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June 2019

NEW SESSION: JUNE 24 – AUGUST 3 We offer a wide range of levels from Beginner to Advanced French classes. The Institut Français organizes its teaching on the most modern teaching methods and on the CEFR (the Common European Framework for Languages), a standard reference adopted by dozens of educational systems worldwide. The books Texto and Echo are based on this curiculum. The classes…Continue Reading >

21 Jun / 19:30 - Focus on…

World Music Day

Like every year, the Institut français du Nigéria celebrates World Music Day! In 2019, we decided to put the spotlight on electronic music, inviting the French DJ Praktika. He has been living in West Africa (Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and now Mali) for 5 years, which explains the breadth and originality of his music style….Continue Reading >

20 Jun / 17:00 - Focus on…

Garden After Work

Our monthly Garden After Work will take place on Thursday, June 20th! Chidi UKWU is the Creative Director of 2 Masks & a Griot Theatre Company, an avant-garde theatre working out of Abuja and interested in the development, in Nigeria, not just of the art but the business of theatre. His theatre know-how spans more…Continue Reading >

05 Jun / 11 Jun - Focus on…

Commemoration of World Environment Day

Ever since 1972 and the first United Nations Conference dedicated to human environment, the World Environment Day is celebrated worldwide, every year on the 5th of June. Particularly committed to the fight against climate change and the preservation of biodiversity, France has once again decided this year, to mark this Day in Abuja:  Starting June…Continue Reading >

06 Jun / 19:00 - Focus on…

Movie night

The Institut français du Nigéria is back with its Ciné-club ! Join us every 1st Tuesday of the month, at 7 PM. As the Federal Government has declared Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June, 2019 as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-il-Fitr Celebration, the movie night will take place on Thursday 6th of June….Continue Reading >

13 May / 13 Jun - Focus on…

[CALL FOR ENTRIES] Curatorial research grant

In the framework of the Africa 2020 season, the Rencontres d’Arles and Institut français are launching a curatorial research grant open to citizens of an African country (and mainly based in Africa). It is aimed at African curators wishing to carry out an unprecedented exhibition project in connection with images/photography. STAGE 1 — RESEARCH (summer…Continue Reading >

07 Apr / 29 Jun - Focus on…

[FOCUS ON…] Bukunmi at Ecole des Sables

Olukitibi Oluwabukunmi is a Nigerian dancer and an emerging choreographer committed to achieving the highest standard of performance. For her, dance is a tool, an escape, a room and a gift, whose influence transcends cultural, physical and emotional borders. She is one of the 23 African dancers who have been selected to participate in the…Continue Reading >

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