Past Events

Presenting 20 past events organized by the French Institute.

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Contested institutions & political power in contemporary Myanmar

Free entry for all The event will be held in English. This briefing session on current issues in the politics of Myanmar will present policy-relevant findings based on social scientific research that is being conducted within the framework of CRISEA, and primarily within Work Package 4 ‘The State: Contesting the Liberal State.’ The session will […]

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Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Francophonie Festival 2020 Yangon

Saturday 8th February, the IFB celebrates the Francophone cultures and language! Animations and activities all day for the whole family! Institut Français de Birmanie 340, Pyay Road, Sanchaung Township, Yangon Free entry. Saturday, 8 February 2020 10.00 am to 5.00 pm No need to speak French, just come and have fun! Pre-registration is required for […]

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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VR WALK INSIDE PALACE OF VERSAILLES!!!

Do you know about PALACE OF VERSAILLES??? It exists in France which is very well-known for its own masterpieces, culture and special arts. The kings of France from all era ruled in the PALACE of VERSAILLES and the PALACE has been listed as a World Heritage Site for 30 years and it is also one […]

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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NUIT DES IDÉES – LIVING WITH HIV IN MYANMAR

Thursday 30th January, 3 – 5pm French Institute 340, Pyay Road, Sanchaung Township, Yangon Free entry for all Launched in 2016 at the initiative of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, “the Night of Ideas” brings together leading international thinkers, scientists and artists across the five continents to ponder on global major challenges. The Night […]

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Digital Risks: Panel Discussion – Pix’ART 2019

THE DISCUSSION WILL BE IN MYANMAR AND ENGLISH WITH CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETATION. In a climate of ever-increasing fear and harassment online, the future of our digital discourse is under threat. A panel of experts gather to discuss the new reality facing our social spaces online, and how incivility is having a unique impact on the people […]

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Understanding International Justice

Understanding International Justice: A Briefing on Current Mechanisms Related to Myanmar What are the various international cases affecting Myanmar? As of November 2019, four different legal and investigative mechanisms concerning the human rights situation in North Rakhine have moved forward. How do these mechanisms differ from each other and in which areas do their work […]

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Micro Folie Yangon

Micro-Folie Digital Museum The Micro-Folie Project, developed by the Parc de La Villette in Paris, works to highlight hundreds of pieces of iconic art from national institutions across France in the form of a digital museum. The Micro-Folie Digital Museum offers a uniquely innovative experience through a big screen presentation of collected masterpieces, alongside tablets […]

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Free
Micro-Folie Yangon, Yangon, Yangon Myanmar
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Borders – Exhibition

An exhibition exploring the man-made concept of borders. Why do we have borders? How did they evolve over time? How have they come to shape history and human migration? Discover the people who have built them, crossed them, defended them and disputed them. This exhibition questions the role of borders in our past, our present […]

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Drawing Freely – Exhibition of Cartoons

Drawing Freely – Exhibition of cartoons December 7 to 22, 2019 9am to 8pm The French Institute (IFB) 340, Pyay road, Sanchaung township, Yangon Free entry for all. ‘Drawing Freely’ (Dessins en liberté) is an exhibition held in partnership with French newspaper Courrier International and the Institut Français. It consists up of 11 unique gallery […]

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Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Electronic Music Concert – Pix’ART 2019

FRENCH ELECTRONIC BAND NOVA MATERIA & LOCAL BANDS Nova Materia, a duet band with unusual instruments creating hyper-rhythmical, dreamy post punk rock and electronic dance music, will be playing along with Myanmar musicians in the form of visual arts & performance. NOV 30th 2019 (Saturday) 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm At IFB 5,000 Kyat per […]

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Micro-Folie Digital Museum’s Week

PUBLIC VISIT TO MYANMAR VERY FIRST DIGITAL MUSEUM Myanmar’s very first digital museum facilities, Micro-Folie, will open to public from 23th to 30th November 2019 (except 21th November), from 10 am to 5 pm daily. Free entry for all. It is located in the premises of Yangon Innovation Centre (at the corner of Strand Road […]

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Yangon Innovation Center, Yangon, Yangon Myanmar
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Memory! – Cinemix Pix’art (live music & video jockey)

🎬🎶Experience a unique live performance mixing cinema and music! 🎬🎶 In collaboration with the French Institute in Myanmar (IFB), Memory festival will present to you for the very first time a unique sound and visual performance with French video jockey Alexandre Elkouby and Myanmar musician Itö with his supporting band. The two artists will be […]

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Free
Mahabandula Park,

Memory Film Festival Yangon

MEMORY! Film Festival in Yangon, Myanmar. A 10-day annual international film festival, enabling all audiences to access classics that were banned for several decades. Also 2 education programs : Myanmar Script Fund (MSF) and MEMORY! Journalism & Culture.

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Memory Film Festival 2019

✨⭐️ MEMORY! Film Festival is back! ✨⭐️ The 2019 edition will take place in Yangon from Nov 15 to 24 We’re bringing more than 70 local and international movies, during 10 days, for FREE! Follow this page to get all the information you need about the festival, from the schedule to the guests and special […]

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Free
Waziya cinema,

Exhibition on Screen: I, Claude Monet – Pix’ART 2019

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN: I, CLAUDE MONET | SCREENING I, Claude Monet, a fresh new documentary based entirely on Claude Monet’s personal letters, will reveal Monet the artist, businessman and lover as never before. Each screening takes one and a half hours and there will be three showtimes. Before screening, the presentation of Micro-Folie Digital Museum […]

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Free
Yangon Innovation Center, Yangon, Yangon Myanmar
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Art talk with Daphné Le Sergent – Pix’ART 2019

On the opening day of Pix’ART festival, lets immerse ourselves in the art talk with Daphané Le Sergent whose exhibition of “Geopolitics of Oblivion” kicks off at the IFB at the same time.

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Visual Art Exhibition – Pix’ART 2019

GEOPOLITICS OF OBLIVION BY DAPHNÉ LE SERGENT | VISUAL ART EXHIBITION “Geopolitics of Oblivion by Daphné Le Sergent”, a co-production of Jeu de Paume, CAPC and Musée Amparo, is an intriguing, mesmerizing visual art exhibition, probing the proliferation of information and signs produced by the Internet and digital language (tree structures, the Cloud, the data […]

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Feminism in Myanmar Book Launch

“I am sure that “Feminism in Myanmar” would be the worth-reading paper with valuable inputs which recorded the movements of women in Myanmar for their rights throughout the history.” Aye Lei Tun, Author and Lead Researcher, EMReF

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Fête de la Musique Yangon & Mandalay 2019

Fête de la musique 2019 – FREE concerts around Yangon and Mandalay! The Fête de la Musique (Music Day) is coming back to Yangon for the third year, and for the very first time this year it’s also happening in Mandalay! The Fête de la Musique is a French tradition happening all over the world, […]

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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Environment Series | HOME, documentary screening

On the occasion of World Environment Day (5th of June every year), the Institut français de Birmanie (French Institute in Myanmar) is organizing a series of events dedicated to climate change and the environment in order to raise awareness about environmental issues. On Wednesday, June 5th, this series of events will start with the screening […]

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Free
Institut français de Birmanie, No-340, Pyay Road
Yangon, Yangon 11111 Myanmar
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