The opening of a new artists residence in Senegal: Villa Saint-Louis Ndar

Its inauguration scheduled for 8 June 2019 will be the starting point for a new artistic and cultural impetus in Senegal and throughout sub-Saharan Africa. A first call for applications was launched in the spring.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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A Public Speaking Competition in India

Between 1st and 7th August 2019, a prestigious public speaking competition will be held in Chennai, capital of the Southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Its theme will be the fight against inequality.

Published on 22/07/2019

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Grenouilles : the game that will make you love languages !

Do you know what the Russian expression « to play in the box » means? Do you know how the English and Spanish translate our the famous french idiom « when hens will have teeth »? And what if a Belgian tells you he is « blue of you »?

 

To all fans of graphic expressions, in French and foreign...

Updated on 17/03/2021

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A multifaceted Francophonie at Collège de France

On 21st March 2019, Haitian writer Yanick Lahens launched the new "Francophone Worlds" professorship at the Collège de France with an inaugural lesson featuring the evocative title: “Urgence(s) d'écrire, rêve(s) d'habiter” (“The need to write, the dream of living”). A look back at this powerful...

Updated on 27/03/2019

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Interactive platform for the General Assembly on French-language Books

Preparations for the General Assembly on French-language Books Around the World are underway, with the event scheduled to be held in Tunis in September 2021. A website has been set up to support the General Assembly, which is a collaborative project by nature: all those involved in the Francophone...

Updated on 03/09/2021

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The Cité Internationale des Arts opens its workshops to the public

Around the world in 14 hours? It’s possible at the Cité Internationale des Arts! Embark on this new edition of the Traversées du Marais on 6th and 7th September 2019 and travel to the heart of workshops featuring all kinds of artists: photography, painting, sculpture, writing, music and performance...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Multilingual Escape Game

On the occasion of the 2019 European Day of Languages, the Institut Français has created a multilingual Escape Game. Play on!

Updated on 26/09/2019

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French Teachers Day

French teachers take pride of place. On 28 November 2019, French Teachers’ Day will bring together the different players in teaching French as a foreign language in a programme of meetings and workshops to take place all around the world. Conceived by the President of the Republic, Emmanuel Macron...

Updated on 03/12/2019

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Collective open-studio at the Cité internationale des arts

18 artists in residence at the Cité internationale des arts open the doors to their workshops. Coming from all over the world, they will share with the public their work in progress and their experiences of residency in France.

Updated on 27/04/2022

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March 8, 2020: International Women's Rights Day

On the occasion of March 8, International Women's Rights Day, the Institut français chose to highlight meetings, works, or portraits of women who, from Mexico to Tunisia, from Haiti to South Africa, from France to India, fight, through art and culture, for women's rights and explore the feminine...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Online open-studios #1 April 2020

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, the recipients of the Institut français / Cité internationale des arts programme shared their residency experiences on the social networks. Follow this digital journey to the heart of their studios!

Updated on 27/04/2022

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Festival French Waves

The greatest French artists will be on-stage in your living room from 5th June to 16th July, as part of the French Waves online festival. 

Updated on 27/04/2022

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« Des/confinés » (« The Confined »): interviews with cultural figures

In the context of confinement that still affects many countries, the « Des/confinés » programme offers weekly meetings with cultural figures on social networks.

Updated on 09/05/2022

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The results of the France-Romania Season 2019 in augmented reality

The Institut français presents the results of the France-Romania Season 2019 in augmented reality, following more than 8 months of multidisciplinary programming in France and Romania, followed by 2.5 million people in both countries

A free “France-Romania Results” app has been specially designed...

Updated on 27/04/2022

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