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20 Mar / 19:00 - Abuja

Afro-electro concert: Pulo NDJ

đź”´ We regret to inform you that circumstances force us to change the way we operate. All cultural activities are cancelled until further notice. The program for Francophonie Week, including the Afro-electro concert, is postponed to a later date. French classes are still ongoing. Merci de votre comprĂ©hension. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Francophonie Week concert Friday 20th of March…Continue Reading >

10 Dec / 18:00 - Abuja

Human Rights Day

The global 16 days of activism against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) campaign calls for the elimination of all forms of GBV. It takes place every year between November 25 and December 10, culminating on Human Rights Day. To mark 2019 Human Rights Day, the Institut français du NigĂ©ria and the Ambassade de France au NigĂ©ria, in…Continue Reading >

28 Nov / 01 Dec - Abuja

French Connexion

FRENCH CONNEXION is a week-long program, organized by the Institut français du NigĂ©ria, the Embassy of France in Nigeria and Alliance Française de Lagos – Mike Adenuga Centre, for Digital November / Novembre NumĂ©rique. It will feature animated movies screenings, a monumental video-mapping, an immersive show, e-library activities, DJ sets, panel talk & workshops for…Continue Reading >

07 Nov / 09 Nov - Abuja

Go Digital!

Go digital is an event organized Institut français du NigĂ©ria and Ventures Platform for Digital November / Novembre NumĂ©rique. In Abuja, we will organise a 3-day program focusing on knowledge, culture and digital technology. It will feature debates and discussions, documentary screenings, activities for kids & teenagers, professional meetings, and much more. An art exhibition…Continue Reading >

21 Jun / 19:30 - Abuja

World Music Day

Like every year, the Institut français du NigĂ©ria 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 >

29 Apr / 18:30 - Abuja

International Dance Day

  MONDAY, 29th april : The Institut français du NigĂ©ria celebrates the International Dance Day with a 3-part event.   6:30PM – Panel Discussion : Nigeria’s contemporary dance scene overview On April 29, it is all about Dance… for this panel discussion, we invited Wale Aleb, contemporary dancer, Jemima Angulu, founder and Art Director of…Continue Reading >

18 Apr / 19:00 - Abuja

April Garden After Work

The upcoming Garden After Work edition of the year will take place on April 18th, 2019 ****   April 18th, Garden After Work line-up ! JEMIMA ANGULU DANCER, CHOREOGRAPHER, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR. Jemima Talatu Angulu Aka Mima is a Dancer, Choreographer and the Artistic Director and Founder of The Krump Dance Studios. She started performing as a…Continue Reading >

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 >

The Second annual Photocarrefour photography exhibition themed “Framing Common Identity” opening of the 29th of September, 2018.   This year, that present interesting works from divergent photographers, who are using the medium of photography to visually explore the complex theme of Identity. These photographers, with the use of camera techniques, concepts and approach, communicate their point…Continue Reading >

01 Jul / 16:00 - Abuja


After a month residency between Lagos, Kaduna, Zaria and Kano, Fly By Night, an international interdisciplinary artists collective, invites you to a presentation of their ongoing project “ALMAJIR”, a multiform intersection between performance, visual art and video installation. Native Maqari, Qudus Onikeku and Simon Rouby will share a first version of this project, before further…Continue Reading >

JUNE 21ST AT THE INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU NIGÉRIA  The FĂŞte de la Musique, also known as World Music Day, is an annual music celebration. The festival is celebrated in 120 countries around the world. In Abuja discover up-and-coming live bands of the area.   JUNE 21ST – 6PM – FREE ENTRANCE – THE INSTITUT FRANÇAIS…Continue Reading >

The Institut francais du Nigeria supports this project by invited Simon Rouby, an accomplished French animated film director, to a 1-month artistic residency in Nigeria… Like the famous Khalila et Dhimna story from which it borrows the name, Flying Carpet Is a multi disciplinary collaborative project that gathers six artists from different places and background including; Nigeria, France, USA, and Algeria, in…Continue Reading >

Camping 4th edition 18 > 29.06 in Pantin and the ĂŽle-de-France International choreography platform Workshops, talks, performances, amateur workshops, screenings, Camping Kids. Camping is an international platform of workshops, a unique experience bringing together artists from the international choreography scene, a unique artistic camp that makes all the poetic experiences of dance possible. For two…Continue Reading >

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