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Triangle France – Astérides, a non-profit contemporary arts organization based in Marseille, FRANCE, just launched an open call for visual artists. This opportunity will enable early/mid-career artists to undertake a residency at Triangle France – Astérides in Marseille for 14 weeks, in 2021. Their residencies are opportunities for self-led professional development, artistic exchange and experimentation….Continue Reading >

30 Jan / 19:00 - Abuja

The Night of Ideas

The Institut français du Nigéria and Alliance Francaise Lagos are thrilled to announce the second edition of “The Night of Ideas” (in French: Nuit des Idées) in Nigeria. About this event Under the theme “Being Alive”, this free event will take place at Alliance Française Lagos – Mike Adenuga Centre, on Thursday, 30th of January,…Continue Reading >

The French Embassy in Nigeria is organizing the second French-Nigerian Cinema Co-production meeting. It will take place in Lagos on the 30th of June and 1st of July 2020 at Alliance Française – Mike Adenuga Centre. This event aims at connecting Nigerian professionals with French producers who are interested in developing French-Nigerian co-productions (feature films…Continue Reading >

15 Oct / 9:00 - Abuja

Breakfast debate

DEVELOPING A READING CULTURE IN NIGERIAN SOCIETY Overview of the reading culture in the Nigerian society, the role of public libraries, the initiatives of the civil society (NGOs and artistic communities) to enhance reading habits and support the creation of literary works. With Abuja Literary Society, the NGO Ace Charity, the librarian Chijioke Okwuoma and…Continue Reading >

19 Sep / 21 Sep - Abuja

[FOCUS ON…] 2019 Lagos Comic Con

The 2019 edition of Lagos Comic Con ended on September 21st, after 3 days of activities at Alliance Française de Lagos – Mike Adenuga Centre. Two French professionals from the animation sector took part in this annual meeting that gathers lovers of manga, comics, cosplay… They participated in several conferences dealing with distribution and production of content. Christophe Guignement…Continue Reading >

The Institut français (headquarters in Paris) is launching the 2020 call for applications for its residency programme at the Cité Internationale des Arts. This programme is intended for foreign artists wishing to develop a research and creation project in Paris, for a period of 3 or 6 months. Since its creation in 1965, the Cité Internationale…Continue Reading >

04 Jul / 31 Jul - Abuja

[CALL FOR FILMS] Dakar Court

DAKAR COURT / International Short Film Festival The call for films for the 2019 edition of the Festival is open until July 31, 2019. The official competition is reserved for African fiction and diaspora films. Interested parties can register their short film (duration 30 min max) by sending their application (presentation sheet and download link) at:…Continue Reading >

30 Jun / 07 Jul - Abuja

[FOCUS ON…] LabCitoyen 2019

LabCitoyen is the program organized by the Institut français (headquarters in Paris) dedicated to major human rights topics. This year, it brought together 57 socially-engaged young people and revolved around the theme: “Women’s rights: equality and citizenship”. During one week, they learnt about these issues through a series of conferences and debates, in France (June…Continue Reading >

14 Jun / 05 Jul - Abuja

[CALL FOR APPLICATIONS] AYADA Lab 2019

Do you have a tested IDEA or have you set up a STARTUP in the fields of CULTURE, THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES, SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENT or EDUCATION? Would you benefit from the MENTORING of established top African cultural and digital entrepreneurs? Would your startup benefit from a program of INCUBATION and ACCELERATION? The Goethe-Institut and the Institut…Continue Reading >

05 Jun / 11 Jun - Abuja

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 >

The International Institute for Creative Development (IICD Center), with the support of the Institut français du Nigéria, organizes a critical portfolio review and curatorial practice workshop. It will take place at IICD center, in Abuja, from May 23 to 27, 2019 and it will be contucted by Nduwhite Ndubuisi, curator and founder of IICD Center, and Yves Chatap,…Continue Reading >

18 Mar / 24 Mar - Abuja

Gout de France / Good France 2019

It’s our pleasure to announce you that Goût de France is back to 2019. To remind you Gout de France is a gourmet festival to celebrate French gastronomy held across the globe, thousands of dinners “à la française” on five continents and nation-wide gourmet initiatives. In Nigeria, from Friday March 19th to 24th enjoy French…Continue Reading >

Uche Anisiuba is a 3D generalist, with over five years of experience creating contents for the animation, game, visual effects and XR (extended reality) industry in Nigeria. He co-founded Quadron Studios, a Lagos based studio that fuses the arts with technology to create stunning experiences. With our support, he took part in the Immersive Realities Focus…Continue Reading >

Première Urgence Internationalewarmly invites you to the official opening of the “Through the eyes of Maiduguri” exhibition.For this occasion you are invited to participate in a breakfast debate on the 22nd of January 2019, at 10am  at the Institut français du Nigéria  52 Libreville Street, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja Thus, the event will focus on the activities of Première Urgence Internationale in…Continue Reading >

Based on the work of Ilan Deutsch-Levitan, French photographer, and Clarence Ugdebe (Gottay Photography), Nigerian photographer, this exhibition puts into light the faces and stories of displaced and vulnerable populations of Maiduguri. Among the inhabitants and displaced people of Bolori II ward, the two photographers have met beneficiaries of the food security program set up…Continue Reading >

11 Nov / 17 Nov - Abuja

AFRIFF – French DAYS

n the framework of the 8th edition of the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF), the French Embassy in Nigeria is pleased to present you the 2nd edition of the French Days. You will find enclosed the full program of this event that will take place on the 12th and 13th of November at the Genesis (Lekki Palms).  DOWNLOAD THE FULL PROGRAM HERE…Continue Reading >

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