The chateau is also enhanced by the glow of over 2,000 candles. This International Film Festival was created by a French Minister of Education and Fine Arts who was keen to establish an international cultural event in France to rival the Venice Film Festival.Today, more than 30,000 professionals from all over the world meet at the festival.Every two years the , or World Puppet Theater Festival, is held in the town of Charleville-Mézières in the Champagne-Ardennes region of France.
A mix of music, theater and dance is performed among the walled city’s historic buildings, including the is a street musical festival held every year on 21 June, the day of the summer solstice throughout the whole country.
This year, the festival will take place from 4–23 July 2019.
Each summer, over 800,000 festival goers flock to Lorient in Brittany to celebrate the , a celebration of the region’s unique Celtic tradition in France and also in the British Isles and northern Spain.
The world’s best (in French) festival dates back to 1860 and is the oldest festival in France.
The festival of opera and classical music takes place in a beautifully preserved Roman Theatre in Orange.