Celebrating an Indian Spring in France
Indo-French cultural relations have scaled new heights in 2011 through numerous events and festivals. Mr Jérôme Bonnafont, Ambassador of France to India, has the pleasure of unveiling an Indian Spring in France} , an exclusive glimpse of the 2011 Indian cultural presence in France.
India and France share a common history and passion for cultural identity, and the exchange between these two countries are symbolized, among others, by the friendship of Rabindranath Tagore and Romain Rolland or dancer Uday Shankar and Alain Danielou. From Grand Palais museum to Centre Georges Pompidou-Museum of Modern Art, from the Guimet Museum of Asian Art to the Etonnants Voyageurs literary festival at Saint-Malo, from the global film rendez-vous, the Cannes Festival to Festival de l’Imaginaire, from Galerie Duboys to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Lyon, from Festival de l’Oh along the river Seine to several locations across France: these numerous events have rejuvenated a cultural space for Indian artistes. From traditional art objects to the performing arts, from literature to Baul songs, from films to visuals arts, this year Indian cultural presence in France is all set to make a mark. The ICCR also plans to open a cultural centre in Paris, France.
For further details on these events, please see attachments.}
- List of events
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- Major Events
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