Bon Jour India 2013 to begin on Jan 21 in Puducherry

Puducherry: A three-month long French cultural festival, organised under the banner `Bon Jour India 2013` jointly by various institutions, will commence in Puducherry on January 21.

This will be the second such cultural event to be held in Puducherry after the one in December 2009.

A release from Puducherry unit of the Alliance Francaise said the French Embassy in India, the Institut Francais en Inde (French Institute in India), the Alliance Francaise and Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) are conducting the events which would showcase Indo-French relations.

Bon Jour India 2013` is scheduled to be held in 16 different cities across India.