About the FNCC

About the FNCC

About the FNCC

As an important player in Namibia’s cultural scene, the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC) aims to intensify the cultural cooperation between Namibia and France while promoting and supporting Namibian cultural identity. The FNCC aims to promote and support Namibian artists and cultural projects by offering our know-how, resources and equipment.

The FNCC offers French language cultural activities by organizing French language courses and facilitating lectures, film screenings, theatre plays, concerts and exhibitions.

Our monthly newsletter of events and courses keeps you up to date with cultural happenings facilitated or supported by the FNCC.

Some features:

Bi-national structure, ruled under Namibian legislation and funded by the French government.
FNCC was inaugurated on January 30, 1991 in Windhoek

Foundation stone of the new building on June 25, 1998, by both presidents Sam Nujoma and Jacques Chirac. The Namibian side bringing the land and the French side the construction.

The present building consists of:

Seven classrooms
a training room
a large multipurpose gallery
a cinema theatre
a house, dated 1908 and classified as historical monument (now restaurant)
a conference hall