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 Square–Federico 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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