Night marathon
April 27, 2019
BORDEAUX. Unique in France, the Bordeaux marathon takes place at night. Starting at sunset, the runners pass through the heart of the city, along the Garonne River and also by surrounding towns and f[...]
 Paris Marathon
April 13, 2019
PARIS. 40 000 real sports people and amateurs set off once again from the Champs Elysées to run the Paris Marathon, the world fifth largest. Nearly 80 different bands entertain the runners and the cr[...]
 Competition for young skiers
Mars 27, 2019
ALPE D’HUEZ. ISERE. Organized jointly by the ESF (Ecole du Ski Français) and the FFS (French Ski Federation), the Coq d'Or Ski Open aims to reveal young talents and brings together the best skiers fr[...]
 Martial arts festival
Mars 23, 2019
PARIS. Paris Martial Arts Festival is one of the world’s leading events of its kind. More than 400 masters, disciples and champions coming from all over the world are expected and participate in demo[...]
 Speed skiing
Mars 21, 2019
VARS.ALPS. From March 21st to 23rd, the 2019 speed skiing World Championship takes place in Vars, a ski resort located in the Haute-Alpes department. Competitors from all over the world show their sk[...]
 Concerts on the slopes
Mars 17, 2019
ALPS. The Porte des Soleil ski area hosts the unusual “ Rock the Pistes Festival”. French and international singers and bands such as Charlie Winston, Gaëtan Roussel, Feu! Chatterton and Hyphen Hyphe[...]
 Trails around Paris
Mars 16, 2019
PARIS. ILE-DE-FRANCE. The Eco-Trail Paris Ile-de-France is the only cross-country event organized in Paris and its suburbs giving value to the natural and cultural surroundings of the region. It cons[...]
 Paris Carnival
Mars 03, 2019
PARIS. Once very famous, the Paris Carnival had disappeared. Brought back to life nineteen years ago, it is growing in size every year and attracts more and more groups, both from Paris organizations[...]
 Granville carnival
Mars 01, 2019
GRANVILLE. MANCHE DEPARTMENT. Held since 1872, the Carnaval de Granville is the oldest in Western France. At the origin, it was dedicated to fishermen as a sendoff ceremony prior to they leave to go [...]
 Games for everyone
February 22, 2019
CANNES. Gathering together hundreds of exhibitors, players, authors and illustrators, the International Games Festival showcases traditional games, board games, video games and simulation games as we[...]
 Naval Battle of Flowers
February 18, 2019
VILLEFRANCHE-SUR-MER, NEAR NICE. Carnival in the pretty little port of Villefranche- sur-Mer is not only a parade through the town. The highlight of the event takes place at 2.30pm in the port where [...]
 Lemon festival
February 16, 2019
MENTON. FRENCH RIVIERA The three weeks long Lemon Festival features various events. Colorful parades comprising music bands and floats of every size and shape entirely covered with citrus fruits take[...]
 Nice Carnival
February 16, 2019
NICE. The Nice Carnival is one of the largest carnivals in the world. The city comes alive during nearly three weeks of festivities, with processions, flower parades, prestige soirées, concerts and f[...]
 Fireworks in the mountains
February 14, 2019
COURCHEVEL. ALPS. Unique in Europe, the International Pyrotechnic Art Festival is a competition of firework shows taking place in different villages of the Courchevel ski area with snow and pine tree[...]
 Chinese New Year Parades
February 10, 2019
PARIS. On the occasion of the Chinese New Year celebrations, Paris hosts three parades featuring decorated floats, elaborated traditional costumes, lion dancers and of course giants dragons accompani[...]
 Valentine’s Day celebration
February 08, 2019
STRASBOURG. On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, Strasbourg organizes an event aimed at lovers. Called “Strasbourg mon amour”, it features a “Café des Amours", an ephemeral space located on Kleber squ[...]
 Vasarely retrospective
February 06, 2019
PARIS. Through three hundred pieces of art, some of them not shown for over fifty years, objects and documents, the Pompidou Centre looks at the whole career of Hungarian born artist Victor Vasarely.[...]
 Drawing masterpieces
February 02, 2019
PARIS. The little known Custodia foundation presents a superb selection of more than 200 drawings dating from the 15th to the 20th centuries on loan from the Pushkin Museum. Masterpieces on display i[...]
 Dunkirk carnival
February 02, 2019
DUNKERQUE. One of the craziest and most festive carnivals in Europe, the Carnaval de Dunkerque is also one of the longest as it runs over several months with events on weekends and certain weekdays. [...]
 Limoux Carnival
January 27, 2019
LIMOUX Running for about ten weeks, the Limoux carnival takes place every Saturday and Sunday as well as on Ash Tuesday and every day during its final week. It features various exhibitions and events[...]
 Italian Renaissance drawings
January 25, 2019
PARIS. Paris Fine Art School shows thirty drawings by famous Italian artists from the Renaissance such as Raphael, Filippino Lippi, Benozzo Gozzoli and above all Leonardo da Vinci. Some of these dra[...]
 Foujita paintings
January 16, 2019
PARIS. Organized in partnership with the National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto, the exhibition "Foujita, works of a life", présents thirty seven paintings illustrating the evolution of his style on [...]
 Art of bamboo
November 27, 2018
PARIS. For the first time in France, an exhibition is dedicated to Japanese bamboo basketry whose history dates back to the 18th century when tea ceremony art arrived from China. Featuring 180 ancien[...]
 Virtual journey from Palmyra to Mosul
October 10, 2018
PARIS. Using the most recent digital techniques, the Arab World Institute’s new exhibition takes you to Palmyra, Mosul and Aleppo. Three age-old cities that have been largely destroyed in the last de[...]