Diary - January 2019

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Saint Raphael lightshow Festivalpuce Festival of light in St Raphaël
Festival of light in the whole town, numerous shows and enchanting events. Open air ice-rink (500m2), parades light shows ... the festival is imposing and it is offered.
The programm
December 8th - January 6th
trianglewww.saint-raphael-lumieres.com
Christmas in Mentonpuce Christmas in Menton
The whole city will be plunged into the colors of christmas. A magical atmosphere then settled in the streets, which are adorned with fountains of light or luminous spheres, giant flowers, Christmas market ...etc magic and fairyhood with open sky.
December 7th - January 6th
trianglewww.menton.fr
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Cribs Trail in Lucerampuce Cribs Trail in Luceram
Nearly 450 traditional cribs made by the inhabitants of Lucéram are exposed on a circuit arrow through the village. From the smallest in half a walnut, to the biggest of 10 m long, difficult to choose the most beautiful.
December 8th - January 6th
trianglewww.luceram.fr
Orsini Crib in Allauchpuce Orsini Crib in Allauch
800 animated santons in an area of 130 m2 combine modernity and tradition to display the history and costumes of Provence (Galerie du Vieux-Bassin)
November 17th - December 27th
trianglewww.allauch.com
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Pastoralepuce Pastorale
Theatre performances in Provençal, with songs, telling the story of the Nativity
St Rémy de Provence : 22 Dec
St Tropez : 23 Dec
Martigues : 7 and 21 Jan
Eyguieres : 21 Jan
Aix en Provence : 13 Jan
Allauch : 19, 20, 26 & 27 Jan

Saint Clair fair in Allauchpuce St-Clair fair in Allauch
8 pigs are spit roasted all night long and then eaten at Midday on the Place de la Mairie. There is a gastronomic food market in the town centre. Decorated carts and parades to the sound of provencal drums round off this decidedly gastronomic festival.
January 12th - 13th
carrewww.allauch.com
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Truffle marketspuce All set for the truffle seasons
The markets are open from November to March (mornings) :
Richerenches : Saturday starting Nov17
Carpentras : Friday starting Nov 16
Aups :Thursday starting Nov 29
trianglewww.richerenches.fr
Truffespuce Truffles mass in Richerenches
The Collection will be taken in truffles which will then be auctioned at the end of the service. (Provencal Mass at 10h30). The event is followed by an aperitif and of course a truffle based meal (booking required, well in advance)
January 20th
carrewww.richerenches.fr
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Grasse Truffle marketpuce Truffle market in Grasse
Truffles, foie gras and also good products. Demonstrations search of truffles, tasting workshop. Also on 13 January at Le Rouret
January 5th and 13th
carrewww.grasse.fr
Oursinades  in Sausset les Pinspuce Oursinades in Sausset Les Pins
Big Sea urchin festival with seafood and other shellfish on the port. All the cafe and restaurant terraces have entertainment with a wonderful ambiance, music, craft fair and provençal.
January 13th, 20th, 27th
carrewww.ville-sausset-les-pins.fr
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Cheval Passion  in Avignonpuce Cheval Passion in Avignon
An equestrian festive fair with a program that brings together competitions, 1200 horses, 250 exhibitors, 90 hours show and the first horse show in Europe : the famous Golden Manes gala between aerobatics and western riding..
January 16th - 20th
carrewww.cheval-passion.com
Monaco International Circus Festivalpuce Circus Festival in Monaco
Acrobats, jugglers, clowns and trapeze artists from around the world will converge on the 36th Monaco International Circus Festival... Enjoy and applaud the best circus acts in the world as they compete for prizes awarded by the Royal Family.
January 17th - 27th
carrewww.montecarlofestival.mc
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Barjols tripettes fairpuce Fête des tripettes in Barjols
Come and follow the procession of the bust of St Marcel and take part in the unusual Tripe dance when all the crowd jump along the road. Farandoles, folklore, mass ... this is a true provencal festival to the sound of fifes and tambourines.
January 19th - 20th
carrewww.barjols.fr
Martiques National boules weekpuce National boules week in Martiques
Martigues becomes the capital of the games of boules, and 6000 enthusiasts get together. The programme includes the National Petanque tournament, the National for ladies, and tournaments for VIPs, young people and the disabled.
January 19th - 27th
carrewww.martigues-tourisme.com
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Saint Blaise fair in Valbonnepuce Fête de la Saint Blaise
in Valbonne

Place des Arcades is the venue for a market of local produce and a grand carnival for children with a procession of floral floats, a living farm, folk dances, theatre, a concert, trades from olden times, all this plus mulled wine and hot chocolate.
January 26th - 27th
carrewww.tourisme-valbonne.com
Shepherdspuce Shepherds festival at
Saint Martin de Crau

Since time immemorial the Crau plain has been an important sheep rearing area and honours it's shepherds on the last Sunday in January with a special mass.
January 27th
carrewww.ville-saint-martin-de-crau.fr
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Mimosa Trailpuce Mimosa Trail
This is the period to set out on the "mimosa trail" in the pleasant winter sunshine, surrounded by sumptuous landscapes, passing through these 8 delightful stop overs : Bormes, le Rayol Canadel, Ste Maxime, St Raphaël, Mandelieu, Tanneron, Pégomas finishing in Grasse with a visit to the museum of perfume.
from January 15th
carrewww.routedumimosa.com
Mimosalia in Bormespuce Mimosalia in Bormes
Orchids, camelias and other beautiful plants and collectors items on display (and for sale). Secrets and advice from professional gardeners, garden ornaments, and beautiful scents will waft from wonderful gardens all around the old village.
January 26th - 27th
carrewww.bormeslesmimosas.com
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Bormes les Mimosas Grand Corsopuce Mimosa Grand Corso
Pégomas : January 27th (mimosa bal)
Tanneron : February 4th
Mandelieu Fête du mimosa from 20th to 27th. Parade of lights on 22th. Procession of floral boat on 24th.
Cavalaire : February 9th - 10th
Bormes : February 24th
Lavandou : March 19th
Sainte Maxime Mimosa Corsopuce Mimosa Corso in Ste Maxime
On Saturday visit of the construction workshops and their setting in flower. Sunday parade and grand parade of floats
February 2nd - 3rd
carrewww.sainte-maxime.com
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Nice Grand Carnivalpuce Nice Carnaval
Giant parades, processions of illuminated floats, flower parades on the Promenade des Anglais ... the magic of the Carnival explode around King Carnival sacred " King of Cinema "
February 16th - March 3rd
carrewww.nicecarnaval.com
Menton Lemon Festivalpuce Lemon Festival Menton
Golden Fruits Parades which will make their way along the seafront. Fanfares twirl and zigzag through the citrus-laden floats to the sound of bands. Night parades, fireworks, citrus exhibition and gardens of light in the jardins Bioves.
February 16th - March 3rd
carrewww.feteducitron.com
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Exhibitions

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Bonnard in Black and colors exhibition in Le Cannetpuce Bonnard in Black and colors at Le Cannet
Often described as the painter of color and light, Bonnard spent much of his life recreating it in his paintings. 60 works to discover of which many unpublished.
November 24th - June 9th, 2019
trianglewww.museebonnard.fr
Fil du temps exhibition in Marseillepuce Fil du temps, connexion textile in Marseille
The exhibition is dedicated to the work of the craftsmen embroiderers, dressmakers, weavers of yarns and fabrics with the thread running time and the life that passes and hangs by a thread.
December 14th- February 16th, 2019
trianglewww.maisondelartisanat.org
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Exhibition "Topographies" by Berenice Abbott in Nicepuce "Topographies" by Berenice Abbott in Nice
With nearly a hundred works by this major photographer trained by Man Ray in the 1920s, a great portraitist and fervent activist of documentary photography, she brilliantly captures the architectural changes.
October 19th - January 27th, 2019
trianglewww.museephotographie.nice.fr
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 - January 6th, 2019
pucewww.carrieres-lumieres.com
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20 years Retrospective in Marseillepuce 20 years Retrospective in Marseille
To celebrate the 20 years of the museum, the most emblematic works of the 65 exhibitions from 1998 to 2018 on Provence, the south and the Mediterranean.
June 9th - February 17th, 2019
trianglemuseeregardsdeprovence.com
Chagall,  from black and white to color in Aix en Provencepuce Chagall, from black and white to color in Aix
More than 100 works by Chagall testify to his artistic exploration of black and white towards particularly bright, intense and deep colors.
November 1st - March 24th, 2019
trianglewww.caumont-centredart.com
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Cross the light at Granet Muséum in  Aix en Provencepuce Cross the light at Granet Muséum in Aix
The exhibition brings together works by French non-figurative artists including Roger Bissière, Jean Bazaine, Elvire Jan, Jean Le Moal, Alfred Manessier and Gustave Singier.
November 9th - 31 March 31th, 2019
trianglewww.museegranet.fr
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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