Diary - August 2018

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MP2018 Quel Amour in Marseillepuce MP2018 Quel Amour
in Marseille

Seven months of artistic and cultural festivities gathering exhibitions, operas, concerts, plays, dance, circus and popular festivals in Marseille, Arles, Aubagne, Istres, Martigues, Miramasand Salon-de-Provence.
February 14th - September 1st
trianglewww.mp2018.com
Arles International Photography Encounterspuce 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 2nd - September 23th
trianglewww.rencontres-arles.com
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Ramatuelle Festivalpuce Ramatuelle Festival
proposes once again a beautiful line-up : "Edmond" from Alexis Michalik, "La raison d'Aymé"with Gérard Jugnot and Isabelle Mergault. Stand up comedy : Ary Abittan, Alex Lutz. Music : Francis Cabrel, Julien Clerc... among other.
August 1st - 11th
trianglewww.festivalderamatuelle.com
Grasse Jasmin Festivalpuce Jasmin 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 3rd - 5th
trianglewww.ville-grasse.fr
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Nuits Du Sud in Vencepuce Nuits Du Sud in Vence
A breeze came across the South blowing on summer evenings on Vence with Pierre et Alain Souchon, Kyo, Roberto Fonseca, Trust, Feu Chatterton, Sergeant Garcia... the festival invites artists less known noted for their innovative music.
July 19th - August 3rd
trianglewww.nuitsdusud.com
Orange Choregiespuce Orange Choregies
Each summer opera adorns the magnificent setting of the Roman Théâtre. On the program : Mefistofele from Boito, Il Barbiere di Siviglia from Rossini, La Flûte enchantée by the Béjart Ballet Lausanne ... among others
June 20th - August 4th
trianglewww.choregies.fr

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Valreas Lavander Corsopuce Lavander Corso in Valréas
Parade richly decorated accompanied by marching bands, cheerleaders and a spray of lavender perfumes the whole city.
August 3rd - 6th
trianglewww.ot-valreas.fr
Digne Lavander Corsopuce 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 3rd - 7th
trianglewww.cdf-dignelesbains.fr
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marché flottant de l'Isle sur Sorguepuce Floating market in l'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 5th
trianglewww.oti-delasorgue.fr
Barcelonnette Latino Mexican  Festivalpuce Latino Mexican 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 6th - 15th
trianglewww.barcelonnette.com
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Les Grimaldines in Grimaudpuce Les Grimaldines at Grimaud
16th 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 : Imany, Sinclair, Jehro, Michel Fugain.
July 17th - August 7th
trianglewww.les-grimaldines.com
Mas des Escaravatiers Festival in Puget sur Argenspuve 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 : Charlie Winston, Brigitte, Juliet Armanet, Keziah Jones, Eddy de Pretto, Her... among others ...
June 1st - August 8th
trianglewww.lemas-concert.com
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Menton Music Festivalpuce Menton Festival
A wonderful programme of classical music performed in front of the church of St Michel with Daniel Müller-Schott, Nicholas Angelich, Piotr Anderzewski, Janine Jansen, Alexander Gavrylyu, Philippe Jaroussky, Isabelle Faust, Lars Vogt, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Yaron Herman Trio ... among other
July 28th - August 11th
trianglewww.musique-menton.fr
Carqueiranne Comedy Festivalpuce 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 30th - August 10th
trianglewww.theatreinsitu.com
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Cannes Electronic beachespuce Electronic beaches in Cannes
Large ephemeral dance floor, feet in the sand or in the sea with an exceptional line-up : Bigflo et Oli, The Avener, Mozambo, Kygo, Klingande, Boris Way...
August 10th - 12th
trianglewww.plages-electroniques.com
Isle sur la Sorgue Antiques Fairpuce Antiques 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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Escales du Cargopuce Les Escales du Cargo
in Arles

Open air festival on 3 stages with a line up of 30 artists : Charlotte Gainsbourg, Brigitte, Juliette Armanet, Etienne Daho, Joan Baez ... parmi d'autres
July 17th - 19th and August 14th
trianglewww.escales-cargo.com
Monte Carlo Sporting Summer Festivalpuce Sporting Summer festival
in Monaco :

As every year, an outstanding programme : : Ringo Starr, Seal, Tom Jones, Santana, Etienne Daho, MC Solaar, Rita Ora, le Cirque du Soleil, ...among others.
July 6th - August 18th
trianglefr.montecarlolive.com
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Nuits de la Citadelle in 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 20th - August 13th
trianglewww.nuitsdelacitadelle.fr
Roque d'Antheron Piano Festivalpuce 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, Renaud Capuçon, B. Iddo Bar Shaï, B. Berezovsky, Adam Laloum, N. Lugansky, A. Queffelec, G.Sokolov ... entre autres
July 20th - August 18th
trianglewww.festival-piano.com
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Cannes Fireworks Festivalpuce 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 14th, 21th, 29th
August 7th, 15th, 24th

trianglewww.festival-pyrotechnique-com
Toiles du Sud in 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 17th - August 18th
trianglewww.lestoilesdusud.fr
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Jazz à Ramatuellepuce Ramatuelle Jazz festival
5 open air pure jazz nights with Hugh Coltman, Parisien, Peirani and Friends, File Under Zawinul, WeARE4 with Sly Johnson, André Ceccarelli, Fifi Chayeb...
Théatre de Verdure
August 16th - 20th
trianglewww.jazzaramatuelle.com
Music festival in Wine Estatespuce Les Musicales dans
les Vignes

Jazz festival and classical music with food and wine pairing in nearly 20 prestigious castles and vineyards throughout Provence : good music, good wine and good food, in the most beautiful castles of Provence ... what else !
June 15th - August 19th
triangle lesmusicalesdanslesvignes.blog
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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 24th - 26th
trianglewww.festivalbd.com
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 25th
triangle www.bandesvendanges.fr
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Foire à la saucisse au Valpuce Sausage Fair in Val
Little sausages, big sausages, boudins, parades with sausage throwing ... Pig delicatessen gourmet, you will love it.
September 1st - 2nd
carrewww.foirealasaucisse.fr
Fête du bois à La Martrepuce Wood festival in La Martre
Conferences, forest walk, concerts, wood carvings, children's workshops stilt, contest logging, craft fair, workshops sheds, basketry...
September 7th - 8th
carrewww.fetedubois.fr
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Féria du Riz à Arlespuce Rice Feria in Arles
A major appointment of the year with bullfights, and horse show novilladas in the arenas but also abrivado, bull run, bandido, parades and concerts.
September 8th - 9th
triangle www.feriaarles.com
Reconstitution historique de Laurispuce Historical pageant in Lauris
A hundred actors (no professionels) in costume will take you through the history of Lauris. A guide will accompany you and you will discover the treasures of the village in an original way.
September 8th - 9th
carrewww.laurisenluberon.com
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Exhibitions

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Exhibition Sa Muse in Marseillepuce Sa Muse... in Marseille
This exhibition presents works by modern and contemporary painters, sculptors, photographers and videographers who have been inspired by their relationship with their model, muse, woman, diva.
February 10th - August 26th, 2018.
trianglemuseeregardsdeprovence.com
Arles International Photography Encounterspuce 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 2nd - September 23th
trianglewww.rencontres-arles.com
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Picasso - Picabia exhibition at the Granet Museumpuce Picasso - Picabia, Granet Museum in Aix en Provence
The exhibition brings together exceptional works by two key figures of modernity: gathered both chronologically and thematically, the exhibition focuses on key moments of their journey.
June 9th - September 23th, 2018
trianglemuseegranet-aixenprovence.fr
Ai Weiwei exhibitiojn at the au Mucempuce Ai Weiwei exhibition at the Mucem in Marseille
Photographer, architect, sculptor, performer, filmmaker ... all of his work combines Chinese origins with contemporary art and shows everyday objects that become works of art.
June 20th - November 12th, 2018
trianglewww.mucem.org
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Picasso and the Spanish masters  Exhibitionaux at les Baux de Provencepuce Picasso and the Spanish masters at 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 2nd, 2018 - January 6th, 2019
pucewww.carrieres-lumieres.com
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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