The city Paris is currently hosting the Musique en l'Île festival, organized by La Toison d'Art, a musical council that specializes in organizing and spreading concerts of vocal, and more particularly sacred music. During this festival that lasts from July 3rd to August 31st of 2014 (included), various concerts of classical and religious music will take place every few days inside of parisian churches such as the Saint-Germain-des-Prés church and the Saint-Louis-en-l'Île church, that are located in the center of the french capital. For a few shows, England and Russia-based choirs are taking the trip all the way here for your ears to enjoy... A good opportunity to combine both the pleasure of the eyes and this of the ears in one magical evening.
France is a country that is full of unique places and things to discover. Landscapes, monuments, museums, cuisine... To plan a trip to France, it sometimes is difficult to pick a place to go to enjoy local specialties. If you have chosen Paris but are tickled by your curiosity, you might want to plan a short getaway to discover new and different places, and things that would be seen nowhere else. For one day, champagne enthousiasts will be pleased to get away from Paris and enjoy an authentic experience in the vineyards of the Champagne region, home of the mythical drink. They will also be able to enjoy the countryside around Reims, its famous cathedral, and some champagne-tasting of course ! To celebrate a special occasion, or perhaps just out of curiosity, this little trip to Champagne will allow you to get immersed in the universe of champagne.
The summer sales have started on June 25th, and will be ongoing until Tuesday the 29th of July 2014. They are a great opportunity of finding good deals during a nice walk in Paris. Whatever your prefered style, your budget or your current desires, the city is full of all kinds of shops in which you are guaranteed to find what you are looking for. Did you fancy a treat, for yourself or as a gift for your relatives and friends, but do you not know where to begin looking ? Here is an overview on a few Parisian shops and neighborhoods that could well be worth a little detour during these summer sales...
Photography lovers, here is an exhibition you should not miss while you are staying in Paris ! From March 26th to July 13th, the Grand Palais is paying tribute to Robert Mapplethorpe. As an unforgetable figure of the art renewal in the New York of the seventies and eighties, the american photographer who is well known for his sulphurous reputation is one of the great masters of art photography.