Discover our guide to the best events on the French Riviera this week or weekend. Do not miss any major events such as the Cannes film Festival, Nice and Menton Carnival, Monaco Grand Prix or the Monaco and Cannes Yacht Shows.
Check our guide often as possible, you will be updated with the best things to do on the French Riviera (exhibitions, shows, races, concerts and more...).
The Orchestra of Cannes are hosting two special concerts in Nice called ‘Les Concerts du Cloitre’ because under the celestial vault of the Cloister in Nice, they will accompany several soloists for the International Summer Academy of Nice, this Friday 21st and next Wednesday 26th. More details at orchestre-cannes.com
Pedro Armestre, the young Spanish environmental photographer and recent winner of 'The International Picture of the Year' portraying climate change in the Arctic, will be exhibiting a selection of his latest work entitled 'The 4 Elements - Principal Roots of Life' in Beaulieu-sur-mer. The exhibition opens this weekend at The Chapel opposite the Town Hall in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, and runs until the end of the month. Admission is free.
This weekend at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco it’s the Deep Klassified Music Festival, an artistic and cultural project combining electronic music, art and well-being. This Friday and Saturday the Festival offers a total change of scenery with electronic music, slow food, vegan creations, Mayan body painting, Reiki workshops, meditation, yoga and a market of food trucks offering a world tour of flavors, and fully organic dishes. You can see videos and a full lineup at www.deepklassified.com
The Riviera Hippodrome in Cagnes-sur-mer throw open their doors for this years Hippodrome en Fete which includes the Cagnes-sur-mer Grand Prix followed by the Garden of Angels aerial show and fireworks! Entrance is free and all are welcome.
It’s a big big night on Saturday for the Monaco Ireland group for a few reasons; Firstly, RTÉ will be at their Summer Fireworks Party finding out how the Irish are ‘living the dream’ on the Riviera. Wear white look fabulous! It’s also the launch of the rotary accelerator programme, linking investors, entrepreneurs, and accelerators in Monaco with the booming digital industry in Ireland, the European home of Facebook, Google, eBay and more. And of course, the view of Saturday’s fireworks from the venue on the port of Monaco is unbeatable. Very reasonably priced tickets, which include food and drink, are available right now from MonacoIreland.com
They say ‘good things come in small packages’, and that is very true of the Small Art Objects competition which has just started in Vallauris. Over a hundred creations from over twenty countries, all under 15cm in size, are on display at the Atelier A.I.R. on Avenue de Cannes, and the winners will be announced during the traditional Fête Picasso on Saturday 15th July. Full details of the exhibition are on SmallArtObjects.com
One of our long time listeners, Justin Garrison, is about to head off on 400km charity bike ride on August 11th, up to Europes highest road in the Alps. Why? Sepsis. This is a disease which has killed two infants close to Justin, but the really sad part, is Sepsis can be easily diagnosed and the treatment costs just €100. So, to help save many many lives, Justin is cycling to the Alps to raise funds for the Sepsis Trust in the UK. If you would like to hear the full story, and maybe donate, see the Just Giving website.
If you’re looking for adventure and an unforgettable experience, join the ultimate ride to save our oceans, which is supported by Prince Albert of Monaco. The ride is an epic cycle trip from London to Monaco taking place in September and run by the Blue Marine Foundation in association with Rapha. To learn more, get on yer bike and visit www.london-monaco.cc
It’s just been announced that the Grammy Award winning singer Diana Krall will be making a long awaited return to Monaco this October. Tickets have just gone on sale for her one night only performance at the Salle des Etoile on October 11th so make sure you get yours today and guarantee your place at this very special evening with one of the worlds greats.
T. (377) 98 06 36 36 from 10 am to 7 pm, 7 days a week