Who are we
The UAE French Institute is the cooperation and cultural action department of the French Embassy. It seeks to promote French creation,
thought and language, and foster cultural, artistic, educational, academic and scientific exchanges between France and the United Arab Emirates.
Franco-Emirati cooperation is based on long-term relationships in the educational and scientific fields, for the mutual benefit of both countries.
Cultural Network Calendar
THE 6th EDITION OF THE NIGHT OF IDEAS !
Litterature live festival
Launch of concours #artportchallenge
Cinema Akil summer throwback festival
L'Institut Français des Emirats Arabes Unis s'associe à Cinema Akil pour promouvoir le cinéma français lors de son festiva
Alliance Française Dubai presents UAE Classical Talents
Pianist Aldo Dotto invites us to A Windy Journey with flutist Carlos Teixeira, and clarinetist Andrii Opanashchuk.
Expo 2020 - Day of France : Berywam Beatbox concert
As part of Day of France, the Institut Français will support the French Beatbox group Berywam.
Expo 2020 - Day of France : Parade of French schools
Parade of french schools during Day of France
Expo 2020 - Day of France - Art explora presents a danse performance
Oct 2 : In partnership with the Institut Français, Art Explora will inaugurate an ambitious display program of artworks.
Art Explora : meeting with Bruno Julliard
Louvre Abu Dhabi : Expo Dragon Dragon and Phoenix
Louvre Abu Dhabi has announced its second international exhibition of 2021, Dragon and Phoenix – Centuries of Exchange betwe
Sharjah International Film Festival
Sharjah International Film Festival is dedicated to enhance the media literacy of children and youth, foster children’s & yo
Xavier Demaistre and Rolando Villazon concert - Abu Dhabi Classics
Expo 2020 : The Institut Français presents Inner telescope
A documentary film on the realization of an artwork commissioned by the Space Observatory (CNES) and performed by the French a
Expo 2020 : Rougerie Foundation
A yearly International Architecture Competition that supports and accompanies the development of visionary biomimetic architec
Expo 2020 - The Institut Français presents Art explora
In partnership with the Institut Français, Art Explora will inaugurate an ambitious display program of artworks.
Nuit de la poésie
Young Architects and Landscape Albums competition
The AJAP competition rewards young professional architects who stand out for their design and innovation skills.
Sharjah Book Fair
The Institut Français in the UAE will participate in the Sharjah International Book Fair.
Expo 2020 : The Institut Français presents Life underground
On the occasion of Expo 2020, the Institut Français in the UAE will support Life Underground exhibition.
The Institut Français presents French designers at Dubai Design Week
Abu Dhabi Art
Abu Dhabi Art, major event of the UAE art scene will take place from November 17 to 21.
Expo 2020 : Better World Forum
The Better World Fund and the Institut Français UAE will support the production of a short film and invite you to a one-day p
Campus France Gulf Tour
The Gulf Tour is an annual student fair that takes place in several countries in the Gulf region.