Posts Tagged ‘festivals’

Seafood Festivals in Provence

When we first moved to Provence we had to pinch ourselves on January days where we’d often sit in the sun for hours and bask…

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French Fashion: Seen on the Streets of Paris

Festivals and summer are synonymous for me. Festivals like Glastonbury and Coachella have even defined a whole way of dressing: festival chic anyone? So how does this influence French fashion in stylish Paris? I went along to a festival in Paris and found a host of wonderfully dressed people.

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What to do in Paris: Hiroshi Sugimoto’s interpretation of The Love Suicides at Sonezaki

What to Do in Paris: Festival d’Automne 2013

Now that everyone’s settled in nicely after the hustle and bustle of la rentrée, what to do in Paris between now and Christmas Festival d’Automne will fill up your agenda nicely, right until January 12, 2014. The annual […]

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The Quartier d'Eté arts festival

Spring and Summer Festivals in France

It’s that time of year again when France erupts into festival mode. While great fêtes and festivals in France are held throughout the year, spring and summer are the seasons of bounty.

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Portes Ouvertes de Ménilmontant

Free Events in Paris

Recently I spent an entire day absorbing culture in Paris completely for free. That was nearly seven hours of art and gardens at absolutely no cost. While this is possible in a lot of other cities, I know of no place other than Paris that regales you with so many titillating choices for free things to do.

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Fête de la Musique 2010: Celebrate Women in Music

If you think “feminine” French music is just Edith Piaf and Charlotte Gainsbourg, you need to experience the Fête de la Musique, on Monday, June 21, 2010. During this festival, held annually on the summer solstice, France is filled with every kind of sound from across the Francophone diaspora and beyond.

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