What better way to celebrate the warm days of summer on the Côte d’Azur than through music. The programme for the upcoming Nice Jazz Festival has now been published and the historic event is inviting some exciting artists from all over the world to play on the Place Masséna stage from 17th to 21st July.
What could be more exciting than starting the month of July with champagne and diamonds? On Thursday 6th July, Club Vivanova will host a delightful gathering at the Tiffany & Co. boutique in Nice for an evening cocktail.
For anyone with a serious interest in design and particularly interior design, the International Design Parade in Hyères is a local event that cannot be missed and if you have a professional interest, this event, which is still in its relative infancy, may well be worth reaching out to.
For all the jazz lovers visiting and living on the Côte d’Azur, the annual music festival Jazz à Juan is taking place at the Pinède Gould in 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.
In remembrance of those who lost their lives in the terrorist attack on the Promenade des Anglais last July, 86 hand-painted pebbles flew for the mountainous region of Ladakh in the Himalaya on 27th June.
As temperatures spike in France, so does the risk of pollution. Just last week, the prefecture of Toulon alerted authorities in the Var of the growing rates of air pollution. In follow-up, a set of recommendations and measures for both the public and state to reduce the levels of air pollution have been implemented by the region.
On 15th and 16th July, Monaco will host a live open-air urban painting performance - Urban Painting Around the World (UPAW) – that brings together the most talented street and graffiti artists for a weekend of art and environmental consciousness in the principality.
Even in Liguria, it is no longer east to find a place with genuine local specialties. an exception is found, however, in restaurant La Gioiosa, which was established in 1967 and it sits above Finale Ligure in the province of Savona. With much love for the cuisine of their homeland, Luigia and Flavio Monesiglio serve traditional Ligurian dishes with produce from their own garden and coast.