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May 12, 2018
December 01, 2018
Jazz in the vineyards
VAUCLUSE. Ten jazz concerts are held in vineyards or in wineries. Afterwards, spectators are offered wine tasting and toasts. Concerts are given by the Switch Trio at the Domaine Colline Saint Jean in Vacqueyras (May 12th), the Barend Middelhoff Quartet at Château Jonquier in Séguret (June 8th), the Noé Reine Trio at Domaine Berthet Rayne in Cairanne (June 30th), the Frédéric Viale Quartet at the Domaine Brusset in Cairanne (July 20th), the Tricia Evy Quartet at the Domaine Rabasse Charavin in Cairanne (August 4th), the Antonio Farao Trio in the old village of Cairanne (August 25th), the Frédéric Monino Quartet at the Cave Cooperative of Séguret (September 22nd), Jeb Patton and Dmitry Baevsky at Sérignan du Comtat (October 20th), Les Doigts de l’Homme band at Visan (November 10th) and the Cédric Chauveau Trio at the Cave Cooperative of Cairanne (December 1st). Admission : €16 per concert. Information and bookings:
www.jazzdanslesvignes.fr
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October 01, 2018
October 31, 2018
At home wine tasting
PARIS. LYON. BORDEAUX If you live in Paris, Lyon or Bordeaux, in October you can have a sommelier to choose among a dozen coming to your home to organize a tasting of red and white wines from the Crozes-Hermitage appellation. Called “Un Sommelier dans mon canap’”, this event offers you the choice between two kinds of tasting workshops. One aimed at beginners teaching how to recognize grape varieties and aromas. A second one focusing on differences between wines produced on various terroirs or by various winemakers of this appellation located in the Rhône Valley. Each workshop lasts 1 hours 30 minutes and includes the tasting of four different wines. Price : €50 / €65 for 4 to 8 persons. Book as early as possible as there are only a limited number of workshops on the agenda. Information and bookings :
www.unsommelierdansmoncanap.com
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October 19, 2018
October 27, 2018
Mediterranean Film Festival
MONTPELLIER. As suggested by its name, the Cinemed film festival focuses on the cinema of the Mediterranean basin but also presents films from Portugal, Armenia and countries surrounding the Black Sea. As usual, this 40th edition comprises a long feature, short film and documentary competition as well as the screening of more than 100 films that will be release in the last quarter of 2018 and during the first few months of 2019. This year guest of honor is actress Clotilde Courau with the screening of five of her films and the program also includes fourteen premieres, a focus on the new Lebanese cinema, a selection of Italian comedies from the late 50s to the early 70s, a selection of masterpieces of the Mediterranean cinema, homages to Spanish filmmaker José Luis Guerin and French filmmaker Robert Guédiguian, a selection of animated movies and a horror movie night as well as a selection of documentary and short films shot in the Languedoc-Roussillon region during 2018. Screenings take place at the Corum-Palais des Congrès, at the Centre Rabelais and at the Diagonal, Utopia and Nestor Burma movie theatres. Admission : €7.50 per film. Festival pass : €85. Information :
www.cinemed.tm.fr
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October 2018
October 24, 2018
November 04, 2018
Departure of the Route du Rhum
SAINT-MALO. A single-handed yacht race taking place every four years between Saint-Malo and Pointe-à-Pitre in Guadeloupe, the Route du Rhum will start on Sunday, November 4th at 2pm. From October 24th, the one hundred and twenty-four multihulls and monohull yachts participating in this 11th edition will be visible in the Vauban and Duguay-Trouin basins. There will be also two villages gathering together sponsors, partners, associations and shops hosting various events such as exhibitions, concerts, regattas and meetings with some of the competitors. Villages open from 10am to 8pm, till 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays, till 4pm on Sunday 4th. Information :
www.saint-malo-tourisme.com
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October 30, 2018
November 30, 2018
Jazzycolors
PARIS. Jazzycolors is an international jazz festival organized by the Ficep (Forum of Foreign Cultural Institutes in Paris). This 16th edition features 21 concerts and brings together 21 bands and singers coming from all over Europe. They are mostly young talents who are not yet well known outside their own country. Concerts take place in the cultural institutes of Denmark, Wallonia Brussels, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Canada, Switzerland and Czech Republic as well as in the Goethe Institut, at the Archives Nationales, at the Maison Heinrich Heine and at the Hôtel de Béhague. Admission : from €5 to €10. Information :
www.ficep.info/jazzycolors
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October 30, 2018
November 06, 2018
Korean film festival
PARIS. Thirty-one feature films and nineteen short films are on the agenda of the 13th Korean Film Festival in Paris. It includes premieres, new releases, classic films and a selection of movies having sport as central theme. Several Korean directors and actors will participate in the festival and introduce their film to the public. Publicis Cinemas. 133 avenue des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris. Admission : €7.50 / €4 per film. Festival pass : €42. Information :
www.ffcp-cinema.com
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October 31, 2018
November 04, 2018
Chocolate show
PARIS. The 24th Salon du Chocolat gathers together around 500 exhibitors including 140 chocolatiers and cocoa producers coming from more than 15 worldwide countries giving visitors the opportunity to discover, taste and buy an incredible diversity of chocolates. It features cacao tasting, recipe demonstrations orchestrated by master chefs, workshops for everyone, including for children four to ten years old, conferences and a bookstore dedicated to chocolate. The Salon also hosts the Chocolate Awards recognizing the best chocolatiers and the most remarkable chocolates in the world. More astonishing, international fashion designers and chocolatiers have created delicious and stunning costumes made out of chocolate. On display in the Salon, these costumes are presented in catwalk shows taking place every day at 5pm. Salon du Chocolat. Paris Expo, Hall 4. Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris. Open every day from 10am to 7pm. Admission fees : Adults : €15, children under 13 : €67, children under 3 : free. Information :
www.salonduchocolat.fr
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October 31, 2018
November 04, 2018
Fair devoted to children
PARIS. Part tradeshow, part fun park, Kidexpo is a source of ideas and solutions in all matters related to the bringing-up of children. There are a lot of sports and games for kids to play, guided workshops, as well as forums to debate prevalent issues in childrearing today. Parc des Expositions de la Porte de Versailles. Halls 7-1. 75015 Paris. Open every day from 10am to 6pm. Admission : €14 per adult, €8 per child, €19 for one adult + one child., €38 for 2 adults + 3 children. Information :
www.kidexpo.com
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November 2018
November 23, 2018
November 25, 2018
Nîmes Toquée
NIMES. Organized by the winemakers from the Costières de Nîmes appellation, Nîmes Toquée features three events giving you the opportunity to meet winemakers, taste their wines and experience wine and food pairing. The first one named Room Service takes place on Friday evening at the Appart City located near the Roman amphitheatre. Maison Toquée, the second one runs the whole Saturday in a place yet to be announced with the presence of musicians and artists. Lastly, a brunch offering wines and local products is held on Sunday morning at the restaurant of the new Musée de la Romanité. In addition, several restaurants in town serve special menus comprising dishes pairing with Costières de Nîmes wines. Room Service : Friday 17th from 6pm. Admission : €40. Maison Toquée : Saturday 18th from 10am to 6pm. Admission : €35. Brunch : Sunday 19th from 11am : Admission : €40. Bookings from October 18th. Information and bookings :
www.costieres-nimes.org
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