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Nervures
© L'Expérience Harmaat / Alain Julien ; Xavier Veilhan / ADAGP, Paris 2013

Our actions

Nurturing
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France Danse, création contemporaine
cultures
Nurturing

The Institut français promotes French culture internationally, in dialogue with foreign cultures. It promotes initiatives related to various artistic fields, intellectual engagement, cultural and social innovation, and linguistic cooperation. It promotes the French language around the world, as well as the mobility of works of art, artists and ideas.

Promoting
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Studio Venezia
contemporary French creativity
Promoting

The Institut français promotes artists and authors and circulates works that contribute to the presentation of an innovative and dynamic image of creativity in France.

Circulating
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NDI
French and Francophone thought and knowledge
Circulating

The Institut français makes sure French voices are heard as part of debates taking place in societies around the world, relying on the close link between human and social sciences, public debate and scientific culture.

Supporting
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La France à Francfort
the French cultural and creative industries
Supporting

The Institut français participates in the development of a key sector of the French economy, the cultural and creative industries, by promoting their international availability and visibility.

Developing
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VR - attractivité numérique
France’s cultural appeal through digital technology
Developing

The Institut français supports innovators and promotes creativity using digital mediums. It contributes to the international promotion of French talent and expertise, and uses digital technology to serve cultural dissemination.

Assisting
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AIF 2018
the dissemination and learning of the French language
Assisting

The Institut français promotes the French language and supports its teaching around the world.

 

Encouraging
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Fête des lumieres de Lyon à Bogota
cultural and intellectual exchange
Encouraging

The Institut français supports encounters between French culture and foreign cultures.

Committing
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Unwanted Munyaneza
to the cultural growth of developing countries
Committing

The Institut français supports the creativity of developing countries, thus illustrating the openness of French diplomacy to cultural diversity and exchange.

Welcoming
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SAFIR Lab
international cultural figures and professionals
Welcoming

The Institut français invites personalities from all over the world to develop their knowledge of the French scene or strengthen their skills in service of their own projects.

 

Supporting
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AIF FERME BUISSON 2017
the French cultural network abroad
Supporting

The Institut français works in close collaboration with the wide network of Cultural Services of the French Embassies, Instituts français and Alliances françaises around the world.

Strengthening
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Mobile Ciné Kino
European cooperation
Strengthening

The Institut français, a dynamic cultural player on the European stage, emphasises the European dimension of France’s cultural action abroad. 

Collaborating
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Grame
with the territorial collectivities
Collaborating

The Institut français partners with the French Territorial Collectivities as part of its policy of promoting internationally creators and cultural structures from these territories.

Connecting
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Villa Kujoyama
the world of business
Connecting

The Institut supports many businesses and corporate foundations in their development of cultural operations on the international scale.