The Eiffel Tower: presentation and history

Art and Culture

The Eiffel Tower is an emblematic monument of Paris, built by Gustave Eiffel for the Universal Exhibition of 1889. Today, it is the most visited paying monument in the world, with 6.893 million visitors in 2007. We invite you to discover some of the secrets of the 'Iron Lady'.

01
Sep
2008

The Great Wall of China: the longest construction in the world

Travel and Tourism

The Great Wall of China is both the longest man-made structure in the world and one of the country's main tourist attractions. The historical and strategic importance of this gigantic military structure, as well as its architectural value, have earned it a place on UNESCO's World Heritage List.

18
Aug
2008

Visiting New York: good plans

Travel and Tourism

The city known as 'the Big Apple' is one of the most cosmopolitan and fascinating metropolises in the world. Every year it welcomes some 40 million tourists. We suggest you some good plans to discover New York and its mythical districts.

15
July
2008

Une famille en or : the entertainment show on TF1

News and Media

Une famille en or, the game show launched by TF1 in 1990 is back on the air since May 2007 in a new version. We suggest you discover the history of this program and the rules of the game.

15
July
2008

The process of creating a film: stages and participants

Art and Culture

The process of creating a film starts with an original idea and includes the stages of writing, shooting and editing until the work is presented to the public. The production chain of a film is long and often complex. It involves the collaboration of many technicians and artists.

18
Apr
2008

Gothic architecture: presentation and characteristics

Art and Culture

Gothic art, which appeared in Ile-de-France in the 12th century, mainly concerns the architecture of religious buildings. It is represented throughout France by cathedrals whose finesse and elegance make us forget their impressive dimensions. We propose to discover the characteristics of the gothic architecture and some of the most remarkable buildings in this style.

25
Mar
2008

The Rio Carnival: the great samba party

Travel and Tourism

The Rio Carnival, whose sole purpose is to dance, have fun and let off steam to the rhythms of the samba, is an exceptional event that attracts a host of tourists. These four days of unbridled celebration are prepared all year long by the inhabitants of Rio who participate in the competition of the samba schools.

07
Jan
2008

Visit Santa's village

Travel and Tourism

Far to the north on the Arctic Circle lies Santa's village. Located near Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland, it welcomes tens of thousands of visitors every year who come to discover its magnificent snowy landscapes and meet Santa Claus himself.

26
Oct
2007
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