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Meeting of minds across languages – with Edwige Dro, Odafe Atogun & Abubakar Adam Ibrahim  Thursday 16th March, 7pm at Thought Pyramid Art Centre, Libreville street, Wuse II Edwige Dro is a writer and translator from Côte d’Ivoire. Together with Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, winner of the Nigerian Nobel Prize for Literature, and Odafe Atogun, Nigerian…Continue Reading >

Appel à candidatures aux francophones d’Abuja ! Vous êtes francophone et passionné par l’écriture? Vous souhaitez apprendre de nouvelles techniques et parfaire votre style, au sein d’un petit groupe d’apprentis écrivains ? Dans le cadre de la fête de la francophonie 2017, l’Institut français du Nigéria organise un atelier d’écriture avec Edwige-Renée DRO, écrivaine et traductrice…Continue Reading >

myfrenchfilmfestival.com  is  an  innovative  concept  aiming  to  throw the  spotlight  on  the  new generation of french filmmakers. from January 13th to february 13th, 2017, film lovers around the world will be able to access films from the 7th edition of world’s first online french film festival. In Nigeria, public screenings of two feature films and…Continue Reading >

30 Nov / 31 Dec - Abuja

LabCitoyen 2017 // Apply now!

APPLY FOR LABCITOYEN 2017 ! 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. The competition LabCitoyen 2017 is about Human rights in the city. It is open to all young Nigerians between the ages of 20 to 26,…Continue Reading >

Women’s mouvements in Nigeria, yesterday and today. How to address women issues in a globalized world and in Nigeria?          Speakers: Jules Falquet, researcher (France)Sara Panata, researcher (France)Ifeoma Fafunwa, director, author of ‘Hear Word! Naija Women Talk True’ (Nigeria)   (Photo “Hear Word” Performance-at-Oshodi-Market)

Electronic Soundscapes II Click here for more information on the Electronic Soundscapes project. WORKSHOPS // From 10th to 17th October Facilitated by 3 internationally-renowned producers (DJ Afrologic, Nigeria, Pit Spector, France and Daniel Haaksman, Germany), the workshop will take place daily simultaneously in Lagos and Abuja. Participants will be young Nigerian electronic music producers coming…Continue Reading >

This panel discussion follows the COP 21 Paris Agreement and is organised in order to increase awareness towards the environmental issues and climate change. It will focus on ecological issues in planned cities like Abuja in a context of continuous population growth and will gather representatives from different fields (civil society, environmental entrepreneurs, researchers from Nigeria…Continue Reading >

ELECTRONIC SOUNDSCAPES – CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCERS –  Institut Français du Nigeria and Goethe-Institut Nigeria are organizing a second Electronic Music workshop as a follow-up to the very successful first edition that took place in 2015. The workshop is aimed at expanding the scope of Nigerian music’s already booming scene and previously…Continue Reading >

During the Summer Camps organised every year by the Institut Français du Nigeria, the environmental artist Amarachi Odimba will give a two weeks arts and crafts workshop to teenagers and children. The kids will be using trash materials such as plastic bottles, and all the old flyers and posters of the Institut Français! Moreover, during…Continue Reading >

WE ALMOST FORGOT  Contemporary dance show – international tour 7+ artists from around the world Conception & Choreography: QUDUS ONIKEKUPremière in Abuja – followed by a Q&A   TICKETS: On sale at the Institut Français du Nigeria, the Krump Dance Studios, Drum Stix Wuse II, Excape Restaurant Maitama Children/student: 1,500 // Regular: 5,000 // VIP: 10,000 After…Continue Reading >

DANCING CITIES – Call for applications to dancers and choreographers Organised by the Institut français du Nigeria, the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Abuja, the QDance Centre and the Krump Dance Studios. The “Dancing Cities” concept was initiated in 2015 by the world renowned Nigerian choreographer and dancer Qudus Onikeku.  It is a…Continue Reading >

14 Apr / 19:00 - Abuja

The poet spring // bilingual Open-Mic

        Institut Français du Nigeria & Abuja Literary Society present: The poet spring, the first bilingual open-mic in Abuja ! In the frame of the « Printemps des Poètes » (Poet Spring) which takes place every year in France and in the world, the Institut Français du Nigeria and the Abuja Literary Society join…Continue Reading >

11 Mar / 19 Mar - Abuja

Francophonie Festival

Friday 11 March – 7pm Czech Republic: film screening, followed by a cocktail Little Otik (Otesánek) A modern adaptation of the classic Czech folk-tale. A married couple, the Horáks, are unable to have a child of their own. One day Mr. Horák, working in the garden, digs out a tree-root that looks just like a…Continue Reading >

22 Jan / 18:00 - Abuja

FRENCH – GERMAN FRIENDSHIP

On the occasion of the 53rd anniversary of the Élysée Treaty, the Embassy of France and the Embassy of the Federal Republic  of Germany invite you to celebrate the French-German friendship on January 22, 2016. Signed on January 22, 1963 by French President, Charles De Gaulle, and German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, the Élysée Treaty has strengthened…Continue Reading >

09 Dec / 16:30 - Abuja

Human Rights Day

On the eve of the 2015 Human Rights Day, we kindly invite you on Wednesday 9th December 2015 at 4:30pm to attend a panel discussion on violence against women and girls in the North-East of Nigeria and the screening of “The Man Who Mends Women”, a documentary by Thierry Michel picturing the action of the…Continue Reading >

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