Culture and Art

  • French painter Vincent Ruffin’s "About Face" exhibit

    Through the Alliance Française de Manille-Philippine Artist Residency Program (AFM-PARP) which is in partnership with Centre Intermondes in La Rochelle, France with the support of the Embassy of France to the Philippines, French painter Vincent Ruffin did his residency in the Philippines at the 1335MABINI where he was inspired by the Philippine National Hero Dr. Jose Rizal.

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  • Overview of Cultural and Artistic Cooperation

    Since 2011, the Embassy of France to the Philippines and the Alliance Française de Manille have launched a cultural program, FrancoPhil, consisting of ten events throughout the year in various artistic fields: Music, (...)

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  • Goût de France / Good France 2017, here we go!

    Goût de France / Good France 2017 is on! For the third consecutive year, Goût de France / Good France will gather more than 2,000 chefs from 5 continents on the first day of spring, March 21, 2017, to celebrate French gastronomy.

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  • Fête de la Musique 2016

    Alliance Française de Manille, the Embassy of France to the Philippines, Tourism Promotions Board of the Philippines, in partnership with B-Side Productions, present the 22nd Edition of Fête de la Musique in Manila! The music festival will open simultaneously on Saturday, June 18, 2016 at both the A-Venue Mall Parking Lot and Greenbelt 3 Parking Lot, and will have day 2 on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Puerta Real Gardens in Intramuros.

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  • Opera by Ballet Philippines

    This February, Ballet Philippines will conclude its 46th season with a dance creation : "Opera: Rebirth in Arabesque" by the French choreographer Redha Benteifour.

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  • Goût de France / Good France 2016, here we go!

    Goût de France / Good France 2016 is on ! For the second consecutive year, Goût de France / Good France will gather more than 1,000 chefs from 5 continents on the first day of spring, March 21, 2016, to celebrate French gastronomy. This event involves serving a French dinner that would pay tribute to the culinary tradition of France, which values high-quality, innovative, and environmentally responsible cuisine.

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  • FITE in Manila comes to a close

    People from all walks of life gained a greater appreciation for culture and heritage through textile as the Festival international des textiles extra ordinaries (FITE) ended its run in Manila.

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  • International Festival of Extra Ordinary Textiles (FITE) in Manila

    In July, the Philippines will be hosting France’s biggest and most prestigious international festival dedicated to textiles, bridging indigenous and contemporary designs through the creativity, innovation, and expertise of local and international artists.

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  • Fête de la Musique: Living the Music Together!

    The Fête de la Musique celebration will start with a bang on June 19, with a Kick-Off Party at SKYPARK, SM Aura Premier, Taguig at 6pm featuring the French Indie folk band duo My Name Is Nobody. For the first time in the Philippines #fdlm will have a 2-day celebration, Fête will officially commence on June 20, Saturday on the following venues: A-Venue Parking Lot on Makati Avenue, Greenbelt 3 Park and Greenbelt 5 Roof deck. On Sunday, June 21, Fête will continue in Puerta Real in Intramuros.

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  • Euro-Pinoy Jazz 2015

    French jazz guitarist Nguyên Lê joins pianist Henry Katinding and drummer Mar Dizon of the Philippines, vocalist Michael Schiefel of Germany, and bassist Raphael Preuschl of Austria for the second Euro-Pinoy Jazz Concerts at Tiendesitas, Pasig City on February 20 and at Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila on February 21.

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