Category Archives: Quoi de Neuf

Commemoration of Liberation of Paris

This evening in front of Hotel de Ville, President Francois Hollande and other dignitaries, including surviving liberators, will commemorate the liberation of France from Vichy and the Nazis.  This is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of France.  This event is open to the public.  More information can be found here. Share on Facebook
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Rock En Seine: An Explosion of Music in Paris

Whether you live in Paris or you are simply visiting the city of love in August, don’t miss out on Rock En Seine – one of the most iconic music fests in the summer, set to rock the house for a three days of frenzy, from August 22 to 24 (Friday to Sunday). Share on Facebook
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Paris Vacances

This week is the height of the vacances season, meaning most people (except tourists) are out of Paris and hitting the beaches on vacation.  Restaurants, cafes, boulangeries, boucheries, and many other stores all take a vacation too.  They literally shut shop.  So if you are in Paris, you need to be aware that many places […]
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Quartier d’Été–Paris Summer Celebrations

For four weeks during the summer (from July 14 through August 15), the streets of Paris, especially in the Latin Quarter, are transformed into huge, artistic performing areas. With most local Parisians away on vacation, visitors get to reap the benefits of these talented expressions ranging from jazz and classical concerts, operas, films, dance, theater, […]
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Rock En Seine — Summer Rock Festival

The summer annual rock festival has once again provided great entertainment to wrap up a vibrant Parisian summer.  The weekend of August 22-24, come out to Parc de Saint Cloud to hear this summer’s hottest bands.   The crowds reach over 20,000 with many people camping out for all 3 days, with other activities available if […]
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Open Air Cinema — Paris Parc de la Villete

This annual event takes place in Parc de la Villette where moviegoers can enjoy the big screen while sitting under the stars.  From July 23 to August 24, movies run Tuesday through Sunday, beginning at nightfall.  Celebrating its 24th year, it is featuring nostalgic films, including American Graffiti (August 2),  Hairspray (August 8), Sophia Coppola’s Somewhere (August 15),  Stanley […]
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