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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.

Cross-cultural programmes

Camping 4th edition 18 > 29.06 in Pantin and the Île-de-France International choreography platform Workshops, talks, performances, amateur workshops, screenings, Camping Kids. Camping is an international platform of workshops, a unique experience bringing together artists from the international choreography scene, a unique artistic camp that makes all the poetic experiences of dance possible. For two…Continue Reading >

The Institut francais du Nigeria supports this project by invited Simon Rouby, an accomplished French animated film director, to a 1-month artistic residency in Nigeria… Like the famous Khalila et Dhimna story from which it borrows the name, Flying Carpet Is a multi disciplinary collaborative project that gathers six artists from different places and background including; Nigeria, France, USA, and Algeria, in…Continue Reading >

The Embassy of France to Nigeria and the Institut français du Nigeria are pleased to invite you to a Breakfast Debate on July 24th 2018.   Sa’eed Husaini, doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford, will discuss the roles and impacts of those who are called ‘party loyalists’*. To what extent do Nigeria’s APC and PDP maintain active memberships?…Continue Reading >

Cynthia Fleury, Professor at the National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts, holder of the Chair “Humanities and Health”, is also associate professor at the Ecole des Mines (PSL / Mines-Paristech). Her research focuses on the tools of democratic regulation. She is the author of several books including Dialoguer with the Orient (PUF, 2003), Pathologies of Democracy (Fayard,…Continue Reading >

In the frame of the EU Climate Diplomacy week 2018, the Ambassade de France au Nigéria and the Institut Français Nigéria in collaboration with Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation present : Swallow: Food Security on Nigeria’s Changing Climate Produced by Jacqueline Farris, the Yar’Adua Foundation and directed by Dan McCain of Core Productions, the documentary addresses challenges brought on in part by…Continue Reading >

09 Oct / 11 Oct - Abuja

“10 Myths on Violence in Nigeria”

Nigeria has a reputation for being one of the most violent countries in Africa and around the world. Yet this idea often relies on personal perceptions and, sometimes, rumours about conspiracies. This presentation will debunk some of the local and global myths about violence in Nigeria. A team from French Institut for Research in Africa (IFRA) will make…Continue Reading >

11 Oct / 19 Oct - Abuja

Lake Chad exhibition

FROM OCTOBER 11TH TO 19TH – AT THE INSTITUT FRANÇAIS DU NIGERIA  This exhibition, organised by the French Agency for Development (AFD), highlights, through the drawings of the geographer Christian Seignobos and the photographs of the reporter Pascal Maitre, a case study of the adaptation of various populations to a complex geography, in perpetual motion, located on the…Continue Reading >

On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the French Development Agency in Abuja is organizing a series of events.On October 11th 2018, a roundtable will bring together scientists, politicians and the civil society around a study on Lake Chad. In the evening, a photo exhibition on the same theme will open for a week at…Continue Reading >

17 Jan / 19 Jan - Focus on…

The night of reading

As part of “the night of reading” the Institut français du Nigéria offers to discover in a fun and festive way the richness of its in-house and digital collection, to exchange and to play around words: readings, escape games, audiobooks, debates, authors meetings… 📍 52 Libreville crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja 🎟 Free admission 📆 17/01…Continue Reading >

Based on the work of Ilan Deutsch-Levitan, French photographer, and Clarence Ugdebe (Gottay Photography), Nigerian photographer, this exhibition puts into light the faces and stories of displaced and vulnerable populations of Maiduguri. Among the inhabitants and displaced people of Bolori II ward, the two photographers have met beneficiaries of the food security program set up…Continue Reading >

Première Urgence Internationalewarmly invites you to the official opening of the “Through the eyes of Maiduguri” exhibition.For this occasion you are invited to participate in a breakfast debate on the 22nd of January 2019, at 10am  at the Institut français du Nigéria  52 Libreville Street, Off Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja Thus, the event will focus on the activities of Première Urgence Internationale in…Continue Reading >

Dates From Tuesday 11 to Friday 21 June 2019 (inclusive) Background The Ministry of Culture (General Secretariat, Department of Legal and International Affairs, European and International Affairs Sub-division) is organising this seminar as part of its training offer. The seminar will be presented in English only. Audience The seminar is aimed at experienced English-speaking professionals…Continue Reading >

21 Feb / 18:00 - Focus on…

February Garden After Work

  **** The 2nd Garden After Work edition of the year will take place on Thursday February 21st!  ****   February 21st, Garden After Work line-up ! Nduwhite Ndubuisi – Curator/Founder IICD Center, Abuja Nduwhite Ndubuisi Ahanonu, is a curator and a practicing artist,  A MFA Student of Art and Cultural Management Luephana University, Luneberg, Germany…Continue Reading >

05 Mar / 19:00 - Focus on…

Institut français du Nigéria Ciné-Club

From 7pm to 9pm, every 1st Tuesday of the month, enjoy French films at the Institut français du Nigéria, selected by our team, with English subtitles and popcorn! MARCH 5th : COMME DES GARÇONS – LET THE GIRLS PLAYS  1h 30min | Comedy | 2018 | France |  Storyline  The story of the first all-female soccer team in France, which started as a…Continue Reading >

12 Mar / 18:00 - Focus on…

International Women’s day : Time to act!

On Tuesday 12 March 2019, the Embassy of France in Nigeria will celebrate for the third time in less than one week, the International Women’s Day. Jointly organized with the High Commission of the United Kingdom and hosted at the Institut français du Nigeria, this event will bring to light the commitment of the Nigerian…Continue Reading >

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