Monday, February 13 2017

Poliphilus & Polia, mangas in love by Nicolas Buffe at the Sèvres Manufactory

Nicolas Buffe at the Sevres ManufactoryThe Sèvres Manufactory inaugurates the exhibition Poliphilus & Polia, with numbered unique pieces designed by Nicolas Buffe: they represent the enigmatic inner path of Poliphilio searching for love, as described in the Venetian novel Poliphilo's Strife of Love in a Dream written in the 15th century.

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Sunday, January 29 2017

Jane Austen, a unique art of combining savoir-vivre with philosophy

Jane Austen 200Jane Austen wrote novels describing the landed gentry of the 18th Century with a unique way of combining a mastered savoir-vivre with philosophy. She will be celebrated in 2017, for the bicentenary of her death.

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Sunday, January 15 2017

Riccardo Muti tells us about the Roads of Friendship

Riccardo Muti, the Roads of FriendshipRiccardo Muti himself was present at the press conference on the Ravenna Festival: he told us about the Roads of Friendship that he created in 1997.

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Thursday, January 5 2017

Veronica Antonelli, the soprano who sings with the monuments

Veronica Antonelli"Lyric visits of Montmartre with a soprano" said the press release: I immediately picked up my phone.

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Wednesday, December 28 2016

Parties and entertainment at the Palace of Versailles

carriage at VersaillesKing Louis XIV gave a precept to the Dauphin as a guideline for his rule: « Entertain in order to govern ».

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Sunday, December 4 2016

Reopening of the Louvre bookstore and giftshop with VIP services

La Joconde at the Louvre Museum"Culture is not simply merchandise" as it is revealed by the reopening of the new bookstore and giftshop of the Louvre Museum, after two years of renovation.

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Tuesday, January 10 2012

Vence—A village of art and azure

dome of VenceOn a hot day in Vence, there is nothing like sitting on the edge of the beautiful fountain in the Place Peyra and listening to the music of its cool cascade. Enjoy the good life, you are in Vence.

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Sunday, January 1 2012

Cannes, Nice, St Tropez, Grasse, Menton and Monaco

St Tropez marina in the sunshine If there is one French region blessed by the Gods, it is surely this one. The French Riviera.

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The Eiffel Tower: Over the Top

It was Maurice Koechlin, an engineer in Gustave Eiffel’s atelier, who first dreamed up the Eiffel Tower.

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Thursday, November 3 2011

Bordeaux, St-Emilion, Arcachon, Bayonne and Biarritz

aquitaine-small.jpg Aquitania stretches from the immense beaches beaten by the Ocean waves to the plains of the Garonne valley.

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