What’s on in... March 2018

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2 Mar – Jan 2019 Pi­casso et les Maîtres Es­pag­nols Baux-de-provence For nine months you can come and ad­mire the dig­i­talised master­pieces of Span­ish artists such as Pi­casso, Goya or Sorolla to the sound of mu­sic in the im­pres­sive Car­rières de Lu­mières, a mul­ti­me­dia mu­seum set in an old quarry where art pieces are pro­jected onto the stone for an im­mer­sive ex­pe­ri­ence. car­ri­eres-lu­mieres.com/en 16-18 March Car­naval Véni­tien Cas­tres In­spired by the lav­ish car­ni­val in Venice, the town of Cas­tres in Tarn is putting on its own show with beau­ti­ful pa­rades of Vene­tian char­ac­ters wear­ing cos­tumes straight out of the 17th and 18th cen­turies. This year the car­ni­val is set to open with Festa sull’ac­qua – a noc­tur­nal pa­rade on the river – which can be watched from the old­est bridges of the town. tourisme-tarn.com 18-24 March Rock the pistes Portes du Soleil If you like rock mu­sic and ski­ing, head to this crazy week-long fes­ti­val held in the vast Portes du Soleil ski­ing do­main. The event packs 30 après-ski con­certs (Off The Pistes) into one week but also five live con­certs held right on the slopes (Rock The Pistes) which are only ac­ces­si­ble by ski. In its eighth year, the fes­ti­val at­tracts in­ter­na­tional and French pop-rock artists. en.rock­thep­istes.com 23-26 March Foire aux fro­mages et aux vins Coulom­miers A cheese and wine fes­ti­val? Yes please! Show­cas­ing lo­cal and na­tion­wide cheese spe­cial­ties, this gourmet fes­ti­val has been held since 1967 in Coulom­miers in Seine-etMarne. As well as food and drink stalls, the event in­cludes an an­i­mal fair and a cheese com­pe­ti­tion. foire-fro­mages-et-vins.com

Also in the di­ary… 16-19 March Salon du Livre, Paris

24 March Marathon de Bordeaux

30 March-2 April An­tiques Art & You, Isle-sur-la-sorgue 2 MARCH Céré­monie des Césars Watch the film awards on Canal+ from 21:00

Rock the Pistes

Cas­tres Vene­tian car­ni­val

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