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21 Jun / 19:30 - Abuja

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 >

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

ALMAJIR

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 >

Camping 4th edition 18 > 29.06 in Pantin and the Île-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 >

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 >

18 Apr / 26 Jun - Abuja

Ecole des sables dance training session

The International Center for Traditional and Contemporary Dances from Africa “Ecole des sables” launch a new 3-year diploma composed of 3 intensive modules.  A group of 24 dancers from all over Africa has been selected from a large number of applications. The dancers are coming from 13 different countries, including Nigeria, with the selection of the young…Continue Reading >

17 Apr / 19 Apr - Abuja

My Dance & I with Wale Aleb

The Institut français du Nigeria supports My Dance & I with Wale Aleb・・・Are you a contemporary dancer in Abuja? Here’s another session of My Dance & I with Wale Aleb. A contemporary dance experience of improvisation, technique development, talk session. Date: 17th-19th April, 2018Venue: TDA Studio & Krump Studio FOR PARTICIPATION, KINDLY SEND AN APPLICATION TO…Continue Reading >

SATURDAY, MARCH 24TH / 7PM – 10PMINSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU NIGÉRIAFREE ENTRY To bring the festival to a close, the Belgian Embassy in Nigeria in partnership with the Institut français du Nigéria will organise a live concert. Bita Kola band, a band from Lagos, will especially come to Abuja for this occasion. 14 musicians will be on stage: trumpets,…Continue Reading >

22 Feb / 25 Feb - Abuja

DanceGATHERING TWENTY18

DanceGATHERING TWENTY18 is supported by the Institut francais du Nigeria  ANTIDISCIPLINARY PERFORMANCE LAB   What is danceGATHERING? danceGATHERING 2018 will be co-curated by Qudus Onikeku, dancer, choreographer and artistic director of the QDance Center Lagos and Onye Ozuzu, who is the Dean of the School of Fine and Performing Arts, Columbia College Chicago. This second edition of…Continue Reading >

18 Dec / 20 Dec - Abuja

Qdance session Jos

QDance Center, Université de Jos, Institut Français Nigéria Alliance Francaise de Jos presents QDANCE SESSION JOS.  In this three days masterclass/audition for DG2018 world-renowned choreographer Qudus Onikeku will take dancers through the basic principles of Qdance techniques: Musicality, Improvisation & Composition  18-20 December 2017 9am to 5pm at Université de Jos – Plateau state Nigeria  For further information hello@qdancecenter.com

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