Entertainment

This year Top Marques Monaco launches its 14th edition of the world’s most exclusive and electrifying super car show this spring.

Cutting-edge technology, top performance, sophisticated styling and today, a concern for the environment, makes Top Marques Monaco a truly remarkable window onto the world of the luxury supercar industry.

Sturecompagniet is Stockholm’s biggest night club which consists of four halls spread over two levels surrounding a stunning atrium, where you can choose from an array of bars and dance floors, each with its own music style.

This red-velvet cocoon of Paris’ most posh night life lovers is located just off the Champs-Elysées and one of Paris’ most stylish nightclubs. With the grandiose decadence of the red and gold interior, and its thick carpet and velvet bench seats, Raspoutine is the nightclub to see & be seen.

Javier de las Muelas one of the world’s most talented cocktail specialist and his popular bar, where people come to enjoy Tom Collins, Cosmopolitans or Caipirinhas, occupies the whole downstairs of the Gran Meliá Fénix hotel.

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Madrid Fusion

Late January, Spain’s capital will be host to a gastronomic feast attended by internationally renowned chefs, with its new programme theme ‘Tasting Spain’ -a dedication to traditional Spanish cooking- and the urban cuisine trend. The annual Madrid Fusión-International Gastronomic Summit will be holding its 16th edition on 22, 23 and 24 January 2018 at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos. This exciting […]

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St. Moritz Gourmet Festival

The annual St. Moritz Gourmet Festival, which has gained cult status worldwide, runs from 12 until 20 January 2018. For a quarter of a century, the St. Moritz Gourmet Festival has been excelling with its incomparably diversified event culture. In 2018, the festival will celebrate its 25th anniversary, whilst at the same time premiering a new festival […]

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The Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival

The 42nd International Circus Festival from 18 to 28 January 2018: True entertainment for the whole family with the best artists of our time! To pay tribute to Philip Astley, the inventor of modern circus, H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie, President of the International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo Organising Committee, invited to the famous Fontvieille ring the best “Equestrian […]

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Djangofolllies Jazz Festival

Djangofolllies Jazz Festival celebrates Django Reinhardt’s birthday from 13 until 31 January this year at 29 different venues in Brussels. The famous jazz guitar player was born on January 23, 1910 in Belgium and went on to be recognised as one of the greatest guitar players of all time. Many perceive Django Reinhardt as one […]

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Celebrate the Holiday Season at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris is celebrating Christmas with a slew of seasonal festivities particularly aimed at the little ones with its Christmas Parade, Mickey’s Magical Christmas Lights, a fabulous Frozen Sing-along, a very merry meet ‘n’ greet with Santa & Disney Characters and Christmas Eve and Christmas Day meals with entertainment. Opened in 1992, Disneyland Paris is […]

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Courchevel’s Festive Month

With French ski-resort Courchevel’s lifts opening the weekend of 9 and 10 December, early skiers can expect a full plan of festivities and activities in the weeks leading up to New Year’s Eve. Courchevel’s December calendar is packed with great things to do and special events and finally New Year celebrations, when it’s time to […]

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Brussels Winter Wonders

Winter Wonders (Plaisirs d’Hiver or Winterpret) animates the heart of Brussels from 24 November to 31 December, during Christmas and at the beginning of the new year. This event, with a big Christmas market, was launched in 2001. It is organized at the Grand-Place (Grote Markt) of Brussels and around the Bourse, on the Place Sainte-Catherine and […]

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Paris Christmas Markets

From 15 November until 4 January, Paris lives up to its reputation as the City of Light, with Christmas markets popping up in the French Capital’s most enigmatic places. Avenue des Champs-Elysees is transformed into a brightly lit magical winter wonderland! Under the festive lights and decorated trees, you will find more than a hundred wooden […]

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Fira de Santa Llucia

December: Barcelona’s Fira de Santa Llucia is a traditional Christmas fair, dating back to 1786, with nativity Scenes and 287 stalls, selling handcrafted Christmas decorations and gifts, mistletoe, poinsettias and Christmas trees. The market has an idyllic environment with its location on the Avinguda de la Catedral, the square in front of Barcelona cathedral in the city’s gothic quarter. The Fira’s stands are grouped […]

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Fête de L’Escalade

From 8 to 10 December the Fête de l’Escalade (from escalade, the act of scaling defensive walls), Geneva’s biggest celebrated event, which commemorates the failed attempt of the Duke of Savoy to seize the city on the night of 11 to 12 December, 1602. More than 400 years later, the city continues to celebrate this event for an […]

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Longines Masters Showjumping

The Longines Masters series continues its journey across continents, and will be arriving in the French capital from November 30th to December 3rd for the European leg of the Grand Slam Indoor of Show Jumping at the Salon du Cheval in Paris. The Longines Masters of Paris, where the series initially started, has become the […]

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Milano Music Week

Milano Music Week is a full week from 20 to 26 November dedicated to music to help Italian music industry grow and enable young and emerging talents take advantage of new opportunities. The event is fully dedicated to the music industry, authors and artists. The event consists of a full week of initiatives, concerts and […]

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Ice Amsterdam 2017

Go skating in Amsterdam city’s ice rink installed in front of the Rijksmuseum, from Saturday 18 November until Sunday 4 February 2018. The smooth ice rink will be in central Amsterdam again, against the backdrop of the beautiful Rijksmuseum, surrounded by cozy stalls offering wintry refreshments. You can relax on the terrace of the brasserie. […]

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Madrid Horse Week

From 23 to 26 November Feria de Madrid once more hosts a new edition of the Madrid Horse Week, the leading equestrian event held in Spain, which seeks to bring the general public closer to the horse world. The fifth edition of this event will be even more multidisciplinary, whereby the programme includes a Cowboy […]

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Night Of The Proms

Night Of The Proms: Classic Meets Pop 2017 in Frankfurt will be held on 20 and 21 December at the city’s Festhalle. The Night of the Proms is a unique music event in Europe. The Night of the Proms bridges the gap between all musical genres. It is precisely this mix that sets it apart from all other concerts […]

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Salon du Chocolat

From 28 October through 1 November 2016, the Salon du Chocolat will be back at Porte de Versailles for its 22nd edition. Some 500 participants from France and abroad will gather on a 20,000 sqm exhibition space: chocolatiers, pastry makers, confectioners and cocoa-producing countries, along with the greatest chefs, pastry chefs, designers and experts who […]

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Bazaar Berlin

From 8 to 12 November Berlin hosts ‘Bazaar Berlin’ where more than 500 manufacturers and retailers introduce and sell ethnic and natural products from all over the world, including clothing, home decor, textiles, jewellery, fashion accessories, cosmetics, art and contemporary design. A World full of Beauty – For more than 50 years, Bazaar Berlin has […]

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Athens Marathon

November 12th, 2017: The Athens Marathon is recognized as the original marathon course and it was the same course used in the 2004 Olympics held in Athens. The Athens Marathon is like no other on Earth. According to legend, it covers the same ground that the Athenian messenger Phiedippides ran when he brought news of victory from […]

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Rome Film Festival

The 12th edition of the Rome Film Festival takes place this year from 26 October until 5 November at the Auditorium Parco Della Musica. International Rome Film Festival is a film festival that takes place in Rome, Italy, during the month of October when eight days of films, encounters, television series, documentaries, animation films will […]

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Independent International Film Festival of Bordeaux

This year’s Festival International du Film Indépendant de Bordeaux, held from 18 until 25 October, celebrates its 6th anniversary with a “trans” edition: transnational, transdisciplinary and transgressive. . The Independent International Film Festival of Bordeaux, known as fifib, defends independent world cinema in all its forms: spirit, freedom of creation and innovation. This year’s festival will retain […]

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Kremlin Cup

The Kremlin Cup is Russia’s answer to Wimbledon which captures the city’s attention for nine days in October from the 14th to the 22nd. The Kremlin Cup is a professional tennis tournament played on indoor hard courts. It is currently part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the ATP Tour and is a […]

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FIAC

Paris art event FIAC (Foire internationale d’art contemporain) is held each year in late October in the city’s Grand Palais and Petit Palais. This year FIAC opens its doors from 19 to 22 October. FIAC is an exhibition of contemporary art that takes place every year since 1974 in October in Paris. For several days, this […]

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Istanbul Bienal

Istanbul Bienal is Turkey’s capital city’s main arts festival and will be held this year from 16 September to 12 November The International Istanbul Biennial is a contemporary art exhibition, held every two years in Istanbul, Turkey, since 1987. The Biennial is organised by the İstanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. The Biennial aims to […]

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Oktoberfest

The Munich Oktoberfest (Munich Beerfest) is one of the most famous events and the world’s largest fair which will be held this year from 16 September until 3 October. Oktoberfest 2017 will be no exception. With some six million people attending every year, it is an important part of Bavarian culture. Munich’s Oktoberfest began life […]

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Contemporary Art Fair Zurich

Art International Zurich is a 3 day sales, trading and consumer show, held from September 22 to 24 showcasing product from Architecture & Designing industry. Art Fair Zurich proposes in 2017 a selection of international and contemporary art. This Art Fair is a meeting point between artists, gallery owners and art-lovers, offering an essential space […]

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GALA RUSSE – THE WORLD BALLET STARS

The sixth edition of the Russian Gala in Monaco capitalizes upon the opening of artistic borders with the brilliant soloists of the Bolshoi and Mikhailovsky theaters, the stars of the English National Ballet, of the Staatsballet Berlin and of other major, world-renowned troupes performing together on stage on the 16th of september. The Gala Russe […]

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Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe

This year Europe’s most prestigious horse race the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe will be held at Chantilly Estate for the second time during the weekend of 30 September and 1 October. The Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is the world’s most prestigious horse race. Every year since its creation in 1920, some of the […]

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Les Voiles de St Tropez

Les Voiles de St Tropez is a classic event bringing together a host of racers and sailing enthusiasts from all the corners of the globe to do battle in the bay of Saint-Tropez from 30 September to 8 October. The Voiles de Saint-Tropez promises a unique gathering, under the invitation of the Société Nautique de […]

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Festival La Batie

Festival La Batie: This outdoor festival is a multi-media event designed to fuse and foster the collective creative impulses of artists from throughout France and Switzerland and will take place from 1 to 16 September. For its 41st edition, the Festival has created an exiting 16-day program for the curious, music lovers, dance lovers, party-goers, neophytes, theater-visitors, […]

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ENGIE Open

The best female tennis players on the professional circuit will gather in Biarritz for the ENGIE Open which is held from 10 to 17 September. Since its creation in 2003, the ITF international tournament in Biarritz has become a landmark event in the French women’s tennis scene. On the program: new features, animations, a sun always present and […]

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Wine Fair France

Every year, from late August to mid October, France hosts ‘La Foire aux Vins’, the great rendez-vous for wine lovers. The Wine Fair takes place across the country at stores and supermarkets and offers wines at low prices. The larger retailers have made great efforts on the storage conditions of the wine during the fair […]

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Stockholm Music & Arts

From 17 to 20 August Stockholm Music & Arts will contuine previous years’ success and offer a program that combines intelligent art with distinct musical artistry. Stockholm is a city that comes to life in summer and the island of Skeppsholmen, surrounded by the city’s glittering water landscapes, lies at the heart of this yearly event. Acting […]

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Film4 Summer Screen

From 10 to 23 August you can enjoy al fresco films in the stunning Somerset House courtyard: Possibly the most famous of all the open air film events to take place in London, Summer Screen returns to Somerset House in association with Film4 to bring cinema lovers a truly eclectic mix of movies. Film4 Summer Screen at […]

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International Berlin Beer Festival

This year’s Berlin Beer Festival (Internationales Berliner Bierfestival) takes place along the Karl Marx Allee from 4 to 6 August 2017. The ultimate German experience! For three days and nights, all types and brands of beer are served at a mile-long festival (Biermeile) in the Friedrichshain district. The Berlin Beer Festival celebrates the inofficial national drink of […]

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Evenings of Great Music at the Courtyard of S. Ivo

From July 13 to August 12 this year, the renowned International Chamber Ensemble will present Rome audiences with a popular series of concerts and fully-staged and costumed operas, recognized and appreciated in particular for their artistic excellence. During these 18 ‘Evenings of Great Music at the Courtyard of S. Ivo’, just as it has for the past […]

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Veranos de la Villa

During the months of July and August, Madrid will host one of the most eagerly-anticipated events in its cultural calendar: A new edition of its most participative summer festival, featuring an endless range of outdoor activities in the city’s various neighbourhoods. In 2017, further to its mission of sharing culture with all members of the […]

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Tour de France

The famed Tour de France is an annual multiple stage bicycle race primarily held in France, while also occasionally making passes through nearby countries. Running from Saturday July 1 to Sunday July 23 2017, the 104th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,540 kilometres. The race will begin […]

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Roskilde Festival

This is one of the largest music festivals in Europe held this year from 24 June to 1 July south of Roskilde half an hour west of Copenhagen. Roskilde Festival was created in 1971 and is run as a non-profit organization for development and support of music, culture and humanism. Roskilde Festival is a unique […]

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Lake Geneva Sailing Regatta

Lake Sailing Regatta ‘Bol d’Or Mirabaud’  will take place on stunningly beautiful Lake Geneva from 16 to 18 June. The Bol d’Or Mirabaud is the most important inland lake regatta in the world. Started in 1939, it welcomes mono-hulls and multihulls each year on Lake Geneva, starting in Geneva, Switzerland. More than 500 boats encounter each other on […]

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Summerburst

Summerburst is Scandinavia’s largest festival for electronic dance music, and this summer from 9 to 10 June the line-up of artists will include David Guetta and Justin Bieber. Summerburst started in 2011 and became an immediate success. In three years the festival has grown from a one-day festival of 13,000 people in Stockholm into two separate two-day […]

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Suma Flamenca

As every year the Suma Flamenca festival is held in Madrid to celebrate the art of flamenco in all its forms, featuring some of the top names in cante, dance and guitar – from June 6 to June 25 2017. Theatres in the city and up to 10 districts throughout the Madrid region host a […]

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Opening Deauville Horse Racing Season

The opening of French seaside resort Deauville’s racing season  will take place this year on the 7th of June at the attractive Deauville-Clairefontaine Racecourse. The Deauville-Clairefontaine racecourse is the only official racecourse of the Norman Coast hosting races of three different disciplines: trotting, jumping and steeple-chase, all exclusively on grass fields. Located in the municipalities of Tourgéville […]

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Festival Jardins Palau Reial de Pedralbes

Festival Jardins Palau Reial de Pedralbes in Barcelona is a stellar music festival held at the gardens of a former royal palace from 5 June to 14 July. This festival is unique not only for its attraction of big stars but not least for its sumptuous setting. Palau Reial de Pedralbes was the Spanish Royal Family’s […]

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Fête de la Musique

The Fête de la Musique on the 21st of June transforms Paris into a musical party for all: Musicians perform for free and all concerts are free to the public.  This ‘Feast of Music’ allows the expression of all styles of music in a cheerful atmosphere on a unique and symbolic date, June 21, the summer […]

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Taste of Moscow

Taste of Moscow is a three day food and drink event held from 22 to 25 June at the Luzhniki Stadium in Russia’s capital city. This event is described as “A truly unique event where upmarket and knowledgeable “foodies” come to sample stunning signature dishes from the latest, greatest and most exciting restaurants of Moscow city.” […]

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Feast of Saint John

The Feast of Saint John (La Festa di San Giovanni) is a celebration of the birth of Saint John the Baptist on 23 to 24 June, mostly held in the vast piazza in front of the Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome’s cathedral. Traditionally the celebration includes parades, meals of snails (lumache) and suckling pig (porchetta), concerts and fireworks. The Feast […]

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Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix

Every spring, sports car fans from around the globe descend on the Principality of Monaco to witness the Monaco F1 Grand Prix, the only race in the world that is held on city streets, this year from 25 to 28  May. Spectators delight in the raucous noise of the roaring engines as they speed along […]

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Taste of Paris

The Grand Palais is transformed into a temple of great cuisine on the occasion of the 3rd edition of the festival Taste of Paris from 18 – 21 May. These 4 festive days include: the tasting of signature dishes and specialities from the best restaurants in the city, a peek at the latest trends in […]

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Wiener Festwochen

The Wiener Festwochen; an extravaganza of music, drama and dance  will be held from 12 May to 18 June this year. This Vienna Festival is a cultural festival taking place every year for five or six weeks in May and June. The Wiener Festwochen was established in 1951, when Vienna was still occupied by the four Allies. […]

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Salón de Gourmets

The Salón de Gourmets (International Quality Food & Drink Fair) brings together more than 200 activities from 24 and 27 April this year: food and wine tastings, presentations, demonstrations, contests, and more. A wealth of products, culinary techniques and trends, spices, new and classic wines are the stars in this four-day show. In the Gourmet Fair […]

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Susan Philipsz Solo Exhibition

Susan Philipsz, internationally renowned for her spatial sound installations, has a solo exhibition ‘Lost in Space’ at Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm from 22 February to 7 May 2017. Originally a sculptor, Susan Philipsz has since selected sound as her primary medium. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1965, Philipsz currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany. […]

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International Travel Trade Show Berlin

The ITB Berlin is the world’s largest travel trade fair, providing a unique opportunity to look behind the curtain of the global tourism industry, and will be held this year from 8 til 12 March. Each year the ITB (short for Internationale Tourismus Börse) welcomes around 10,000 exhibitors from more than 180 countries and regions. […]

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David Hockney Tate Britain Exhibition

One of the most popular and influential British artists of the twentieth century returns to Tate Britain for his most comprehensive exhibition yet from 9 February to 29 May. This exhibition gathers together an extensive selection of David Hockney’s most famous works celebrating his achievements in painting, drawing, print, photography and video across six decades. […]

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Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius

The exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius will be held from 10/02/2016 to 04/09/2016 at London’s Science Museum. From February 10, 2016 at the Science Museum in London “Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius”. The exhibition is organized as part of the collaboration between the National Museum of Science and Technology in […]

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Semana Santa Madrid

From 9 to 16 april this Easter the Spanish celebrate Semana Santa, the Holy Week, in Madrid with music and processions throughout the city. Thousands of people come to the city to attend the different processions that run through the streets of Madrid. The atmosphere created by the drums and trumpets and colourful costumes are some […]

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Geneva International Motor Show

 The 87th edition of the worldwide renowned Geneva International Motor Show and Accessories will be held at Palexpo, Geneva’s exhibition and convention centre from 9 to 19 March. The Geneva International Motor Show is an annual auto show, organised by the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs d’Automobiles, and is considered an important major international auto show. Since […]

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Monte-Carlo Spring Arts Festival

The Monte-Carlo Spring Arts Festival (Printemps des Arts) will be held this year from 17 March to 8 April. One of the year’s most exciting cultural events in Monaco brings talented artists from around the globe to entertain guests with art, music, theater and dance at venues throughout the Principality. Also featured are performances by the world-renowned […]

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ARCOmadrid 2017

This year, from 22 to 26 February, Spain’s major contemporary art fair ARCOmadrid 2017 will bring together a total of 200 galleries, of which 160 form part of the General Programme, as well as the curated sections: ´Argentina at ARCO´, with a selection of 12 galleries; ´Dialogues´, with 11 and ´Opening´, with 17. ARCOmadrid returns with […]

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MIPAP Presents the One Milano

MIPAP, working closely with Mifur, has decided to create a large hub for top-end prêt-à-porter in Milan: in February 2017, over 300 companies will take part in the first edition of THE ONE MILANO, a unique event for people working in the industry, and an interesting opportunity for Italian and international buyers. The new trade […]

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The Most Fashionable Restaurants In Paris

With Paris’ famous Fashion Week periods in mind, held this year in January, July and September, we advise visitors on some of the most ‘fashionable’ restaurants of the French capital. These trendy restaurants are always visited by the leading fashion crowd and certainly around Fashion Week when they not only attract the industry representatives, but also international […]

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Polo Masters Megève

In January 2017 the BMW Polo Masters Tour brings its tradition and elegance back to Megève with a stage outside the sports centre for its 22nd edition from Thursday 19 to Sunday 22. The 22nd edition of the Megève Polo Masters, the birthplace of snow polo in France. In 1995 snow polo was born in […]

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Copenhagen Fashion Week

Copenhagen Fashion Festival is a Mecca for the fashion hungry citizens, visitors and fashion professionals and runs this winter edition from 31 January to 3 February 2017. The festival is known for energising the city with over 170 events including extraordinary exhibitions, cool street parties, mini concerts, competitions, trend shows and shopping events with cutting edge discounts […]

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Madrid’s Historical Christmas Market

There are many Christmas Markets (mercados de navidad) in Madrid but the main and oldest one is held in Plaza Mayor from November 26 through to December 31. Madrid’s largest and most famous square, Plaza Mayor, is transformed every year for the grand Christmas market with more than 100 stalls. Plaza Mayor is a majestic backdrop for this […]

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Italian Christmas

For an ideal Italian Christmas, Rome has it all to enchant you: Huge Christmas trees, the main streets decorated with lights, and many things to see and enjoy; markets, nativity scenes, outdoor skating etc.. Two of the largest Christmas trees in Rome are usually erected in Piazza Venezia and next to the Colosseum and a […]

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Chaplin’s World in Switzerland

It was whilst Charlie Chaplin was travelling to Europe to promote his film Limelight in 1952 when he learned that the USA had revoked his visa. Subsequently the Chaplin family moved to Switzerland where Charlie purchased impressive 14-hectare estate overlooking Lake Geneva Manoir de Ban.  This would be Charlie Chaplin’s home for the next 25 years, until his death […]

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First Snow Races Val d’Isère

The Criterium de la Premiere Neige (The First Races of the New Snow) is held in Val d’Isère from 9 to 18 December this year. Val d’Isere has long been host to the Criterium de la Premiere Neige (‘the first races of the new snow’). This year Val d’Isère celebrates its 61st edition of hosting the competition which brings the world’s […]

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Epidaurus Festival

The “Hellenic Festival” is a great celebration that has lasted 56 summers, and that has hosted some of the leading lights of theatre, music and dance. This year the festival runs from 1 June to 31 September. The Athens festival was established in 1998 for the organisation of music, theatre, and other cultural events, the […]

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Estate Romana 2016

Estate Romana 2016 is waiting for you with arts, shows and culture, all over the city from July until September. Estate Romana is at its 39th edition and this year music, theater, ballet performances, as well as cinema, cultural and arts events, will make you discover everyday life places, monuments, parks, historical villas, archeological and […]

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Festival Caixa Alfama

The 4th edition of the Festival Caixa Alfama celebrates once again the Fado in the heart of Alfama, in Lisbon on the 23rd and 24th September. In 2013, Caixa Geral de Depósitos and the promoter Música no Coração united to embrace the challenge of creating the first Fado Festival. The Festival Caixa Alfama was born. […]

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Monaco Yacht Show 2016

Every year in late September, one of the world’s smallest countries by area hosts the largest megayacht event on Earth: the Monaco Yacht Show, this year from 28 September until 1 October. Created in 1991, the show has grown to become the ultimate luxury rendezvous for the international elite clientele. The MYS is the unique occasion in […]

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Tanz im August

‘Tanz im August’, held in Berlin from the 12th August until the 4th of September 2016, is one of the most important dance festivals in Europe. It focuses on contemporary dance including experimental choreographies performed by international stars and newcomers. Tanz im August, the largest dance festival in the German capital, presents in different places of the […]

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Starlite Marbella 2016

Marbella’s month-long outdoor music festival Starlite is held this year from 14 July until 20 August with a star-studded line-up including Santana, The Corrs and Charles Aznavour, performing in the Marbella Quarry, a stunning natural amphitheatre. The Marbella Startlite Festival has a history dating back 30 years, when three well-known visionaries Prince Alfonso von Hohenlohe, Julio Iglesias and Plácido Domingo united […]

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Grand Prix de Deauville

Annual top horse racing event the ‘Lucien Barrière Grand Prix de Deauville’, established back in 1866 under its original name Coupe de Deauville, will be held this year on 30 August at the Hippodrome de Deauville – La Touques From late July to late August, Deauville becomes the international capital of gallop. In summer, the hippodrome of […]

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Berlin Biennale 2016

The Berlin Biennale is the forum for contemporary art in one of the most attractive cities for art. Taking place every other year at changing locations throughout Berlin it is shaped by the different concepts of well-known curators appointed to enter into a dialogue with the city, its general public, the people interested in art […]

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Versailles Festival

The Versailles Festival returns once more this year, bringing operas, open air concerts and ballets to the Château de Versailles.  The festival will be held from 2 May throughout the summer. The Château de Versailles, which has been on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for 30 years, is one of the most beautiful achievements of 18th-century French art. The […]

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Cannes Jumping International 2016

Close to the famous La Croisette, the equestrian Longines Global Champions Tour Cannes event from 9 to 11 June is a special combination of glamour and top-class sport. Positioned close to the Mediterranean Port of Cannes and the super-yachts in the bay, the fifth leg of the Tour is a very special horse show in the […]

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Biarritz Cup

The oldest amateur golf competition in France will be held from 9 to 16 July with many countries represented and over 500 players who will take part, ensuring this will be an event to remember for golf enthusiasts. Every year in July, the Golf de Biarritz Le Phare hosts the largest and oldest of the French […]

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Velá de Santa Ana

The Triana neighbourhood of Seville celebrates the famous festival of Velá de Santa Ana in honour of Santa Ana (Saint Anne), who is the patron saint of Triana this year from 21-26 July. For this occasion temporary bars known as casetas are set up along Calle Betis, beside the river. There you can have a drink and […]

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World Tapa Day

The 16th of June is ‘World Tapa Day’; a celebration of arguably Spain’s most popular invention, that small and tasty appetiser, the tapa.  This Spanish custom has become a worldwide phenomenon, from top chefs adding their gastronomic takes on tapas, to tapas bars opening in major cities in many countries from America to China. Tapas […]

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Midsummer In Sweden

Sweden’s Midsummer was originally celebrated on 24 June, the feast day of St. John the Baptist, but has its roots in a pagan solstice festival. Now, Midsummer is officially held during a weekend between June 20 and 26. After the long Scandinavian winter, the relatively short summer is well worth celebrating and so this is a great […]

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Roland Garros

Roland Garros, or The French Open, is a major French tennis tournament held over two weeks at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris from 22 May to 11 June 2017. Named after the French aviator Roland Garros, it is the premier clay court tennis championship event in the world and the second of four annual Grand […]

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Bordeaux Wine Universe

Few cities can boast of having given their name to a product as famous worldwide as Bordeaux Wine .. Voted ‘Best European Destination’ last year, Bordeaux has much to offer to visitors. Located in the heart of a legendary wine region, Bordeaux, with over 350 buildings listed as Historic Monuments and whose Port de la […]

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Best Jazz in Europe This Summer

This summer jazz lovers have a plethora of festivals to choose from across Europe; we pick three of the best: Jazz de Vitoria-Gasteiz, North Sea Jazz Festival and A Love Supreme. JAZZ DE VITORIA-GASTEIZ, Spain 12 – 16 July  Vitoria-Gasteiz jazz festival is celebrated since 1977 in Basque city Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain in July and this year marks […]

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Giselle at the Bolshoi Ballet

Giselle  is a classic Ballet in two acts Production by Yuri Grigorovich performed on June 15 to 19 by the brilliant Bolshoi Ballet at Moscow’s renowned Bolshoi Theatre. The Bolshoi Ballet is an internationally renowned classical ballet company, based at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia. Founded in 1776, the Bolshoi is among the world’s oldest ballet companies. It only achieved worldwide acclaim, […]

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Lisbon Festival ‘ Lisboa Festas da Cidade’

Mid-summer, from June the 1st to 30th, Lisbon transforms into a celebration, with the Festas da Cidade! Being the birthplace of St. Anthony, Lisbon celebrates the saint’s birth during this period of time. In the historical centre, one can watch street entertainment ranging from theatre to popular music, classical and ethnic music, jazz, circus arts, mime, brass […]

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Opernplatzfest

Frankfurt’s Opernplatzfest (Opera Square Festival), a celebration of food and culture, will be held this year from 25 June 2015 to 4 July. The festival features stage productions, music and a mouth-watering array of international gastronomic delights in a wonderful environment on the beautiful Opera Square in the city centre. Expect Frankfurt’s Opernplatz to come alive […]

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Festspiele Zürich

Festspiele Zürich is the city’s summer festival which will be held this year from 3 to 26  June at a variety of venues throughout the city centre with on the programme theatre, concerts, opera, dance, exhibitions and much more.. The Festival usually opens with a grand celebration with events taking place inside and in front of […]

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Istanbul Music Festival

The 43rd Istanbul Music Festival will take place from 1 to 24 June around the theme ‘Through Photographs‘. Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, the first Istanbul Music Festival, the flagship of the Istanbul Festivals, took place between June 15-July 15, 1973 originally under the title Istanbul Festival. From its inception it has included […]

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Madrid Open Tennis

From 5 to 14 May the Madrid Open tennis tournament will attract top tennis players from around the world to compete at this premium event. The Mutua Madrid Open is one of the most important tournaments on both the male and female circuits today. It has been held in the Spanish capital since 2002 and was originally […]

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Cannes Film Festival

The 70th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival, one of the most prestigious and publicised film festivals in the world, is held this year from 17 to 28 May. The International Film Festival was created on the initiative of Jean Zay, Minister for Education and Fine Arts, who was keen to establish an international […]

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Feria de Abril de Sevilla

Every year in April, two weeks after the Semana Santa, the Holy Week, which we know as Easter, Seville holds its Feria de Abril de Sevilla, or Seville April Fair. The fair lasts a week and features parades, bullfighting, fairgrounds, and you will find that all of Seville is out partying and dancing in the […]

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Festimad Festival

The Festimad Festival has been held in Madrid since 1995 and returns to the Spanish capital this year from April 19 to May 7 to wow music fans with its showcase of new musical talents, video screenings and debates. Year after year, big names from the world of independent music perform at the event. New talent […]

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Top Marques Monaco 2017

This year Top Marques Monaco launches its 14th edition of the world’s most exclusive and electrifying super car show from 20 to 23 April. The countdown is officially on until the start of the 14th edition of Top Marques, Monaco’s premier auto show and the only event in the world where potential clients get to try out the […]

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F*** Me I’m Famous

F*** Me I’m Famous, David Guetta’s quintessential Ibiza party at hyper party venue Pacha. Ah, the Guettas, they ooze sex and ‘EDM’ and are back for yet another year at Pacha. This incredibly popular night regularly sees nights selling out much in advance, packing the club wall-to-wall with fans from all over the world, eager to see […]

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Tivoli Festival

One of Scandinavia’s largest classical music festivals, the five-month long Tivoli Festival is one of the highlights of the summer social scene in Copenhagen, held from May until late September. This music event hosts around 50 concerts, all of which are held in the fabulous historic amusement park Tivoli Gardens in central Copenhagen. Attendees can […]

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Peixe em Lisboa

Peixe em Lisboa is Lisbon’s popular Fish & Flavours food festival held from 9 to 19 April, celebrating one of the main culinary specialities of the city – fish – which is skilfully prepared in a mouth-watering number of combinations and flavours.

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ILA Berlin Air Show, Berlin

  From the 20th to the 25th of May 2014 Berlin hosts the ILA Berlin Air Show, a trade show for professionals of the aerospace industry. Located right next to Berlin Schönefeld Airport at one of the most popular exhibition venues in Europe, the ILA Berlin Air Show provides an insight into the international aerospace industry.   Like […]

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