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Institut français de Chypre

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The Institut français is in charge of implementing France’s cultural action abroad. The agency was set up by the July 27, 2010 French Foreign Cultural Action Act and its enabling decree of December 30, 2010.

The mission of the French Institute of Cyprus is to cover all missions set by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
  • Promote and disseminate the French culture and language - The Institute keeps the Francophonie alive in relation to the Cypriot Authorities.
  • Facilitate cultural exchange (visual arts and performing arts) - Co-produce shows in Cyprus that reflect modern French Culture and create partnerships with local cultural organizations.
  • Facilitate student mobility and promote higher education in France or French studies in Cyprus (Ecole Française/ The Department of French Studies, University of Cyprus).
  • Strengthen scientific cooperation between France and Cyprus. The IFC programmes cover all fields of cultural cooperation: artistic and literary, educational and linguistic, academic and scientific activities through various approaches: exhibitions, lectures, debates, films, concerts, dance performances and theater, French courses, training of teachers, etc. ....
06 Jun. 2012 (09:00)
State Gallery of Contemporary Art

This collection of paintings and sculptures by 20th century Cypriot...

28 May. 2011 (14:00)
The Archontiko of Axiothea

The Archontiko of Axiothea (mansion) is one of the most characteristic...

28 Mar. 2013 (21:00)
The Cyprus National Theatre

The 550-seat Lyric Theater sits on the site with exposure to the street...

St. Anthony Elementary School

The story of the foundation of the school looks like a fairy tale. In...

21 Mar. 2013 (16:11)
Saint John Cathedral

Agios Ioannis Cathedral in Lefkosia (Nicosia) within the old city walls...

15 May. 2013 (10:48)
Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum

The Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum was established by Andreas Nicolaou...

25 Jul. 2013 (09:00)
Leventis Art Gallery

The Leventis Gallery is an art gallery in Nicosia, Cyprus. Opened in...