MEMORY! International Film Festival Yangon 2017
Sep08

MEMORY! International Film Festival Yangon 2017

60 films from around the world. Yangon, Capital of Film Heritage in Asia for 10 days. Multiple award-winning actresses Catherine Deneuve (France) and Grace Swe Zin Htaik (Myanmar), Patrons of the Festival MEMORY! International Film Heritage Festival, 5th edition, will take place in Yangon from Nov 3 to 12, 2017. In Myanmar since 2014, the Festival is one of the largest cinema events in the country and the sole of its kind in Asia. Its core programming is specifically focused on worldwide and regional cinema heritage. The event has two prestigious Patrons, multiple award-winning actresses Catherine Deneuve (France) and Grace Swe Zin Htaik (Myanmar), and gathers artists and representatives from both the international and local film industries. MEMORY! Festival takes place in two main venues: the Waziya Theater for the 10 days of screenings, and Mahabandoola Park for a 3-day program of outdoor screenings and activities. The main theme of the Festival in 2017 is Banned Films from Around the World. Over 20 fiction films and documentaries from across the globe that were banned at various times will be presented alongside a 2-day Conference (Nov 4 and 5). Within the Myanmar Film Heritage Project carried out by MEMORY! Cinéma since 2016, a new Myanmar classic was restored this year: Pyo Chit Lin (My Darling, 1950), by U Tin Myint, for which a print was miraculously found and meticulously restored in a best-in-class laboratory in Italy. This freshly updated version of Pyo Chit Lin will be part of the Myanmar Film Treasures Section and will be screened at the Opening Ceremony on Nov. 3 at Waziya Theater. Our previous restoration effort,Mya Ga Naing (The Emerald Jungle, 1934, dir. Tin Maung), will also be screened in the Myanmar Film Treasures section of this year’s program.   MORE DETAILS Facebook page @memoryfilmfestivalyangon Official...

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European Film festival
Sep07

European Film festival

EUROPEAN FILM FESTIVAL 22nd September to 1st October The 26th Edition of European Film Festival will be held in Yangon (Nay Pyi Taw cinema) from 22 September to 1St October 2017. This year’s festival includes 11 countries and presents 13 films including children’s screenings presented at Dagon 1 High School. Once again a rich, varied program reflects the legendary diversity of Europe to the city’s cinema lovers. Institut Francais de Birmanie is delighted to present this year 2 films featuring world most famous actor Isabelle Hupert and Gérard Depardieu in ‘Valley of love’ and an animation film for all families with ‘My life as Zucchini’ in collaboration with the Embassy of Swiss in Myanmar. Films free of charge. Please collect your ticket 20min before the show. Valley of Love directed by Guillaume Nicloux France / 2015 / 91 Min Tuesday 26th September, 3:30pm & Sunday 1st October, 6:30pm @Nay Pyi Taw Cinema   Ma Vie de Courgette (My life as Zucchini) directed by Claude Barras France – Swiss / 2016 / 66 min Sunday 1st October, 3pm MOVIES FOR CHILDREN@Dagon 1 High...

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My French Film | SEULS
Jul06

My French Film | SEULS

Institut Français de Birmanie, in collaboration with Mingalar Cinemas, present MY FRENCH FILM, a monthly programming of the best of French movies in Mingalar Cinema. SCREENINGS Wednesday 12th, 26th July | 6.30 pm @ MINGALAR CINEPLEX, GAMONEPWINT MALL TICKETS : 1500ks – 4000ks Film in French with english subtiles — ABOUT SEULS (Alone) Leïla, 16, wakes up in an empty city. Where are her parents? Where has everyone gone? Thinking she must be the sole survivor of a mysterious catastrophe, Leïla wanders the strangely deserted streets of Fortville and eventually meets four other teenagers. Together they join forces and attempt to survive in a desolate and increasingly hostile world. But are they really alone? Director David Moreau (‘Them,’ ‘It Girl’) adapts the popular French comic book series about five teenagers trying to survive in a world of their...

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Cooking classes in July!
Jul03

Cooking classes in July!

Enjoy French speaking workshop with Sébastien Rugierro and Gastronomy with our French Chef Julie Jeanmougin! (Workshop including Market tour, new recipe every day and...

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The French International School of Yangon opens a Kindergarten in September 2017
Jun29

The French International School of Yangon opens a Kindergarten in September 2017

L’Institut Français de Birmanie soutient le Lycée Français International de Rangoun ! La Maternelle ouvre ses portes aux enfants de 3 à 6 ans, pour un enseignement en français et en anglais. Le Lycée Français International de Rangoun accueille en septembre 2017 une nouvelle Maternelle. Les inscriptions sont ouvertes aux enfants de toutes les nationalités y compris les non francophones, de l’âge de 3 ans jusqu’à 6 ans. La scolarité peut être poursuivie, en français et en anglais, en Primaire puis au Collège jusqu’à l’obtention du baccalauréat français, qui est une porte d’entrée dans les plus grandes écoles et universités en France, en Europe et dans le monde. La scolarité est bilingue français-anglais. La maternelle permet à vos enfants: • D’apprendre le français et l’anglais et de mobiliser le langage dans toutes ses dimensions • D’agir, s’exprimer et comprendre à travers des activités physiques en français et en anglais • D’agir, s’exprimer et comprendre à travers des activités artistiques en français et en anglais • De construire les premiers outils pour structurer sa pensée • D’explorer le monde Cette période de la vie de l’enfant est unique pour lui apprendre à « VIVRE ENSEMBLE » et à se structurer au sein du groupe pour l’avenir. Ce cursus de Maternelle lui permettra de réussir son entrée dans le primaire, à l’âge de 6 ans, dans les apprentissages fondamentaux (lecture et écriture), clés de la réussite scolaire. Le Lycée Français a la chance de pouvoir accueillir les enfants de toutes nationalités et bien évidemment les enfants birmans, dans les meilleurs conditions, avec des enseignants formés en France et des infrastructures modernes, dans le quartier de Bahan Township (61, Inya Myaing Road). Vos enfants apprendront le français et l’anglais, dans l’objectif qu’ils soient bilingues dès l’entrée en primaire. Ils seront encadrés et entourés par une enseignante diplômée de l’éducation nationale française et une assistante maternelle. Le Lycée Français International de Ragoun appartient au réseau de l’Agence pour l’Enseignement Français à l’Etranger (AEFE http://www.aefe.fr/ ), un réseau unique au monde, qui relie 495 établissements comme le nôtre dans 137 pays du monde. Ce réseau permet d’assurer la mobilité des parents et des enfants. Il constitue aussi la garantie d’un parcours d’excellence validé par les ministères français de l’éducation et de l’Europe et des affaires étrangères. Les frais de scolarité sont parmi les moins élevés en comparaison de ceux appliqués par les autres écoles internationales à Rangoun, pour un parcours éducatif conforme aux critères d’excellence français. Pour en savoir plus, venez consulter le site du LFIR : www.lfir.org. et prenez contact avec l’équipe de l’établissement : en Français. en Anglais en Birman www.lfir.org. directeur@lfir.org ; secretaire@lfir.org...

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Fête de la Musique Yangon 2017
Jun14

Fête de la Musique Yangon 2017

Time has come for the last event of La French Touch Festival, la Fête de la Musique (« Music Day »). The Fête de la Musique (Music Day), is an annual music celebration happening all over the world where amateur and professional musicians are encouraged to perform under the slogan « Faites de la Musique » (Make Music !). This year, the Institut Français de Birmanie is working with venues around town to promote this spirit of « Music Everywhere » with a series of free shows around Yangon ! SATURDAY 24 JUNE | ALL DAY Sule Square and venues around Yangon DOWNLOAD the map here — THE PROGRAM 11 AM to 8 PM Myanm/art Gallery | 98, Third Floor, Bogalay Zay St. Myanm/art is proud to present, in collaboration with the Institut Français de Birmanie, la Fête de la Musique to promote the spirit of Music and Love. On 24th June 2017, artists such as Gabriel, Ito and Darko along with many talented local musicians will be taking center stage at Myanm/art gallery for a day of Experimental/Indie music. Experimental/Indie | Live show Event Page: goo.gl/sAFsZ9   3 PM to 4 PM The Yangon Gallery | People’s Park, Near Planetarium, Ahlone Rd., Dagon Tsp. Photo Exhibition – MSF 25 Years of Medical Humanitarian Action with 108 Music Band, Vocal – Ei Tone, Thar Nge, Zar Ni. To mark Médecins Sans Frontières’ 25th anniversary in Myanmar, you are cordially invited to the opening of our photo exhibition next Wednesday in People’s Park. The exhibition retraces MSF’s past and current activities in the country through historical and recent photos of the milestones that have marked our history in Myanmar. It further presents unique portraits of MSF staff and patients, providing a glimpse into their everyday realities. 108 Music Band | Live show Event Page: https://goo.gl/ddakzB   3 PM to 9 PM Novotel Yangon Max | 4th Floor of Novotel Yangon Max Hotel, 459, Pyay Rd, Kamayut Tsp. Come and Celebrate the last Party @ the pool before the monsoon season starts at Novotel Yangon Max. Lots of joy to be there with our resident Band “Colorful” and the international DJ Muttiah Ashnim. Free Entrance for all and Free drinks will be distribute during the event! Forget about everything on 24th of June and come enjoying the pumping tunes. Rock, Pop, DJ | Live show Facebook page 4 PM to 12 AM Terminal5-Bar & Grill | 17F, Sanchaung St., Sanchaung Tsp. DJ AMT will showcase his exclusive performance at Terminal5 Bar&Grill. DJ, Electro| Live show Facebook page 5 PM to 6 PM Sule Square | Sule Road For the occasion, IFB is inviting French Pop sensation Charles-Baptiste Chanteur...

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