France

On June 21st, France’s national music celebration will kick off the famous July festivals, so we’ve highlighted the best for you to prepare for the celebrations!

  • Fête de la Musique (National) – On 21 June, France’s national festival, which has spread around the world, will have everything from street parties to major concerts.
  • Chorégie d’Orange (Rhône Valley) – From 7-30 July, the oldest festival in France will hold weekly lyrical music performances in its perfectly preserved Roman Theatre.
  • Festival d’Aix-en-Provence (Provence) – From 5-27 July, this annual festival will present works by Mozart, Revel, and a new opera called Written on Skin.

  • Calvi on the Rocks (Corsica) – From 6-11 July, this annual electronic music festival held on the bay of Calvi will host its acts in an idyllic setting.
  • Festival de Beaune (Burgundy) – from 6-29 July, the 30th annual edition of the International Festival of Baroque Music over four weekends.
  • Festival d’Avignon (Provence) – From 7-28 July, the 66th annual edition of the avant-garde summer festival will present new productions and talent in theatre, dance and music.
  • Nice Jazz Festival (Riviera)From 8-12 July, the vibrant annual jazz festival in Nice will host a variety of Jazz acts.
  • Jazz à Juan (Riviera) – From 12-22 July, this prestigious international jazz festival, the oldest in Europe, will pay tribute to the greatest musicians who have performed since 1960.
  • La Roque d’Anthéron (Provence) – From 21 July to 22 August, international festival will host a variety of different piano performances.

Contact: Tiffany Reed
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