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Institut Français du Nigéria’s main goal is to provide access to French language, and to French and French-speaking cultures. All year long, various cultural programs and festivals in collaboration with Nigerian, French-speaking and French partners encourage this cross-cultural dialogue. Cinema, music, literature and visual arts events are an important part of Institut Français’ work in providing access to French culture. Some of our regular events are: a French movie every Wednesday at 7pm, in French with English subtitles, Free entry A yearly exhibition for the International Women’s Day on March 8 in partnership with the Female Artists Association of Nigeria The Quinzaine de la Francophonie in March The European Film Festival in May The World Music Day on June 21 French Animated Movies Festival in October Documentary Film Festival in November The Institute is part of a well established network of cultural centers in Nigeria, the Alliances françaises, and organizes events throughout the country with them (e.g. “Life in my City Art Festival” in Enugu, French Poetry Competition in Ibadan…). Don’t miss any event!Stay up-to-date with all our events by subscribing to our newsletter (see on the left of the page), and don’t forget to follow us on all social networks.

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  The French Embassy in Nigéria and the Institut français du Nigéria are pleased to invite in Abuja the “Quatuor A’dam” to perform an “A CAPELLA” Quartet’s performance. This performance will be held on Friday, October 27th at 6.00pm at the National Universities Commission auditorium. The singers of the “Quatuor A’dam” met during their musical…Continue Reading >

01 Nov / 30 Nov - Abuja

IICD, INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS RESIDENCY

The Institut francais du Nigeria supports International Institute for Creative Development Artists Residency International Institute for Creative Development Artists residency is created to investigate, amongst other important things, the thought process of creating. It is an open minded-thematic programme that focuses on the artist’s insights, narratives and trajectory in the creation of art.Designed to facilitate a…Continue Reading >

 For apply download the Application Form   WORKSHOP The facilitator:  the French curator Julie Crenn (http://crennjulie.com/) The number of participants: 8/10 persons Language: English The workshop is open to Nigerian and international curators  PARTICIPANTS PROFILE AND ADMISSION CRITERIA Preference will be given to curators who have a previous curating experience    Preference will be given to…Continue Reading >

One key component of the Institut français du Nigeria cultural strategy is towards animated cinema. For the third consecutive year, the Institut français du Nigeria and the Japanese Embassy has joined together for the 2017 edition of the French and Japanese animated film festival. Japanese, French and Nigerian movies will be screened. This event takes…Continue Reading >

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