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The 2018 cultural programme is out!

The cultural programme is out! Following our media launch, our 2018 cultural programme is out! Discover our exciting highlights and much more. RIVONIA TRIAL 2018 is the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth and we also celebrate the digitalization of the…

Cinema & Media


IFAS & Cap Town International Animation Festival

The French Institute of South Africa is partnering once again with the Cape Town International Animation Festival From March 2nd to 4th 2018, the only African Animation Festival of the continent is coming back to show you the best of the animation industry…



Dibuka library - the French information center of…

Dibuka is a multi-media library focussing on France and contemporary francophone culture, the result of a partnership between the French Embassy in South Africa, the French Institute of South Africa and the Alliance française of Johannesburg.The library…

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Participez à la consultation « Mon idée pour le…

« Mon idée pour le français » est une consultation citoyenne organisée par l'Institut français à la demande du Président de la République. Objectifs : promouvoir la langue française et le plurilinguisme dans le monde. Comment ? En mobilisant les acteurs de la…


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    Barbara Lindop received the insignia of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres

    On Monday 12 March 2018, Barbara Lindop received the insignia of Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Knight in the Order of Arts and Letters) by Ambassador of France to South Africa, H.E. Mr Christophe Farnaud Art consultant Barbara Lindop is best known as…
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    Calls for applications

    Call for films - 2018 Urban Films Festival

    African qualifications of Urban Films Festival Urban Films Festival is the first film festival for urban cultures, lifestyles and pratices.For 13 years now, the festival has encouraged the developments of new talents and sharing of knowledges and ideas. It…
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    Call for applications 2018 - Rivonia Trial

    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS SCHOLAR-ARTIST PARTNERSHIP The Rivonia trial audio archive and 'the everyday' WHAT? In July 1963 anti-apartheid activists were arrested in their secret headquarters in Rivonia, near Johannesburg. Between October 1963 and June 1964, 10…
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    Theatre / Dance / Performing Arts

    30th edition of Dance Umbrella

    Dance Umbrella celebrates 30 years! Dance Umbrella opens on 6 March and will run to 18 March in Johannesburg. IFAS is proud to be a long-time partner of the festival! Get your tickets now: http://bit.ly/2CLjDTU For this 30th edition, IFAS supports 3 main…
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    9th annual Francophonie Festival

    The 9th annual Francophonie Festival starts on Saturday 10 March! Saturday 10 March, 11:00am at Pretoria Boys High School - Opening day For the first time, the Opening of Francophonie Festival will be held at Pretoria Boys High School. This festive day,…

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