Culture - Alliance Française de Kampala

About our Programmes

The Alliance Française de Kampala offers a rich program of annual activities showcasing local and international Arts and encouraging creativity.

We support the production and presentation of artistic works, across all disciplines that reflect the diversity, aspirations, and contradictions of our contemporary society and that open up space for dialogue.
Alliance Française
 also serves as an important bridge for artistic exchanges between Francophone and Anglophone artists.

Regular Features

Film screening that shows diverse Ugandan, French, and Francophone films.


A platform for musicians, music, and poetry collaborations. Artists are invited to perform, improvise, experiment, and build audiences in an intimate acoustic setting.


Visual arts exhibitions, installations, and thematic exhibitions that serve multiple purposes: mediums for exposing and celebrating artistic creativity, catalysts for action and transformation, platforms for experimentation and dialogue, and avenues for challenging conventions.

Annual Events
La Francophonie

The French Language and Francophone Week is celebrated globally every year around 20th March. It is an occasion that unites about 275 million French speaking people around the world, bringing together a diversity of cultures that continue to enrich the French language.

La Fête de la Musique

Popular known as World Music Day, it is held annually on 21st June. The celebrations bring together aspiring musicians and seasoned professionals to perform, celebrate and share their love for music

French Film Festival

France is the second-largest exporter of films and continues to be one of the leading producers and co-producers of films with over 200 full-length films made in France each year.  French cinema is recognized for its quality, breadth, and sophistication.  The French Film Festival aims to bring to local audiences the best of French cinema.

Smartphone Film Competition

The competition aims to expose and promote young directors of short films and contribute to popularizing the art of cinema thanks to the ubiquitous smartphone.

European Film Festival

One of Uganda’s longest-running film festivals presenting diverse and refreshing films from the European continent reflecting a multicultural 21stcentury Europe.