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May 06, 2017
October 14, 2017
Gardens on stage
PICARDY. “Jardins en Scène” is a festival where music, visual arts, theatre, dance and circus shows slip into more than forty gardens. Perched in a tree or floating on water, artists are not where we expect to find them. They give unusual performances offering visitors snatches of poetry, humor and enjoyment in the midst of natural settings sculpted by other artists excelling in a discipline of their own. For this ninth edition more than eighty shows are scheduled in gardens scattered around the Picardy region. Admission : free or from €2 to €12 depending on the garden and the show. Information and bookings :
www.jardinsenscene.fr
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May 27, 2017
November 04, 2017
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 Pierre Christophe Quartet at the Domaine Colline Saint Jean in Vacqueyras (May 27th), the Drom Blanchard Quartet at Domaine Berthet Rayne in Cairanne (June 24th), the Tipo Combo Quartet at the Domaine Brusset in Cairanne (July 15th), the Nora Kamm Quartet at the Domaine Rabasse Charavin in Cairanne (August 5th), several bands in the frame of the Jazz dans les Vignes Festival in the vineyards of Visan (August 24th), the Alfio Origlio Quartet in the vineyards of Cairanne (August 25th), the O.Hutman Trio in the vineyards of Sérignan (August 26th), the Mariannick Saint-Ceran Quintet at the Cave Cooperative of Roaix Séguret (September 16th), the Jean-Philippe Bordier Trio at the Cave Cooperative of Vacqueyras (October 14th) and the Philippe Duchemin Trio at the Cave Cooperative of Cairanne (November 4th). Admission : €15 per concert. Information and bookings:
www.jazzdanslesvignes.fr
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June 03, 2017
July 25, 2017
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 Elisso Virsaladze, Nokolai Lugansky, Martha Argerich, Akiko Ebi, Marie-Ange Ngucci, Kotaro Fukuma, Cheng Zhang and Nelso, Goerner, soprano Axelle Fanyo, clarinetist Karl Leister, violinist Renaud Capucon and the Trio Wanderer. Bergerie Frédéric Chopin. 36400 Nohant. Admission : €15 to €100. Information and bookings : 0254484640
www.festivalnohant.com
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June 04, 2017
October 01, 2017
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 “At the Earth’s Core” 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 : €8.50 / €4. Information : 0389382808
www.parc-wesserling.fr
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June 08, 2017
August 25, 2017
Wine tasting and more
DROME DEPARTMENT. Meals prepared cooked by winemakers, tapas party, picnic, after works, jazz and rock concerts,…. During summer many events take place in the vineyards and wineries of the Grignan-les-Adhemar appellation, all of them featuring wine tasting. In addition, every Thursday winemakers from this appellation welcome tourists at the Caveau des Vignerons de Grignan and offer a commented tasting of 5 wines accompanied by local delicacies. Information :
www.grignan-adhemar-vin.fr/instants-vins
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June 16, 2017
September 09, 2017
The Marriage of Figaro, open-air opera
FRANCE. One of Mozart’s most famous pieces, “The Marriage of Figaro” 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 16th and 17th), the Chateau du Champ de Bataille in Le Neubourg, near Evreux (June 24th), the chateau de Vincennes, near Paris (June 30th), the Cité of Carcassonne (July 13th), the chateau de Haroué, near Nancy (September 1st) and the Hotel National des Invalides in Paris (from September 7th to 9th). 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 17, 2017
July 30, 2017
Paris Jazz Festival
PARIS. The 2017 Paris Jazz Festival takes place over seven weekends and for the first time comprises some evening concerts. Twenty-four concerts are on the agenda and feature well-known artists such as Thomas Savy, Anne Paceo, Andy Emler, Nicolas Folmer, Ray Lema, Les Amazones d’Afrique, Erik Truffaz and Lisa Simone. Parc Floral du Bois de Vincennes. Esplanade Saint Louis, 75012 Paris. Admission : €6 / €3. Information :
www.parisjazzfestival.paris.fr
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June 19, 2017
August 05, 2017
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 2017 program are operas Aida and Rigoletto by Verdi, Beethoven’s IXe Symphony featuring soprano Ricarda Merbeth, mezzo soprano Sophie Koch, tenor Robert Dean Smith and the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra as well as a concert of the French National Orchestra rendering The Planets by Horst. Admission : €20 to €250 per opera, €7 to €120 per concert Information and bookings :
www.choregies.fr
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July 06, 2017
July 26, 2017
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 “Antigone” by Sophocle, directed by Satoshi Miyagi, “Memories of Sarajevo” and “Dans les Ruines d’Athènes” two works by the Birgit Ensemble, “La Fiesta”, a show by Flamenco star Israel Galvan, “Les Bonnes”, by Jean Genet, directed by Katie Mitchell, "Le roman de Monsieur de Molière" by Boulgakov, directed by Frank Castorf and several African works such as « Unwanted » by Dorothée Munyaneza, « The last King of Kakfontein » by Boyzie Cekwana and « Femme Noire » by Leopold Sedar Senghor featuring actors Angélique Kidjo and Isaach de Bankolé as well as musician Manu Dibango. Tickets from €10 to €42. Information and bookings (from June 12th) : 0490141414
www.festival-avignon.com
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July 06, 2017
July 29, 2017
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 Goran Bregovic, Olivia Ruiz, The Original Blues Brothers Band, Alpha Blondy, Tryo, Mome, Keziah Jones, Peter Doherty and Gérald de Palma. This event also features photograph exhibitions related to the artists participating in the festival and a whole day especially dedicated to kids. Admission : €25 per day. Information and bookings :
www.nuitsdusud.com
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July 07, 2017
July 30, 2017
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 07, 2017
July 30, 2017
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 2017 program includes concert versions of operas or oratorios by Haendel, Lully, Charpentier, Mozart, Rossini, Monteverdi and Scarlatti as well as recitals by renowned mezzo soprano Karine Deshayes, countertenors Andreas Scholl and Damien Guillon. Admission : from €10 to €110 per concert. Information and bookings : 0380229720
www.festivalbeaune.com
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July 08, 2017
July 27, 2017
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 11, 2017
July 28, 2017
Children theatre
AVIGNON. Fourteen theatre companies and storytellers participate in the 2017 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 : €9.50 for adults, €6.50 for children. Information and bookings : 0490855955
www.festivaltheatrenfants.com
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July 12, 2017
August 02, 2017
Wine & Transat
LYON. On July 12th, 19th, 26th and August 2nd, winemakers from the Crozes-Hermitage appellation welcome you on La Plateforme barge moored along the quays of the Rhône, between the Wilson and Lafayette bridges. There you can taste wines from the appellation, eat tapas, participate in wine pairing and wine tasting workshops led by sommeliers, winemakers and wine marchants. Information :
www.crozes-hermitage-vin.fr
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July 17, 2017
July 28, 2017
Music in the mountains
BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, HAUTES-PYRENEES. Piano Pic is a classical music festival offering concerts in the heart of the Pyrenees Mountains. The 2017 edition comprises concerts in several churches featuring recitals by pianists Muza Rubackyte, Pierre Réach, Hetsuko Hirose, Abdel Rhaman El Bacha, Jay Gotlieb and Niu Niu among others as well as a concert at the top of the Pic du Midi Admission : €12 to €22 per concert. Concert at the top of Pic du Midi : €70. Information and bookings : 0562955071
www.piano-pic.com
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July 20, 2017
August 20, 2017
Open-air cinema
PARIS. Like every summer, from Wednesday to Sunday, the Prairie du triangle of the Parc de la Villette is turned into an outdoor cinema. Thirty-one films by renowned filmmakers such as Martin Scorsese, Blake Edwards, Naomi Kawase, Jacques Demy, Federico Fellini, Abdellatif Kechiche, Claude Chabrol, Sam Mendes and Jim Jarmush are on the agenda. All movies are screened in original versions with French subtitles. Parc de la Villette. Prairie du Triangle, 75019 Paris. Screenings at dawn. Admission free. Deck chair with blanket : €7. Information :
lavillette.com/evenement/cinema-en-plein-air-2017/
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July 21, 2017
July 30, 2017
Hot air balloons gathering
CHAMBLEY - HAGEVILLE. LORRAINE. One of the largest hot-air balloons gatherings in the world with Albuquerque, in United States, Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons is held every two years and around 1 000 hot hair balloons coming from more than sixty worldwide countries attend the event. It features competitions, mass ascensions, first flights, balloon glow and night take off and mini hot-air balloons demonstrations as well as astronomy and meteorology workshops for kids. Admission free. Aérodrome de Chambley Planet’Air. 54470 Hagéville. Information :
www.pilatre-de-rozier.com
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July 21, 2017
August 19, 2017
Piano festival
LA ROQUE D’ANTHEON, PROVENCE. La Roque d’Anthéron International Piano Festival offers performances ranging from piano, harpsichord, organ and electric piano recitals to concerts for piano and orchestra, as well as chamber music. It also covers all styles : classical, contemporary and baroque music, with incursions into jazz and even electronic music. Between one and three, and sometimes four, concerts are scheduled every day across a dozen stages, the main one being in the Parc du Château de Florans, on the banks of the river Durance. Invited artists include talented international performers as well as up and coming talents and the 2017 edition welcomes pianists Lukas Geniusas, Nelson Freire Yulianna Avdeeva, Philippe Hattat, Bruce Brubaker, Seong-Jin Cho and Jonas Vitaud, violinist Renaud Capuçon, singer Barbara Hendricks, the Basel Chamber Orchestra and the Latvia National Orchestra to name but a few. Admission : from €16 to €55 per concert. Information and bookings :
www.festival-piano.com
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July 2017
July 28, 2017
August 15, 2017
Marciac jazz festival
MARCIAC. GERS. “Jazz in Marciac” is now one of the major summer jazz events in Europe. Held in the town of Marciac, in the department of Gers, the festival once again welcome famous jazzmen and bands such as George Benson, Gregory Porter, Youn Sun Nah Avishai Cohen, Herbie Hancock, Ibrahim Maalouf, Wynton Marsalis, Hiromi, Richard Galliano, Bireli Lagrène, Roberto Fonseca and Norah Jones …. Overall more than fifty artists will give concerts during the festival. Tickets : €26 to €65 per concert. Bookings : 0892690277, www.fnac.com Information :
www.jazzinmarciac.com
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July 28, 2017
July 30, 2017
Stars nights
FRANCE. During three days, amateur astronomers from all around France will initiate people to astronomy for free. More than 300 spots offering information about the stars and the possibility to observe the sky will be open to the public for one, two or three nights. Visitors will get the chance to watch the Milky Way, the constellations, Jupiter and its moons as well as the Perseids, a famous shower of shooting stars. Information :
www.afastronomie.fr/les-nuits-des-etoiles
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July 30, 2017 Classic cars parade
PARIS. If you are a classic cars enthusiast don’t miss the Summer Traversée de Paris. Early morning, around 700 classic cars, motorcycles and tractors will gather in front of the Château de Vincennes. Then, they will depart from 8am and will cross Paris, passing by place de la Bastille, place des Vosges, Place de la République, Montmartre, Champs Elysées, place de la Concorde, Invalides and place Charles de Gaulle Etoile. From noon, the vehicles will arrive in Meudon at the Terrasses de l’Observatoire where a giant picnic will be held. Free tours in bus to follow the cars through Paris are available, but there are only a limited number of seats, so book as soon as possible. Bus tours : €5 per person. Information and bookings : 0671980019
www.vincennesenanciennes.com
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August 2017
August 02, 2017
August 06, 2017
Avignon Jazz Festival
AVIGNON. 
This festival proposes concerts with internationally known artists but is also a launching pad for young jazz musicians with the Tremplin, now the number one jazz competition in Europe. This is a great place to discover young bands and this 26th edition brings together musicians from many horizons. Concerts take place in the Carmes Cloister in the centre of Avignon, a magnificent venue that will serve as the backdrop for artists such as Sarah McKenzie, Thomas de Pourquery, Andy Emler and Robert Glasper. Admission : €25 to €35 per concert. Information and booking : 0490829551
www.tremplinjazzavignon.fr
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August 04, 2017
August 13, 2017
Interceltic Festival
LORIENT. BRITTANY. An event not to be missed for anyone interested in Celtic culture, the Interceltic Festival brings together 4 500 artists from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Asturias, Galicia, the Isle of Man and Brittany. It features more than 250 concerts – including some by famous bands and singers such as Calum Stewart, Amy Macdonald, Tri Yann and The Celtic Social Club - theater plays, dance performances, exhibitions as well as traditional games and sports. Visitors can experience fiddle and bagpipe lessons, Gaelic workshops and ceilidhs. On Sunday 6th morning the spectacular Grand Parade of Celtic Nations takes place with over 3000 musicians, singers, pipe bands and dancers from all over the Celtic world parading through the city streets in national costume. Brittany’s finest pipe bands and individual pipers also participate in a competition, the National Bagadou Championship. Throughout the festival a Celtic Village is open in the centre of the city offering food, music, literature, clothing and crafts. Information and bookings : 0297640320
www.festival-interceltique.bzh
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August 05, 2017
August 06, 2017
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 Avirey-Lingey, Bagneux-la-Fosse, Balnot-sur-Laignes, Bragelogne-Beauvoir and Channes 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 05, 2017
August 15, 2017
Jazz in the Vosges
LA PETITE-PIERRE, ALSACE. A little village of about 600 inhabitants located in the Northern Vosges mountains, La Petite-Pierre hosts a surprisingly rich jazz festival called “Au Grès du Jazz”. It features sixteen concerts with a mix of up and coming talents and renowned musicians such as Hugh Coltman, Archie Shepp, Pedro Soler, Marion Rampal, Avishai Cohen, Airelle Besson Quartet and Hiromi Duet Feat. Concerts are held on the square facing the castle or in the cultural centre if it rains. Admission : €18 to €30 per concert, festival pass : €210. Information and bookings : 0388704230
www.festival-augresdujazz.com
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August 07, 2017
August 26, 2017
Circus in Limousin
NEXON. HAUTE-VIENNE DEPARTMENT. Home to a circus school, the small town of Nexon hosts a circus festival focusing on contemporary creation. Named “La Route du Sirque”, it gathers together companies performing shows mixing acrobatics, dance, juggling, comedy, humor, tightrope walking and so on. A meeting between artists and spectators follows some of them. During the day there are circus workshops aimed at old and young alike, tales for kids, screenings of circus themed films, concerts, exhibitions and a temporary bookstore offering a selection of books about circus. Admission : €6 to €20 per show. Information and bookings : 0555581079
www.sirquenexon.com
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August 12, 2017
September 30, 2017
Luminessences
AVIGNON. Using cutting-edge sound and image technologies, this light show reviews the dramatic history of the Avignon Popes and the central role of the Palace. Accompanied by music, monumental images cloak the four wings of the palace and surround the audience that in taken back to medieval time. There are three shows a week in English – on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Shows every day at 9.15pm in French and at 10.15pm in English. Admission : €12 / €10. Information and bookings :
www.lesluminessences-avignon.com
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August 17, 2017
August 20, 2017
Route du Rock
SAINT-MALO. One of Brittany’s top music festivals, the Route du Rock has become somewhat of a benchmark when it comes to British and American pop and rock and welcomes major bands alongside promising newcomers. Concerts mainly take place in the Saint-Père fortress built by Vauban in Saint-Père-Marc-en-Poulet, 10 km out of town, but a few ones are held at the Nouvelle Vague hall and every afternoon there are free performances on the Bon Secours beach below the ramparts of the old town. PJ Harvey, Angel Olsen, Alex Cameron, Mac Demarco, Soulwax, Froth, Temples and Magnetic Friends are some of the artists and bands participating in this edition. Admission : from €23.50 to €46.50 per day. Three days pass : €95. Information and bookings :
www.laroutedurock.com
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August 18, 2017
September 03, 2017
Berlioz festival
ISERE DEPARTMENT. One of the few symphonic music festivals in France, the Berlioz Festival takes place in several places venues throughout the Isere department, the main one being the Château Louis XI in La Côte Saint-André, birthplace of the great musician. It features symphonic and chamber music concerts as well as recitals and musicians and orchestras perform works by Berlioz and other composers such as Britten, Ravel, Saint-Saëns, Stravinsky, Haendel and Beethoven. Admission : €12 to €75 per concert Information and bookings : 0474202079
www.festivalberlioz.com
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August 18, 2017
August 26, 2017
Piano Folies
LE TOUQUET-PARIS-PLAGE. PAS DE CALAIS DEPARTMENT. A music festival dedicated to piano, “Piano Folies” brings together about hundred and fifty musicians from all over the word including famous pianists such as Alexis Goribol, Arcadi Volodos, Nikolaï Lugansky, Boris Berezovsky and Dmitry Masleev. Concerts take place all day in various venues throughout the town and there are free ones every morning and early afternoon. Admission : from €10 to €40 per concert. 3 to 8 concerts pass from €68 to €280. Information and bookings :
www.lespianosfolies.com
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August 20, 2017
August 25, 2017
Fun for kids
LE GRAND BORNAND. ALPS. “Au Bonheur des Mômes” (Fun for Kids) is a week-long festival where little ones call the shots and are kings. It features dozens of French and international companies offering around 300 shows and activities such as puppet shows, theatre, circus acts, mime, juggling, improvisations, workshops, exhibitions, giant games areas and merry-go-rounds. Prices : Pass Festival : €5 per day, shows from €3 to €12, workshops from €10 to €15. Information and bookings : 0450027800, 0450027904
www.aubonheurdesmomes.com
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August 22, 2017
August 27, 2017
Baroque music festival
SABLE. SARTHE. The Festival de Sablé
 is a top event for baroque music. It consists of fourteen concerts, sometimes performed along with ballets and plays, given in halls, churches and chapels located in and around Sablé sur Sarthe. This edition features concerts of works by famous composers such as Lully, Rameau, Bach, Couperin, Vivaldi and Teleman, a focus on 17th – 18th centuries works inspired by Orientalism as well as exhibitions, conferences and lunches on grass. Admission : €18 to €35 per concert. Information and bookings : 0243622222
www.lentracte-sable.fr/festival.html
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August 23, 2017 Concert and fireworks
TALLOIRES. NEAR ANNECY. ALPS. The Talloires Pyroconcert brings together fireworks and live music. On a stage built on the waters of Lake Annecy, musicians and singers give concerts while all kind of fireworks illuminate the night sky. This edition features English rock musician Joshua Burnell and the Super Trooper band performing Abba’s most famous songs. Port de Talloires. Route du Port, 74290 Talloires. Show from 8.30pm. Admission : €19 to €59 Information and bookings : 0450450033
www.talloires-lac-annecy.com/fr/accueil/agenda/252-pyroconcerts-de-talloires
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August 24, 2017
August 27, 2017
Kids Festival
MONTBELIARD. DOUBS. The “Festival des Mômes” is a festival entirely dedicated to kids. During four days children 6 months to 13 years old are offered a wide range of shows and activities especially created and designed for them. The program features puppet and circus shows, concerts, musicals, one-man show, plays, one hour workshops to learn prehistoric painting, dance, magic, scrap booking, … and short activities lasting between 10 and 30 minutes where kids can paint on glass, make pottery, adorn t-shirt and purses, etc…. Lastly, there are also specific workshops for babies and parents. Advance booking is required for most activities and shows. Information and bookings : 0381918626
www.festivaldesmomes.fr
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August 25, 2017
August 27, 2017
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 PJ Harveu, The Shins, The Kills, Timber Timbre, Flume, The Lemon Twigs and Rejie Snow. Tickets are already on sale. Domaine national de Saint-Cloud Three days pass : €119 One day ticket : €49 Information and bookings :
www.rockenseine.com
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August 27, 2017 Ganesh Festival
PARIS. As every year the Hindu community organizes the Ganesh Festival, an events that attracts devotees from all over Europe. After a ceremony led by priest in the temple, a procession takes the statue of the God through the 18th and 10th arrondissement of Paris. All along the route of this colorful parade, devotees break hundred of coconuts in front of the chariot carrying the statue of the God, a symbolic act meaning they offer their heart to Ganesh. Ganesh Temple. 17 rue Pajol, 75018 Paris. Ceremony at the temple from 9am. Procession from 10.30am till 3pm. Route : rue Pajol, 
- rue Perdonnet, 
- rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, 
- rue Marx Dormoy, 
- rue Ordener, 
- boulevard Barbès,
- rue Labat, 
- rue Marcadet 
- rue Ordener - rue Philippe de Girard. Information : 0142095045
www.templeganesh.fr
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August 31, 2017
September 13, 2017
The world of Jazz
PARIS. The annual “Jazz à la Villette” festival offers a program ranging from classic jazz to experimental jazz and African music. This year edition features artists and bands such as De La Soul Live Band, Thomas de Pourquery & Supersonic, Gregory Porter, Angélique Kidjo, Tony Allen, Curtis Harding, Dianne Reeves, Archie Shepp, Mulatu Astatke and Jeff Mills. The festival also includes concerts especially aimed at children and screenings of films about jazz. Concerts are held at several venues around the Northern arrondissements of Paris such as the Cité de la Musique and the Grande Halle de la Villette. Admission : €20 to €40 per concert. Reduced rates are available for people booking at least three concerts. Information and bookings : 0144844484 / 0144037575
www.jazzalavillette.com
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September 2017
September 02, 2017
September 17, 2017
Visa pour l’Image
PERPIGNAN. World’s largest photojournalism and press photography festival, this event features exhibitions taking place in several venues throughout the city as well as screenings, retrospectives, award ceremonies, conferences and meetings. Exhibitions present stories or anthologies of a photographer's work, reporting on wars, nature, the environment, people, religious issues, social phenomena and so on. Darcy Padilla, Stanley Greene, Zohra Bensemra, Angela Ponce Romero, Michael Nichols, Daniel Berehulak and Lu Guang are among the photographers displaying their works during this edition which also presents a selection of images from the World Press Photo contest. On the evening shows and screenings cover the main events of the past year. The festival also includes a professional week offering professional photojournalists to meet with their peers and talk about the evolution of their profession. Admission free. Information :
www.visapourlimage.com
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