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Rendez-vous mensuel: French cuisine / Indian cuisine

Dal, sambar, dosa, paratha, chicken tikka, gulab jamun… Steak-and-chips, camembert, baguette, cassoulet, éclairs with coffee: if there’s one thing that France and India definitely have in common it is the dizzying variety in their cuisine. And like the French, Indians are also known for their love of food! Nonetheless, food habits and culinary traditions from both countries are poles apart. ... Read More »

Dance: Histoires Vraies

Histoires Vraies ( True Stories ) In this contemporary dance project, the French artist Cécile Loyer weaves together the stories and the histories of dance. “Histoires Vraies” is, first and foremost, an enquiry into the origins of movement and how movements are passed on. Having been introduced to bharathanatyam, Cécile Loyer creates a melange contrasting two different traditions and their ... Read More »

AFM Awards Ceremony

The Alliance Française of Madras is pleased to organise its 1st “AFM Awards Ceremony”. The AFM students who got the best marks at the DELF A1, A2 & B1 exams during the Academic Year 2013/2014 will be awarded a “prix d’excellence” and the top scorer in the DELF B2 examination will be offered a linguistic stay of two weeks in ... Read More »

Poetry with Prakriti – Poetry Slam Contest – Dec 9

Debuted in the year 2009, the Poetry Slam contest, presented by “the Hindu Lit for Life”, provides a space to stage the art of performance poetry. The contest encourages students from various educational institutions to pick up their pens, write original poems and present them with passion, intelligence, creativity, honesty and power. The Poetry Slam Contest is open to school ... Read More »

Poetry with Prakriti – Dec 3

  Prakriti Foundation and the Alliance Française of Madras present the annual poetry festival – Poetry with Prakriti – which is to celebrate its 8th edition this year. This ten-day long festival will be inaugurated with a reading by a few poets from Chennai, of what they have written on a very special subject: “Celebrating resistance: 30 years of struggles ... Read More »

Kattiakkaran: a play by the Koothu-p-Pattarai Trust

The renowned theatre company “Koothu-p-Pattarai” is staging Kattiakkaran at the Alliance Française of Madras ! Free entry – All are welcome On November 30 | 7:00 pm | Edouard Michelin Auditorium The play “Kattiakkaran” (Narrator) is one of the most well-known plays from Mr. N. Muthusamy, the founder, director and playwright of the theatre company Koothu-p-Pattarai. It explores an original ... Read More »