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Did you miss any of our past events at Institut Francais du Nigeria in Abuja? No need to worry! You can view them here from our archive.These events range from our past movies to cultural activities by either our organization or any of our partners. Feel free to contact us for further information.

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22 Feb / 30 Jun - Focus on…

French – German friendship

About 100 people assisted to the commemoration of the 53rd anniversary of the Elysée Treaty on Friday 22, January at Institut Français du Nigeria. Mr Denys Gauer and Mr Michael Zenner, respectively ambassadors of France and of Germany in Nigeria, expressed their attachment to the friendship between France and Germany, which is symbolised in the…Continue Reading >

13 Jun / 21 Jul - Focus on…

Photo Junctions with LagosPhoto

Organised by the embassy of Spain in Nigeria, the Institut Français du Nigeria and the Thought Pyramid Art Centre, the second edition of Photo Junctions with LagosPhoto highlighted Nigerian contemporary photography through 3 events from June 2nd to 10th. First of all, about 100 people attended the opening of the exhibition, which featured part of…Continue Reading >

22 Jul / 04 Nov - Focus on…

Ugochukwu Valentine, laureate of LabCitoyen 2016

Ugochukwu Valentine was the laureate of the LabCitoyen 2016, a programme of Institut français Paris that gives the opportunity to young people from around the world, active in the field of human rights in their countries, to meet in Paris during a week to participate to debates and conferences. Now back in Nigeria, he gives…Continue Reading >

07 Nov / 28 Nov - Focus on…

Electronic Soundscapes II

From October 10th to 17th, 11 Nigerian music producers participated in an electronic music workshop, jointly organised by the Institut français du Nigeria and the Goethe Institut Nigeria, with support from the Franco-German funds. Taking place simultaneously in Lagos with a German and a Nigerian DJ, and in Abuja with a French DJ, the workshops…Continue Reading >

The second Animated Film Festival organised by the Institut français du Nigeria and the Embassy of Japan in Nigeria attracted about 500 visitors in 4 days. The Minister of Information of Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed, together with the ambassadors of France and Japan, opened the festival on November 2nd. They underlined the importance of animation…Continue Reading >

After the successful « Dancing Cities » (a contemporary dance open-air audition followed by a workshop) and « We Almost Forgot » (the latest dance production of choreographer Qudus Onikeku) held in June in Abuja, followed by the « Urban dances tour around the world » in Lagos and Enugu, the Institut français du Nigeria continues to provide the Nigerian public…Continue Reading >

16 Jan / 27 Mar - Focus on…

Electronic Soundscapes 2016 in video !

  From October 10th to 17th, 11 Nigerian music producers participated in an electronic music workshop, jointly organised by the Institut français du Nigeria and the Goethe Institut Nigeria, with support from the Franco-German funds. Taking place simultaneously in Lagos with a German and a Nigerian DJ, and in Abuja with a French DJ, the…Continue Reading >

My French Film Festival: a week-end into new generation French cinema, all across Nigeria. From 23rd to 25th February 2017 took place the first French Film Festival, within the whole French cultural network in Nigeria. On the occasion of the 7th edition of “MyFrenchFilmFestival”, an innovative concept of online film festival coming from France, the…Continue Reading >

21 Mar / 30 Apr - Focus on…

Literary projects in French with Edwige Dro

Ivorian writer and translator Edwige Dro, nominated as one of the most promising young writers of the African continent by the Africa39 project, was invited in March 2017 by the Institut français du Nigeria for a series of projects around literature and creative writing. In the frame of the francophonie festival, she led a two…Continue Reading >

SUSTAINABILITY IN ARCHITECTURE- EMPLOYING THE RIGHT PRINCIPLES AND MATERIALS FOR NIGERIA’S ENVIRONMENT Wednesday May 31th, 10 am prompt at Transcorp Hilton (Ogun / Nasarawa Hall) Abuja – Admission FreeInstitut français du Nigéria and Green Habitat Initiative in the frame of “One environment hybrid ” organized a debate about the sustainability in architecture – employing the right…Continue Reading >

Dans le cadre du Fonds culturel franco-allemand, les missions diplomatiques et culturelles de la France et de l’Allemagne au Nigéria ont décidé d’organiser deux ateliers à Lagos et à Abuja dans le domaine du cinéma d’animation afin d’accompagner l’essor de ce secteur au Nigeria. L’Institut français du Nigéria est à la recherche de professionnels pouvant…Continue Reading >

  Félicité by Alain Gomis In Lingala with English subtitles  In the frame of the first edition of the Jos ‘Cross Cultural Dialogue Festival’ The Award-Winning French-Senegalese Filmmaker Alain Gomis will be touring in Nigeria in June 2017 to present his last film, a musical drama titled ‘Félicité’. This film is the Gomis’s fourth feature…Continue Reading >

06 Jun / 27 Jun - Focus on…

Cross cultural dialogue Festival

Cross Cultural Dialogue Festival Program ! This festival is created for facilitating the dialogue between different stakeholders, communities or simply individuals through different means: arts, conferences, round-tables… The topic of this year is “How can humiliation lead to resistance”. Tuesday, 6th of June: The venue of the Award-Winning French Senegalese Filmmaker Alain Gomis National Film…Continue Reading >

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