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14th of July, experience a historical day in Paris

14th of July, experience a historical day in Paris

Every July 14th, Paris dresses up in all its finery to celebrate the French National Holiday. It comprises a day with a jam-packed programme of activities to commemorate the Storming of the Bastille which, in 1789, following a bloody shoot-out, was assaulted by the revolutionary Parisians, marking the beginning of the French Revolution. more ...

Le Marche des Fiertés Paris 2012

Le Marche des Fiertés Paris 2012

Of all the gay pride parades that take place, the “Marche des Fiertés” (Paris gay pride parade) 2012 will be one of the biggest. Being the first capital to elect an openly gay mayor in 2001, gai Paris has for centuries been highly liberal; and this is reflected in the hundreds of thousands of participants who will spill out onto les rues in a multicoloured show of solidarity with homosexual rights. more ...

Heritage Days in Paris

Heritage Days in Paris

Every year in September they celebrate European Heritage Days in Paris, which allows the fortunate public to access the historical monuments in the French capital for the modest price of nothing for an entire weekend. Are you going to let this opportunity slip through your fingers? more ...

"Les Banlieues Bleues" Jazz Festival to be celebrated in Paris this Spring

From the 11th of March to the 8th of April 2011 the Banlieues Bleues Jazz Festival, an annual five week festival of French and international jazz, blues, R&B, and soul, amongst other musical styles will be taking places in various locations in the French capital for the entertainment of music fans and jazz fanatics alike in Paris. more ...

Chinese New Year celebrations in Paris 2011

Chinese New Year celebrations in Paris 2011

The celebrations in Paris just don’t stop as once you’ve had your fill of the Christmas events including the markets, the stunning festive lights and decorations adorning the city, News Year, Kings Day, and all the music festivals, in addition to the family celebrations and what the city has to offer in the way of culture you’d think that there would be a slight lull in its usually busy agenda. Think again because the French capital will soon be hosting the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival comprising one of Paris’s most popular annual events given that the city is transformed in an array of colours in honour of the thriving French-Chinese community who’s cultural influence on the capital is getting increasingly stronger. This exciting event that is a shining example of the cosmopolitan culture that reigns over the city, will be taking place on the 3rd of February 2011. more ...

Africolor urban music festival in Paris

Africolor urban music festival in Paris

This festival of African music has once again come to grace various venues in the City of Lights this Christmas season that has been vibrating to the most diverse rhythms and polyphonies. This event, that will make you discover a living panorama of African music today has been entertaining Parisians and tourists alike since the 21st of November and is shortly due to conclude on Friday the 24th of December. more ...

Les Inrocks Black XS 2010: Alternative music festival held in Paris this autumn

Les Inrocks Black XS 2010: Alternative music festival held in Paris this autumn

Music lovers of international indie, rock, techno and trip hop visiting Paris this autumn are in luck, as the popular and cultural magazine Les Inrockuptibles will be holding their annual alternative music festival, more commonly known as Les Inrocks Black XS from the 3rd to the 7th of November, comprising various venues in various locations of this charming city. more ...

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