Paris Jazz Festival at Parc Floral! Great music, small price, green vibes!

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Every summer, he heart of the Parc Floral in Vincennes, beats to the rhythm of the Paris Jazz Festival! This will be the 22nd edition of the Paris Jazz Festival and it will take place, as always, in the exceptional setting of Parc Floral the Botanical Garden of the City of Paris!

The greatest names of Jazz meet in these hectares of greenery and heat up the parc with concerts and gigs until the 26th of July 2015. All Jazz lovers, regardless of their age, will gather to the Parc Foral to enjoy some of the best sounds of Jazz!
Paris plays a crucial role in the development of jazz and local talents have strong ties with their counterparts through the other main capitals of the genre. This year, the season will start with a tribute to London, the other great European capital that recognized the greatness of the African-American heritage at a very early stage.
The 2015 edition will offer the best of international jazz with a focus on seven of its leading capital cities, from New York to London, Bamako to Stockholm. With a total of 31 concerts over 8 weekends, a flurry of musical workshops and other activities, the Paris Jazz Festival has become over the years a beacon of the cultural appeal of Paris.
Practical Information:
  • Opening hours : 9:30am to 8pm
  • Tickets (to be ought at the door)
    – Full price : 6 €
    – Reduced fee (7 to 25 yo) : 3 €
  • Access to the parc:

RER A : Vincennes

Métro L1 Château de Vincennes

Bus 46 « Château de Vincennes »

Or with a Velib that you will easily grab for the numerous stations in Paris, and be able to leave right next to the Parc.

 

WEATHER PARIS FESTIVAL 2015 in the Bois de Vincennes!

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Summer starts now! And just around the corner! Right ine the Bois de Vincennes, really close from our hôtel! And this is just the beginning! Paris becomes a huge music festival during the summer! They just grow around and all around from June to September with a whole diversified programme, for adults and kids!
Kick off festival: the Weather Festival!

The Weather Paris Festival will be celebrating this year, its 3rd edition at the Bois de Vincennes, from 4th to 7th june 2015.
For 3 days, you will be able to invest in the great outdoors of Paris: a venue located in the heart of the Bois de Vincennes, covering over 100,000m2! 3 days of music! More than 70 artists on 5 stages! Kick off wil be on the 4th of June with 3 opening concerts, among which, a unique one: “DERRICK MAY” live accompanied with a symphonic formation of 40 musicians.
Will then follow 2 massive events with 5 stages designed and decorated with the colors of the 4 seasons. Some of the greatest artists of the global electronic scene will be in the spotlight for you!

JEUDI 4 JUIN – 3 OPENING CONCERTS – 19h30 – 00h00
Derrick may & Dzijan emin feat. francesco tristano & orchestre lamoureux

VENDREDI 5 JUIN – MAIN EVENT 1 – 18h00 – 08h00

SAMEDI 6 JUIN – MAIN EVENT 2 – 16h00 – 08h00

For more details on programme, tickets and prices, please check the dedicated website below:

http://www.weatherfestival.fr/weather-festival-paris-on-4-5-6-juin-2015-fr.html

Access:
Métro : Line 1 – Château de Vincennes
Bus : n° 112 La Faluère
RER A : Vincennes

VELIB: Several Velib’ stations can be found around the venue

UBER: Get 20€ off your first ride for new users with the code WEATHERFESTIVAL code

To top it off, Weather has invested in a environmental preserving programme to make sur impact on the location would be as minimum as possible!

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Weather GREEN: an ECO friendly festival

This new edition will welcome a new step in the history of the festival : sustainable development. Hence the festival’s engagement to respect the environment in which it will be organized and limit to the maximum the negative impact.

Actions will be:

• Recycling : installation of seperate bins to sort out waste
• Use of reusable cups
• Ecological toilets (“dry toilets”) in the entire venue
• 150 volunteers called the Green Patrol will be around all week end promoting all energy & ressouces saving actions, respct environment spirit. Moreover, they will be distributions of ear plugs, portable ashtrays etc.
• Eat good and green : local prpoducers for food, bio agriculture. All leftovers will be given to charity.
• Electric vehicule for artists on site
• 90% of LED lighting on stage
• Most of the material will be of course collected and recycled at the end of the festival
• Develop awareness and train of all the staff working on the venue
• At the end of the event, debrief on results, evaluated impact on environment, environmental benefits and rehabilitation of the venue to initial state.

ENJOY THE FUN WHILE BEING RESPONSIBLE!

Tramway strolls up to the 12th!

After 4 years of intense work, the Tramway has finally arrived in the 12th of Paris !

A new green line: quick, respectful of the environment and confortable. The T3b Tram will link the Porte de Vincennes to the Pont du Garigliano. A nice way to comute, discovering the surroundings!

Clients of the hotel will be able to catch the Tram right on Porte Dorée! (only a few minutes away, walking distance from the hotel)

Together with the Tramway, the whole boulevard has been renovated, giving space to more shops, large sidewalks. A little green path between the woods and Paris!

 

Michael Jackson brought back to life by Cirque du Soleil, in Paris!

  The Cirque du Soleil pays tribute do Michael Jackson and his musical legacy, with an        incredible and magical show, The Immortal World Tour !

 

With a good mix of visuals, dance, music and fantasy, the Cirque du Soleil, brings the artist back to life and immerses the audience in the power and musical genius of the artist. Lifelong fans or first Michael experience, the show will make you live or re-live his intense live performances!

 

The Immortal Tour takes place in a fantastical realm where we discover Michael’s inspiration and the wellspring of his creativity. The secrets of the artist’s inner world are unlocked—his love of music and dance, fairy tale and magic.

 

Check out the preview below!

 

Palais Omnisports de Paris Bercy – Tickets can be booked via link below:

http://www.bercy.fr/programme/spectacle

Thursday 4th of April 2013 at 8pm

Friday 5th at 8pm

Saturday 6th at 3pm and 8pm

Sunday the 7th at 5pm

 

Paris lights up for an enchanting and sparkling Christmas!

As usual during Christmas, Paris will once more, have a lot to offer this year! Many different events will be playing their game in the heart of the city!

 

For the first time, the Place de la Concorde will be displaying quite a Christmas tree! The highest natural tree in Europe! 35 meters high, the same size as the Obelisque, sitting right next to it! An interesting couple. The tree was given to Paris as a gift by TV channel Nickelodeaon and it will be be hosting many little events during the time of its “stay”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just accross the Place de la Concorde, the famous Champs Elysees illuminations were launched by actress Diane Kruger. Along the the Champs Elysees, you will be able to enjoy the Christmas market.

 

 

Christmas is also shopping ! And speaking of which, a little tour to the department stores will take you to some extra magic! The Galeries Lafayette are celebrating 100years of its Coupole (dome). For the occasion, Swarovski has imagined an amazing creation: a huge Christmas tree (again!), 21 meters high, all decorated with Swarovski crystals!  The tree is sitting on a chandelier made of more than 5000 Swarovski stars… Quite unique!

 

As for the Printemps, DIOR has created 9 window displays to be discovered until the 9th of January !  It shows animated dolls/ puppets all dressed up by DIOR couture. Their adventures can be followed through the displays! For kids and adults!