Category Archives: HIGHLIGHT

Anomal by Quentin Garel at Cuturi Gallery

Cuturi Gallery is proud to present Anomal – the second solo exhibition in Singapore, by French artist Quentin Garel (b. 1975). In Anomal, Garel invites us to celebrate idiosyncrasies through his momentous and intimate sculptures. The title of the exhibition gives reference to abnormality and originates from the Greek word “anômalos”, meaning unequal or irregular. […]

French Animation Film Festival 2021 features “Josep”

Josep Long, No Text

The French Animation Film Festival, presented by Alliance Française, is back from 27 to 30 May, in compliance with all directives from the Singaporean government.   First in the line-up is “Josep”, telling the story of a Spanish illustrator fighting against Franco’s regime, in the late 30s. The movie is about how friendship and human connection […]

World Premiere of The Voyages of Matisse, Chasing Light

Join Alliance Française as the world premiere of the film titled “The Voyages of Matisse, Chasing Light” will be showcased on 7 May at 8pm. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, Raphaël Millet. Synopsis: In 1930, the 60-year-old Matisse feels one last time the urge to travel and encounter […]

IFCinéma à la Carte (April)

A selection of French films to watch online, free of charge! In April 2021, at the occasion of Earth Day, IF Cinéma à la carte is featuring films with a special focus on environmental issues. Come and discover the 6 short movies –  “Seeds” by Hervé Freiburger, “Illustration: Composting” by Elise Auffray, “Expire” by Magali […]

AfterLab: Education for the less Fortunate and Policy making

AfterLab Webinar with Nina Guyon: “Why are poor kids less good at school and what can policymakers do about it?” FrenchLab Singapore is presenting on Thursday 6 May at 5.30pm its new AfterLab webinar with Nina Guyon. Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics of the National University of Singapore (NUS), she graduated from the […]

IFS OPENS A SECTION OF MANDARIN LANGUAGE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

For the 2021-2022 school year, the International French School (Singapore) is opening a Mandarin section for the high school students: the European or Oriental Language Section (SELO) with Mandarin language. This stream aims to contribute to preparing 21st-century citizens as true linguistic and cultural ambassadors to the Chinese world. This section is added to the […]

Talk on GastroDiplomacy

Due to it’s popular demand, Alliance Française has added more to seats to the previously sold out talk on gastrodiplomacy. This increase in seating capacity is done in response to loosening Covid restrictions. What is the link between food and diplomacy? What role can gastronomy play in the forging of relations between states? Featuring former chef at […]