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The Kwasha Theatre Company brings Boris Vian’s…

An immersive audio experience that will be available for audiences to enjoy from home for the month of February 2021. Sit comfortably (whether you find yourself in a chair, a couch, a bed , in a park, a library, at home, in South Africa or elsewhere), plug in…

Cinema & Media

MOOC - Basics of author's right

Would you like to know more about author's right in the creative industry? SACEM (Society of Authors, Composers and Publishers of Music in France) partnered Paris Saclay University to offer an online MOOC available on the platform www.fun-mooc.fr…

Books

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Dibuka Library is OPEN!

Your favourite library in town is now open after the festive season break! Come and discover all the exciting new books we've received to start 2021. Opening hours are: Tuesday: 9.30 – 12.30 Thursday : 12.00 – 18.00 Friday : 14.00 – 18.00 Saturday : 9.30 –…

French Language

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Journée Internationale du professeur de français

Le 26 novembre, nous célèbrons la 2ème édition de la Journée Internationale du Professeur de français. Pour cette journée en l'honneur de l'enseignement de la langue française dans le monde, et bien que dans l’impossibilité de nous rassembler, nous vous…

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    Calls for applications

    Job offer: Communications and Partnership Manager

    Communications and Partnerships Manager at the French Institute of South Africa(Starting : April 2021) The French Embassy aims to implement a new communication strategy, including the development ofa unique website to promote all the activities of the…
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    Exhibitions & Workshops

    Afropolitan Comics: From South Africa to the Continent, Images in Conversation

    The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) is proud to partner with the Cité internationale de la bande dessinée et de l'image for a virtual exhibition, Afropolitan Comics: from South Africa to the continent, images in conversation. This virtual exhibition…
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    Journée Internationale du professeur de français

    Le 26 novembre, nous célèbrons la 2ème édition de la Journée Internationale du Professeur de français. Pour cette journée en l'honneur de l'enseignement de la langue française dans le monde, et bien que dans l’impossibilité de nous rassembler, nous vous…
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    Programme des assistants internationaux en France

    La campagne de recrutement d’assistants d’anglais en France pour l’année scolaire 2021-2022 est désormais ouverte jusqu’au 21 février 2021 inclus. Introduction : La France a accueilli 39 assistants d'anglais en France pour l'année académique 2020-2021. Un…
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    Somebody Told Me - An Audio Theatre Experience

    Put on your headphones, sit back and make yourself comfortable! Are you ready? Come and follow the adventure of 5 travellers embarking on a dreamy, fun and quirky journey aboard a hot-air balloon.Somebody Told Me was born out of an international collaboration…

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Music Day

In partnership with The Bioscope and Pata Pata, the Alliance française of Johannesburg organize the MUSIC DAY!!

Completely different from a music festival, the "MUSIC DAY" is above all a free popular fête, open to any participant who wants to perform in it. This Music day allows the expression of all styles of music in a cheerful atmosphere. It aims at a large audience, working to popularize musical practice for young and not so young people from all social backgrounds. It gives an opportunity to share a very special moment through music.

Performance – The Giant Match Association – From 12.30 pm

 

Two larger than life puppets accompanied by musicians will open the festivities with a parade in front of Main Street life. The Giant Match Association is a street theatre organization which features 33 giant puppets, masks and objects built from recycled materials.

Music

Nancy Ginindza (Folk Rock / Soul made in Swazi !) – 1 pm
Swazi Born, artiste Nancy Ginindza, who at the age of 24 has accumulated skills and talents many dream of being able to express has a unique and universal sound, which crosses the boundaries  of colour as well as culture, whilst hitting home in matters of the heart.

TBC – 2 pm

UJU (Alternative Afro Beat made in Jozi ! ) – 3pm
The band fuses a musical heritage of Indie Rock, Ragga, Dub and Hip-Hop with a spiritual connection to Zulu traditions and protest folk. Combined with lyrical content that speaks to a generation that is lost to a turbulent past while facing an uncertain future, Uju delivers a new urban sound that is both challenging yet familiar.

DJ Set – 6.15 pm

Screening at the Bioscope – 4.15 pm

Eather "Control" by Anton Corbijn or "All Tomorrow's Parties". We still have to decide !!

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