The famous Festival de Cannes makes its grand return this year for a 72nd edition full of glamour, glory and surprises! From the 14th to the 25th of May, the stars of international cinema will walk the Red Carpet of the Palais des Festivals to sequence the screenings and discover who will have the honor of being awarded the Palme d'Or. For this new edition, the Festival reveals the presence of the famous Sylvester Stallone who will make an exclusive presentation of his new movie "Rambo V". The other grand revelation is that the new masterpiece of Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano "Hors Normes" will be the subject of the Last Session closing the ceremony. Get ready to be dazzled!
The second edition of the Côte d'Azur Garden Festival will be held from March 30th to April 28th, 2019. As an important French tourist center and a land of choice for flowers, scents and garden art with 13 "magnificent gardens" (for the world-famous perfume flower know-how and for many landscape companies), the Department of Alpes-Maritimes launches in 2017 an unprecedented event: the Festival of Gardens of the Côte d'Azur, renewed every 2 years for a whole month during springtime. As part of this event open to all audiences, the Department offers a contest of ephemeral landscaping on various sites, free access, and entertainment throughout the Alpes-Maritimes.
In association with the Gérard Philipe College and the art library of the Dracénoise agglomeration, the 20th edition of the poets' spring, "the poetic and visual life of words in art" is taking place at the Ranguin media library from January the 12th to the end of May. On this occasion, the artist Michele Mascherpa will intervene at the media library as part of the creation of a wall of poetic sentences in the patio of the newly redesigned media library. Realization of plastic works, sound, and performances around the poems created in class as well as intervention in the college and in the streets during the two weeks of spring poets are also scheduled.
Étienne Daho's "Blitz tour" will stop over in Cannes on December the 8th. Four years after "Les Chansons de l'innocence retrouvée", the singer returns with one of the most adventurous albums of his career, much to the delight of all music lovers. The show will take place at the legendary Palais des festivals in Cannes.
Nice Short Film Festival immerses you once again into the film universe, from October 13 to 19. This event brings together a selection of short films from all over Europe, presenting nearly 170 films. With a variety of programs, it offers to the audience projections in the city's mythical places to combine culture and cinema. And this year, for its 18th edition, the festival promises a week of festivities and opened to all!
The oldest comedy festival in France is the back-to-school event for theatre lovers on the Côte d'Azur. As friendly as ever from year to year, this itinerant humour festival presents around fifteen shows in the communes around Antibes. If you want to take advantage of this event to laugh a lot, be aware that it will last until October 06.
Here it is, almost 200 crews are ready to start the 40th edition of the Cannes Regates Royales. The world's elite yachtsmen will be present from 22 to 29 September to introduce you to the most beautiful traditional boats in the world in the renowned bay of Cannes. Get ready for a prestigious event that promises five days of regattas and a show that will blow your mind.
The 41st edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival is fast approaching. If you are not already acquainted of this event, you should not miss it as it is an essential event for international luxury yachting. Six days of festival to contemplate the 600 boats exhibited and welcoming more than 50 000 visitors from all over the world. Be ready to board on September 11th!
The unmissable event of the summer, the Musée Éphémère, comes back for its fourth edition. It is a summer exhibition, entirely dedicated to the universe of the 7th art. This year's edition highlights the cinema from the 1910s to the 1930s, with the greatest studios of the Paris, Berlin and Hollywood eras. Enjoy this great opportunity to travel back in time until August 26!
The city of Cannes organizes once again a monumental exhibition and have decided to highlight celebrities from the cinema or internationally known series. Young and old alike will be delighted to discover these 18 photo portraits nestled throughout the city. If you have the opportunity, do not hesitate to go to see these gigantic photographs which will be exposed on certain buildings until August 31.