Diary - July 2017

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Fête des pecheurspuce St Pierre fete, sea and fishermen's fete
Sea parades, boat blessing, parades in the port, singing, provençal boat jousting (joutes), sardinade, aioli, anchoiades ...
Antibes : June 30th - July 1st
Cannes : July 1st

Fêtes d'Arlespuce Les fêtes d'Arles
The whole town participates in the local traditions, a fusion of poetry and Camargue traditions : Satin race (camargue horse race), the Pegoulade, torchlit carmargue horse parade with coyboys and beautifully dressed arlésienne women Costume fete.
June 4th - July 2sd
trianglewww.festivarles.com
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La Croix Valmer Anches Festivalpuce Anches Festival
in La Croix Valmer

This music festival lasting 3 days has become an international rendez-vous for some of the most prestigious international wind band.
June 30th - July 2sd
trianglewww.lacroixvalmer.fr
Petanque world championshippuce Pétanque world championship in Marseille
The largest competition of balls in the world, with nearly 13,000 participants. A great sporting event and it is open to everyone, rewards for everyone !
July 2sd - 7th
trianglewww.lamarseillaise.fr
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Marseille Dance Festivalpuce Dance Festival in Marseille
Due to dance, the Festival could rapidly bring a new innovative artistic trend. The Festival remains true to its original concept, an international festival of contemporary performance arts : dance, music, cinema.
June 15th - July 9th
trianglewww.festivaldemarseille.com
Orange Choregiespuce Chorégies d'Orange
Each summer opera adorns the magnificent setting of the Roman Théâtre. On the program : "Rigoletto" and "Aida " from Verdi. The IX° Symphony from Beethoven, the baryton Bryn Terfel, and a recital from Florian Sempey... amon others
June 19th - August 5th
trianglewww.choregies.fr

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Vaison dansespuce Vaison Danses
in Vaison la Romaine

A dance that crosses multiple origins and styles, from contemporary to classic. Headlining the Compañia Nacional de Danza de España, the Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Thierry Malandain Ballet Biarritz, the Cirque Le Roux...
June 24th - July 29th
trianglewww.vaison-danses.com
Mas des Escaravatiers concerts in Puget sur Argenpuve Le Mas des Escaravatiers
in Puget sur Argens

An idyllic place, a relaxed atmosphere, good music, brunch around the pool, DJ set and live music : Fefe, Cocoon Deluxe, Paris Combo, Benjamin Biolay Jehro, Catherine Ringer, Christophe ... among others
June 3rd - August 19th
trianglewww.lemas-concert.com
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Monaco Sporting Summer Festivalpuce Monaco Sporting Summer Festival :
As every year, an outstanding programme : Deep Purple, Pretenders, Joss Stone, Véronique Sanson, Pink Martini, Christine and The Queens, George Benson, Zucchero, L.E.J, Kool & the Gang, ...among others
June 28th - August 20th
trianglefr.montecarlolive.com
Aix-en-Provence International Opera festivalpuce International Opera festival in Aix-en-Provence
The opera program : Don Giovanni from Mozart, Carmen from Bizet, The Rake's Progress from Stravinski, Eugène Onéguine from Tchaïkowski, Erismena from Cavalli, Pinocchio from Philippe Boesmans ... among others
July 3rd - 22th
trianglewww.festival-aix.com
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Arles International Photography Rencontrespuce International Photography Rencontres in Arles
The first event photography the world will gather thousands of professionals and amateurs and nearly 35 exhibitions, screenings, seminars, conferences, trainings.
July 3rd - September 24th
trianglewww.rencontres-arles.com
Avignon Festivalpuce Avignon Festival
This year the festival offers a facelift with many new talents and an innovative programming. Of course always some nice surprises to discover the side of the Off Festival, where over 300 performances are scheduled.
July 6th - 26th
trianglewww.festival-avignon.com
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Nuits Du Sud in Vencepuce The "Nuits Du Sud" in Vence
A breeze came across the South blowing on summer evenings on Vence with Olivia Ruiz, Peter Doherty, Noa, julian Perretta, Alpha Blondy, Keziah Jones, Tryo... the festival invites artists less known noted for their innovative music.
July 6th - 29th
trianglewww.nuitsdusud.com
Jazz in Porquerollespuce Jazz in Porquerolles
A good atmosphere and good music to be enjoyed without let or hindrance, in a magnificent island setting, with among others : André Minvielle, Chris Potter Trio, Archie Shepp, Aldo Romano, Jacky Terrasson, Shabaka Hutchings, Naïssam Jalal...
July 6th - 10th
trianglewww.jazzaporquerolles.org
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Six Fours Pointu Festivalpuce Pointu Festival at Six Fours
3rd edition for this new festival on the idyllic island of Gaou with a indie electro music on the Bonnegrace beach with Ryan Adams, Ride, Slowdive, Dinosaur Jr. among others ... and it is free.
July 8th - 9th
trianglewww.pointufestival.fr
Les Suds in Arlespuce Les Suds in Arles
A panorama of all kinds of musics from the South, with nearly 50 concerts : from reggae to rai, from flamenco to jazz, and electro to tango ... and proceedings are spiced up with dedications-apéritifs, meals in the local community, courses in dance, music and song.
July 10th - 16th
trianglewww.suds-arles.com
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Les Grimaldines à Grimaudpuce Les Grimaldines at Grimaud
15th edition of this festival combining street shows and great concerts splendidly set up in open air in the amphitheater of the castle of Grimaud with Lucky Peterson, China Moses, Gérald De Palmas, Ben l'Oncle Soul, Flavia Coelho ...
July 11th - August 8th
trianglewww.les-grimaldines.com
Feria du Cheval aux Saintes Maries de la Merpuce Horses festival in Saintes Maries de la Mer
For 5 days the horse is king and is celebrated in appropriate style to the sound of flamencos and camargue traditions : Abrivado, corrida, pegoulado, novillada... and horse show.
July 13th - 17th
trianglewww.saintesmaries.com
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Festival d'art pyrotechnique à Cannespuce Fireworks Festival in Cannes
Leading firework specialists in the world come together and do their very best to enchant 200,000 spectators with their bombs, candles and comets combining sound and light.
July 13th, 21th and 29th
August 7th, 15th, and 24th

trianglewww.festival-pyrotechnique-com
Toulon Jazz festivalpuce Jazz in Toulon
Free open air concerts in a festive atmosphere. Jazz and good musicians : Trio Ponty Lagrene Eastwood, Richard Bona, Roy Hargrove, Olivier Ker Ourio, ... From blues to soul, through funk, rock and modern jazz, all facets of jazz will be present.
July 15th - 23th
trianglewww.jazzatoulon.com
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Festival Cubainpuce Cuban Festival
in La Seyne sur Mer

Friendly and festive atmosphere with photo exhibition, Cuban cuisine, salsa dance workshops, training course percussion and Cuban music with 7 concerts.
July 15th - 23th
trianglewww.bayamo.fr
Juan Jazz festivalpuce 57th Juan Jazz festival
A brilliant event for this legendary festival : Trio Ponty Lagrene Eastwood, Buddy Guy, Tom Jones, Tajmo, Wayne Shorter, Macy Gray, Gregory Porter, Hiromi Duo, Sting, Jamie Cullum ...among others.
July 15th - 23th
trianglewww.jazzajuan.com
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Plages électroniques - Cannespuce Electronic beaches in Cannes
Large ephemeral dance floor, feet in the sand or in the sea with an exceptional line-up : Kungs, Flume, Kalkbrenner, Bondax, Feder, Darius, Fakear, Nu, Ofenbach, Jabberwocky...
July 15th and August 10th, 11th, 12th
trianglewww.plages-electroniques.com
Nice Jazz Festivalpuce Nice Jazz Festival
Every night 3 concerts on 2 stages, a wonderful programme performed by the best musicians : Herbie Hancock, Trombone Shorty, Roberto Fonseca, Ibrahim Maalouf, Youn Sun Nah, Mary J. Blige, Cory Henry, Deluxe, IAM, ... among others.
July 17th - 21th
trianglewww.nicejazzfestival.fr
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Toiles du Sud à Cotignacpuce Les Toiles du Sud in Cotignac
this year 18 open air theatre, concert or movie nights on a giant screen at the foot of the rock in the village with cult Films, animation, documentary, fiction, VO and VF
July 18th - August 18th
trianglewww.lestoilesdusud.fr
Tour de Francepuce The tour de France in Provence
The mythical climbs of Col de la Croix de Fer and the Col de Galibier accompanied by thousands of spectators. The 3 days in region PACA will pass by Serre Chevalier, Briançon, Embrun, Salon de Provence and Marseille en étape contre la montre.
July 19th - 21th
trianglewww.letour.fr
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Escales du Cargopuce Les Escales du Cargo
à Arles

Open air festival on 3 stages with a line up of 30 artists : Agnes Obel, Jain, Pony Pony Run Run, Hilight Tribe, Trust ... among others
July 19th - 22th
trianglewww.escales-cargo.com
Jazz des 5 continentspuce Jazz from the 5 continents in
Marseille

10 nights for 5 continents where talented musicians are expected : Norah Jones, Georges Benson, The Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' Band, Herbie Hancock, Imany,Tony Allen Quartet ... among others
July 19th - 29th
trianglefestival-jazz-cinq-continents.com
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concerts du Cloîtrepuce Concerts in the Cloister in Nice
The greatest solists teachers of the International Summer Academy of Nice in the beautiful cloister of the Monastery of Cimiez open to the public for this unique opportunity.
July 19th - August 12th
trianglewww.hexagone.net
Nuits de la Citadelle à Sisteronpuce Nuits de la Citadelle
in Sisteron

Music, dance and theatre have been forming a trilogy that is becoming increasingly popular thanks to the magical surroundings and the quality of the performers.
July 19th - August 12th
trianglewww.nuitsdelacitadelle.fr
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Rencontres de musique médiévalepuce Medieval music festival in Thoronet
In the magnificent setting of the famous Cistercian Abbey and its exceptional acoustics : 15th century songs, medieval music and Gregorian chant, the source of the great musical creations of the Middle Age.
July 20th - 28th
trianglewww.musique-medievale.fr
Festival de Piano de La Roque d'Antheronpuce Piano Festival in La Roque d'Antheron
Early 100 concerts take place in a variety of magical settings. The best international artists will be there : N. Angelich, Y. Avdeeva, R. Capuçon, B. Iddo Bar Shaï, B. Berezovsky, A. Laloum, N. Lugansky, A. Queffelec, G.Sokolov, B. Hendricks... among others
July 21th - August 19th
trianglewww.festival-piano.com
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Festival de Martiguespuce Martigues Festival
Dance, music and voice of the world, Martigues festival offers a program of choice in world music and contemporary music.
July 22th - 29th
trianglewww.festival-martigues.fr
Nuits Flamencas de Chateauvallon à Ollioulespuce Flamencas Nights of Chateauvallon in Ollioules
Two festive flamenco evenings concocted by Juan Carmona with exceptional musicians and dancers :Eva Yerbabuena, the tablao Casa Patas, Jose Maya and Juana la del Pipa.
July 28th - 29th
trianglewww.chateauvallon.com
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Festival de Musique de Mentonpuce Menton Music Festival
A wonderful programme of classical music performed in front of the church of St Michel with Fazil Say, Christian Zacharias, Renaud Capuçon, Edgar Moreau, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Nelson Freire, Lars Vogt, Iddo Bar-Shaï, Kit Armstrong ...among others
July 28th - August 13th
trianglewww.musique-menton.fr
Théâtre in Situ à Carqueirannepuce Théâtre in Situ in Carqueiranne
Theater lovers, here's a festival 100% theater in an idyllic open air theater surrounded by nature on a hill overlooking the Golden Islands (Free shuttles from downtown)
July 31th - August 11th
trianglewww.theatreinsitu.com
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Festival de Ramatuellepuce Ramatuelle Festival
proposes once again a beautiful line-up : Philippe Caubère, Andréa Bescond, Barbara Schulz, Pascal Elbé, Françis Huster, Régis Laspalès. Music : Véronique Sanson, Julien Doré and Michel Jonasz quartet.
August 1st - 11th
trianglewww.festivalderamatuelle.com
Fête du Jasmin à Grassepuce Jasmine festival in Grasse
Flower parade, battle of flowers, election of Miss Jasmine, Provencal mass, street performers, provençal Aioli in the purest tradition of Provence.
August 4th - 6th
trianglewww.ville-grasse.fr
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Corso lavande à Valréaspuce Lavander Corso in Valréas
Parade richly decorated accompanied by marching bands, cheerleaders and a spray of lavender perfumes the whole city.
August 4th - 7th
trianglewww.ot-valreas.fr
Corso de la Lavande à Dignepuce Lavander Corso in Digne
Procession of decorated floats, lively activity in the sweet-smelling streets, dancing, folklore... it's the end of the harvest and it's time to celebrate.
August 4th - 8th
trianglewww.cdf-dignelesbains.fr
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marché flottant de l'Isle sur Sorguepuce Floating market in Isle sur Sorgue
Every 1st Sunday of August, come and do your shopping on the old market on the river Sorgue. You will find olives, oil, tapenade and good products from Provence.
August 6th
trianglewww.oti-delasorgue.fr
Foire brocante & antiquité de l'Isle sur la Sorguepuce Antique Fair in Isle sur Sorgue
This great gathering of antique dealers welcome more than 220 exhibitors. A really wide profusion of pieces of period furniture, ranging from the most beautiful pieces of antique furniture to the most kitsch thingummies.
August 11th - 15th
trianglefoire-isle-sur-sorgue.fr
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Fêtes Latinos Mexicaines de Barcelonnettepuce Mexican latino festival in Barcelonnette
Parades, concerts, processions of mariachis and their dancing girls, dancing lessons and plenty of other activities which will transport Barcelonnette to the colourful countries which are part of Barcelonette's history.
August 12th - 15th
trianglewww.barcelonnette.com
Les Luminessences à Avignonpuce The Luminessences in Avignon
Every evening at nightfall, a monumental show 3 D in the courtyard of the Palais des Papes tells the story of the Palais with a spectacular scenography at 360 degrees.
August 12th - September 30th
carrewww.lesluminessences-avignon.com
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Jazz à Ramatuellepuce Ramatuelle Jazz festival
5 open air pure jazz nights with Lisa Simone (Nina's daughter), René Urtreger quintet , Michael Wollny trio, Lou Tavano and Yaron Herman trio.
Théatre de Verdure
August 16th - 20th
trianglewww.jazzaramatuelle.com
Festival BD - Bande dessinée de Sollies Villepuce Comics Festival in Sollies
Lost of famous artists will be here : Batem, Frank, Margerin, Jose-Luis Munuera, ... among others, with exhibitions and free internship BD for youth 10 to 20 years ... Any takers.
August 25th - 27th
trianglewww.festivalbd.com
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Ban des vendanges Avignonpuce Harvest ban in Avignon
A feast in a friendly and unique heritage, all around the Palais des Papes in Doms gardens where lovers of Rhone wines will taste the grapes crushed and the Cuvée des Compagnons.
August 26th
triangle www.bandesvendanges.fr
Les Chikoulades de Lambescpuce Les Chikoulades in Lambesc
The great harvest festival of the Aix winemakers began with fanfare at 10.30 am with the harvest ban, producers market, children's workshops, competitions barrels wheelers, with music, jazz concerts, shows ...
August 27th
flechewww.leschikoulades.fr
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Exhibitions

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Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo exhibition in Les Baux de Provencepuce Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo in Les 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
pucewww.lesbauxdeprovence.com
Exposition Jean-Marie Périer - Des années 60 à nos jourspuce Jean-Marie Périer - From the 1960s to now in Marseille
More than 200 photos of yeye stars, the exuberance and lightness of the 60s through tender and poetic portraits. The exhibition also pays tribute to the personalities who enrich the departmental identity with their talent.
May 31th - September 2nd, 2017
trianglewww.biblio13.fr
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Joseph Inguimberty' poetry in Marseillepuce Poésie de Joseph Inguimberty in Marseille
Nearly 80 paintings to discover this artist born in Marseille, who shared 20 years between Provence and Indochina. Two countries and the same poetic sensitivity of the landscape
May 6th - November 12th, 2017
trianglemuseeregardsdeprovence.com
Bonnard Vuillard exhibition in the Cannetpuce Bonnard/ Vuillard at the Cannet
Built by the Marcie-Rivière couple, this elegant collection consists of 25 paintings and 94 drawings by Bonnard and 24 paintings, 3 pastels and 2 drawings by Vuillard from the Musée d'Orsay.
May 13th - September 17th, 2017
trianglewww.museebonnard.fr
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Jean Planque's fabulous collection in Aix en Provencepuce Jean Planque Collection in Aix en Provence
Jean Planque's fabulous collection of 300 works from the impressionists to the major artists of the 20th century such as Cézanne, Monet, Van Gogh, Degas, Bonnard, Picasso, Braque, Léger, Staël and Dubuffet.
May 13th - February 18th, 2018
trianglewww.museegranet-aixenprovence.fr
Raoul Dufy exhibition in Mentonpuce Raoul Dufy, les couleurs du bonheur in Menton :
The eyes of the collector on the work of Raoul Dufy. An American collector, fascinated by Jean Cocteau's protean work, Séverin Wunderman gathered also throughout his life an extraordinary collection of Dufy
May 20th - October 9th, 2017
trianglemuseecocteaumenton.com
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Sisley l'impressionniste exhibition in Aix en Provencepuce "Sisley l'impressionniste" in Aix
Alfred Sisley utterly devoted himself to painting landscapes, and remained faithful to the movement's founding principles, which, like poems, prompt peaceful contemplation.
June 10th - October 15th, 2017
trianglewww.caumont-centredart.com
Consul'Art in Marseillepuce Consul'Art in Marseille
As the second most important diplomatic place in France with its 69 consular representations, Marseilles exposes the artistic works of the foreign countries represented in Marseilles, nearly 80 original works.
June 15th - July 22th, 2017
carrewww.maisondelartisanat.org

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Luxury in Antiquity in Arlespuce Luxury in Antiquity in Arles
Don't miss this exhibition of the Treasure of Berthouville, (the only one in Europe) which brings together 128 objects of the highest value, meticulously restored by the researchers of Villa Getty.
July 1st - January 22th, 2018
carrewww.arles-antique.cg13.fr

Gallery of the Mediterranean in Mucem of Marseillepuce Gallery of the Mediterranean in Mucem at 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.
Permanent exhibition
triangle www.mucem.org
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