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November 29, 2019
December 22, 2019
Cultural Christmas in Alsace
ALSACE REGION. Created in 2002, The Noëlies are held all over Alsace and comprise a broad range of entertainment and events. Shows, exhibitions, classical music concerts and choir performances carry audiences off on a spiritual voyage through the heart of the Alsatian Christmas. Musicians and bands giving concerts include the Aurelius Sängerknaben boy choir from Calw, in Germany, rendering “A Ceremony of Carols” by Benjamin Britten, The Oxford Clerks, a British male voice quintet performing Christmas works by Haendel, Praetorius, Ravenscroft and Cornelius, The Gentlemen Singers, a Czech ensemble choir that sings traditional English, German, Danish and Czech Christmas pieces, the Cantemus Children’s Choir from Hungary whose repertoire includes works by Britten, Franck, Saint-Saëns, Kodaaly and Kocsar, the Metaboles, a French ensemble choir that will perform works by Praetorius, Brahms, Reger, Kaminski and Lang, and the Alsace Lyric Choir that will render works by Schubert, Verdi, Mendelssohn, Debussy and Rutter. Information and bookings : 0390410202
www.noelies.com
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December 07, 2019
December 15, 2019
Boat show
PARIS. About 1 400 boats including nearly 300 new models, 600 motorboats and 500 sailboats are on display at the Porte de Versailles exhibition park. As usual all the major shipyards are on hand with their new models while marine outfitters and components manufacturers present an ever-increasing number of new products and innovations. In addition, all travel companies of the market offering cruises and sailing vacations and activities are at the show. Nautic. Salon nautique de Paris. Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles. Halls 1, 2, 3and 4. 75015 Paris. Open everyday from 10am to 7pm, till 10pm on Friday 13th, till 6pm on December 15th. Admission : €14 on internet, €17 / €14 on the spot. Free for children under 16 and for students under 26 who register on the website. Information :
www.salonnautiqueparis.com
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December 13, 2019
January 08, 2020
Ice-skating at the Grand Palais
PARIS. On the occasion of the festivities marking the end of the year, the Grand Palais gives you the opportunity to skate under its great glass roof as a large temporary ice rink is set up in his nave. Stands serve hot and cold drinks as well as food all day long and throughout the evenings. There are night sessions as well with entertainment, DJs and light shows until 2 am. Grand Palais. Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris. Open every day from 10am to 1pm, from 2pm to 7pm and from 8pm to 2am, till 6pm only on December 24th and 31st. Admission (including skate rental) : €20 to €25 / €12 during daytime, €29 for night sessions. Information :
www.legrandpalaisdesglaces.com
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December 2019
December 25, 2019
December 31, 2019
Children film festival
LANS EN VERCORS. ISERE. More than fifty long features and short films including premieres and films released just before Christmas are on the agenda of the 32nd Children Film Festival called “Jeunes Bobines”. This edition offers a selection of films aimed at 3 years old children and also features workshops and shows. Admission : €6.50 / €4 per film, €40 for ten films. Information and bookings : 0476954262
www.festival-films-enfants.fr
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December 26, 2019
January 05, 2020
Ancient funfair
PARIS. Usually accessible by booking for groups only, the Museum of Fairground Arts is exceptionally open to the public during Christmas holidays. This museum boasts one of the world most extensive collections of restored merry-go-rounds, fairground stalls and attractions from 1850 to 1950 that are displayed in order to recreate a funfair. Old and young alike are allowed to touch and play on the attractions, like taking a ride on restored merry-go-rounds. In addition, storytellers, mimes, acrobats and other artists offer various shows every thirty minutes. Musée des Arts Forains. 53 avenue des Terroirs de France
, 75012 Paris. Open every day from 10am to 6pm. Admission fees : adults : €16/€14, children less than 12 years old : €10, free for under 3. Information : 0143406344
www.arts-forains.com
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January 2020
January 10, 2020
January 13, 2020
Dive fair
PARIS. The Paris International Dive Show is a must-see for diving enthusiasts as well as amateurs. It features all diving equipment manufacturers and tour companies offering dive tours as well as a diving pit giving the possibility of trying out equipment. The event also includes photography exhibitions and a series of conferences on sustainable development, underwater photography, great diving spots and so on. Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles. Hall 5. Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris. Open from 10am to 9pm on Friday, from 10am to 7pm on Saturday and Sunday, from 10am to 3pm on Monday. Admission : €13. Two days pass : €23. Four days pass : €29. Information :
www.salondelaplongee.com
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January 12, 2020 Classic car parade
PARIS. If you are a classic car enthusiast don’t miss the 20th Traversée de Paris. Early morning, around 700 classic cars will gather in front of the Château de Vincennes. Then, they will depart from 7.30am to 8.45am and will cross Paris, passing by place Daumesnil, place des Vosges, place de la Concorde, Invalides, Trocadero, the Arch of Triumph,…. The vehicles will be back at Vincennes horse track from 11.30am and some of them will be on display until 3.30pm. Information :
www.vincennesenanciennes.com
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January 16, 2020
January 26, 2020
Circus festival
MONACO. Patronized by Monaco's Prince Albert, the Monte Carlo International Circus Festival is the most important circus event in the world. It has become the annual rendezvous of the international circus community and is a must-go for circus lovers. It features spectacular animal acts, uproarious comedic performances, and masterfully choreographed acrobatic feats. Each act is judged on its technical difficulty and creativity by a panel composed of circus professionals, journalists, and specialists from around the world. Chapiteau de Fontvieille. 5 avenue des Ligures, 98000 Monaco. Admission fees. Seats : €60 to €190. Upper level benches : €30 to €50 for adults. Information and bookings : 00 / 377 92052345
www.montecarlofestival.mc
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