The director of the Centre Culturel Kôrè, Mamou Daffé, discusses the future of the AWA programme

Attached to the defence of local values, Mamou Daffé is the head of several organisations and events in Mali. In particular, he directs the Centre Culturel Kôrè in Ségou, a partner of the Institut français for the ACP-EU Culture programme: Support for the Culture and Creation sectors in West Africa...

Updated on 19/07/2023

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The Institut français launches a new international travel scheme

With MIRA - Mobilité à l’International de Recherche Artistique (International Travel for Artistic Research) the Institut français is updating the way in which it supports French artists with their international research projects. Calls for applications are open from 12 July to 31 August 2023! 

Updated on 13/07/2023

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¡Viva Villa! festival, at the Collection Lambert in Avignon

Founded in 2016 on the initiative of Casa de Velázquez in Madrid, Villa Kujoyama in Kyoto and the French Academy in Rome – Villa Medici, the ¡Viva Villa! festival was born of a shared desire to offer a regular event in the form of a collaborative venture between the three institutions. Held in...

Updated on 10/11/2022

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Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota looks back at the France-Portugal 2022 Season

Opened in February 2022, the France-Portugal 2022 Season, implemented by the Institut français for the French part, comes to an end. Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, Président of the Season, looks back to the past 9 months. 

Published on 25/10/2022

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Launch of the France-Portugal 2022 Season, in France and in Portugal

Officially inaugurated on 12 February 2022, the France-Portugal 2022 Season seeks to give the French public the opportunity to meet the many faces of modern Portugal and to take a fresh look at its neighbour. The implementation of the French portion has been entrusted to the Institut français.

Updated on 28/06/2022

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Les Histoires courtes (The short stories) of the Institut français

 

The Institut français is posting a series of short stories on its social networks every Friday. 

Updated on 23/06/2022

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« Des/confinés » (« The Confined »): interviews with cultural figures

In the context of confinement that still affects many countries, the « Des/confinés » programme offers weekly meetings with cultural figures on social networks.

Updated on 09/05/2022

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FPEU: the six-month French Presidency of the Council of the European Union in 2022

From 1 January to 30 June 2022, France will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (FPEU). It takes on its role as facilitator among the Member States and brings them together around priority issues, particularly in the field of culture. Events throughout Europe can be followed in...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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9 May 2021: a day to celebrate Europe!

Europe Day has been marked on 9 May since 1985 to commemorate the Schuman Declaration of 9 May 1950, considered the cornerstone of the European project. On this occasion, the Institut français is highlighting European players from very different backgrounds!

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Goutte dOr headquarters, Institut des Cultures dIslam - Africa2020 Season

Located in the Goutte d’Or district in Paris, the Institut des Cultures d’Islam is among the headquarters of the Africa2020 Season.

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Online open-studios #3 March 2021

For their third edition, the online open-studios of the recipients of the Institut français / Cité internationale des arts residency programme are back on the Institut français Instagram account. From 22 to 24 March 2021, see the work and research of these artists-in-residence in Paris.

 

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Updated on 09/05/2022

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French Culture Month in Cuba visits Cubans at home

For the 5th edition of French Culture Month in Cuba organised from 18 to 31 May 2021, all the Cubans have to do is get comfortable in their living rooms to follow one of the unmissable events in their cultural calendar.

Updated on 09/05/2022

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The Lebanese artistic scene is in the spotlight!

In an intense crisis that is having a heavy impact on the Lebanese cultural scene, and in the continuity of the emergency aid to Lebanon announced by the French Head of State in September 2020, the Institut français is taking action to support Lebanese artists and creators. Following the launch of...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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A selection of content to discover for International Womens Day!

On Monday 8 March 2021, for the International Women’s Day, the Institut français is giving you the opportunity to discover women who fight for women’s rights through culture, initiatives aiming to promote egality, or works that question women’s status in France and throughout the world.

 

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Online open-studios #2 December 2020

The artists in residence through the programme of the Institut français at the Cité internationale des arts will be featured from December 7 to 10, on the Facebook and Instagram pages of the Institut français.

Updated on 09/05/2022

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