Uncle Vania : Pantha Théâtre in Espoo City Theater
Uncle Vania: to spy a suicidal woman is retake on Chekov’s classic: Argentinian Daniel Veronese’s adaptation tackles universal questions: alcohol,Read more.
C’est la Vie!
Untouchables by Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache was the biggest non-english speaking movie hit in history. C’est la vie! TellsRead more.
Helena Petäistö – our special guest on 6th February
Helena Petäistö, former foreign correspondent (France) of the MTV channel and author of “France, Marcon and I”, will be ourRead more.
French spring at the Orion cinema
Spring 2018 will be to France and cinema lovers’ taste at Orion! Throughout the season Helsinki’s beloved movie theater isRead more.
Literary awards of the year 2017
Most French literary awards were attributed in November. Get acquainted with the winners and their books, especially if you areRead more.
Release of Rodin in Finland
SOLD OUT The movie « Rodin » by director Jacques Doillon will be released in Finland on Friday 19th of January 2018.Read more.
Neliöt: an exhibition by Jérôme Auzeray
From the 11th of January to the 31st of March 2018, French photographer Jérôme Auzeray will exhibit neliöt, a doubleRead more.
Night of Ideas 2018
La Nuit des Idées – Night of Ideas is an international cultural event organized by the Institut français. The firstRead more.
Hommage to Jean d’Ormesson
Born in 1925, Jean d’Ormesson, novelist, journalist, and philosopher, died aged 92 in Neuilly during the night between December 4Read more.
”Degas Danse Dessin” exhibition in Paris
In honor of the centenary of the death of painter Edgar Degas, the Orsay museum in Paris is hosting anRead more.
Jouez! – Molière’s journey
« Jouez! – Molière’s journey » aims at displaying the works of Molière, for an hour. This small-scale musical theater performance wasRead more.
“THE LAST LIBRARY OF THE WORLD”
Four Europeans from different cultures and artistic fields are travelling in a mini-bus with great works of world literature toRead more.
The archives of Joan of Arc’s trial for the first time in Finnish: Launch event on November 21
The book Polttoroviolta pyhimykseksi: Jeanne d’Arcin oikeusmurha will be published on Tuesday November 21, at 3pm, at the Kirja &Read more.
The French Institute pays tribute to René Goscinny
On Sunday November 5 we honoured the memory of René Goscinny. The talented comic strip writer was born in 1926Read more.
Goscinny and cinema at the Cinémathèque française
The French Film Library in Paris is hosting an exhibition on Goscinny, from the 4th of October 2017 to theRead more.
Yle Teema celebrates French women
In November, Yle Teema keeps on offering you more and more French movies ! This month, every Wednesday at 10 pm,Read more.
Ashtanga yoga in French!
Welcome to try easy Ashtanga yoga class on Monday 13.11. and 20.11. from 9.30am-10.30am. Lessons are free of charge andRead more.
The MoMA in Paris
The Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris will host, from the 11th of October 2017 to the 5th of March 2018,Read more.
« Un beau soleil intérieur » comes out in Finland
Isabelle, a divorced mother of one, is looking for love. True love. Initially supposed to be an adaptation of anRead more.
Riad Sattouf at the French Institute !
The French Institute of Finland had the pleasure of welcoming world-famous comic books writer Riad Sattouf, founder of Éditions AllaryRead more.
A French history teacher in love with Finland
This autumn a French history teacher, in love with Finland and its history, published his first novel, Väinämöisen veljeskunta. OperaatioRead more.
Edith Piaf on stage at the Åbo Svenska Teater de Turku
Edith Piaf on stage at the Åbo Svenska Teater de Turku From the 13th of September 2017 to the 7thRead more.
Award of the 2017 Maurice de Coppet Prize
The French Ambassador Serge Tomasi welcomed yesterday, on September 28, the jury of the Maurice de Coppet Prize, composed ofRead more.
Yle Teema puts the spotlight on Jacques Tati
Yle Teema keeps on celebrating French cinema ! During the month of October, you will be able to see theRead more.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry translated into Finnish
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is probably one of the best-known French authors: his Little Prince has been translated into more thanRead more.
Leila Slimani publishes an essay on sexuality in Morocco
Leila Slimani, winner of the 2016 Prix Goncourt for her novel Chanson Douce, recently published an essay called «Sexe etRead more.
Our seminar for the elimination of violence against women is an act for equality
The seminar for the elimination of violence against women, organised by the French Institute in Finland on 24th November 2017Read more.
Visit of Mr. Bernard TRAVIER
Yesterday the director of the French Institute of Finland had the visit of Mr. Bernard TRAVIER, Vice-President of Montpellier MéditerranéeRead more.
Preview of « Angel of the North» at the Love & Anarchy Festival on September 21st
INTRODUCTION COMMENTARY French director Jean-Michel Roux discovered Finland in 1998 through the Love & Anarchy Festival, where he was presentingRead more.
SAVE THE DATE – Thierry Frémaux will be at the Helsinki International Film Festival on the 22nd of September
Born in the Lyon region of France, Thierry Frémaux’s taste for cinema was passed on by his father. He startedRead more.