Media Release: France’s Fête de la Musique heralds its big July festivals

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.

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