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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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June 03, 2018
October 14, 2018
Ephemeral gardens
WESSERLING. ALSACE. A reminder of the textile industry in Alsace, the former Wesserling factory boasts one of the finest gardens in this region. Here, visitors can discover an English-style garden, Mediterranean terraces, a French-style garden and a kitchen garden. Every summer, the park hosts the "Festival des Jardins Métissés" (Mixed Gardens Festival), which invites experienced artists and students to create temporary plant-based works of art and to keep to a theme that is closely linked to the history of the Wesserling site. This year, the chosen theme is “Princesses and Samurais. Adventures in the Gardens of the Rising Sun” and visitors discover short-lived gardens made up of vegetables, fruits, textiles, aromatic plants and of course flowers. Parc de Wesserling - Musée Textile. Rue du Parc, 68470 Husseren-Wesserling. Open every day from 10 am till 6 pm, till 6.30pm on Sunday and in July - August. Admission : €9.50 / €5. Information : 0389382808
www.parc-wesserling.fr
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June 06, 2018
June 24, 2018
Dutch cinema and sexual revolution
PARIS. The Cinémathèque Française, the Dutch Embassy and EYE Film Museum present a selection of fifteen Dutch films from the seventies representing the sexual revolution that took place during this decade. It includes some of Paul Verhoeven’s earliest films. Debates and meetings with filmmakers and actors are also on the agenda. Cinémathèque Française. 51 rue de Bercy, 75012 Paris. Admission : €6.50 per screening. Information :
www.cinematheque.fr
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June 09, 2018
July 24, 2018
Nohant Romantic Festival
NOHANT. INDRE DEPARTMENT. Held in the village where romantic novelist George Sand and pianist Frédéric Chopin lived, this festival consists of piano recitals, concerts, talks and master classes. Recitals are given by renowned musicians as well as by young promising ones such as pianists Andrei Korobeinikov, Vincent Larderet, Seong-Jin Cho, Marc-André Hamelin, Fazil Say, Ingolf Wunder, Michel Dalberto, François Dumont and Miroslav Kultyshev, cellist Marc Coppey and Henri Demarquette, violinist Nicolas Dautricourt. Bergerie Frédéric Chopin. 36400 Nohant. Admission : €15 to €80. Information and bookings : 0254484640
www.festivalnohant.com
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June 15, 2018
September 08, 2018
Carmen, open-air opera
FRANCE. Georges Bizet’s most famous piece, “Carmen” will be performed at six exceptional venues around France in June, July and September. Performances will take place at the Parc de Sceaux near Paris (June 15th and 16th), the Chateau du Champ de Bataille in Le Neubourg, near Evreux (June 22nd and 23rd), the Chateau de Vincennes, near Paris (June 29th and 30th), the Chateau de Saint-Germain-en-Laye (July 6th and 7th), the chateau de Haroué, near Nancy (August 31st and September 1st) and the Hotel National des Invalides in Paris (from September 5th to 8th). Tickets are already on sale and to secure a seat it is better to book well ahead of time. Tickets prices ranges from €39 to €95. Information and bookings :
www.operaenpleinair.com
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June 15, 2018
July 15, 2018
Open-air concerts
COMPIEGNE.OISE. The Festival des Forêts de Compiègne features open-air concerts held in unusual locations, in natural peaceful settings. For instance spectators are invited to do a short walk in the forest to meet the musicians who perform under the trees. The program also includes short concerts for families suited for 4 years old kids as well as workshops for kids between the age of 4 and 10 taking place during the concerts. Admission : €14 to €32 per concert. Information and bookings : 0344402899
www.festivaldesforets.fr
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June 19, 2018
June 23, 2018
Fashion and innovation
PARIS. The exhibition “Biotech Numérique” (Bio Meets Digital) presents the work of French and Dutch fashion designers applying biomimicry concepts to create clothes or producing clothes made of unusual materials such as seaweed and roots. Atelier Néerlandais. 121 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris. Free admission upon registration. Information : 0145504704
atelierneerlandais.com/fr/19-23-juin-biotech-numerique-bio-meets-digital
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June 2018
June 20, 2018
August 04, 2018
Opera in a Roman theatre
ORANGE. PROVENCE. Among the opera and classical music festivals, no one in the word has a better setting than the Orange’s Chorégies. Lyrical and musical performances indeed take place in a perfectly preserved Roman theatre still boasting its stage wall. The festival typically comprises two or three performances of two operas as well as recitals and concerts. Highlights of the 2018 program are operas Il barbiere di Siviglia by Rossini and Mefistofele by Arrigo Boito as well as The Magic Flute by Maurice Béjart, a choreographic performance based upon Mozart’s opera, and a Russian Night grouping together on stage some of the best Russian opera singers. Admission : €20 to €250 per opera, €7 to €120 per concert Information and bookings :
www.choregies.fr
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June 21, 2018
June 24, 2018
Minerals and gems
SAINTE-MARIE-AUX-MINES. ALSACE. Held in Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, in the heart of the Vosges mountains, Mineral & Gem is the second largest mineral-fossil-gem show in Europe and the best in France. It brings together nearly 1 000 exhibitors from about sixty countries, including most of the top European dealers, and 25 000 mineralogical enthusiasts are expected. The site of the exhibition is divided into the Mineral & Fossils zone and a Gem zone, with specialized dealers. The streets surrounding the theatre are full of tents and marquees filled with a huge range of minerals, fossils, meteorites and gems, for wholesalers and collectors. The atmosphere is likened to a bazaar. The exhibition is open from 9 am to 7 pm on Thursday and Friday, days reserved to professional dealers., from 9am to 6pm on Saturday and Sunday Admission : €9 / €5 per day, €13 for two days. Information : 0389583360
www.sainte-marie-mineral.com
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June 22, 2018
June 24, 2018
Hellfest
CLISSON, NEAR NANTES. Biggest and best French festival of extreme music, Hellfest is dedicated to heavy metal, hard rock, punk and hardcore music. Many famous international bands come every year and there are also promising upcoming musicians to discover. This edition lineup includes Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Deftones, Marilyn Manson, Avenged Sevenfold, Stonesour, Baroness, Alice in Chains and many others. Information and bookings :
www.hellfest.fr
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June 23, 2018
June 24, 2018
Board games
PARIS. Devoted to board games, the Paris est Ludique festival enables visitors to discover a wide diversity of ancient and modern board games during an entire weekend. Animated by associations, game editors or federations, hundreds of stands give the opportunity to play single, two or multiplayer games, race, negotiation, educational, role-playing, fantasy, war, strategy games and so on. Pelouse de Reuilly. 75012 Paris. Open Saturday from 10am to 8pm, Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Admission : €5, free for under 8s. Information :
www.parisestludique.fr
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June 28, 2018
July 13, 2018
Vienne Jazz Festival
VIENNE. ISERE DEPARTMENT. Like every year the Vienne Jazz Festival offers a gigantic program. Great names such as Selah Sue, Marcus Miller, Angélique Kidjo, Ibrahim Maalouf, Gilberto Gil, Jeff Beck, Ron Carter, Youssou N’Dour, Melody Gardot, Rhoda Scott, Morcheeba and Lucky Peterson will perform on the festival main stage. In addition, there are brass bands and jazz bands parades through the town. Free concerts are also given every day in several venues throughout the town from 2 or 3 pm till late in the night. Tickets from €36. Information and bookings : 0892702007
www.jazzavienne.com
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June 30, 2018
July 08, 2018
Django Reinhardt Jazz Festival
FONTAINEBLEAU AND SAMOIS-SUR-SEINE. NEAR PARIS. This annual festival is held in memory of legendary gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt who developed an original style, mixing jazz and European gypsy music. Concerts take place in Samois on June 30th and in the park of Fontainebleau castle the other days. Artists of this year edition include Sanseverino, George Benson, Hugh Coltman, Snarky Puppy, Gary Clark Jr, Sons of Kemet, Seun Kuty, Bireli Lagrene, Stochelo Rosenberg, William Brunard, Mathias Levy and Marcus Miller. Entrance : 4 days pass : €99, day tickets : from €24 to €35. Admission free on June 30th. Information and bookings :
www.festivaldjangoreinhardt.com
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June 30, 2018
July 22, 2018
Paris Jazz Festival
PARIS. The 2018 Paris Jazz Festival takes place over four weekends and eight concerts are on the agenda. They feature well-known artists such as Hugh Coltman, Mark Eliyahu Ensemble, Erci Seva, Franck Tortiller, Guillaume Perret, Avital, Armel Dupas and Ikui Doki. Parc Floral du Bois de Vincennes. Esplanade Saint Louis, 75012 Paris. Admission : €2.50 / €1.50. Information :
www.parisjazzfestival.paris.fr
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July 2018
July 03, 2018
July 13, 2018
Classical music in chateaux
MEDOC. NEAR BORDEAUX. Les Estivales is a music festival offering to young classical musicians and singers the chance to perform in some of the most beautiful chateaux and wineries of Médoc, near Bordeaux. All these artists have recently won famous international music awards. Concerts will be held on July 3rd, 5th, 6th, 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th. Invited artists are pianists Hervé N’Kaoua, Karolas Zouganelis and Lukas Vondracek, harpist Anaïs Gaudemard, cellist Bruno Philippe, Yan Levionnois and Aurélien Pascal, guitarist Thibault Cauvin, bass player Mathieu Sternat, mandoline player Julien Martineau, soprano Elsa Dreisig and the Akilone Quatuor. A wine tasting follows each concert. As seating is limited it’s wise to book early. Rates. One concert : €32 / €16, three concerts pass : €78, six concerts pass : €145. Information and bookings : Maison du Tourisme et du Vin de Pauillac, 0556590308
www.estivales-musique-medoc.com
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July 03, 2018
July 07, 2018
Cognac Blues Passions
COGNAC. Originally devoted to blues and blues-derived music, this festival has now broadened their repertoire to include other music from across the world and especially afro-American music. Santana, Guy Verlinde et The Mighty Gators, James Blunt, Ina Forsman, Selah Sue, Parov Stelar, Jacob Banks, Asaf Avidan Beth Ditto, Sandra Nkake and Sanseverino are among the artists on stage during this edition. Admission : from €35 to €66 per evening. Information : 0545361181
www.bluespassions.com
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July 04, 2018
July 24, 2018
Aix's Festival of Lyric Art
AIX-EN-PROVENCE. One of the cultural highlights of the year in Provence, Aix-en-Provence's Festival of Lyric Art matches up with those of Glyndebourne, Salzburg and Bayreuth. Richard Strauss’ works “Ariane à Naxos” opens the 2018 edition that also features Prokofiev’s opera “L’Ange de Feu”, Mozart’s opera “La Flûte Enchantée”, Henry Purcell’s’s opera “Didon et Enée” as well as two recently created operas, “Seven Stones”, by Ondrej Adamaek and “Orfeo & Majnun by Moneim Adwan, Howard Moody and Dick van der Harst. Several concerts are also on the agenda. Operas, classical music concerts and other performances take place on several sites, including the Courtyard of the Archbishop’s Palace, the Théâtre de l’Archevêché, Grand Théâtre de Provence, Théâtre du Jeu de Paume and Hôtel Maynier d'Oppède. Admission : from €30 to €270 per opera. Information and bookings : 0820922923
www.festival-aix.com
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July 04, 2018
July 14, 2018
Colmar International Festival
COLMAR, ALSACE. The 30th edition of this festival devoted to classical music pays homage to pianist Evgeny Kissin who will give a recital on the opening day. It welcomes several famous musicians and orchestras. Russian director Vladimir Spivakov who will conduct concerts with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, violinist Timur Pirvediev, cellists Andrey Ivanov and Mikhaïl Milman, pianists Alexander Malofeev, Denis Matsuev, Sofja Gulbadamova, Hélène Mercier, Georges Li, Seong-Jin Cho, Martha Argerich and Grigory Sokolov who will give a recital of Haydn and Schubert pieces. This festival also features young artists and concerts take place in some of town’s the most beautiful religious and civil monuments. Admission : from €8 to €60 depending on the concert and the seat category. Information and bookings :
www.festival-colmar.com
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July 04, 2018
July 08, 2018
Enghien jazz festival
ENGHIEN, NEAR PARIS. Once again the Enghien Jazz Festival welcomes several famous musicians. Rhoda Scott, George Benson, Hugh Coltman, Sister Sledge, Kid Creole & The Coconuts, Asaf Avidan, Kimberose and Gilberto Gil are on the agenda of the 2018 edition and will perform at the casino’s theatre or on the lake stage. In addition, about thirty free concerts will take place throughout the town within the framework of the Off Festival. Admission : €15 to €80 per concert. Information and bookings : 0139341080
www.casinosbarriere.com/fr/enghien-les-bains/enghien-jazz-festival.html
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July 05, 2018
July 08, 2018
Eurockéennes
BELFORT. Taking place on the peninsula of the Malsaucy lake, 10 kilometres outside the city, the Eurockéennes is a music festival offering rock but also electronic, heavy metal, chanson, pop, folk and reggae music. It features nearly concerts sometimes given simultaneously on different stages. The Repérages Eurockéennes section enables young groups from all of eastern France to share the festival's headline with big names on the international scene.
 This edition welcomes more than 70 bands and artists including Texas, Prophets of Rage, Orelsan, Shaka Ponk, Alice in Chain, Liam Gallagher, Nine Inch Nails…. Admission : €49 per day. Three days pass : €122. Four days pass : €158. Information and bookings :
www.eurockeennes.fr
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July 05, 2018
July 08, 2018
Japan Expo
VILLEPINTE, NEAR PARIS. As every year Japan Expo showcases the Japan’s traditional and contemporary pop cultures and entertainments alongside its ultra-modern technology. This fair features conferences around strong cultural issues, fashion shows, martial arts initiation, cosplay, karaoke contests, video games tournaments, live concerts, animated movies previews, mangas exhibition, Go tournament as well as kyudo, ikebana (Japanese flower art), origami, tea ceremony, calligraphy, painting and traditional games initiations. Parc d’Exposition de Paris – Nord Villepinte. Open from 9am to 6pm. Admission : from €12 to €25. 4 days pass : €56. Information :
www.japan-expo-paris.com
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July 06, 2018
July 29, 2018
Avignon OFF Festival
AVIGNON. Self-proclaimed world's largest theatre event, this festival turns the city into one immense stage and brings together more than 800 different French and international theatre companies. They perform all sorts of theatrical interpretations from around the world in about one hundred different venues throughout town : theatres schools, streets, bars,…. Information and bookings : 0490851308
www.avignonleoff.com
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July 06, 2018
July 24, 2018
Avignon Theatre Festival
AVIGNON. Founded by Jean Vilar in 1947, the Festival d’Avignon is one of the oldest and most famous theatre festivals in the world and focuses on contemporary European creations. It presents over 40 performances in twenty different venues ranging from small chapels to the famous honour courtyard at the Palace of the Popes. 
 Highlights include “Thyeste” by Sénèque, directed by Thomas Jolly, “Iphigénie” by Racine, directed by Chloé Dalbert, “Retour” by Amir Reza Koohestani, “Mama” by Ahmed El Attar, « Tartufias » by Molière directed by Oskaras Korsunovas, « De Dingen die Voorbjgann» by Ivo van Hove and « Kreatur » by Sacha Waltz. Tickets from €12 to €48. Information and bookings (from June 11th) : 0490141414
www.festival-avignon.com
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July 06, 2018
July 29, 2018
Baroque music
BEAUNE. BURGUNDY. A prominent feature of Beaune’s cultural calendar, the Baroque Music Festival brings together an international line-up of musicians. It takes place over four weekends in the Hospice de Beaune and the Basilique Notre Dame. The 2018 program includes concert versions of operas or oratorios by Haendel, Charpentier, Haydn, Mozart, Rossini and Vivaldi as well as recitals by renowned countertenors Andreas Scholl, mezzo soprano Sylvia Schwartz and Vivica Genaux. Admission : from €12 to €110 per concert. Information and bookings : 0380229720
www.festivalbeaune.com
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July 06, 2018
July 08, 2018
Le Mans Classic
LE MANS. Le Mans Classic is one of the four major classic car events in the world. This edition will bring together 1 000 drivers from 25 countries driving 400 historic cars which competed in the 24 hours of Le Mans from 1929 to 1990. For historical and security reasons, these cars are split up by period to form seven ‘grids’ including a “C Group” for 1980 – 19990 cars. On track events start on Friday morning with daytime practices for all grids, followed by night practices going on until the early hours. Saturday morning is given over to those doing their track laps and demonstrations. The first race takes place at 11.30am and is reserved to Group C. Each of the other six grids races three times during the 24 hours and a driver change during each stint is obligatory. Numerous spectators come to this event with their own classic car and when all are assembled over 8 500 cars are on view to the public. An auction sale of classic cars is also on the agenda. Admission fees. Friday : €29. Saturday and Sunday : €65. Free for children under the age of 16. Information and bookings :
www.lemansclassic.com
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July 07, 2018
August 26, 2018
Summer of the canal
PARIS AND SEINE-SAINT-DENIS. L’été du Canal (The Summer of the Canal) is a series of events taking place mainly along the Ourcq canal that runs from the Parc de la Villette in Paris to the north-eastern tip of the Seine-Saint-Denis department. It features Saturday and Sunday open air evening public dances, workshops and concerts held on the banks of the waterway or on board of barges, boat services linking Paris to Pantin, Bobigny and Aulnay-sous-Bois, kayak trips, street art exhibitions, water and beach sports as well as themed day and night cruises. Information :
www.tourisme93.com/ete-du-canal/
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July 08, 2018 Cheese festival
LES SAISIES. ALPS. Located in Savoie, near Megève, in the heart of the area where Beaufort cheese is produced, the village of Les Saisies hosts the 14th Fête des Fromages de Savoie (Savoy Cheese Festival). The program focuses on the discovery of seven traditional cheeses from Savoie and Haute Savoie all endowed with the AOP label : Abondance, Beaufort, Chevrotin, Emmental de Savoie, Reblochon, Tomme des Bauges and Tomme de Savoie. The event features hikes through high mountain pastures, guided walking tours of historical sites, cheese making demonstrations, Savoy cheeses and wines pairing workshops, handicrafts and local specialties market as well as activities aimed at kids such as pony rides and workshops. Information :
www.fromagesdesavoie.fr/fr/fete-des-fromages.html
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July 09, 2018
July 15, 2018
World music
ARLES. Devoted to world music, Les Suds music festival features over 100 concerts, events and workshops. Concerts given by established and emerging artists take place in the Antic theatre, in the courtyard of the Archbishop palace and in others venues located throughout the city. Gilberto Gil Amigos, Roberto Fonseca, Tshegue, Yom, Cannibale, Angélique Kidjo and Alba Molina are some of the artists participating in this edition. Admission : €10 to €60 per concert. Week pass : €135 to €155. Information : 0490960627
www.suds-arles.com
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July 10, 2018
July 27, 2018
Children theatre
AVIGNON. Fifteen theatre companies and storytellers participate in the 2018 Théâtr’enfants Festival that features creations for children of all ages. Every day more thirteen performances such as plays, musical, storytelling, dance, puppet show and visual arts are offered to the young spectators included one suited to baby from six months old. Children can also participate in workshop teaching how to create art works, how to play music instruments (guitar, trumpet, drum and trombone) or attend acting training courses. Maison du théâtre pour enfants. 20 avenue Monclar, 84000 Avignon. Shows every day except Sunday. Admission : €9 for adults, €6.50 for children. Information and bookings : 0490855955
www.festivaltheatrenfants.com
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July 11, 2018
July 15, 2018
Francofolies
LA ROCHELLE. One of the leading summer French music festivals, Les Francofolies welcomes all genres from soul to folk as well as hip hop, electro, blues and rock. This edition lineup features musicians and bands such as Calogero, Julien Clerc, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Mc Solaar, Orelsan, Shaka Ponk and Arthur H. Concerts take place in ten venues throughout town. Admission : from €8 to €70 depending on the concert. Information :
www.francofolies.fr
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July 12, 2018
July 22, 2018
Jazz à Juan
ANTIBES. FRENCH RIVIERA. Europe’s longest running jazz festival, Jazz à Juan has hosted the most celebrated jazz musicians in the world and takes place in an idyllic setting, on the Pinède Gould stage, which directly faces the Mediterranean. This year, it offers concerts by Norah Jones, Youn Sun Nah, The Como Mamas, Marcus Miller, Melody Gardot, Earth, Wind & Fire, Lenny Kravitz and André Manoukian 4tet among others. Tickets : from €30 to €170 per concert. Information and bookings :
www.jazzajuan.com
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July 13, 2018
July 14, 2018
Bastille Day and wines
VACQUEYRAS. VAUCLUSE DEPARTMENT. If you are looking for a different way to celebrate Bastille Day, then head to Vacqueyras. On this occasion, twenty-five winemakers from this appellation come to the old town and invite tourists to taste their wines. The event also features a winemaker breakfast, a wine bar evening, a concert, a brotherhood parade and a July 14th’s gastronomic lunch comprising local dishes accompanied with Vacqueyras wines as well as a traditional Bastille Day’s ball. Information :
www.fetedesvins-vacqueyras.fr/
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July 14, 2018
July 15, 2018
Lavender Festival
MONTELIMAR. As every year in July the town of Montélimar celebrates lavender during two days. A market brings together vendors selling all kind of lavender based products, distilling of lavender is carried out on a traditional way, a flower arranging workshop for children and adults is set up as well as a painting workshop profiled against a temporary field of lavender. In addition, on the Sunday, visitors have the possibility to take tours on flowered light four-wheeled carriages. Information : 0475010020
www.montelimar-tourisme.com
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July 16, 2018
July 21, 2018
Nice jazz festival
NICE. Created in 1948, the Nice jazz festival was the first ever held in France but its second edition only took place in 1971. This edition features concerts by Parov Stelar, Gregory Porter, Jack Johnson, Massive Attack, Rag’n’Bone Man, Kimberose, Rhoda Scott, Eric Legnini, Mélanie de Biasio, Baptiste Trotignon… All around thirty-six concerts are on the agenda. Prices : One day ticket : €35. Two days pass : €60. Five days pass : €130. Information and bookings : 0892683622
www.nicejazzfestival.fr
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July 19, 2018
August 03, 2018
Nuits du Sud Festival
VENCE, FRENCH RIVIERA. During the thirteen nights of the Nuits du Sud festival, the audience is given the chance to attend concerts by bands, musicians and singers from all over the world. This edition welcomes well-known artists such as Roberto Fonseca, Trust, Alain Souchon, Al McKay, Feu Chatterton Sergent Garcia, Alsarah & the Nubatones, Imaarhan and Kyo. This event also features photograph exhibitions related to the artists participating in the festival and a whole day especially dedicated to kids. Admission : €20 to €25 per day. Information and bookings :
www.nuitsdusud.com
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July 19, 2018
July 22, 2018
Vieilles Charrues
CARHAIX. BRITTANY. Attracting more than 200,000 festival-goers every year, this music festival is the largest in France. It welcomes an eclectic mix of international and French artists. This edition headline acts including Dépèche Mode, Eddy de Pretto, Iam, Les Négresses Vertes, Liam Gallagher, Massive Attack, Orelsan, Arfus, Lorenzo. The festival also has a section called “Jeunes Charrues” giving talented young local artists the opportunity to have their music heard. Admission : €45 to €53 per day. Information and bookings :
www.vieillescharrues.asso.fr
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July 28, 2018
July 29, 2018
Champagne tasting
AUBE DEPARTMENT. Held every year in a different village or a different area of the Côte des Bars, near Troyes, the most southern part of the Champagne appellation, “La Route du Champagne en Fête” is an event offering visitors champagne tasting as well as a large range of activities. Public dance, fireworks, street performances, theatre plays, concerts, photo, painting and sculpture exhibitions, craft and local food market, activities for kids, classic car and motorcycle, wine brotherhood gathering and strolls through the vineyards take place in and around the villages of Essoyes, Fontette, Landreville, Loches-sur-Ources, Noé-les-Mallets, Verpillières-sur-Ource and Viviers-sur-Artaut as well as in the cellars of the champagne producers that open their door to the public and offer tasting. Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 6pm. Admission : €25. Information :
www.routeduchampagne.com
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August 2018
August 24, 2018
August 26, 2018
Rock en Seine
SAINT-CLOUD. NEAR PARIS. Set amongst famed French landscape architect Andre Le Notre’s gardens of the former royal estate of Saint-Cloud, this rock festival is an event with a gathering reputation. First taking place in 2003, over just one day, it has grown impressively and hosts now some big names of the rock scene. This year edition features nearly thirty bands including Post Malone, Macklemore, Bonobo, Mike Shinoda, Tamino, The Psychotic Monks and Justice. Domaine national de Saint-Cloud Three days pass : €139 One day ticket : €59 Information and bookings :
www.rockenseine.com
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