The 12th edition of the White Nights in Paris, tomorrow!

Tomorrow night, Paris streets will live to the rhythm of contemporary art; it’s the 12th edition of “White Nights” festival in Paris!

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Like every year, all the lights of Paris will be on after 7pm and will stay lightened all through the night.  Discover the capital in a very different way through music, performing art and creativity.  You have hundreds of events waiting; so get out and enjoy Paris in an unexpected way.

Here is our selection of events we’d like to recommend for tomorrow night in the Marais area.

A few highlights from the program at Marais-République:

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  • CITY HALL OF PARIS – inside: Exhibitions of more than 160 handicaped artists,
  • CITY HALL OF PARIS – ouside: movie projections of Italian Movies = Capo & Da Vinci, from the director Yuri Ancarani,
  • LE CHATELET THEATER: video projection from movie director Chantal Akerman,
  • OUSIDE LA SAMARITAINE: exhibit from more than 11 photographers all around this famous building of the center of Paris,
  • SAINT EUSTACHE: huge classical music and lyric concert,
  • PALAIS ROYAL: lighting performance from François Morellet based on light bleu neon lightings,
  • II ARRONDISSEMENT MAIRIE: with a swuidish artists art creation,
  • GAITEE LYRIQUE: movie presentation = From where there is no return, made of photographs taken by Alberto-Garcia Alix  between 1976 and 2008,
  • PLACE DE LA REPUBLIQUE: the crazy Fog Installation #07156R  “FOG SQUARE” from Japanese Fujiko Nakaya (photo below).

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All the metro lines will stay open up until 2:15am and then line 1 and line 5 will stay open until 5:30am.

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Who’s behind la “White Nights 2013”? Two women.

Chiara Parisi – Currently head of cultural programmes of the Monnaie de Paris, Chiara Parisi managed the International Art and Landscape Centre in Vassivière, Limousin from 2004 to 2011. She successfully programmed almost 70 French and international artists during this period. Since 2012 she has breathed new life into cultural activities at the Monnaie de Paris with the MétaLmorphose project.

Julie Pellegrin – The founder of “Le Store” in Belleville in 2003, Julie Pellegrin is committed to performative practice and the discovery of young talent. Currently director of the La Ferme du Buisson Contemporary Art Centre (Paris suburbs), she favours a critical, multidisciplinary approach involving dialogue between the plastic and performing arts, cinema and social sciences.

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Source : (2013)



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