Paris Design Week

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From 03 to 10 September, Paris celebrates the best in creation and design! Galleries, schools, studios and workshops offer you a chance to discover a compendium of contemporary collections. Situated all across the city, these shows invite both professionals and the general public to unearth great dexterity and new trends.

PARIS DESIGN WEEK is fast becoming the definitve cultural counterpoint that is raising the bar for design weeks across the world. Overlapping the M&O PARIS September show and uniting the French and an increasingly international design community, the PDW city becomes immersed in promenades, cocktails, exhibitions… culminating into the celebration of emerging talents at NOW! LE OFF.

The Fountains Night Show in the Gardens of Versailles

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When night falls, the gardens are transformed to offer a stunning visual and musical treat as fountains and groves come alive with colourful and dramatic lighting effects. This year once more, lighting and stage-effects artists will light up the gardens and display their surprising installations to the strollers: water features in the Mirror Fountain, lasers streaking across the dark in the Colonnade Grove and the fireworks display in front of the Grand Canal by the Groupe F to conclude the evening’s entertainment.

Every Saturday from June 18 to September 17 2016.

Euro 2016

Logo UEFAFor the third time in France (after 1960 and 1984) Euro will take place from June 10th to July 10th, 2016. 24 Nations will play during more than one month 51 matches.

It will be the first time for Island and Albania playing for an International competition. As well Slovakia, Walse and North Irland will play for the first time for Euro. Belgium and Hungary will play again after 16 years and 48 years absence.

The surprise remains for Netherlands (Champion in 1988), Greece (champion in 2004) and Danemark (in 1992) won’t play for the Euro 2016. Bosnia Herzegovina also was not selected.

The whole competition will take place in France in particular in Paris at the Parc des Princes or the Stade de France..

The opening match will be on June 10th 2016 at 09:00pm with France-Roumania. France is part of Group A and will meet Albania on June 15th in Marseille at 09:00pm and Switzerland in Lille on June 19th, 2016.

Tickets can be prebooked on the UEFA website before the end of January. In February they send a confirmation by text. Once all the matches will be known in March, people who bought their tickets in June/July 2015 will be able to resell them on the UEFA website.

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CATS

The musical Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber composed in 1978/1979 from Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats and other poems of Thomas Stearns Eliot, will be fully performed in French at the Mogador Theatre, from October 2015 and for 90 performances.cats-logo-seo
Once a year during an extraordinary night, several cats with various personalities meet for their grand ball at a garbage dump.
Their wise and benevolent leader, Old Deuteronomy chooses the one that will enter paradise “félinosphère” to reborn in a whole new life “Jellicle”.
Among the characters, Grizabella, played by Prisca Demarez is a due glory, she use to be very beautiful and now rejected by her family, remembering her glorious past. She will particularly sing the iconic title of the show “Memory”.
More than 73 million spectators since 1981, adapted in 20 languages, 8,949 performances in London, 7485 in New York, and for the second time in Paris.
Throughout the month of September you can attend the sneak peeks.
Director Trevor Nunn, choreographer and director Gillian Lynne associated, set designer John Napier and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber

In the time of Klimt, The Vienna Secession

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From February 12th to June 21st, 2015,

at La Pinacothèque of Paris, 28 Place de la Madeleine

(10mn walk distance from the Best Western Opera d’Antin)

180 works taken from Belvedere museum collection and also private collection show the evolution of Gustav Klimt from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the Expressionism.

For the first time in France we can appreciate the reconstitution of monumental works as Judith I and Beethoven Frieze. Along the visit you will see his most important works of his life and also some rare documents on his artist life and family.

“A very particular attention is furthermore paid to the first years of the Secession and to the influence it exercides on the artist’s formation through the major Viennese intellectuals, such as Carl Schuch, Tina Blau, Théodor Hörmann, Josef Engelhart, Max Kurzweil, who, just like him, spent time in Paris at that period. the artistic personalities who influenced his art are summoned up thanks to a choice of paintings coming from the Belvedere, presented alongside works describing the history of the movement’s patrons. Thus, the exhibition shows important masterpieces from the Secession and from the Austrian vanguard, such as the first works by Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka.

A final section of the exhibition is devoted to Viennese art forms, to the ancient and refined trade of craftsmanship, which engendered pieces of furniture, and to precious jewels, to splendid ceramics, as well as complex reconstructions of works and of rich historical documents, witnesses to the genesis and to the evolution of great artists and architects of that period, such as Adolf Loos, Josef Hoffmann and the Viennese Studio.”

At the Best Western Opéra d’Antin we dedicate the decor to Gustav Klimt, you will recognize reproductions of his main work everywhere in the hotel.

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The Fearless Vampire Killers

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The Fearless Vampire Killers, the comedy Musical Roman Polanski is set to make his return at the Mogador Theatre. Rock ballads, humor stunning, choreography, sets and dazzling costumes await you in this French adaptation. Roman Polanski Signs Ball exuberant and quirky humor and horror where Vampires combine wonderfully.

For the first time in French (and France!), Roman Polanski presents a stage adaptation at the Mogador Theatre in the cult film The Fearless Vampire Killers. Humor, horror, exuberance and second degree, Roman Polanski is seen surrounded by talent: Michael Kunze for the booklet, and Jim Steinman for the music.

For nearly 2:30, viewers will discover the delicious adventures of Professor Abronsius and his young assistant Alfred, went on a trip into the mysterious Transylvania believe that vampires exist, and determined to meet them. Arrived in a small village, they met residents who seem terrified by a strange presence. Soon, the innkeeper‘s daughter, Sarah, is kidnapped by a vampire. Abronsius and Alfred, lovesick to the beautiful girl, go looking for him … They quickly succeed to enter the castle, and vampires will soon no longer to leave noticing Cold in the back covered!

When I realized my film” The Fearless Vampire Killers , tone, humor and history lend themselves to a musical. Since its establishment in Austria in 1997, I‘ve always dreamed of seeing my vampires sing and dance in Paris. and now, in October 2014, you can see them here at the Mogador Theatre. says Roman Polanski.

Rock and Roll, stunning sets and costumes, sharp wit, the next musical Mogador looks stunning. Considered since 1997 french Polanski, date of creation of the film in Austria, the project is finally taking shape, to the delight of an audience that will respond undoubtedly present.

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The Paris Motor Show 2014

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Every two years, the city of Paris received the largest motor show in the world: The Paris Motor Show 2014.

 

 

 

This year, discover fabulous cars as the Peugeot 208 GTI 30th Birthday, the Renault Mégane RS Trophy or the many concept cars developed by brands for this event.

The event will start on Saturday, October 4, 2014 until the Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

 

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Paris Fashion Week, Ready to wear, Spring Summer 2014 – 2015

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from Tuesday 23 September 2014 to Wednesday 01 October 2014

Calling the fash pack.”Fashion Week” was launched in 1943, in order to help American designers to get their latest creations in the spotlight. Since then Fashion Week has become a golden opportunity for international fashion designers to present their collections in New York, but also in Europe. Fashion Weeks also take place in London, Milan, Madrid, and of course in Paris, the capital of fashion!In Paris, Spring – Summer Fashion Week will keep you up to date on the very latest trends in the fashion world. Chanel, Dior, Vivienne Westwood, Valentino… all the biggest names in haute-couture will be showing off their latest collections at Paris Fashion Week!

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Paris Plage 2014

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The 13th edition of the event summer begins Saturday and ends on August 17. Besides sand, palm trees and loungers, this event is also an opportunity to grow.

Books for all

In partnership with the Association Read on Paris, libraries Arthur Rimbaud, Charlotte Delbo and musical Mediatheque Paris invites visitors to paris Beach to share moments of reading. Novels, comics, magazines everyone will be waiting for you to read at SquareFederico Garcia Lorca. Marie on the deck, facing the Ile Saint-Louis, this is a transitory Library Editions Flammarion which will be launched on Saturday. Sell ​​or devour, more than 300 references of books will be available in exchange for an ID.

A trendy photo contest

Not need an SLR or trendy mini Polaroid Smartphone Just for this photo contest dedicated to sandcastles organized by Lafarge. With the mobile application Instagram, walkers can share photos of their finest buildings sanded. Associated to the film Les Vacances du Petit Nicolas (indoors since July 9) with the hashtag # chateaulafargepetitnicolas, Internet users can vote and award a prize. The price of fame? The exhibition of 20 best pictures in front of the City Hall and iPad 4 winners … so all your shovels!

A new art scene

A new cultural floating 45 meters long was opened in July 2011 next to the pool Josephine Baker, along the Seine. In addition to a restaurant, Petit Bain, includes an auditorium two hundred and fifty seats and a creative space. Focusing on contemporary music and new art forms, the association began the colors of Brazil during the World Cup and continues his epic to the rhythm of Zumba and Brazilian songs for Paris Plage.

The Louvre at the beach

The tunnel Tuileries see transformed into an art gallery by the unprecedented Louvre. Venus, Diana and other deities will face shamelessly. On the theme of swimmers and bathers, the museum offers an innovative and playful collections discovery.

Ballroom dancing to listing

The dance will be in honor of the 13th edition of Paris Plages. Good dancer, amateur, novice or enduring, many activities will be devoted to ballroom dancing. In all its forms, from dance hall to athletic Zumba classes will be available to beachgoers, with a different program every day salsa, rock, tango, zumba or swing.

Ratatouille feet in the water

If the adventures of Remy, a young rat who dreams of becoming a great French chef are still unknown, or if you want to see him on the big screen, the Disney cartoon will be screened on August 16. Oscar for best animated film in 2007, Ratatouille has a Paris full of magic and inventiveness, combining humor and crazy adventures.

Tribute to the Eiffel Tower

Bistro Tour hitherto exposed on the Champ-de-Mars has been moved. Nod to 324 meters from the Eiffel Tower, the tower consists of 324 chairs Bistro now stands on the banks of Paris Plages. From its 13 meters it toisera visitors, a nice tribute to the Iron Lady, which this year celebrates its 125th anniversary.

Paris Plages. From 19 July to 17 August. Georges Pompidou (IV) and the Bassin de la Villette (XIX). Free admission.

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Tour de france 2014

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Running from Saturday July 5th to Sunday July 27th 2014, the 101th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,664 kilometres.

These stages have the following profiles:

  • 9 flat stages
  • 5 hill stages
  • 6 mountain stages with 5 altitude finishes
  • 1 individual time-trial stage
  • 2 rest days

9 new stage cities

Leeds, Harrogate, York, Sheffield, Cambridge, Ypres, Oyonnax, Risoul, Maubourguet Pays du Val d’Adour

 

 

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