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

Tickets to the Monte Carlo circus

Ticket sales to the highly anticipated Festival International du Cirque de Monte-Carlo have commenced. Taking place from 19th to 29th January 2017, this is a sell-out event so early bird reservations are highly recommended!Read more

Tickets still available for Rihanna

Quirky Barbadian singer and songwriter Rihanna will be performing in Nice as part of her Anti World Tour in a little over a week’s time and there is a very limited number of tickets still available, starting at 62.90 euros.Read more

Jazz À Juan

The Côte d’Azur is used to VIP guests, but it is another all together to witness them on stage. Jazz À Juan, from 14th to 24th July, is a unique fixture on the region’s event calendar as year after year, its revolutionary concept continues to attract some of the biggest names - not only in jazz, but in the music industry as a whole - to its al fresco stage on the shores of the Mediterranean. Read more

Monaco hosts a master: Francis Bacon

In 1946 when he was resident in Monaco, Francis Bacon wrote to his friend Graham Sutherland to say that he was ‘working on sketches’ of Diego Valazquez’s 1650 portrait of Pope Innocent X. Three years later, Head VI 1949, the first of his series of ‘Screaming Popes’ to appear before the public emerged. It was a theme he would rework over the next 20 years producing some of the most powerful expressions of post-war horror, a form of existential agony at what man is capable of inflicting on his fellow human beings.Read more

Nuits du Sud

Vence’s Nuits du Sud is a festival that has truly come of age. Now almost 20 years in the making, the Nuits du Sud continues to charm and inspire spectators of all ages who come together at this fantastic venue to revel and dance in an entire spectrum of culture and genre.Read more

L'Été Danse by Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo

For the 2016 edition of the L’Été Danse programme, the ever theatrical and daring Jean-Christophe Maillot, Choreographer Director of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, decided to release his supple grip on the reins of his troupe and invite two young artists to try their hand at directing.Read more

Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique

Each summer, the waters of the Baie de Cannes burn brightly under the Festival of Pyrotechnic Art. Welcoming illumination masters from across the world, the festival unites the finest in firework creativity and flare.Read more

Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival

Every summer for the past four decades, this iconic venue has welcomed the likes of Frank Sinatra, Joe Cocker, Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Shirley Bassey, Tina Turner, Elton John, Céline Dion, Mariah Carey, Lionel Richie, Robert Plant, The Who, Rihanna, Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams… It is a dizzying list of A-list names that reflects not only the prestigious character of this unique dancehall, but also its universal and catholic approach to musical genres.Read more

Art from all the ages

Art lovers, rejoice! In amongst the countless cultural events and exhibitions of the summer are also three exceptional art fairs, which bring together the classic and the contemporary, and feature everything from period furniture to Renaissance masterpieces, silverware, jewellery, art deco creations, first edition books, ceramics, sculptural art, haute couture and photography. Read more