Rocky has played in the most famous French festivals. Their multiple influences from Afro-beat to new wave will please everyone. Organised by the French Institute Paris, their tour in Africa will be an opportunity to share their music beyond the French borders and inspire their future compositions.
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.
In January 2019, the Institut français du Nigéria launched a year-long project titled Garden After Work. Every third Thursday of the month from 5 PM to 7 PM, the Institut’s garden has been opening its doors to creative people who want to meet up. This program aims to be a free platform for artists and…Continue Reading >
Olukitibi Oluwabukunmi is a Nigerian dancer and an emerging choreographer committed to achieving the highest standard of performance. For her, dance is a tool, an escape, a room and a gift, whose influence transcends cultural, physical and emotional borders. She is one of the 23 African dancers who have been selected to participate in the…Continue Reading >
The upcoming Garden After Work edition of the year will take place on April 18th, 2019 **** April 18th, Garden After Work line-up ! JEMIMA ANGULU DANCER, CHOREOGRAPHER, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR. Jemima Talatu Angulu Aka Mima is a Dancer, Choreographer and the Artistic Director and Founder of The Krump Dance Studios. She started performing as a…Continue Reading >
MONDAY, 29th april : The Institut français du Nigéria celebrates the International Dance Day with a 3-part event. 6:30PM – Panel Discussion : Nigeria’s contemporary dance scene overview On April 29, it is all about Dance… for this panel discussion, we invited Wale Aleb, contemporary dancer, Jemima Angulu, founder and Art Director of…Continue Reading >
The upcoming Garden After Work edition of the year will take place on May,16th! May Garden After Work line-up: *** G.rizo – SINGER, PRODUCER, DJ *** Ihu ANYANWU, aka G.rizo, has been involved in the electronic music scene since 2001. A journey that started in New York City and thrived for many years in Vienna….Continue Reading >
Our monthly Garden After Work will take place on Thursday, June 20th! Chidi UKWU is the Creative Director of 2 Masks & a Griot Theatre Company, an avant-garde theatre working out of Abuja and interested in the development, in Nigeria, not just of the art but the business of theatre. His theatre know-how spans more…Continue Reading >
Like every year, the Institut français du Nigéria celebrates World Music Day! In 2019, we decided to put the spotlight on electronic music, inviting the French DJ Praktika. He has been living in West Africa (Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and now Mali) for 5 years, which explains the breadth and originality of his music style….Continue Reading >
After vibrant performances in Lagos, Accra and Kigali, Falana will come to Abuja for a show at NAF Conference Centre, on September 6 ! A couple days before the last leg of the tour, she stopped by the Institut français du Nigéria for a selfie interview… Nigerian-Canadian singer and musician Falana is an electric performer whose…Continue Reading >
After a long (and rainy!) summer break, Garden After Work is back on Thursday the 17th of October, from 6 PM to 8 PM. The Institut français du Nigéria decided to slightly change the concept. From now on, GAW will happen every 2 or 3 months, and will merge with pre-existing artistic initiatives. In October,…Continue Reading >
Go digital is an event organized Institut français du Nigéria and Ventures Platform for Digital November / Novembre Numérique. In Abuja, we will organise a 3-day program focusing on knowledge, culture and digital technology. It will feature debates and discussions, documentary screenings, activities for kids & teenagers, professional meetings, and much more. An art exhibition…Continue Reading >