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 French cultural network of the EU celebrates "European creativity"

Discover all 30 projects offered by the French cultural network in Europe during the 6 months of the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union (FPEU) to celebrate "European creativity". 

Updated on 11/10/2022

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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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Create, experiment, act for the cultural Europe of today and tomorrow

Europe is a continent filled with ideas, creativity and interacting cultures. Our 24 official languages, our 281 regions, our tens of thousands of museums, cinemas, theatres and bookshops represent the rich diversity of all that we express and the intercultural connections that unite us.

Strong...

Updated on 11/05/2022

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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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Online open-studios #5 October 2021

The fifteen residents of the Institut français program at the Cité internationale des arts hosted in the third quarter of 2021 (July-October) take you to discover their workshops and their new creations. Photographs, videos, testimonials... the 5th edition of the online open-studios offers a...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Online open-studios #4 June 2021

For these online open studios, we invite you to visit the studios of the thirteen artists awarded a Institut français residency virtually at the Cité internationale des arts in the second quarter of 2021. From metal jewellery to fiction feature-length films, via documentary theatre, discover a...

Updated on 09/05/2022

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Press kit - The Institut français presents the headlines of its actions for 2022

2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the creation of the first institution responsible for French cultural actions abroad. The Institut français, heir of this rich history, presents its actions and highlights for 2022 in this interactive press kit. 

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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