On March 18, 2020, the French Ministry of Culture launched the #CultureChezNous operation (in English: #CultureAtHome) to offer digital cultural content to all audiences. The Institut français du Nigeria, closed to the public until further notice, is taking part in this unprecedented initiative. As of today, we will share regularly online cultural resources, conscientiously selected…Continue Reading >
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.
Send us an original short video and run the chance to win up to 100K NGN! “ET… ACTION !” is a creative response to Covid time by the French Cultural Network in Nigeria. The call for project is open to any arts and culture domain, so your project can literally take any form: a short…Continue Reading >
The Institut français du Nigéria is working on a series of training sessions aimed at emerging artists and young cultural professionals, for 2021. We want to make sure the training methods are effective and in line with the situation of the targeted groups. If you are an emerging Nigerian artist based in Nigeria (or cultural…Continue Reading >