500 years of music

The Regional Orchestra of Cannes-Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur is preparing to explore over 500 years of music history during its eventful 2016/2017 season.Read more

Gala performance in memory of Maya Plisetskaya

Over two thousand lovers of classical dance joined famous dancers from around the world last Sunday for a Gala performance dedicated to the 90th birth anniversary of legendary ballerina Maya Plisetskaya. The Gala, which was held in Cannes at the Palais des Festivals, included performances from members of the world’s greatest ballet companies. Legendary Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin, who was Maya’s husband until her death last year, was a guest of honour at the event.Read more

25 years of Mission Enfance

Mission Enfance, a charity which specialises in giving educational help and assistance to children in need, are this month celebrating 25 years since the charity was founded. On July 21st, large numbers of their supporters travelled to Monaco for a Vintage Hermès and Rare Wines auction to celebrate this achievement.Read more

Covent Garden performance for Monaco’s Jean-Christophe Maillot

The Ballets de Monte Carlo's artistic director Jean-Christophe Maillot is heading to London’s prestigious Covent Garden with the Ballet du Bolchoï for a performance of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew on 3rd and 4th August.Read more

Grasse honours the jasmin flower

The hometown of perfume will celebrate, this August, one of the most prominent floral contributors to its success: Grasse honours the jasmine flower at the Fête du Jasmin. Read more

How to get your refund for the Nice Jazz Festival

Right across the region, the sobering effects of the Bastille Day attack have been felt, but nowhere more so than in the devastated city of Nice. Numerous public events and celebrations have been cancelled in the wake of the attack, including the historic Nice Jazz Festival – the world’s first festival of its kind.Read more

Enter at the velvet rope

As exclusive as it is engaging and as impressive as it is inspiring, this July will see the Grimaldi Forum’s prominent international art fair offer a raw insight into the complex world of fine and antique art with a remodelled vision and a brand new name.Read more

Bastille Day: where to see the fireworks tonight

The Côte d’Azur is celebrating France’s National Day - the commemoration of the famous storming of the Bastille prison in Paris during the French Revolution on 14th July 1789 - with a spectacular night of firework extravaganza. But where are the best places to watch the show? Read more

Marseille: a Netflix original

Fresh on the back of the vastly successful mixed language crime drama Narcos comes online TV and film provider Netflix’s first foray into an independent, original, foreign series: Marseille. The complex character of this troubled, but magnificent port city provides the background for a provocative eight-episode series by directors Dan Franck and Florent Emilio-Siri that falls somewhere between intense political thriller and vengeful drama.Read more

Nice Jazz Festival

Since 1948, Nice has offered a stage to some of the world’s greatest jazz acts and musicians. It is almost 70 years since jazz titans such as Louis Armstrong and Django Reinhardt helped launch what has become an institution for the jazz genre, but the mission and message of the festival remains much the same: to celebrate jazz music of ‘yesterday, today and tomorrow’, and to instil a love for the art in the heart’s of a new generation.Read more