Paris Update This Week’s Events
For full details about an event, click on its name to visit the official Web site (in English when available).
Chinese New Year
> Parade on Boulevard de la Villette, Feb. 2, 10:30am; dragon dance at Hôtel de Ville, followed by parade to Place de la République, Feb. 2, 2:30pm; the biggest parade begins at 44, avenue d’Ivry, Feb. 9, 1pm.
Festival Au Fil des Voix
> World music artists from Portugal, Israel, Mali, Kurdistan, Spain, Italy, Algeria and more. Alhambra and L’Hermitage, Paris, through Feb. 10.
Festival International du Film d’Environnement
> Festival of films relating to nature and the environment. Free entry. Paris and the Ile de France, Feb. 4-11.
Festival On Y Danse
> Belgian dance companies perform in Paris. Centre Wallonie-Bruxelles, Paris, through Feb. 9.
Fête du Graphisme
> Graphic arts festival, various events, including a free outdoor exhibition of designers’ posters on the Champs-Elysées. Various locations, Paris, through Feb. 18.
> Westerns, films noirs and adventure films by the versatile Hollywood director Henry Hathaway. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Feb. 23.
> Outdoor skating at the Hôtel de Ville, through March 2.
Les Enfants des Villes
> Festival of films featuring children at large in major cities, from Oliver Twist in London to Hugo Cabret in Paris. Cinémathèque Française, Paris, through Feb. 14.
Made in Smile: Paris-Shanghai Pop-up Store
> A one-day pop-up store on the occasion of the Chinese New Year, with workshops for kids, a concert, tearoom, a film and shopping. La Cartonnerie, Feb. 2.
My French Film Festival
> Online festival of French movies, with 10 feature films (not available in France) and 10 short films. Through Feb. 17.
> Fifteen extravagant cars that once belonged to maharajahs will be featured at this vintage car show. Porte de Versailles, Paris, Feb. 5-9.
> Retail sales all over France, through Feb. 12.