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Riviera Press Holiday 2020

Bring on 2021! Riviera Insider and Riviera Press by MediaCorp wish you happy holidays and safe News year’s! We are finally coming to the end of this year and 2020 has really been a doozy! Even though it has been astonishing, often difficult and sometimes trying, it has also brought about rethinking, transformation, a lot of resilience and some nice moments of solidarity, mutual aid and cohesion.

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  • Food and fun under the sun

    Les Canailles Beach NiceWhilst taking a stroll on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, the idea to spend the rest of the day by the sea might make itself too tempting to resist. In that case, whether it is with friends, family, or perhaps even a lover, the new beach “Les Canailles” will be pleased to receive you in its charming setting between 10 am and midnight.

  • 71st Music Festival Menton 2020

    71st Music FestivalOn the first day of August begins the much anticipated 71st Music Festival of Menton. After having celebrated their seventieth-anniversary last year in a splendid celebration, this year’s festival promises to be memorable. Over the years, some of the greatest artists worldwide have come and participated in this prestigious event. This year the event will be taking place in two areas of the city, the traditional “Parvis de la Basilique Saint-Michel” and the “Parc du Pian”. 

  • Grimaldi Forum Monaco celebrates 20 years

    Cérémonie 20 ans - © GRIMALDI FORUM MONACO 2020 JC VINAJThe Grimaldi Forum in Monaco celebrated its 20th birthday yesterday, on the 20th of July. A special anniversary ceremony was geared towards thanking the staff for their two decades of commitment. The festivities were marked by the current economic situation but the Principality's Centre de Congrès et de Culture nevertheless wanted to live up to its ambitious goals for the future.

  • Masks: mandatory indoors with some exceptions

    Man wearing a mask in a grocery store by Xavier Minguella Minguella via ScopioIn accordance with new French health regulations, starting from Monday 20th, wearing a mask in closed public places has become mandatory in all of France. Without necessarily raising an alarm, the necessity to be slightly more precautious has encouraged the government to make it an obligation to at least respect certain health safety measures.

  • Special weekend to picnic in wineries in Provence

    Winery picnicFor the 26 to 27 July, independent wineries throughout PACA and the Var are opening their doors for convivial picnics amongst the vines! This is a great chance to get to know a local winemaker and spend a lovely afternoon with friends in the outdoors. What better way to enjoy the southern French lifestyle? We have a long list of participating wineries...

  • Ennio Morricone departs this world but leaves a legacy of music

    Ennio Morricone at the Estadio Bicentenario de la Florida, 2013. Photo: Gonzalo Tello cc-by-2.0  https://www.flickr.com/photos/canchageneral/11068536643/One of the greatest musical contributors in history has departed this world. Ennio Morricone was a composer, conductor and trumpet player, but his mark left on the world will endure for generations to come. Famous for his film soundtracks, the Italian musician scored over 500 films in his long career, but he also composed over 100 concert works and was the man who penned the songs of many famous artists, including Andrea Bocelli, Mina, Sting and more. 

  • Great cultural events in Cannes for the summer

    The outlook for summer events was very 'iffy' as we came out of confinement, but as things are reopening and our numbers are good, Cannes wasted no time to launch their official summer programme. On 25 June, members of Cannes city council along with Mayor David Lisnard, presented "Sous le Soleil - Différement", a thorough and eclectic cultural events agenda 'different' from the usual, prepared for public safety and distance requirements but still bringing us together for culture, music and art.  

  • Summer event programme for Nice

    Nice summer events 2020

    Music, dance, theatre, sport: the wide-ranging summer programme "Mon été à Nice" held at several locations throughout the city, uses new formats and offers to show how creatively this special time can be dealt with. From 3 July to 3 October, more than 200 events at 60 different locations ensures Nice remains a top cultural destination despite the corona pandemic while still ensuring that distances and hygiene rules are observed through the mostly "open-air" events.

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