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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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Recent Articles

  • French residency application system open for UK nationals

    Brexit ReferendumGood news for British nationals living in France! Today, 19 October, the French Government opened the online system for British nationals and their family members to apply for a permanent residency permit. This new site is designed to be simple and streamline the application process.

  • Austrian artist Golif exhibits in Nice

    Golif in NiceThis Friday, 16 October, don’t miss the opportunity to meet the visiting street artist, Golif at Galerie Le Container in Nice. Famous in Vienna, Golif doesn’t usually work on the small scale – rather, his ‘canvas’ tends to be the sides of several storey buildings! But for this special exhibition in Nice, the young artist has scaled down to portable sized pieces, small enough for us to bring one home.

  • Everyday Heroes: Learning to save lives at Polygone Riviera

    EVERYDAY HEROES POLYGON RIVIERADo you know what to do if a loved one is choking? Or how to tell if someone is having a heart attack? What if a friend loses consciousness? These are all ailments where the first few minutes can be the difference between life and death. From 1 to 31 October, the Polygone Riviera in Cagnes-sur-Mer is hosting training sessions on life-saving gestures and a chance to win a gift card. 

  • Storm Alex devastates mountain communities in the Côte d'Azur

    Storm Alex, which originated in the Atlantic, swept through the Côte d'Azur on 2 October, leaving a rash of devasted mountain towns. The region was well-warned with Red alerts closing schools and businesses, however, nothing could have prepared the towns along the rivers for the raging torrents that washed away entire buildings and homes. Read more about how you can help or who to contact for help.

  • Riviera Insider Oct/Nov/Dec issue out now!

    Riviera Insider Magazine Oct 2020Our latest edition is now out! We end each year with our Art Special, when the theatres, operas, ballets and museums take centre stage, so to speak. It’s a great time of year when the days are cooler but still filled with our glorious sunshine. 2020 is a bit different, though, as we all know. No need to repeat the word ‘unprecedented’ which has now become cliché. Nevertheless, the coronavirus is still a daily topic and a constant disruptor to our livelihood.   

     

  • The Cannes Film Festival returns to the Croisette!

    Special Cannes 2020 @Festival de CannesThis has been a bleak year for most, but especially for the event and hospitality industry, something the city of Cannes relies so heavily upon. Among the first cancellations of this crisis was the hallowed Festival de Cannes, the world-famous Film festival that swells the small city with tens of thousands of visitors, many of them the top stars of the world. Now, a new "Special Cannes 2020" is coming to the Croisette!

  • Bugatti: 110 years of a French-made car

    The arrival of Bugatti in Place du Casino c. BugattiLast year, Monaco was the first destination for the anniversary road trip to celebrate 110 years of Bugatti vehicles. Looking back on a time when the Principality was buzzing with people and events, we bring you the story of exotic cars, fancy hotels and meeting Stephan Winkelmann, the President of Bugatti, the fastest and most expensive (street) car in the world.

  • New Covid restrictions: Marseille and Aix to shut all restaurants and bars

    Covid-19 testNew regulations in the fight against the spread of Covid-19 go into effect tomorrow, 26 September. After several weeks of sharp increases in positive cases and hospitalisations, the French Minister of Health addressed the nation with a set of new restrictions for a series of cities now considered high-risk of viral transmission. Another map labels cities according to red, super red and ‘scarlet’ for Marseille, considered the highest risk.   

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