Helmut Newton exhibition inaugurates Musée de La Photographie Charles Nègre

“I still believe that the perfect fashion photograph is a photograph that does not look like a fashion photograph. It’s a photograph that looks like something out of a movie, like a portrait, maybe a souvenir shot, maybe a paparazzi shot, anything but a fashion photograph”: Helmut NewtonRead more

Les Heures Musicales de Biot

An intimate classical music festival of international standing, Les Heures Musicales de Biot returns from 17th May to 20th June under the wise guidance of artistic director Liliane Valsecchi. As the life blood of the festival – now in its 34th year – Valsecchi has invited an impressive list of musicians and performers to the hilltop village’s Église Sainte Marie-Madeleine.Read more

Cannes Series: New TV event for 2018

After months of rumours, it is now official: in April 2018, Cannes will host an international festival for TV and web series.Read more

Advice for tonight's Depeche Mode concert

If you’re one of around 20,000 people expected at tonight’s Depeche Mode concert in the Parc des Sports Charles-Ehrmann in Nice, you may want to plan ahead regarding your mode of transport…Read more

Villeneuve-Loubet celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Bocuse d’Or

The Bocuse d’Or award is a symbol of French culinary excellence and savoir-faire. This summer, the Escoffier Museum of Culinary Art in Villeneuve-Loubet is celebrating 30 years of the prestigious award with a temporary exhibition - 30 ans de Bocuse d’Or - until 31st October.Read more

Politics & the red carpet

From 17th to 28th May, Cannes’ famous film festival will be taking over the city as thousands of actors, directors, producers and paparazzi arrive on the red carpet of the Palais des Festivals. Pedro Almodóvar is to preside over the 70th edition of the world-renowned event, while Uma Thurman will be president of Un Certain Regard, Sandrine Kiberlain for the Camera d’Or and Cristian Mungiu assumes the role of president of the Cinéfondation and Short Films jury.Read more

1917: Nice l’Américaine

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of US participation in WWI, the Nice l’Américaine exhibition hopes to convey the relevance of American cultural influence on the city of Nice from 1787 to the post-WWII era. Read more

Hyères' International Festival of Fashion and Photography

The 32nd International Festival of Fashion and Photography will take place at the end of April in the beautiful Villa Noailles in Hyères. The inauguration of the festival will start at 7pm on Thursday 27th April at the property, which be exclusively opened until 11pm for the duration of the festival (27th April until 1st May). Read more

Official Cannes Film Festival poster

With just a few weeks to go before the Cannes Film Festival makes its 70th appearance on the red carpet, organisers have revealed its striking, bold poster. Featuring Claudia Cardinale dancing above a passionate red and sparkling gold, the poster evokes the ‘joy, freedom and daring’ nature of the festival, which is taking place from 17th to 28th May.Read more

Jazz à Juan 2017

For all the jazz lovers visiting and living on the Côte d’Azur, the annual music festival Jazz à Juan is taking place at Pinède Gould at Juan-les-Pins from 14th to 23rd July. The line-up this year includes music legends such as Macy Gray, Sting, Tom Jones and Hiromi.Read more

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