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Rendez – vous Mensuel: Work

Constituting the chief source of income to meet our needs, work occupies an important place all through our life. Even if the kind of work carried out can vary widely based on class hierarchy, domain of work, geographical regions etc. there are some steps that are common to all types of employment (looking for employment, tasks, payment …). Join us in exploring ... Read More »

Bharatanatyam Dance by Ofra Hoffman

At Edouard Michelin Auditorium May 8th 2015 7:00 pm Born and brought up in Israel, Ofra Hoffman’s lives in Paris. Her first encounter with Bharatanatyam was in Paris when she trained with Malavika, the disciple of Guru K.G. Mudaliar and Kalaimamani VS Muthuswami Pillai. She met Kalaimamani Kuttalam M. Selvam in 2005 and began to study under him. She has ... Read More »

Music Concert: Sean Roldan and Friends

Entry Free 23rd May| 6:00pm Sean Roldan and Friends is an acoustic set up- a contemporary Indian band with an immediately identifiable sound of racy, enjoyable, stimulating music with just the right amount of dirt! Musicians don several hats as social thinkers, song writers, story tellers, designers, performers and music producers, they challenge themselves to break free from the structure ... Read More »

Ciné Club – Les Contes de la Nuit

17.05.2015  : 7:00pm & 21.05.2015: 4 :30pm and 7 :00pm 2011 – 1h24min – Animation Director: Michel Ocelot Every evening, a young girl, a boy and an old technician meet in a tiny cinema theatre that seems abandoned, but is full of secrets and marvels! Night after night, the three friends are whirled away on magical adventures, living through stories that are ... Read More »

Ciné Club – Brendan et les Secret de Kells

7th May 2015 at 4:30pm, 7:00pm & 17th May 2015 at 5:00pm 2009 – 1h15min – Animation Directors: Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey Brendan, a 12 year old monk in the 9th century, lives in Ireland in the fortified Monastery of Kells. Brendan helps the other monks build an enclosure to protect the monastery from the Viking’s recurrent attacks. He meets ... Read More »

Rendez-vous Mensuel – To do or not to do that is the Question!

Come discover and discuss French culture and customs, current events and society trends in France, at the Alliance Francaise of Madras, with native French speakers! Ever wondered how a simple Indian nod meaning “yes” could mean exactly the opposite for the French? Have you ever been stared at by a French person for not saying “good morning” at a store? ... Read More »

Ciné Club April

   Every month, Ciné-Club of the Alliance Française of Madras screens two movies, in French, with English subtitles. It’s FREE and open to ALL !! Take a look at the schedule and join us at the Edouard Michelin Auditorium. Passes available at Alliance Française of Madras and eventjini.com This month, the two movies screened are “Aya de Yopougon” and ”Une ... Read More »