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The Directors' Fortnight  - From Thursday, May 14 2015 to Sunday, May 24 2015

The Directors' Fortnight
Independent, free and non-competitive films.

Founded in 1969, the Directors' Fortnight annually presents a selection of feature films, from fiction and documentary, and a dozen short films in parallel with the Cannes Film Festival.

The aim of this...

Closing Ceremony of the Cannes International Film Festival  - Sunday, May 24 2015

Closing Ceremony of the Cannes International Film Festival
And the Palme d'or goes to…

The closing ceremony is probably the most anticipated moment of the Cannes Film Festival. Celebrities dressed to the nines mount the famous 24 steps of red carpet for the last time.

Prizes will be awarded by the prestigious Read more about Closing Ceremony of the Cannes International Film Festival

Cannes Salsa Festival  - From Friday, July 3 2015 to Sunday, July 5 2015

Cannes Salsa Festival
Spicy salsa.

Dates to be confirmed.

The Cannes Salsa Festival takes place early July at the prestigious Palais des Festivals in Cannes. For three days, Cannes will be moving to the rhythm of Cuban and Puerto Rican music.
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Fireworks Festival in Cannes  - From Tuesday, July 14 2015 to Monday, August 24 2015

Fireworks Festival in Cannes
Lighting up the summer.

The Fireworks Festival in Cannes has become one of the major events of the summer and annually presents and a sound and fireworks extravaganza to the delight of the public.

During the event, fireworks from all over the world...

Nights of Suquet 2015  - From Saturday, July 18 2015 to Thursday, July 23 2015

Nights of Suquet 2015
An enchanting setting.

Emerging from a maze of narrow streets in the heart of the Old Town, the facade of the Our Lady of Hope church is transformed into a concert stage exposed to the summertime stars in Cannes.

Over the years this magical...

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1914-1918 : The Great War, seen from behind, exhibition  - From Thursday, September 18 2014 to Tuesday, June 30 2015

1914-1918 : The Great War, seen from behind, exhibition
Supporting the soldiers.

Why commemorate the First World War in Cannes? In order to honour the memory of the many young men from Cannes (700) who never came home. The people of Cannes were to help heal the physical and psychological wounds of these men who left to...

Eco by Emilio Calcagno, show  - Saturday, April 18 2015

Eco by Emilio Calcagno, show
Homage to Hitchcock.

A former dancer with the Preljocaj Ballet, Emilio Calcagno is identified as a choreographer whose creative drive comes from a the crossover between the arts.

This creation that pays a...

Opening Ceremony of the Cannes International Film Festival  - Wednesday, May 13 2015

Opening Ceremony of the Cannes International Film Festival
Steps to cinematic glory.

The Cannes International Film Festival is one of the most anticipated events on the film festival calendar. Every year, the opening ceremony launches the festivities.

It all starts with the eagerly awaited ascent of the 24 steps of red...