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CONCERT : Saarang Festival 2014 – ABAJI

Abaji Live

SAARANG FESTIVAL 2014 An open-air Musical Season Origine Orients by ABAJI A one-man band OPEN TO ALL – FREE ENTRY This year, the Alliance Française of Madras participates yet again in the Saarang Festival, the annual cultural festival of IIT Madras, the largest student-run non-profit festival in India. The soul of Saarang’s vision is to cater to a broad spectrum ... Read More »

CONFERENCE: The Rights to Humour

Francois Pagès

A conference on liberty of the press by acclaimed French journalist, Frédéric Pagès About the author Frédéric Pagès has been working as a journalist for ‘Le Canard Enchaîné’ for the past 20 years. He has written many humorous editorials, such as ‘The diary of Carla B.’ and ‘Interviews Imaginaires’. A former teacher in Philosophy, Pagès founded the group ‘Botul’, in ... Read More »

THEATER – My Name Is Cine-Ma

MyNameIsCineMa-Poster

Stray Factory presents My Name is Cine-Ma Written and Directed by Mathivanan Rajendran Cast: Pooja Devariya, Venkatesh Harinathan, Ajay Ayyappan, Rajiv Rajaram, Sandeep John ”The play is a tribute to the love and innocence of every audience member who has watched, loved and been moved by South indian Cine-ma” – Mathivanan Rajendran – This year we celebrate 100 years of ... Read More »

THEATER – PURUSH FESTIVAL

Nimmy Raphel in Nidravathwam

Adishakti presents Nidrawathwam Scripted, Directed and Performed by Nimmy Raphel We meet up with Kumbakarna and Laxmana on the battlefield where they discuss the unfortunate consequences of their respective boons, until the fatal end. Kumbakarna and Lakshmana, brothers each to the two protagonists of the Ramayana, are connected by boons that dramatically alter their cycles of sleep and wakefulness. In ... Read More »

THEATRE – PURUSH Festival 2013

Vinay Kumar in 'The Tenth Head'

Adishakti presents The Tenth Head (Ravana) Directed by Veenapani Chawla Scripted & Performed by Vinay Kumar   In the Ramayana, Ravana the King of Lanka, kidnaps the protagonist’s wife Sita in an act of revenge and with the intention of provoking a war. Their individuality is limited to each representing one of the nine emotions/ bhavas, from the traditional Indian ... Read More »