Painting workshop on “My wonderful India” in Lyon

2 Sep 2019

September marks the month of “rentrée scolaire” as they call in France which means entry month the students life at school & university after 2 months of Holidays.

This also marked for the Indian communinty especially students who arrived recently & those who have been here to reunite for the sake of India. Many students came with their colouring box & pencils to draw on the theme ” My wonderful India” at Park tete d’Or in Lyon. Here they were supposed to depict India through colours on paper which is supposed to be dislayed at the “Fête des Bannières” Organisd by the Comité des fêtes of  the Région Auvergne Rhône Alpes on saturday the 14 sept. 2019.

Here we display some of the artistic work of the young students who won everyone’s heart through their creativity on a wonderful sunny after noon at the beautiful park tête d’Or in Lyon where Le Frehindi has presence and many partner schools & Universites.

Team Le Frehindi


Profile of Mr Haru Mehra, President Le Frehindi, PARIS Le Frehindi is a Paris based organisation working for the benefit of students, aiming to help them become global citizens by providing them opportunities through lan- guages, cultural exchange programs, competitions and access to international educa- tion opportunities. In India, "Le Frehindi" is in direct contact with twenty thousand (20,000) students who learn French language, thanks to teachers sent by LE Frehindi to its partner schools, and who participate in various competitions, events and ex- changes organised by Le Frehindi, The name ‘Frehindi’ is derived from the languages 'French' and 'Hindi'. It was coined by educationist, writer for children and creator of Peppoetry based learning Mr. Harbinder Singh Mehra fondly called “Haru” in the industry who is perhaps the only person in the world using his peppoetry concept in writing hilarious and inspirational poems using jugglery of words from English, Hindi, French and Spanish. During his stay in Europe Mr. Haru found that many European languages like French, Spanish and Italian are grammatically much closer to Hindi then English. There are many striking similarities between the languages. After coming back to India, Mr. Haru devised a unique method of teaching French to students by encouraging them to use their own mother tongue to learn the French language in an easy and effort- less way. Mr. Haru Mehra has to his credit over 500 creative language workshops in schools & universities across India and creation of 30 innovative rhymes adapted especially for Indian students along with 25 new language games and series of theme based cre- ative learning aids, created after 7 years of creative interaction with youths across the world. Mr.Haru is also credited for developing two "Village Frehindi" camps i.e an unique summer camp in Himalayas, dedicated to Indo-French people and their friendship & another experiential learning based camp at Auroville in collaboration with Tibbiten Pavillion in Pondicherry in India. Mr. Haru is a Masters in Education and speaks 4 International languages. Prior to founding Frehindi Education & being a CFPCM by training he worked at senior posi- tions with various investment and Finance training companies for 14 years, the last being as GM at RNIS.

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