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May 14 – 16, 2018   Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos 9 Mc Ewen Street, Yaba Lagos   www.ccalagos.org   Initiated by CCA Lagos’ Associate Curator  Iheanyi Onwuegbucha and Led by Paris-based French and English curator and Writer Caroline Hancock   The Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos, invites young curators, art writers, critics, and practitioners…Continue Reading >

Caroline Hancock is a French and English independent curator, writer, editor and translator based in Paris. Having worked on major eclectic, non-hierarchical, cross-historical and multi-disciplinary exhibitions at the Hayward Gallery in the early 2000s, she continues to research Surrealism and its international connections, the potentials of archival materials and the dialogue between ancient, modern and…Continue Reading >

CITIZENSHIP AND NATIONALITYAN INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE CHALLENGE FOR THE NATION? Prof. Patrick Weil is a French historian and political scientist. He is a senior research fellow at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research) and at the Centre for the Social History of the 20th century at the University of Paris 1. His research focuses…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 >

Bastien Dubois will be the facilitator of the Animated film workshop in Abuja.  Bastien Dubois earned his diploma in CGI Directing from Supinfocom Valenciennes in 2006. His first independent film “Madagascar” was very well received and screened in more than 200 international film festivals including. The film ultimately garnered an Oscar nomination in 2011.In 2012 he…Continue Reading >

24 Mar / 13:00 - Abuja

International food fair

Saturday, March 24th – Institut français du Nigéria – Free entry Venez déguster des plats traditionnels des pays francophones! En partenariat avec les ambassades des pays francophones à Abuja. Come and taste different traditional meals from francophone countries! In partnership with the embassies of French-speaking countries in Abuja.

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 >

21 Mar / 14:00 - Abuja

Literary encounter – Ishmael Bael

Wednesday, March 21st – 2pm – Library of the Institut français du Nigéria – Free entry Ishmael Bael, l’écrivain sierra-léonais racontera en français facile ses expériences en France et dans les pays francophones. Cela sera un moment unique de découvrir ses ouvrages et ses projets. Ishmael Baeh, the Sierra Leonean writer will share his experiences…Continue Reading >

20 Mar / 24 Mar - Abuja

GOÛT DE FRANCE

A unique opportunity to enjoy the taste of French cuisine! Une occasion unique de déguster la gastronomie française! Every year, Goût de France/ Good France celebrates French cuisine in various locations worldwide through French-style dinners prepared by participating local restaurants. For the fourth edition of the event this year, Nigerian food lovers will again have…Continue Reading >

19 Mar / 25 Mar - Abuja

FRANCOPHONIE FESTIVAL

 « I speak French too! » exhibition From March 19th to March 24th- Courtyard of the Institut français du Nigéria – Free entry   The exhibition “Et en plus, je parle français!” (And I speak French, too!) presents French as a language of employment, innovation, technology, and business around the world. Through this exhibition, discover the profiles…Continue Reading >

19 Mar / 24 Mar - Abuja

Exhibition « I speak French too! »

From March 19th to March 24th- Courtyard of the Institut français du Nigéria – Free entry   L’exposition  «Et en plus, je parle français!» valorise la langue française comme une langue de l’emploi, de l’innovation, de la technologie et des affaires. À travers cette exposition, découvrez des portraits de nigérians francophones. The exhibition “Et en…Continue Reading >

MARCH 15TH / 9AMINSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU NIGÉRIA / FREE The French Embassy in Nigeria and the Institut français du Nigéria are pleased to announce the first breakfast debate of 2018 to commemorate the International Day of Women’s Rights, The lecturer will be Peju Layiwola. She is an artist whose works have been exhibited in Nigeria and…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 >

01 Feb / 28 Feb - Abuja

APPLY FOR LABCITOYEN 2018

APPLY FOR LABCITOYEN 2018   Labcitoyen is looking for a young Nigerian who demonstrates a commitment to human rights and freedom through associations, politics, humanitarian means, civic associations or unions.   LabCitoyen is a programme dedicated to major issues relating to human rights. In France, it calls on about 50 young committed citizens of ages…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

TORDRE A CONTEMPORARY DANCE PERFORMANCE By the French-Algerian choreographer Rachid Ouramdane December 7, 2017, at the Institut français du Nigéria Doors open at 6.00pm / Show starts at 6.30pm The Institut français du Nigéria, in partnership with the Krump dance studios and the CCN2 – Centre chorégraphique national de Grenoble, is pleased to present the…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 >

  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 >

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