ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE DE SINGAPOUR
Alliance Française de Singapour was founded in 1949. It is a local non-profit educational and cultural organization, affiliated to the international network of Alliance Française. With more than 4,000 members of all ages, the Alliance Française fulfills its mission of teaching the French language and the promotion of French and Francophone cultures by offering various actions.
The language centre offers courses rich and varied: private tuition or in groups, in-house or in companies, general French language or specific objectives, for adults, adolescents or toddlers (from 12 months). It is the only centre in Singapore to offer diploma-awarding examinations by the French Ministry of Education.
The theatre, the gallery and the mediatheque offer a great array of cultural events. Each year, hundreds of events are organized for around 15,000 to 20,000 persons: exhibitions, cinema (Ciné-Club every Tuesday night, Ciné-Kids one Sunday a month in the afternoon, Ciné-Plus and Festivals), workshops, concerts, story-telling or meet-the-author, etc. The 5 major events of the year are the Francophonie Festival in March, the French Animation Film Festival in May, the International Music Day (around 21 June), the French Film Festival in November and the Fashion Artisan Week in December.
The Alliance also offers a certified translation service, organizes social events such as the Bastille Day or the French Fridays, rents its premises and houses a café-restaurant.
French Language and Cultural Centre of Singapore
1 Sarkies Road