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FIND ALL THE EVENTS OF THE FRENCH NETWORK IN THE EMIRATES

  1. 28 January

    THE 6th EDITION OF THE NIGHT OF IDEAS !

    14 January

    My French Film Festival - 12 e édition

    MYFrenchFilmFestival est un festival en ligne organisé par UniFrance qui met en avant le cinéma français et francophone.

    21 January

    Alliance Française Abu Dhabi presents Sacred Lines exhibition

    Alliance Française Abu Dhabi invites you to Sacred Lines exhibition by the sculptor Misk

  2. 05 February

    Francofilm

    15 February

    Rooftop Cinema - Paris Calligrammes

    Paris Calligrammes is an arthouse film, a feature documentary, directed by Ulrike Ottinger, German director, emblem of the ava

    21 February

    Expo 2020 : Cooking Show & talk with Institut Paul Bocuse

    A l'occasion de l'Expo 2020, l'Institut Français des Emirats Arabes Unis soutiendra l'exposition Life Underground.

  3. 29 March

    ART DUBAI

    04 March

    Louis Bertignac concert at Alliance Française Abu Dhabi

    The former member of the legendary French rock band Telephone arrives in Abu Dhabi!

    11 March

    “A JOURNEY THROUGH MELODIES” OPERA CONCERT

    A Magical Evening of French, Spanish and Italian melodies!

    12 March

    KALIMA ELOQUENCE CONTEST

    Kalima eloquence contest : Is speech a weapon of mass seduction?

    13 March

    FRANCOPHONE CRAFTERS MARKET

    You will be enchanted by the creativity and local know-how of francophones in the UAE!

    13 March

    STORYTELLING SHOW "WHAT'S GOOD... WHAT'S BAD"

    What is good and what is bad?

    13 March

    CINEMA "ZINDER"

    In the town of Zinder in Niger, in the poor area of Kara-Kara which used to be the lepers’ district...

    16 March

    CONFERENCE "THE RAMADAN"

    Join us on Wednesday March 16th for a lecture on Ramadan!

    18 March

    The Alliance Française Abu Dhabi presents the comics exhibition Kubuni

    The exhibition "Kubuni" ("imaginary creation" in Swahili) is the road map of comics in sub-Saharan Africa.

    19 March

    FRANCOPHONIE EXPO TOUR

    During the Francophonie Week, Alliance Française Dubai is happy to invite you to participate to the EXPO 2020 TOUR!

    20 March

    Expo 2020 : Francophonie Chatbot

    In partnership with Alliance française Dubai and Frenchlab, the Institut Français launch a chatbot dedicated to learning Fre

    20 March

    Expo 2020 : Francophonie Day

    In partnership with Francophone Pavilion at Expo 2020, the Institut Français invite you to celebrate the french-speaking cult

    20 March

    CINEMA "SHOOOM'S ODYSSEY & MUMMY IS RAINING CATS AND DOGS"

    Shooom, the little owl, hatches when a storm turns the bayou where his tree is planted upside down...

    20 March

    "ROUGE" CINEMA

    Nour has just been hired as a nurse in the chemical plant where her father, a union delegate works...

    25 March

    Francofilm 2022

    25 March

    Francofilm Festival 2022

    25 March

    Francofilm 2022

    25 March

    Screening of the film "Olga"

    The story of a young teenager caught between her sports career and the events shaking her country...

    25 March

    Screening of the film "A tale of love and desire"

    Ahmed, 18 years old, French of Algerian origin, grew up in a Parisian suburb...

    25 March

    Screening of the film "Gagarine"

    A poetic work with magnificent images!

    26 March

    Screening of the film "Sisters"

    Served by a high-flying cast, Yamina Benguigui's film explores the rough edges of Franco-Algerian history...

    26 March

    Screening of the film "Titan"

    Nathan, 13 years old, is about to join Malik and his gang for a strange integration ritual...

    27 March

    CINEMA "SHOOOM'S ODYSSEY & MUMMY IS RAINING CATS AND DOGS"

    Shooom, the little owl, hatches when a storm turns the bayou where his tree is planted upside down…

    27 March

    CINEMA "ZINDER"

    In the town of Zinder in Niger, in the poor area of Kara-Kara which used to be the lepers’ district…

    27 March

    Screening of the film "14 days, 12 nights"

    Isabelle and her husband adopted Clara in Vietnam...

    27 March

    Screening of the film "Madeleine Collins"

    A great performance by Virginie Efira!

    27 March

    Screening of the film "La Mif"

    A lively fiction that exudes sincerity, authenticity and sensitivity!

    28 March

    Screening of the film "Bigger than us"

    This film follows the struggle of seven young activists who decided to commit themselves to something bigger than themselves..

    28 March

    Screening of the film "Josep"

    César for the best animated feature film...

  4. 25 May

    Litterature live festival

    14 May

    Eurovision Grand Final Night with Alliance Française Abu Dhabi

    Join the Eurovision Grand Final Night!

    21 May

    A CONCERTO NIGHT "UAE CLASSICAL TALENTS CONCERTS"

    Again this season, pianist Ioannis Potamoussis will offer us a full piano concerto accompanied by a string quintet!

    23 May

    Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2022

    Each year, the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair stages a huge literary celebration, over 150,000 visitors.

    28 May

    French Cinema at Cinemaspace

    Discover the great classics of the French cinema on may 28 at Cinemaspace

  5. 06 June

    Concours artportchallenge

    Launch of concours #artportchallenge

    18 June

    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

  6. 17 September

    Alliance Française Dubai presents UAE Classical Talents

    Pianist Aldo Dotto invites us to A Windy Journey with flutist Carlos Teixeira, and clarinetist Andrii Opanashchuk.

  7. 02 October

    Expo 2020 - Day of France : Berywam Beatbox concert

    As part of Day of France, the Institut Français will support the French Beatbox group Berywam.

    02 October

    Expo 2020 - Day of France : Parade of French schools

    Parade of french schools during Day of France

    02 October

    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.

    03 October

    Art Explora : meeting with Bruno Julliard

    06 October

    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

    10 October

    Sharjah International Film Festival

    Sharjah International Film Festival is dedicated to enhance the media literacy of children and youth, foster children’s & yo

    18 October

    Xavier Demaistre and Rolando Villazon concert - Abu Dhabi Classics

    22 October

    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

    23 October

    Expo 2020 : Rougerie Foundation

    A yearly International Architecture Competition that supports and accompanies the development of visionary biomimetic architec

    29 October

    Expo 2020 - The Institut Français presents Art explora

    In partnership with the Institut Français, Art Explora will inaugurate an ambitious display program of artworks.

    29 October

    Alliance Française Dubai presents "A French-Russian night" concert

    Violinist Nikolai Managazze and pianist Oleg Polansky will offer the most beautiful pages of the French & Russian repertoire f

  8. 01 November

    Young Architects and Landscape Albums competition

    The AJAP competition rewards young professional architects who stand out for their design and innovation skills.

    03 November

    Sharjah Book Fair

    The Institut Français in the UAE will participate in the Sharjah International Book Fair.

    06 November

    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.

    06 November

    Expo 2020 : The Institut Français in the UAE invites you to rethink mobility

    Expo 2020, an essential reference for innovation and foresight, is an opportunity for the City of Saint-Etienne and the Cité

    08 November

    The Institut Français presents French designers at Dubai Design Week

    17 November

    Abu Dhabi Art

    Abu Dhabi Art, major event of the UAE art scene will take place from November 17 to 21.

    17 November

    Alliance Française Abu Dhabi presents the exhibition Âme روح

    The exhibition Ame روح presented by the Alliance Français Abu Dhabi will highlight the questioning of the construction of

    19 November

    Sharjah Film Platform

    The Institut Français in the UAE is supporting the 4th edition of the Sharjah Film Plateform Festival, organized by the Sharj

    29 November

    L'Alliance Française Abu Dhabi : conference women in falconry

    As part of the fiftieth anniversary celebrations of the United Arab Emirates, the Alliance Française Abu Dhabi is offering a

  9. 03 December

    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

    03 December

    Expo 2020 : Shizen Sport Truck

    The " Shizen-Sport-truck " is the first sports field that comes to you.

    05 December

    Campus France Gulf Tour

    The Gulf Tour is an annual student fair that takes place in several countries in the Gulf region.

    07 December

    World Conference and Creative Economy at Expo 2020

    La ConférencThe World Conference and Creative Economy 2021 is a platform for industry players and stakeholders to exchange id

    10 December

    Alliance Française Dubai presents : A French Estonian night concert

    The Alliance Française Dubai invites you to discover Estonian pianist Jelena Matvejevskaja and cellist Henry-David Varema

    12 December

    Rewired Summit

    The RewirEd Summit in partnership with Expo 2020 Dubai, is a pivotal moment for the future of education.

    18 December

    Poetry Night at Louvre Abu Dhabi

    This year, on the occasion of International Arabic Language Day, the Institut Français is offering an artistic journey during

  10. 28 January

    THE 6th EDITION OF THE NIGHT OF IDEAS !

    14 January

    My French Film Festival - 12 e édition

    MYFrenchFilmFestival est un festival en ligne organisé par UniFrance qui met en avant le cinéma français et francophone.

    21 January

    Alliance Française Abu Dhabi presents Sacred Lines exhibition

    Alliance Française Abu Dhabi invites you to Sacred Lines exhibition by the sculptor Misk

  11. 05 February

    Francofilm

    15 February

    Rooftop Cinema - Paris Calligrammes

    Paris Calligrammes is an arthouse film, a feature documentary, directed by Ulrike Ottinger, German director, emblem of the ava

    21 February

    Expo 2020 : Cooking Show & talk with Institut Paul Bocuse

    A l'occasion de l'Expo 2020, l'Institut Français des Emirats Arabes Unis soutiendra l'exposition Life Underground.

  12. 29 March

    ART DUBAI

    04 March

    Louis Bertignac concert at Alliance Française Abu Dhabi

    The former member of the legendary French rock band Telephone arrives in Abu Dhabi!

    11 March

    “A JOURNEY THROUGH MELODIES” OPERA CONCERT

    A Magical Evening of French, Spanish and Italian melodies!

    12 March

    KALIMA ELOQUENCE CONTEST

    Kalima eloquence contest : Is speech a weapon of mass seduction?

    13 March

    FRANCOPHONE CRAFTERS MARKET

    You will be enchanted by the creativity and local know-how of francophones in the UAE!

    13 March

    STORYTELLING SHOW "WHAT'S GOOD... WHAT'S BAD"

    What is good and what is bad?

    13 March

    CINEMA "ZINDER"

    In the town of Zinder in Niger, in the poor area of Kara-Kara which used to be the lepers’ district...

    16 March

    CONFERENCE "THE RAMADAN"

    Join us on Wednesday March 16th for a lecture on Ramadan!

    18 March

    The Alliance Française Abu Dhabi presents the comics exhibition Kubuni

    The exhibition "Kubuni" ("imaginary creation" in Swahili) is the road map of comics in sub-Saharan Africa.

    19 March

    FRANCOPHONIE EXPO TOUR

    During the Francophonie Week, Alliance Française Dubai is happy to invite you to participate to the EXPO 2020 TOUR!

    20 March

    Expo 2020 : Francophonie Chatbot

    In partnership with Alliance française Dubai and Frenchlab, the Institut Français launch a chatbot dedicated to learning Fre

    20 March

    Expo 2020 : Francophonie Day

    In partnership with Francophone Pavilion at Expo 2020, the Institut Français invite you to celebrate the french-speaking cult

    20 March

    CINEMA "SHOOOM'S ODYSSEY & MUMMY IS RAINING CATS AND DOGS"

    Shooom, the little owl, hatches when a storm turns the bayou where his tree is planted upside down...

    20 March

    "ROUGE" CINEMA

    Nour has just been hired as a nurse in the chemical plant where her father, a union delegate works...

    25 March

    Francofilm 2022

    25 March

    Francofilm Festival 2022

    25 March

    Francofilm 2022

    25 March

    Screening of the film "Olga"

    The story of a young teenager caught between her sports career and the events shaking her country...

    25 March

    Screening of the film "A tale of love and desire"

    Ahmed, 18 years old, French of Algerian origin, grew up in a Parisian suburb...

    25 March

    Screening of the film "Gagarine"

    A poetic work with magnificent images!

    26 March

    Screening of the film "Sisters"

    Served by a high-flying cast, Yamina Benguigui's film explores the rough edges of Franco-Algerian history...

    26 March

    Screening of the film "Titan"

    Nathan, 13 years old, is about to join Malik and his gang for a strange integration ritual...

    27 March

    CINEMA "SHOOOM'S ODYSSEY & MUMMY IS RAINING CATS AND DOGS"

    Shooom, the little owl, hatches when a storm turns the bayou where his tree is planted upside down…

    27 March

    CINEMA "ZINDER"

    In the town of Zinder in Niger, in the poor area of Kara-Kara which used to be the lepers’ district…

    27 March

    Screening of the film "14 days, 12 nights"

    Isabelle and her husband adopted Clara in Vietnam...

    27 March

    Screening of the film "Madeleine Collins"

    A great performance by Virginie Efira!

    27 March

    Screening of the film "La Mif"

    A lively fiction that exudes sincerity, authenticity and sensitivity!

    28 March

    Screening of the film "Bigger than us"

    This film follows the struggle of seven young activists who decided to commit themselves to something bigger than themselves..

    28 March

    Screening of the film "Josep"

    César for the best animated feature film...

  13. 14 April

    NYU Concert : rhythms and sounds in musical with French pianist Jean-Michel Pilc

    Join NYU for music followed by a community suhoor featuring this concert highlights and values the power of dialog for underst

    20 April

    Alliance Française Abu Dhabi presents "Chromatic Vision" exhibition by Calixte

    For this exhibition, the French artist Calixte presents a series of chromatic

    20 April

    Louvre Abu Dhabi : Stories of Paper exhibition

    Explore the special material’s qualities: uniquely suited to recording, remembering and re-production

    23 April

    A ONE PIANO FOUR HANDS NIGHT "UAE CLASSICAL TALENTS CONCERTS"

    The classical music scene in Dubai and the UAE is becoming more vibrant than ever!

  14. 25 May

    Litterature live festival

    14 May

    Eurovision Grand Final Night with Alliance Française Abu Dhabi

    Join the Eurovision Grand Final Night!

    21 May

    A CONCERTO NIGHT "UAE CLASSICAL TALENTS CONCERTS"

    Again this season, pianist Ioannis Potamoussis will offer us a full piano concerto accompanied by a string quintet!

    23 May

    Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2022

    Each year, the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair stages a huge literary celebration, over 150,000 visitors.

    28 May

    French Cinema at Cinemaspace

    Discover the great classics of the French cinema on may 28 at Cinemaspace