À propos de cet événement
As part of #LibraryFest 2021, join the network of Alliances françaises in India/Nepal and the French Institute in India for a storytelling session conducted by Aliette Lauginie.
Free | In French | Minimum of B1 level (recommended)
About the Company “Contes à tout va”
Fifteen years ago, four individuals came together to create a space where stories could be heard, seen and performed! After all, stories are told not only by the voice, but also by space and bodies. The storytellers from “Contes à tout va” aim to carry their audience away on a path of imagination, be it pleasant or tortuous, calm or vertiginous, black, gray, white or even multicoloured! They perform mostly within the intimacy of a home where friends and family unite over stories and good food.
“Tales are a common good of humanity and they create bridges between cultures: one can narrate Indian fairy tales in French, and also find similar narratives in the European universe. It’s a wonderful journey that unfolds most naturally once it’s begun!” - Aliette Lauginie
Aliette Lauginie first encountered the art of storytelling more than 30 years ago when she was a librarian. Tales, which are the first narrative of humanity, attract the young and old, and create a special lapse in time as they are being narrated. Lauginie is also a teacher of French as a Foreign Language (FLE), and finds that fairy tales are wonderful tools to build self-expression in a foreign language, be it oral or written. She has co-authored the textbook “Il était une fois des contes” (Once upon a time, there were fairy tales), published by the Presses Universitaires de Grenoble and used widely by FLE teachers and students in order to strengthen their skills in written and oral comprehension.
Storyteller | Librarian | Teacher of French as Foreign Language | Co-Author of "Il était une fois des contes" (Presses Universitaires de Grenoble)
An initiative of the librarians of the network of Alliances Françaises in India / Nepal and the French Institute in Jaipur that aims to help people discover and understand French culture. Library Fest 2021 is composed of a series of online activities.
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