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The 2019 cultural programme is out!

The 2019 cultural programme is out! Following our media launch, our 2019 cultural programme is out! Discover our exciting highlights and much more. TERRITORIES OF MIGRATION: Cities such as Johannesburg emerged from massive transfers of populations in the late…

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Celebrating the French Touch at the Cape Town…

The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) is proud to announce its participation in this year's Cape Town International Animation Festival, which is to be held from 8 to 10 March at The River Club in Observatory, Cape Town. The festival promotes…

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Dibuka Library Festival

Not your ordinary book festival! 1 – 29 September 2018 Spring is coming! And with it, the Dibuka Library Festival, a new kind of book festival to celebrate Dibuka's new revamping and its 15th birthday. Dibuka Library Festival will run from the 1st to the 29th…

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Programme des assistants internationaux en France

La campagne de recrutement d’assistants d’anglais en France pour l’année scolaire 2019-2020 est désormais ouverte jusqu’au 20 janvier 2019. Introduction : Un maximum de 50 postes d’assistants d’anglais en France métropolitaine et les Collectivités d’Outre-mer…

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    Stage à Institut Français d’Afrique du Sud (IFAS)

    Caractéristiques : Durée : stage conventionné de 6 mois, à partir de juin 2019 Gratification horaire : Gratification horaire : 3,75 €, soit environ 550 € par mois (prévoir complément personnel de 400 €)Missions : appui au pôle culture de l'IFAS et à…
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    L'Atelier Competition 2019: Registration now open until 31 May

    L'Atelier Competition 2018: registration now open! ENTER HERE ABOUT The Absa L'Atelier art competition is one of Africa's most prestigious art competitions, and 2019 sees the 34th iteration of the competition. The Absa L'Atelier art competition rewards young…
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    Ubuhle Bendalo - An Urban Art Residency

    UBUHLE BENDALO - AN URBAN ART RESIDENCY The French Institute of South Africa is proud to announce the first edition of Ubuhle Bendalo, an urban art residency devoted to street art in all its forms, curated by Breeze Yoko. Street artists Sitou Matthia and…
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    THE NIGHT OF IDEAS 2019

    Feminism at work:Crafting feminist ideals in and beyond the creative sector ABOUT THE NIGHT OF IDEAS The Night of Ideas is global initiative from the French Institute in Paris that will bring a diverse group of voices together to discuss the theme "Facing Our…
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    MyFrenchFilmFestival.com - 9th edition

    MyFrenchFilmFestival 9th edition18 January – 18 February 2019 All of you French film lovers out there, the wait is finally over! MyFrenchFilmFestival, the world's first online French film festival, is back from 18 January to 18 February 2019. For a whole…

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Dibuka is revamping!

Dibuka is revamping!

 

Due to a delay in the renovation work, Dibuka will only re-open on the 18th of August 2018.
We apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

 

In the framework of its 15th anniversary, Dibuka is closed for renovation from the 16th of July 2018 to the 2nd of August 2018 included.

Based at the Alliance Française of Johannesburg, Dibuka is a francophone multi-media library for all ages.
It offers to the general public almost 20 000 documents including books, comics, CD's and videos (French cinema and documentaries, French Press, manuals to learn French, French language teaching aid and more)...

To celebrate this brand new space, we invite you to join us during the whole month of September for the Dibuka Festival! You will discover our new kid corner, a cinema space, as well as a choice of activities around bookmaking, storytelling, animation, bande dessinée and much more!

Stay tuned, the programme will be out soon.

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