Every summer, the Richelieu Music Festival invites music lovers to the land of Tours in places of exceptional history and architecture. The city-museum of Richelieu, in Indre-et-Loire, welcomes international talents of classical, romantic and baroque music, as well as young talents, in a friendly and intimate atmosphere.
Do you like reading? What if you took advantage of the summer vacations to switch to audio books? Stories to be listened to are becoming increasingly popular with the French, as this medium has many advantages. If you're still hesitating, we've listed 5 good reasons to switch to audio books.
David Hockney, born in 1937 in Bradford in the north of England, is one of the most influential British artists of his generation. Although he is best known for his series on swimming pools, this creator who does not fit into any box has a prolific and protean work. Here are 5 things to know about this unclassifiable artist.
Thirty-six years after the first film, Top Gun Maverick is breaking records at the worldwide box office. If you loved the first movie and you're still hesitating to go see the sequel, you should know that this new movie is not just a pale copy-paste of the 1986 cult movie. To give you a taste of this movie, we played the game of the 7 differences between Top Gun 1 and 2.
To celebrate the centenary of the Territory of Belfort, the land art artist Saype has just created a huge ephemeral fresco on one of the sides of the Ballon d'Alsace. We invite you to discover this artistic feat that will soon disappear, without leaving any trace in the landscape.
Summer is the ideal season to relax and travel, including through books! To promote the meeting between children's books and their young audience, the Minister of Culture Fleur Pellerin launched in 2015 a major national operation called 'Lire en short'. This event returns this summer under the name 'Partir en livre'! Based on the model of the music festival, this great festival of children's books takes place throughout France and offers completely free activities.
The Antibes Juan-les-Pins jazz festival or Jazz à Juan has been held since 1960 in the mythical setting of the Gould pine forest. This summer event, which is the oldest jazz festival in Europe, offers the greatest artists an exceptional meeting with their public.
A must-see monument for tourists visiting Barcelona, the Sagrada Familia has been under construction since the beginning of its construction... in 1882! Back on the history of an astonishing building whose realization seems to know no end.
Since 2015, the city of Nice offers a new summer festival called Nice Music Live. After inviting Selah Sue, David Guetta and Lindsey Stirling for its first edition, this festival is going up with new prestigious guests.
The Festival des Mots is the flagship event of the Alpes-Maritimes General Council's Summer Evenings. It is a free event for the whole family. The program includes readings of great literary texts by famous actors.