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Bani 2 : Festival of dance and music

                                       The Alliance Française of Madras will host  the Inauguration of Bani, a festival of  dance and music at its second edition. This festival has been founded last year by Alarmel Valli: celebrated Bharata Natyam dancer and choreographer, she has been internationally acclaimed for her ability to turn a traditional grammar into a subtle, personal dance poetry. This year, Bani ... Read More »

Admission Tour by Campus France

Embassy of France in India and Campus France in India present the winter edition of Admission Tour 2014 in Chennai (Oct ‘14). This event brings together over 21 French Business as well as Engineering Institutions under one roof to meet potential candidates. This major event gives a great opportunity to students who are considering France as their destination of study. ... Read More »

RDV Mensuel – French and Indian clichés

Saturday, October 11th, 2014 2 sessions: 10.30 am to 12.00 pm and 2.30pm to 4.00 pm @Alliance Francaise’s Media Library One saturday a month, The Alliance Francaise of Madras hosts ‘Rendez-vous mensuel’, an informal discussion in French on a previously defined topic. Take the opportunity to discover and discuss French culture and customs, current events and society trends in France, ... Read More »

Newsletter October 2014

To view our Newsletter for the month of October 2014, please click on the images below:           Read More »

P’tit Ciné-Concert – October 14

Once upon a time… three French musicians put together their notes and waved their bows and their drumsticks to create live scores to animation films, bringing out ‘The Little Cine-Concert 2’. The band Philharmonique de la Roquette brings a highly original concept to Chennai: not a movie, not a concert, but a movie-concert. Three musicians provide live accompaniment for 11 ... Read More »

Obituary for Mr K. Devaraj

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of Mr. K. Devaraj’s demise. He left us peacefully last night following a long illness. He was a pillar of the Alliance Française of Madras where he spent his entire life. He succeeded his father and took up work at the AFM thirty-six years ago and dedicated his life to ... Read More »

Cello concert – Sept 25

On Thursday, September 25, at 7pm. The concert will take place at C.S.I. St. Mary Church, Fort Saint George, Chennai Christian-Pierre La Marca is a French cellist with natural virtuosic command and impassioned musicianship. He has performed all over the world and became an exlusive recording artist for Sony Classical. His repertoire is a reflection of his curiosity: from baroque ... Read More »

Information session: Curriculum Vitae and Statement of Purpose

CampusFrance along with ESIGELEC is conducting an information session on effective Curriculum Vitae and Statement of Purpose writing on the 24th of September at 5 pm at the Alliance Française of Madras. Please note that entry is free and open to all. This session would be useful for prospective students as well as candidates applying for various employment positions. Read More »

A new Director for the Alliance Française of Madras

Mr Pierre-Emmanuel Jacob has taken up his post as new Director of the Alliance Française of Madras on the Tuesday 9th of September 2014. He comes in as a successor to Mr Benoit Olivier. Mr P.E.J hails from Noisy-Le-Sec, a city near Paris where he was Director of Cultural Affairs and holds degrees from both the French Political Science Institute ... Read More »

Rendez-vous mensuel – Several languages for one country

A monthly discussion with native French Speakers Saturday, June 7, 2014 2 sessions: 10.30 am to 12.00 pm and 2.30pm to 4.00 pm @Alliance Francaise’s Media Library One saturday a month, The Alliance Francaise of Madras hosts ‘Rendez-vous mensuel’, an informal discussion in French on a previously defined topic. Take the opportunity to discover and discuss French culture and customs, ... Read More »