Thursday, December 31, 2009
Bonjour India fest of France on Dec 19
Bonjour India to celebrate Le Corbusier’s city
Alliance Française- The British School to hold Bonjour India fest
Chandigarh, December 17
Cementing the Indo-French ties, l’Alliance Française de Chandigarh in association with The British School are celebrating Bonjour India fest marking the cordial relationship and cooperation between the two countries on December 19.
Addressing media persons today the Mr. Christian Flores, Director, l’Alliance Française, Chandigarh and Ms.Mona Sri Sethi, Principal, The British School, Chandigarh said that BONJOUR INDIA Festival of France is an 18-city mega festival, organized by the Embassy of France in India and Cultures france.
Flores said that Bonjour India seeks to establish an exhilarating platform for showcasing the various facets of Indian and French contemporary creation. Bonjour India will reach out to audiences across Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kochi, Mumbai, Mysore, Nashik, Pondicherry, Pune, Trivandrum and Varanasi.
“The city beautiful Chandigarh is Le Corbusier’s city and is very dear to us. Highlighted replica of Eiffel tower would remain attraction piece during fest with parts of Paris and France coming alive,” he added.
Mona Sri Sethi revealed that festival will be a riot of colors with cultural programme. Students of The British School will present vibrant European Polka dance. Alliance students Avtansh will play a casio piece, while another student Jasleen will play soft rock and country songs with guitar in English, French and Hindi.
Band of Hari and & Sukhmani will deliver special performance weaving Indo – Western music together. Celebrations will culminate with half hour DJ dance party.