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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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Bertrand Badie, a sociologist in international relations and social psychology, reveals the importance of passions in the diplomatic game. His analysis focuses on humiliation, as a practice of the powerful and feeling felt by the weak. This lecture is proposed in the context of his book “The Time of The Humiliated” (2014). Bertrand BADIE is…Continue Reading >

25 Sep / 05 Oct - Focus on…

Animated film workshop

24/09 to 05/10: Animated film workshop The Goethe-Institut and the Institut français du Nigeria as part of the Franco-German Cultural Fund organise ten-day film animated workshop. Samuel Weikopf, a German animation film professional in Abuja, and Sabine Hitier, a French animation film professional in Lagos, will work with participants to improve their skills in film…Continue Reading >

26 Sep / 09:00 - Focus on…

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 >

  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 >

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 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 >

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 >

18 Dec / 20 Dec - Focus on…

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

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 >

01 Feb / 28 Feb - Focus on…

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 >

22 Feb / 25 Feb - Focus on…

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 >

15 Mar / 9:00 - Focus on…

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN’S RIGHTS

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 >

19 Mar / 25 Mar - Focus on…

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 - Focus on…

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 >

20 Mar / 24 Mar - Focus on…

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 >

21 Mar / 14:00 - Focus on…

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 >

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