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Ciné-Club : Les enfants du Paradis : L’homme blanc

Every month, Ciné-Club of the Alliance Française of Madras screens two movies, in French, with English subtitles. Venue : Edouard Michelin Auditorium Entry free and open to all! Free passes available on eventjini.com   Les enfants du Paradis : L’homme blanc Director: Marcel Carné 1943 | 1h35min | Comedy February 22nd : 7 pm Synopsis : Continuation of the first ... Read More »

Dance Performance : Weight of Joy

Entry free and open to all! Free passes available on WHISTLEPODU.COM (powered by Eventjini.com) The Weight of Joy is a dance project tackling the notion of handicap and social innovation. Through French choreographer Eric Languet’s benchmark work with dancers with disability, Bonjour India explores new ways of promoting positive action for disabled people. Joy is not blissful ignorance, nor a ... Read More »

Aerial Show : Celestial Carillon

Entry free and open to all! Free passes available on WHISTLEPODU.COM (powered by Eventjini.com) Since 1987, French performance company Transe Express enters the maze of cities, playing with their articulations and surprising passersby. In an effort to bring art outdoors and turn the city into a stage, Bonjour India brings Transe Express to India with Celestial Carillon, an aerial performance ... Read More »

Carnatic Music & Gregorian Chant : Heaven & Earth

FREE PASSES AVAILABLE ON WHISTLEPODU.COM (powered by Eventjini.com) Heaven and Earth brings India and France together through an Inspiring encounter between traditional and vocal music. Padma Shri Awardee Aruna Sairam, India’s most famous singer of Classical Carnatic music, shares the stage with Dominique Vellard, expert in Gregorian chanting and director of Gilles Binchois ensemble. Heaven and Earth explores the ancient ... Read More »

French Animation Film Festival

Date : Feb 9th Time : 7 pm Film : Phantom Boy ————————————————————— Date : Feb 10th Time : 2 pm Film : Ma maman est en Amérique ————————————————————— Date : Feb 10th Time : 4 pm Film : La Jeune fille sans mains ————————————————————— Date : Feb 10th Time : 7 pm Film : Tout en haut du Monde ————————————————————— Date : Feb 11th Time : 2 ... Read More »

Ciné Club : Les enfants du Paradis : Boulevard du crime

 Every month, Ciné-Club of the Alliance Française of Madras screens two movies, in French, with English subtitles. Venue : Edouard Michelin Auditorium Entry free and open to all! Free passes available on eventjini.com  Les enfants du Paradis : Boulevard du crime Director: Marcel Carné 1943 | 1h35min | Comedy February 8th : 7 pm Synopsis : Paris 1828, under the ... Read More »

Digital Dance Performance : Hakanai

Linking digital and performing arts, this 40-minute solo performance will enchant Indian audiences with what art and technology can do when they work hand-in- hand. For the first time, Indian dancer Priyabrata Panigrahi will be trained by French dancer Virginie Barjonet to interpret this choreography. The training session, from May to November 2017, will transmit the capacity to interact with ... Read More »

Baroque Music Concert : Venezia

Le Poème Harmonique, a leading French baroque ensemble, will come on stage to celebrate the golden age of Baroque, an era when music dissolved borders across Europe. Under artistic director Vincent Dumestre, Venezia recreates the highly entertaining performances of the 17th- and 18th centuries, when art music and popular forms mingled, and feelings and freedom of language had not yet ... Read More »

Art Exhibition : Painting India by Caroline Dantheny

Caroline Dantheny studied art and fashion, launching women’s fashion collections under her own name, then creating costumes and unique pieces before devoting herself to painting. Jean-François Lesage grew up among the gold threads and glass beads of France’s most revered embroidery workshop. Built by his father François Lesage, the House of Lesage symbolised the highest craftsmanship in fashion, providing embroideries ... Read More »