Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Cannes summer firework festivals have been announced

The French Riviera is famous for its wonderful firework displays during the summer weeks but none more so than Cannes, where there is the “Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique” – a competition between different nations – this year of 2011 will be … Continue reading

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Nice Autobleue launch

This month of April, we have the official launch of the electric car sharing scheme in Nice, Côte d’Azur.  IT IS THE FIRST COMMUNITY IN FRANCE TO IMPLEMENT A CAR-SHARING SCHEME USING 100% ELECTRIC CARS. The official launch took place … Continue reading

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French Riviera – a rose by any other name?

What are all the names used for this area? We know it as the French Riviera, but it is also called: Cote d’Azur (the azure coast) The South of France, Provence, the PACA region (Provence, Alpes, Cote d’Azur), the 06 … Continue reading

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Cannes film festival

Cannes Film Festival has announced it’s poster for this year – see below – featuring the beautiful Faye Dunaway.  This photo of Faye Dunaway was taken by Jerry Schatzberg in 1970.
  A model of sophistication and timeless elegance, it is … Continue reading

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