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Dibuka : the French information center of Johannesburg

Dibuka is a multi-media library focussing on France and contemporary francophone culture, the result of a partnership between the French Embassy in South Africa, the French Institute of South Africa and the Alliance française of Johannesburg.

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The library offers to the general public almost 20 000 documents for adults, teenagers and children: books, comics, CD's and videos (French cinema and documentaries, French Press, manuals to learn French, French language teaching aid and more...

Contact:
Tel. (+27) 11 646 1115
Fax. (+27) 11 646 1128
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17 Lower Park Drive
Parkview
Johannesburg


Openings hours:
Monday to Friday : 9.30 to 12.30 14.00 to 18.00
Saturday : 9.30 to 13.30

Books - Events & News

  • 2019-ReadingMachines-PR
    Dibuka

    Reading in Digital - New Interactive Literary Experiences

    The Reading in Digital exhibition displays new forms of literary creations through apps on tablets, computers, and illustrated books. Digital literary creations have been booming, in recent years, showing an unprecedented creative dynamism. Authors, editors, producers and designers are today… Read more
  • 2019-DibuKids-newsletter-2ndsem
    Dibuka

    Programme DibuKlub and DibuKids - July to December

    July - December 2019 Dibuka Francophone Multimedia Library at the Alliance Française of Johannesburg This year will be full of exciting events and activities at Dibuka. With movies twice a month on Wednesdays for adults; and storytime, films or activities twice a month on Saturdays for kids, there… Read more
  • DibuKids program
    Dibuka

    Programme DibuKlub and DibuKids - February to June

    February - June 2019 Dibuka Francophone Multimedia Library at the Alliance Française of Johannesburg This year will be full of exciting events and activities at Dibuka. With movies twice a month on Wednesdays for adults; and storytime, films or activities twice a month on Saturdays for kids, there… Read more

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According to your personal taste and interests, Frenchlinks helps you get in touch with the French speaking community and agencies in South Africa and Lesotho. Learn more...

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Patrick Chamoiseau with Nadine Gordimer during the French Season in South Africa

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