For rock lovers this is a festival not to be missed! Come discover bands you have yet to encounter or enjoy this year's star line-up: Oasis, Faith No More, The Offspring and The Prodigy among others.
The one-day ticket is 45€ or you can opt for the 3-day pass for 99€. Visit the Rock en Seine site for further details and dates of specific concerts.
Monday, August 10, 2009
Jazz lovers float to Paris to enjoy year-round concerts at various venues including the Pianissimo Jazz festival held from August 1-30th. This is the younger sibling of the American Jazz festival held annually in Paris which also continues till the end of August.
Headlining is New York Jazz percussionist Leon Parker. The festival takes place at the Sunset/Sunside in rue des Lombards. For details visit the site.
Posted by Yetunde at 09:27
Who says there's nothing to do in Paris in August? This is probably the best times of the year to visit Paris as there still remains quite a bit of activity without all the crowds that you can expect at any other time of the year.
The annual festival des Idéo, offers screening "en plein aire" (outdoors) at the Bellevilloise 19-21 rue Boyer in Paris' 20th district.
While the Moonlight Cinema festival is larger and more widespread all over Paris, the advantage of the Fesitval des Idéo for non-French speaking travelers is that it screens old silent movies.
The loft space also offers a digital installation for kids and the screenings. Tickets are from 4-6.50€ while some shows are free. Purchase 5 tickets for 25€. Visit the Bellevilloise site for more details.
Posted by Yetunde at 08:51
Luxury is a word often associated with Paris. From Louis Vuitton on the Champs Elysee to the glamorous grand magasins, Bon Marché, Printemps...
Finally, it really feels like winter! It comes after the holidays, but Parisians and tourists are enjoying the snow which has falle...
They say it all the time, we need to have at least 5 fruits and vegetables a day or is it 5 servings. Now does a whole apple count as one se...
What's all the fuss about every 3rd Thursday of the month of November? Why its' the Beaujolais Nouveau of course. The French take o...
"A kitchen without a knife is not a kitchen" - Chef Masaharu Morimoto. Well I couldn't agree more but going even further, I w...
Napoleon is quoted as stating: That Fontainebleau was “The true home of kings, the house of ages”, and when you visit this magnificent chate...
One of the first Christmas' I spent in France was with a lovely French family in a little village called Mézières-en-Brenne in Indre bel...
Similar to fondue, at least in terms of the melting cheese factor, la raclette which started as a popular dish in Switzerland has crossed s...