Fifteen Indian cities will host the three-month second Bonjour India,
an Indo-French cultural festival starting this month, officials said
Organised by the embassy of France, Institut Francais en Inde in
association with Alliance Francaise India network and the Indian
Council for Cultural Relations, the festival will encompass cultural
exchanges between India and France, including arts, literature,
cinema, fashion, performing arts, sports, education and photography.
The focus would be on creative collaboration between Indian and French
artists with events like Luminocity, Ballet Preljocaj and Gates to
Besides a strong participation at the World Book Fair-2013 in New
Delhi, French author and philosopher Albert Camus's birth centenary
will be celebrated across India through a series of events.
A French Film Festival of six highly-acclaimed and recent feature
films will travel across seven Indian cities within a month, while
another package of films which have been part of various international
film festivals will be screened in nine cities.