Antananarivo entertainment

Performing Arts in Antananarivo

Institut Français Madagascar

Antananarivo’s foremost cultural venue hosts excellent concerts, theatre events, dance performances, art exhibitions and film screenings almost daily. Pop in to pick up the bimonthly schedule or check it online. Boo…
Cinema in Antananarivo


Madagascar's premier multiplex cinema shows new releases subtitled in French as soon as they're released internationally. Other films are dubbed in French. It's on the ground floor of the Tana Water Front.
Live Music in Antananarivo

Hôtel Le Glacier

This slightly disreputable bar has cabaret, bands and traditional music performances every night of the week; it’s always full and the atmosphere is good.
Concert Venue in Antananarivo


This amphitheatre has occasional shows featuring artists from the Malagasy charts, as well as regular gospel-music or church-choir concerts that set the crowd on fire. Tickets are generally very cheap, and the crowd…