ENEWS July 2004
- Dear Readers,
It's summer time and il fait beau in Paris!
Profit the sun and the beauty of this wonderful city
by going to the Tropical Carnival this Saturday.
The carnival will take over the streets of Paris
with a parade of colours, music and joyful festivity.
The Caribbean, Africa, South America, the islands
of the Indian ocean will all be represented.
Parade of some 40 floats, concert, exhibitions, food...
To the beat of salsa, soca and zouk, Reuilly fields
will become tropical for the space of one day.
Itinerary: 2pm departure place Léon Blum,
avenue Ledru-Rollin, rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine,
rue de Reuilly, place Félix Eboué, avenue Daumesnil,
porte Dorée, avenue du Général Lapperine,
avenue Charles de Foucault, place du Cardinal Lavigerie,
arrival at 6pm on Reuilly fields.
Saturday, 03/07/2004 From 2pm: parade.
6.45pm: Opening of the activities podium.
WHAT'S ON IN PARIS?
PERE-LACHAISE BICENTENARY EXHIBITION
The Père-Lachaise is a major site of Parisian cultural heritage
and a vast area of greenery covering 44 hectares.
Well-known figures and ordinary people are to be found there,
representing every profession, rich, poor, from all walks of life.
This exhibition commemorates the bicentenary of the
Père-Lachaise cemetery with a selection of documents
and works on the following themes: the former domain of
the Jesuits, the creation of the cemetery, its extension,
20th-century developments and art and historical figures
from 03/06/2004 to 15/07/2004 9.30am-5pm,
closed Sunday, Monday and public holidays,
at the Archives de Paris, 19th
PARIS ET SES CAFES
Rarely-seen pieces from the café world. The progress of cafés in Paris
through the centuries is illustrated by a variety of documents:
engravings, books, watercolours and fans. Tables, counters,
utensils and other objects bring to life the magic of cafés of yesteryear.
from 10/06/2004 to 11/07/2004 12 noon-7pm
MAIRIE DU VIe ARRONDISSEMENT 78, rue Bonaparte 75006 PARIS
Contemporary Chinese painter
This exhibition is an opportunity to present this contemporary
Chinese painter, little-known 15 years ago and widely admired
and coveted nowadays by collectors throughout Asia, to a
Western audience. 60 pictorial works including portraits of women,
landscapes or domestic animals evoke Matisse by the gaiety and
spontaneity of the colours or Douanier Rousseau by the world of fantasy.
Drawings, engravings and Chinese calligraphic art, some from
private collections, complement the paintings.
from 16/06/2004 to 13/09/2004 10am-6pm
(last admission at 5.30pm)
MUSEE NATIONAL DES ARTS ASIATIQUES /
MUSEE GUIMET - LE PANTHEON BOUDDHIQUE
6, place d'Iéna / entrée du musée 19, avenue d'Iéna /
entrée du Panthéon 75116 PARIS
MEMOIRE DU LUXEMBOURG
From the jardin des Chartreux to the jardin du Senat
The Senate opens its Orangerie to this exhibition.
Fans of the "Luco" (familiar name for the Luxembourg garden)
from Paris and elsewhere, will be keen to discover, in its very heart,
this retrospective that reconciles the two gardens: that of the
Carthusian monks, rustic, experimental and extending throughout
Europe; and that of Marie de Médicis, more formal and urban,
which marked the birth of a major aspect of French art
from 29/06/2004 to 31/07/2004
SENAT-PALAIS DU LUXEMBOURG
15, rue de Vaugirard 75006 PARIS
FESTIVAL SOUS LA PLAGE
A free and pluridisciplinary festival. In total 20 concerts
(with RJD2, Sébastien Tellier, Toumani Diabaté, Syd Matters,
Encre, Laetitia Sheriif, Mike Ladd...), 4 street performances,
children's workshops, sporting activities, exhibitions...
Guest of honour: Luz, the illustrator from Charlie Hebdo,
who will sketch the festival's atmosphere each day.
the 20/06/2004 2pm-11pm -
the 11/07/2004 2pm-11pm -
the 15/08/2004 2pm-11pm -
the 19/09/2004 2pm-11pm
PARC ANDRE-CITROEN Rue Cauchy 75015 PARIS
(As well as the adjacent river bank in the 15th arrondissement)
A varied and widespread event, Paris Cinéma invites not only
Parisians but all cinema enthusiasts to take part in this new
summer festival, with the opportunity to discover the range
offered by more than 30 cinemas.
For the closing night on 13 July from 7pm,
Parisians are invited to the free Bal du Cinéma
in front of the Hôtel de Ville, to dance and act out cult
scenes from classic films, along with a choreographer and a DJ.
from 30/06/2004 to 13/07/2004
In all arrondissements of Paris -
Full details in participating cinemas.
Information point from 25 June: Espace Paris Cinéma -
4, place Saint-Germain des Prés, 6th, daily 10am-8pm
(4 euros per showing
FINISH OF THE TOUR DE FRANCE IN PARIS
The Tour de France sets off from Belgium on 3 July,
Last stage, on 25 July: Montereau - Paris Champs-Elysées (163 km).
Sets off from Montereau around 1.30pm, reaching Paris around 4.06pm,
1st circuit on the Champs-Elysées around 4.16pm, finish of the Tour
after 8 circuits on the Champs-Elysées, around 5.29pm.
Itinerary within Paris: quai de Bercy, quai de la Rapée,
boulevard Henri IV, place de la Bastille, rue de Rivoli,
Hôtel de Ville, place de la Concorde, avenue des Champs-Elysées.
AVENUE DES CHAMPS-ELYSEES
Avenue des Champs-Elysées 75008 PARIS
(For more info about the events in July, visit Paris Office de Tourism)
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Thank you for reading,
Paris Woman Journal Team
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