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French Tennis Open at Roland Garros

22.May~11.June.2017

Tennis then takes centre stage avec Roland Garros featuring the world’s top tennis players at Porte d’Auteuil. Last year, Serbian player Novak Djokovic finally won his first French Open title.

Fête des Tuileries

24.June~27.August.2017

During the summer holidays the Jardin des Tuileries hosts a traditional funfair. Children and adults, Parisians and visitors, all come together to enjoy the traditional rides during this two month period. There will be some 60 attractions and rides, including bumper cars, ghost trains, shooting gallery, hall of mirrors, 1900 wooden carrousel horses. A few skill games are also on offer such as duck fishing games, a family favourite and ring throwing.

Entry to the funfair is free of charge but the rides and attractions charge a fee. For the enjoyment of all, the funfair in the Jardin des Tuileries has no background music. 

Champs-Elysées Film Festival

15.June~22.June.2017

An established event that has been attracting cinema-goers for four years now, the cinemas on the Avenue des Champs Elysées invite you to experience their annual film festival. The Champs-Elysées Film Festival was founded by producer Sophie Dulac. It aims to present independent French and American films to a wider audience.

The programme will include screenings for children, premiers, and a short film competition featuring over 35 French and American films. A feature film competition is also organised. Audiences can also watch some of the great classics of French cinema history, and meet some of the great figures from the film world.

Evening events are organised, to the delight of film buffs. Every year, the festival features a guest of honour from the film world.

Open Air Cinema

12.July~20.August.2017 

Relax on the green lawns of the Parc de la Villette, in the 19th district in the north east of Paris; as dusk falls the screenings begin at the Open Air Cinema Festival (Cinéma en plein air). A cultural highlight every summer with a different theme each time, the festival welcomes thousands of film fans with a programme of French and international films, both new releases and cult films of the past.

Bastille Day

14.July.2017

The highlight of the summer is Bastille Day on 14 July. The programme for the national holiday, which falls on a Thursday in 2016, is packed with events. In the morning the military parade on the Avenue des Champs-Elysées takes place, heading down the ‘most beautiful avenue in the world’ all the way to Place de la Concorde. Cast your eyes skyward for the military flypast, always a thrilling spectacle. In the evening, it’s party time with the firemen’s balls held in a number of fire stations all over Paris Region. Some of the balls are held on the previous night, the 13th, so do check before going. The celebrations wind down with a bang between 11pm and 11.30pm, with a spectacular fireworks display set off from the Eiffel Tower

La nuit aux Invalides 2017

July 6 to September 2017

Starting July 6 to September 2017 the facades of the interior of invalids light up with stories of Paris’s diverse and colorful history. The events are held in English on Monday and Thursday nights meaning the English speakers can now fully enjoy and appreciate the story told behind the pictures.

Paris Jazz festival

17.June~30.July.2017 

Founded by two jazz fans founded 1994, the Paris Jazz Festival (formerly "A fleurs de Jazz") artfully blends jazz melodies and the harmony of nature. Since its debut, the festival has been supported by the Parc Floral in Paris which lends its blossoming, verdant backdrop to jazz -lovers.

With over 120,000 spectators last year, this jazz festival has clearly established itself as one of the great events in the genre in Paris and across the Ile-de-France region. With a daring and eclectic line-up each year, the festival is a symbol of the vitality of the French and Parisian jazz scene. However the festival also invites major international jazz players and singers to perform on stage at the Espace Delta where music and nature come together as one.

Paris Plages

 July8~September4 2017

In 2017 Paris Plages is bigger than ever .from Pont de solferino to Pont Alexandre III on the left bank and from Pont de sully to Pont Neuf on the right bank ,the Parc rives de sine offers beach vibes right here in Paris. So get ready to cool off and enjoy summer Parisian style with sun, sand and sports activities

La vivllete canal basin {paris plages}
July 8~ September 4 2017 Paris plagues initiated in 2002 has made Paris the perfect place to be at this summer .located on the quai de Loire of the canal de l ‘oureq ,3 different pools of different depts. Have been built and apart from swimming you can also enjoy canoeing, zip line and comic and science workshops.Get your swimsuits and sunscreens out and enjoy summer in Paris.
LOLLAPALOOZA PARIS 2017
July 22~July 23 2017 The American Lollapalooza festival will take place in Paris on 22 and 23 July at the Hippodrome de Long champ. With a lineup of The Weekend, Lana Del Rey, London Grammar, Alt J, AND  also La Femme, rapper Skepta, LP, Glass Animals, Max Jury and the Pixies,IAM, Liam Gallagher and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Lollapalooza 2017 Paris would be a music lovers dream come true.Ull regret missing this one
Christian Dior, couturier du rêve
5 July 2017~ 7 January 2018

The Musée des Arts Décoratifs is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Dior. This lavish and comprehensive exhibition invites visitors on a voyage of discovery through the universe of the House of Dior’s founder and the illustrious couturiers who succeeded him: Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and, most recently, Maria Grazia Chiuri.

FESTIVAL D'AVIGNON
JULY 10~JULY 23

A popular and contemporary artistic adventure. Founded in 1947 by Jean Vilar, the Avignon Festival is today one of the most important contemporary performing arts events in the world. Every year in July, Avignon becomes a city-theater, transforming its architectural heritage into various performance venues, majestic or surprising, welcoming tens of thousands of theater-lovers (over 130,000 admissions) of all ages

Every year in July, Avignon becomes a city-theater, transforming its architectural heritage into various performance venue.If you are a theatre lover this event is for you.

If you are a theatre lover this event is for you.

Silhouette Festival

25 August2017~02 September 2017

Every year since 2002, for a week at the end of summer, the Silhouette association puts on a free festival dedicated to short films, in the 19th district in Paris. Every year, the festival begins with a concert night which presents emerging musical talents, taking festival goers off the beaten track with styles from all over the world. In all, over a hundred short films are presented before 20,000 spectators, making this one of the largest short film festivals in France.

Rock en Seine


25August2017~27August 2017

Over 100,000 music lovers gather in the French capital each year at the Parc National de Saint-Cloud to enjoy the live concerts across the four stages. All styles of rock are represented, from Punk to Metal, via Pop-rock, New-Wave and Britpop.

Paris Design Week

08 September 2017~16 September 2017

For one week, Paris celebrates the best in Design and Art. Galleries, schools, studios and workshops offer you a chance to discover a plethora  of contemporary collections.  all  These shows invite both professionals and the general public to discover and appreciate the latet trends in the design world.

 

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