, Europe and Russia, INSULA is coming for the first time to the Gulf. The purpose of « INSULA » project is to show that [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]