Page 11 - European Calendar of Events and Festivals 2014
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France continued.......
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AUGUST
06 – 07
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Nice : Jazz Festival A vibrant annual event www. nicejazzfestival.fr	26 - 05 Perigueux : 32nd	International Festival of Mime	27 Arts dedicated to mime and its theatrical forms. A hommage to Marcel Marceau! includes spectacles on the streets, theatre performances, circus arts,	MAY contemporary dance and more. www.mimos.fr	02 - 21 Corsica – Patrimonio : Les Nuits de la Guitare In the Verdure Theatre. Annual rendez-vous for great guitarists in the world of jazz, blues, flamenco, gypsy, rock and tango.www.festival-guitare-	09 - 11 patrimonio.com
Saumur-Champigny :” 12th Grandes Tablees du	17 - 24 Saumur-Champginy”- The city becomes the largest restaurant in the world, boasting local cuisine and winealong with music performances and more. www.producteurs-de-saumur-champigny.fr	18 - 24 Colmar : Wine Fair 66th annual Alsatian wine fair
where exhibitors showcase their Awards for top wines and special concerts. www.foire-colmar.com	23 - 10 Corsica : Ajaccio “Fêtes Napoléoniennes” - Feast in honour of Napoléon Bonaparte, who was born	23 - 29 in Ajaccio on August 15, 1769. Parades, historical pageants, fireworks, and other festivities will be held. www.visit-corsica.com Dax : La Feria de Dax - Six days of festivities	JUNE including bullfights, music and more.	05 - 08
May
Sep
June June
jazz scene www.jazzahead.de Mannheim : May Market www.maimarkt.de Dusseldorf : METRO Group Marathon www. metrogroup-marathon.de
Bonn, Rudesheim, Koblenz, St. Goar, Oberwesel : ‘Rhine in Flames’ - largest and oldest fireworks festival in Germany along The Rhine. See web www. rhein-in-flammen.de Hamburg : 825th	Anniversary of Hamburg’s Port Worlds largest working harbour. Historic ships, dragon boat races, fairs www.hafengeburtstag.de/ Contenten/start_e.htm Frankfurt: Green Sauce Festival Goethe’s favourite dish and Frankfurt’s most popular delicacy is honoured with a seven-day culinary celebration www.gruene-sosse-festival.de Dusseldorf :Tennis World Team Cup 2012 the most prestigious men’s team competition after the Davis Cup. www.world-team-cup.com Dresden : Music Festival Classical music festival and concert. www.musikfestspiele.com Wurzburg : Mozart Festival Classical music festival held since 1921. www.mozartfest-wuerzburg.de/ index
Düsseldorf : Jazz Rally Germany’s biggest Jazz- Festival offering ca. 90 concerts on 36 stages. www. duesseldorfer-jazzrally.de Halle : Handel Festival www.haendelfestspiele. halle.de
Berlin : Carnival of Culture. Street fair, concerts, parties and Sunday parade with floats.	www. karnevalberlin.de Frankfurt - Rose and Light Festival at the Palmengarten features guided tours, lectures, live music, fantastic light festival, 15:00 h to midnight on Saturday. www.palmengarten-frankfurt.de Potsdam : Music Festival Opera and concerts
in the Sanssouci Palace Open Air Theatre	www. musikfestspiele-potsdam.de Leipzig : Bach Music Festival World renowned artists perform Bach masterpieces at Thomas Church where Bach was a cantor for 27 years. www. bachfestleipzig.de
Bad Hersfeld : Festival celebrating Theatre, Musicals, Variety, Literature, Film & Fashion www. bad-hersfelder-festspiele.de Frankfurt - Opera Square Festival from jazz to
SEPTEMBER
05 – 14 09 - 14
11 – 14
Deauville American Film Festival. Since 1975, some	05 - 15 of the world’s greatest movie stars have left their footprints on the red carpet	06 - 08 Cannes : International Festival de la Plaisance de
Cannes Europe’s leading water exhibition offers visitors the chance to see the best in showboats.	06 - 09 www.salonnautiquecannes.com The Evian Championship: the greatest champions in the women’s golf world have competed on the fairway of the Evian Resort Golf Club.	13 - 29
20 - 06 Oct(tbc)Burgundy : ‘Musique au Chambertain’3 weekends of music and wine. A mix of genres and cultures
28 - 19 Oct
OCTOBER
03 - 06 08 – 12 10 - 12 13 – 19
NOV – DEC
DECEMBER
05 – 08
: classical music, jazz, French and world music	13 - 22 concerts, post-concert tasting sessions, gourmet intervals, oenological mornings www.ot- gevreychambertin.fr
Montpellier : International Guitar Festival an ode	13 - 03 Aug to guitar playing in all its forms. Performances by world-class musicians www.languedoc-roussillon. leguidedesfestivals.com	25 – 04 July
Longchamp, Paris: Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe: Europe’s premier horse race www.parisinfo.com Paris: Montmartre Harvest Festival www. fetedesvendangesdemontmartre.com
Beaune : ‘Jazz à Beaune’ a lovely jazz & wine festival www.jazzabeaune.fr Lyon : LumiereFilm Festival The birthplace of cinema shows nearly 170 film screenings, with international movie stars and competitions. www. festival-lumiere.org
Throughout France – Christmas Markets see www. christmas-markets.org
Lyon: Festival of lights - with a programme of four nights of spectacular light shows.
Visit the legendary Colditz Castle and enjoy the experience
Germany
German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is making Germany’s 38 UNESCO World Heritage
All year - tours of the castle including the museum, the chapel, the French tunnel, and the former VIP-prisoner’s quarters
APRIL
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11 – 04 May 19 - 11 May 24 - 27
sites the focus of its marketing activities in 2014. www.germany.travel/ unesco2014.
North Rhine/Westphalia : 48th Art Cologne International trade fair/market for modern & contemporary art in www.artcologne.de Thuringian Bach Festival www.thueringer- bachwochen.de Stuttgart : Spring Festival www.stuttgarter- frühlingsfest.de Bremen : Music Festival & Trade Fair ‘Jazzhead’!. Congress Centrum. A meeting for the international
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