Diary - May 2018

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MP2018 Quel Amour in Marseillepuce MP2018 Quel Amour
in Marseille

Seven months of artistic and cultural festivities gathering exhibitions, operas, concerts, plays, dance, circus and popular festivals in Marseille, Arles, Aubagne, Istres, Martigues, Miramasand Salon-de-Provence.
February 14th - September 1st
trianglewww.mp2018.com
Marcel Pagnol hiking in Allauchpuce Marcel Pagnol hiking in Allauch
Enjoy stepping Pagnol's work from the inside, during a walking tour of a full day of show. Very successfull last 4 years with 50 000 spectators.
From May 1st
trianglewww.danslacourdesgrands.fr
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Nice May festivalpuce The May festival in Nice
This festival is probably the oldest in Nice folklore. Every Sunday in the month of May, picnics, dancing and folklore performances brighten up the Cimiez gardens and amphitheatre.
Sundays of May 1st, 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
Feast of herdsmen in Arlespuce Feast of herdsmen in Arles
The herdsmen parade alongside Arlesiennes every year on 1 May Day of the herdsmen. The afternoon horse show and bull in the arena.
May 1st
trianglewww.arlestourisme.com
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Festival de la Photo de nupuce Festival of the Photograph of naked in Arles
A sensitivity vision of the body and nudity. 30 exhibitions and 4 training photo, night of the festival at the Chapelle Ste Anne with a projection of more 300 photos
May 5th - 14th
trianglewww.fepn-arles.com
Velleron Strawberry Festivalpuce Strawberry Festival at Velleron
A day in the scent of strawberries, you can compare and test all varieties as well as jams, syrups, juices, pies, candy, pastries ... folklore, music & antics fair
May 8th
triangle www.velleron.fr
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Cannes Film Festivalpuce 71° Cannes Film Festival
The Festival this year will be chaired byr Cate Blanchett. In competition films of Jean Luc Godart, Spike Lee, Asghar Farhadi, Stéphane Brizé, among others and of course red carpet of stars...
May 8th - 19th
trianglewww.festival-cannes.com
Les Envies Rhônements in Arlespuce Les Envies Rhônements in Arles
Art festival combining the environment and artistic expression in the territory of the Camargue and the Rhône ... sculptures, installations, an artistic and poetic universe to discover.
May 9th-12th, June 15th-16th
trianglewww.lecitronjaune.com
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Aix en Provence Meeting of the 9th Artpuce Meeting of the 9th Art in
Aix en Provence

With a program that is off the beaten path, the comic book festival in Aix offers a range of exhibitions, workshops, meetings with authors, performances and a treasure hunt.
April 7th - May 27th
pucewww.bd-aix.com
Hyeres International Fashion Festivalpuce International Festival of fashion and photography in Hyères
The world of fashion and photography festival welcomes designers who presented their first collection.
Exhibitions until May 28th

triangle www.villanoailles-hyeres.com
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Camargue Festivalpuce 10° Camargue festival in Port St Louis du Rhône 
To discover as close as possible the fauna, the flora and the birds of the Camargue in canoe, in carriage, on horseback, in boat, by bicycle, on foot, in hydrofoil. Children's entertainment, nature photography
May 7th - 13th
trianglewww.festival-camargue.fr
Grasse Exhib Rosepuce Exhib Rose in Grasse
Paying homage to the queen of flowers, the rose. Olfactory experience, competitions floral bouquets, crafts, culinary workshops ...
May 10th - 13th
trianglewww.grassetourisme.fr
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Lourmarin Spring Festivalpuce Spring Festival at Château de Lourmarin
A program to celebrate spring with a concert of Yako string quartet, a concert of Etienne Kippelin and Alexandra Lescure, theater and a festival of the Renaissance
April 14th - May 20th
trianglewww.chateau-de-lourmarin.com
Saint Tropez Bravadespuce Bravades of St Tropez
"Bravade" means "bravery" This tradition has been celebrated since more than 450 years. It marks Tropezian folk's attachment to the past. This commemoration has both religious and military origins.
May 16th - 18th
trianglewww.ot-saint-tropez.com
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Salon SMARTpuce Salon SM'ART
in Aix en Provence

New edition of the contemporary art fair, great appointment of Art which intersect with delight collectors, art enthusiasts, beginners and curious. Over 170 artists present their major work.
May 17th - 21st
trianglewww.salonsmart-aix.com
Gourmet walk in Pierrefeupuce Balades Gourmandes de Pierrefeu
A 6km Gourmet walk in the vineyards, with a chefs menu to be savored, 24 wines to discover, 2 concerts and a very nice atmosphere.
May 18th - 20th
trianglewww.terroir-pierrefeu.fr
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21° Joutes Musicales in Correnspuce 21° Joutes Musicales in Correns
A three-day program with more than 40 concerts, intimist and festive, makes this world music festival unique and convivial in the gorgeous and natural great setting of Correns ...
May 18th - 20th
trianglewww.le-chantier.com
Night of the museumspuce Night of the museums
The main museums invite you at night to discover these places "metamorphosed" for a night. Many events await you in the Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur region.
May 19th
trianglewww.nuitdesmusees.gouv.fr
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Velleron Soapbox racepuce Soapbox race
The racers are in the spotlight with their strange gear... funny and friendly.
15 April at Velleron
29 April at Avignon
20 May at Cairanne
27 May at Montbrun
3rd June at Rians
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Nature fairpuce 12° Fête de la Nature
5 days to celebrate nature every where in France with more than 5,000 free events A good idea to rediscover all the riches of this natural heritage with family.
May 23th - 27th
trianglewww.fetedelanature.com
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Gypsy pilgrimage at Saintes Maries de la Merpuce Gypsy pilgrimage at Saintes Maries,
24 & 25 May are the most important days of the year, the fete takes place in an popular and religious atmosphere with of course music and the sound of the gypsy guitars with flamenco and "arlésiennes"
May 24th - 25th
trianglewww.saintesmaries.com
Monaco F1 Grand Prixpuce Monaco F1 Grand Prix
Pending for this legendary race in the heart of Monaco ... who will be in pole position to tackle the 78s ? Only one thing is sure : There will be lots of Ferrari fans in the audience.
May 24th - 27th
trianglewww.grand-prix-monaco.com
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Saint Tropez Latin Sailspuce Latin Sails in St Tropez
will launch Mediterranean sailboats, regatta & exhibitions. Do you like boats? you won't be disappointed : pointus, catalanes, felouques symbolising mediterranean marine culture, a true heritage.
May 24th - 27th
trianglewww.societe-nautique-saint-tropez.fr
Sails of Antibespuve Sails of Antibes
These sublim cathedrals of sails, will satisfy fans of great show. 4 days of entertainment and festivities at the port and old town.
May 30 th - June 3rd
trianglewww.voilesdantibes.com
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Boulbon Coat of Armspuve The Bottles Procession at Boulbon
Every year 1st June, at 19h, all the men and boys in the village parade up to the St Marcellin's chapel, each one bringing his best bottles. The village priest solemnly blesses the botles and the men drink religiously...Then the parade returns to the village with light and joyous hearts.
June 1st
Month of Gardens in Mentonpuve The Month of Gardens in
Menton

The whole month long Menton celebrates its famous gardens. Visits will be commented by the gardeners, owners and guides. The opportunity to stroll through the exquisite gardens usually closed to visitors.
June 1st - 30th
trianglewww.menton.fr
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Festival Yeah ! in Lourmarinpuve Festival Yeah ! in Lourmarin
A pop rock electro line up of quality, furious DJ sets including Laurent Garnier (the pope of French electo) Giant méchoui at the tennis club and also vinyl purse, game room, kid party, treasure hunt ... in short 3-dayof good music and happiness.
June 1st - 3rd
trianglewww.festivalyeah.fr
Nice Book Festivalpuve Book Festival in Nice
All the most beautiful writers of the year will make appointments for this weekend literary. Jardin Albert 1er
June 1st - 3rd
trianglelefestivaldulivredenice.com
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Garden Rendez vous in  Provencepuve Rendez vous in the Garden :
Plants, arts and crafts, garden furniture for sale, local products, seeds, guided tours, musical interludes, conferences, and even creative workshops for children in the most beautifull garden of the region.
June 1st - 3rd
trianglerendezvousauxjardins.gouv.fr
Aix Salon Cote Sudpuve Salon Côté Sud
in Aix en Provence

The very chic Rendez-Vous for Provence style house designer and decorator. Parc Jourdan.
June 8th - 11th
trianglewww.vivrecotesud.fr
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Exhibitions

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Exhibition Sa Muse in Marseillepuce Sa Muse... in Marseille
This exhibition presents works by modern and contemporary painters, sculptors, photographers and videographers who have been inspired by their relationship with their model, muse, woman, diva.
February 10th - August 26th, 2018.
trianglemuseeregardsdeprovence.com
Exhibition Rouge Passion in Marseillepuce "Red Passion" 42 craftsmen in red at Marseille
Carte blanche on the theme of red color : 42 craftsmen exhibit their works on this color echoing MP2018 What Love!
March 16th - May 19th, 2018
trianglewww.maisondelartisanat.org
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Exhibition Pierre Lesieur - Intérieurs - at the Cannetpuce Pierre Lesieur - Intérieurs au Cannet
A selection of nearly 40 works by Pierre Lesieur around the Interiors in an atmosphere that belongs only to him, armchairs, tables, mirrors or libraries are the actors of this luminous space that is the painting.
February 13th - June 17th, 2018
trianglewww.museebonnard.fr
Picasso Exhibition at the Mucem in Marseillepuce Picasso at the Mucem in Marseille
The Mucem pays tribute to Picasso's works through his paintings, drawings, sketches, sets and costumes for his collaboration in four Russian ballet shows.
February 16th - June 24th, 2018
trianglewww.mucem.org
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Picasso and the Spanish masters  Exhibitionaux at les Baux de Provencepuce Picasso and the Spanish masters at Les Baux de Provence
The monumental Carrieres de Lumieres host extraordinary multimedia shows which are unique : spectators are totally immersed in the image projected onto all the surfaces of the rock
March 2nd, 2018 - January 6th, 2019
pucewww.carrieres-lumieres.com
Gallery of the Mediterranean in Mucem of Marseillepuce Gallery of the Mediterranean in Mucem at Marseille
Everyday objects mixed in with works of art, bearing witness to the practices and beliefs of the past and the present, from the Neolithic period to the contemporary works covering a 1,500 m² floor area.
Permanent exhibition
triangle www.mucem.org
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