Category Archive: Events

World Camera Day

29 Juin 2017

The origins of photography – World Camera Day

We wish you all a happy World Camera Day! Every year on June 29th, we celebrate World Camera Day – an opportunity to take you through the origins of photography. Cameras and photography have developed substantially over the years, from its early roots right up to modern day digital photography and smartphones. How will you […]


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Lab 14

09 Fév 2017

Lab 14 Street Art exhibition

Another must-see Street Art exhibition is currently taking place in Paris – Lab 14 is not to be missed! Lab 14, currently  unoccupied, is transitioning from Post Office building to residential complex. In between this transformation is a temporary and colourful Street Art exhibition. Covering 2 floors over 1600m2 and presenting around 30 artists (including […]


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epiphany celebration

07 Jan 2017

Epiphany celebration in France

The Epiphany celebration in France is another good excuse to eat cake! We introduce you to a very old tradition which still takes place today all over the country. Every year on the 6th of January, French people take part in Epiphany celebration, which corresponds to the presentation of the baby Jesus to the Three […]


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Paris Christmas Illuminations

22 Nov 2016

Paris illuminations

It’s that time of the year again! With just over a month to go until Christmas celebrations, Paris puts its sparkly coat on with the Illuminations ceremony on the Champs-Elysées. Creativity but also sustainable development are key themes for this year’s edition.   The world’s most beautiful avenue, the Champs-Elysées, was lit up last night […]


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Nuit Blanche 2016

01 Oct 2016

Nuit Blanche 2016 – Paris’ nocturnal contemporary art event

Nuit Blanche 2016 –  Programme There’s always a cultural event to light up Paris – even at night! Every year since 2002, you can deambulate throughout Paris to discover some original contemporary art installations and live shows. Get your coffee ready for Nuit Blanche 2016!   Nuit Blanche 2016, or White Night, is now in its […]


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Largest fireworks display in Europe

10 Sep 2016

Europe’s largest fireworks display

As summer in Paris draws to a close, one of the biggest pyrotechnics event will take place tonight – Europe’s largest fireworks display. ‘Le Grand Feu’, already in its 8th year, takes place in the Saint Cloud Domain on the outskirts of Paris.  23, 000 visitors are expected this year! Europe’s largest fireworks display – […]


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Street Art Paris

13 Août 2016

Paris Street Art – Street art events put Paris on the map

Paris abounds with street art! For several years now, the capital has showcased imaginative, temporary events which have served to radiate the city of light’s love affair with the street art movement. We look back at some of the most popular Paris street art events over recent years:   LA TOUR PARIS 13 – 2014 […]


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Bastille Day

14 Juil 2016

Bastille Day celebrations in Paris

In Paris for Bastille Day celebrations? Here’s a quick recap on what Bastille Day means for the French and a guide to what’s on in the city today. Bastille Day is France’s National holiday and is celebrated every year on the 14th of July. But where does this celebration come from? The French National Day commemorates […]


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