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Diary - February 2017

Manosque Film Meetingpuce Manosque Film meetings
A sharp selection of movies you will not see everywhere. Good cinema rewarded with prestigious awards for some. Cinema of the real life and the imaginary, from here and elsewhere.
January 31th - February 5th
Les Hivernales in Avignonpuce Les Hivernales in Avignon
One of the oldest dance festival celebrates its 39anniversary with a week dedicated to artists & choregraphers in connection with the Mediterranean with 22 companies, 33 performances and 16 workshops .
February 6th - 25th
Truffle markets All set for the truffle season
The markets are open from November to March (mornings):
Richerenches: Saturday
Carpentras: Friday
Aups: Thursday
Tasting omelet with truffles every Saturday at noon in Richerenches
Truffe festival in Carpentraspuce Truffe festival in Carpentras
A day to know everything about the truffle, scrambled party, selling truffles, gourmet work shops, demonstration digging and field trips.
February 10th, 17th and 24th
Truffle Festival and Winter Market at Colomarspuce Truffle Festival & Winter Market at Colomars
Market black truffles, truffle hunting demonstration, handicrafts market, delicatessen, aperitif and tasting.
February 5th
Carry le Rouet Big Sea urchin festivalpuce Oursinades
in Carry le Rouet

Oursinades in Carry le Rouet Big Sea urchin festival with seafood and other shellfish on the port. All the cafe and restaurant terraces have entertainment with a wonderful ambiance, music, craft fair and provençal folks
February 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th
Mimosa Trailpuce Mimosa Trail
This is the period to set out on the "mimosa trail" in the pleasant winter sunshine, surrounded by sumptuous landscapes, passing through these 8 delightful stop overs : Bormes, le Rayol Canadel, Ste Maxime, St Raphaël, Mandelieu, Tanneron, Pégomas finishing in Grasse with a visit to the museum of perfume.
from January 15th
Mimosa Corso in Sainte Maximepuce Mimosa Corso in Sainte Maxime
On Saturday distribution of lanterns for the night-parade, grand parade in the city. Sunday parade and grand parade of floats
February 4th - 5th
Mimosa Festival in Mandelieupuce Mimosa Festival in Mandelieu
Evening parades of lights on Feb 18th. Procession of floral floats in the town centre on Feb19th
February 15th -22th
At Biot February 5th
Mimosa Grand Corso in Bormes les Mimosaspuce Mimosa Grand Corso
Pégomas : Jan 28th (bal du mimosa)
Tanneron : February 5th
Mandelieu Fête du mimosa : Feb 15th to 22th. Parade of lights 18th. Procession of floral boat 19th
Cavalaire : February 11th-12th
Bormes : February 26th
Lavandou : March 19th
Nice Grand Carnivalpuce Nice Carnaval
Giant parades, processions of illuminated floats, flower parades on the Promenade des Anglais ... the magic of the Carnival explode around King Carnival sacred "King of energy "
February 11th - February 25th
Menton Lemon Festivalpuce Menton Lemon Festival
Golden Fruits Parades which will make their way along the seafront. Fanfares twirl and zigzag through the citrus-laden floats to the sound of bands. Night parades, fireworks, citrus exhibition and gardens of light in the jardins Bioves...
February 11th - 1 March 1st
Antibes - Salon Chocolatpuce Bread, Love and Chocolate Fair at Antibes
If you have a great love affair with chocolate ... you have a RV with the best producers of chocolates, breads & pastries in Antibes for Valentine's Day weekend.
February 9th - 12th & 16th - 19th
Combat naval fleuri à Villefranche sur Merpuce Sea Battle of the Flowers at Villefranche sur mer
A unique event in France : a battle of flowers on the water : Traditional procession of flower-decked pointus. A flower battle ensues between the boats as various attractions on the quaysides feature folk groups.
February 13th
La Route d'Or du 2Cv clubpuce La Route d'Or du 2Cv club
This is a major gathering of 2CV collectors and enthusiasts. They'll leave Grasse heading for Pégomas puis Tanneron through forests of mimosa in bloom. A wonderful atmosphere - beautiful 2CVs and mimosa everywhere... A really great day out...
February 18th - 19th
Open 13 - Marseillepuce Open 13 in Marseille
Professional men’s tennis tournament which brings together the best players : : Gaël Monfils, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Nick Kyrgios, Grigor Dimitrov, Lucas Pouille, Richard Gasquet...
February 20th - 26th
Games Festival in Cannespuce Games Festival in Cannes
Passionate or just curious players, it will be hard to resist this showcase of mind games and society. This festival offers initiations, competitions, tournaments, challenges and new games.
February 24th - 26th
Tourrettes sur Loup Violet festivalpuce Violet festival at
Tourrettes sur Loup

The whole village is in flower and fragrances fill the air. The streets play host to the farmers' market. The high point of the festivities is the great Violets Procession with flower battle.
February 25th - 26th
Nice International Fairpuce Nice International Fair
One of the most popular events of the French Riviera with more 140 000 visitors and 1 200 exhibitors.
March 4th-13th
Collection Passion in Draguignanpuce Collection Passion
in Draguignan

You are a collect addict ?... then this festival is for you and all lovers of collections of all kinds including postcard
March 4th-5th
Printemps des Poètespuce Le Printemps des Poètes
The theme this year: "Africa". Readings, exposure, conferences, workshops of poetry ... many events will celebrate the poem in all the area
Toulon, Fréjus, Aix, St Raphaël ...
March 4th-19th
Paris Nicecarre Cycling race Paris Nice
One last push on the pedals for the arrival of the famous race on the Promenade des Anglais after 1 230 km, 2 stops in Provence French Riviera : March 10th from Aubagne to Fayence, Mars 11th from Nice to Roubion and the final at Nice by the col d'Eze
March 10th-12th
Babel Med Musique in Marseillepuce Babel Med Music
in Marseille

3 days and 3 nights of music, partying, dating around the world music. 250 artists, 30 concerts ... 13 000 spectators expected in the baroque setting and post-industrial Dock des Suds
March 16th-18th
Printemps des Arts Monte Carlopuce Le Printemps des Arts
in Monte-Carlo

offers a selection of musical events of international quality, portraits of composers ... an approach to music and different inventive or rub concerts, shows, dance & visual arts.
March 17th - April 8th


Japon exhibition in Marseillepuce Japan Exhib Marseille
A trip to Japan between sky and earth around contemporary Japanese ceramics with the works of more than sixty craftsmen from Kyoto. Participate in a tea ceremony every Saturday at 2:30 pm with a Tea Master
February 17th - March 24, 2017
Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo exhibition in Les Baux de Provencepuce Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo aux Baux de Provence
The monumental Carrieres de Lumieres host extraordinary multimedia shows which are unique : spectators are totally immersed in the image projected onto all the surfaces of the rock
March 4th - January 7th, 2018
David Dellepiane exhibition in Marseillepuce David Dellepiane in Marseille
Complete and prolific artist, his life in Marseille, Paris and Genoa inspired this talented painter, poster artist, lithographer, portraitist, illustrator and designers both in genre scenes, group portraits, views of the port of Marseille and Provence countryside.
Until March 19th, 2017
Exhibition Bonnard en toute intimitépuce Bonnard en toute intimité in Le Cannet
A selection of nearly 60 works by Pierre Bonnard that shows the painter's sources of inspiration through the prism of the intimate. A 360 ° discovery of his house Le Bosquet
Until April 23th, 2017
Marilyn exhibition in Aix en Provencepuce Marilyn - I Wanna Be Loved By You in Aix en Provence
The very special relationship between the mythical image of Marilyn Monroe and photography and photographers reflected here by some sixty prints from private collections.
Until May 1st, 2017

Gallery of the Mediterranean in Marseille Mucempuce Gallery of the Mediterranean in Mucem in Marseille
Everyday objects mixed in with works of art, bearing witness to the practices and beliefs of the past and the present, from the Neolithic period to the contemporary works covering a 1,500 m² floor area.
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