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The French Institute organizes all year long artistic, cultural and intellectual events, representative of contemporary French creation.
It initiates and supports cooperation between Qatari and French artists.

Sponsor of the Qatar-France Cultural Year 2020


05 Mar / 19:30 - Qatar

A Musical Evening in Paris

Date: Thursday March 5th / Venue: Drama Theater, Katara/ Time: 7.30 pm   Concert and presentation exploring musical highlights in the French capital from 1830 to the 1950s With Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra and Qatar Music Academy faculty musicians, Presented in French by the Francophone Qatari Women Association   As part of the Qatar-France year of…Continue Reading >

30 Jan / 19h00 - Qatar

Night of Ideas 2020: Being Alive

Date: Thursday 30th of January / Place: Msheireb Museums / Time: 7 pm About “La Nuit des Idées” “La nuit des idées” (The night of ideas) is an international event initiated in France in 2015. This worldwide event takes place each year on the last Thursday of January. It aims at promoting the exchange of…Continue Reading >

Date: Friday 10th of January / Venue: Opera House, Katara Cultural Village Time: 7.30 pm   About Marc Piollet, French conductor Born in Paris, Marc Piollet studied conducting and choral conducting at the Berlin University of the Arts. After positions at the Staatstheater Kassel and Volksoper in Vienna, he was General music director at the…Continue Reading >

After India, before the United States of America, France is Years of Culture initiative’s guest country in 2020. The Exceptional Qatar-France Year of Culture 2020 will further strengthen the ties of friendship that unite France and Qatar by promoting the exchange of ideas and the sharing of knowledge between our two countries. Given the current…Continue Reading >

Bernard Lubat in Qatar – 6th Katara European Jazz Festival – November, 9th  at 6:30 pm – Katara (esplanade) On the occasion of the 6th Katara European Jazz Festival, Institut Français du Qatar has the pleasure to invite the French jazzman Bernard Lubat and his Quintet Multi-instrumentalist, improviser hors pair, refined author, Bernard Lubat will…Continue Reading >

The European Union Cultural Cluster in Qatar, EUNIC, is pleased to invite you to the fourth edition of the “European Day of Languages” in Qatar. Each year, on September 26th, the “European Day of Languages” is celebrated throughout the world to promote the cultural and linguistic diversity of Europe. On this occasion, in Qatar, the…Continue Reading >

Doha, Qatar, March 10, 2019 – The French Embassy and the French Institute of Qatar is celebrating the Francophonie Festival from March 13 to 23.  It is an event dedicated to those who love the French language beyond just being the first language of culture and communication. The latest estimates indicate that Qatar has around…Continue Reading >