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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 >

29 Mar / 01 Apr - Abuja

Generation Y exhibition

The Institut francais du Nigeria supports Generation Y exhibition by Retro Africa. FROM MARCH 29TH TO 1 APRIL 1ST EXHIBITION PAVILIONBESIDE THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTRE, ABUJA SYNOPSIS – The Working Theme for the exposition is “Generation Y”. This Expo will attempt to touch-on contemporary issues through the eyes of millennials. Generation Y. intends to capture the zeitgeist of one generation…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 >

Call for Applications: 2018 TOTAL/QUAI D’ORSAY International Master’s Degree Scholarship   TOTAL, in partnership with NNPC, the Embassy of France in Nigeria and other corporate partners, selects and sponsors young Nigerian scholars for Master’s Degree programs in Engineering and Geosciences (Oil & Gas related) and also Finance and Management in top universities in France. The…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 >

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21ST / 7 PMEMBASSY OF BURKINA FASO, CHANCERY CONFERENCE ROOM A Senegalese woman has to go to Nigeria for business. The journey soon turns into a series of unexpected and dangerous events. On her trip, she meets women from Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, and Nigeria. Organised by the Embassy of Burkina FasoFor more information…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 / 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 >

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 >

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 >

Refresher course for security personnel of the Institut Français du Nigeria   The Institut français du Nigeria in conjunction with Bemil Nigeria Ltd organized a refresher course for her security personnel in order to sensitize them to new security challenges and how to react to security threats and eventually prevent crime within and around the…Continue Reading >

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 >

The Institut francais du Nigeria have sponsored two photographers during five days for taking part in the 11th edition of Bamako Photography biennial: Tersoo Gundu and Blaize Echeune Itodo. This two photographers based in Abuja have created Photo Carrefour. Photo Carrefour is a photography hangout and exhibition event that seeks to advance the conversation on the art of…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 >

06 Oct / 07 Oct - Abuja

ANIMATION FILM SYMPOSIUM

This year, as part of the Franco-German Cultural Fund, the cultural missions of Germany and France in Nigeria are organising two parallel workshops on film animation in Lagos and Abuja. This focus is in response to the boom in Nigeria’s Animation sector.In fact, a number of small structures and companies have been created within the…Continue Reading >

26 Sep / 09:00 - Abuja

You dey speak Pidgin? 

From stigma to coolness – The emergence of Naija (Nigerian Pidgin) as a 100 million speaker African language Breakfast debate: “From stigma to coolness”, the emergence of Naija (Nigerian Pidgin) as a 100 million speaker African language – Abuja – 26/09/2017The Institut français du Nigéria organised a breakfast debate on the emergence of Naija as…Continue Reading >

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