The Africa2020 Season

Coronavirus COVID-19 : Africa 2020 Season postponed

 

The President of the French Republic announced in November 2017 in Ouagadougou, before confirming the news on 3rd July 2018 in Lagos, that a special season would be organized in France to mark a renewed partnership with Africa, a “varied...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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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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La Fresque by Preljocaj, across the Atlantic

Inspired by a Chinese fairy tale, La Fresque features ten dancers from the Preljocaj ballet. The dark sets and luminous couples are the purest expression of the style of a choreographer whose creations are the fruit, as he likes to say in the words of René Char, of a “furious art”. The ballet is...

Published on 18/03/2019

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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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The best of French contemporary dance visits the UK

For four months, from August to November of 2019, the greatest contemporary dance artists from France and Francophone countries will take centre stage in nine major cities in the United Kingdom.

Updated on 17/10/2019

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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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Africa Dance Biennale in Marrakech

Pour sa 15e édition, le festival international de danse contemporaine On marche accueille la Biennale de la Danse en Afrique 2020, du 20 au 28 mars à Marrakech. Pilotée par un comité artistique panafricain, cette Biennale est une renaissance programmée.

Updated on 01/12/2020

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La Plaza de la Danza Festival, Ecuador

The La Plaza de la Danza Festival runs from 14 to 20 February 2020 in Quito. This showcase of Ecuadorian dance will feature artists from the emerging Ecuadorian scene and French artists, including Julie Nioche and Sylvain Huc, whose pieces will be performed by the dancers of the Compañía Nacional...

Updated on 17/02/2020

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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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Passerelles ( Gateways): when dance creates bridges between peoples

Since 2015, the Centre Choreographique National de Rillieux-la-Pape, in partnership with the Danser sans frontiers (“Dancing without Borders”) association, has been conducting the Passerelles project. 24 amateur dancers from France and Israel use their art to send a message of peace and brotherhood...

Updated on 20/02/2019

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