One of the Alliance Française in Male’s mission is to encourage and develop knowledge French and Francophone cultures, and to foster cultural, intellectual and artistic exchanges between Maldives, France and the French-speaking countries by bringing together artists from around the world. The objective of the Alliance Française in Male’ is also to facilitate local culture expression by being a place of artistic expression for emerging artists from all disciplines and by participating to expand the cultural consciousness of the public.
Cultural program at the Alliance Française in Male’ includes a series of events celebrating French speaking countries (« La fête de la Francophonie ») every year in March, concerts for Music Day (« La fête de la Musique« ) every year the 21st of June, a French film festival, other international events like the World Environment Day, exhibitions, conferences, Food parties every month (French breakfasts, cheese parties, etc.), our Cine-Male’ club also every month and many more !
All these events are accessible to the Alliance Française in Male’ members, students, as well as the general public. Alliance Française in Male’s cultural activities for adults and children present a comprehensive look at francophone cultural field in the 21st century.The Fête de la Musique Different from a traditional music festival, the Fête de la Musique is above all a free popular event, open to any participant (amateur or professional musicians) who wants to perform in it. Launched in 1982 by the French Ministry for Culture, the Fête de la Musique is held in more than one hundred countries in Europe and all over the world. It takes place every 21st June, the day of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere.