Paris Update Events 12.06.2019

Links to events happening this week in Paris

Through September 16

The Paris of yesterday

For the 80th anniversary of renowned Paris photography collection Roger-Viollet, Bercy Village is decorated with thirty black-and-white photos showing the architecture, history and daily life of 20th-century Paris.

Bercy Village, Paris

Throughout the summer

Musical migrations

Take a holiday without ever leaving Paris as bands play music from across the world at Poisson Lune.

Palais de la Porte Dorée, Paris

June 13 & 14

Innovation in tech

Cutting edge, sustainable technology takes center stage at the free Futur.e.s Festival.

Mobilier national – Galerie des Gobelins, Paris

Through June 27

Chinese cinema

The Festival du Cinéma Chinois en France brings films and stars to cities in France, including Paris.

Various locations

Through June 15

Short film festival

Côté Court presents all kinds of short-form art: videos, films, essays and fiction.

Various locations, Paris and suburbs

Through June 16

Extraordinary festival

The Institute for Research on Extraordinary Experiences presents curiosities of arts and science at Le Festival de l’Extraordinaire.

10 Rue Volney, Paris

June 19-23

Accessible innovation in film

© Forum des images

Today’s most daring and creative methods of storytelling are on show to the public at NewImages Festival.

Forum des Images, Paris

 June 13-23

Jewish cultural festival

The Festival des Cultures Juives presents films, theater, concerts, exhibitions and conferences.

Various locations, Paris

June 14-16

Paris in print

A selection of books on Paris will be presented at this year’s Paris se Livre.

Tour Montparnasse, Paris

June 15-16

Pre-loved jumble sale

La Fête de la Récup’ is a huge two-day sale of upcycled objects, accompanied by performances and workshops about sustainable living.

La Halle des Blancs Manteaux, Paris

June 18 and 25

Free concerts

Talented violinists perform in the Marais at 12:30 on these dates. No reservation necessary.

Eglise des Blancs Manteaux, Paris

June 13-23

Jewish cultural festival

The Festival des Cultures Juives presents films, theater, concerts, exhibitions and conferences.

Various locations, Paris

Through June 29

Multidisciplinary music festival

From the website: “Learn and unlearn, code and decode the world; four verbs that define a festival.” If that grabs you, this festival is for you.

Ircam & Centre Pompidou, Paris

June 14

Celebrating the independent bookshop

The fifth annual Pari des Libraires will see Parisians celebrate their local independent bookshops.

Various bookshops, Paris

June 14-17

Sweet salon

Everything you ever want to know about dessert at the Salon de la Pâtisserie.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

Through June 16

Festival of audiobooks

Actors, authors and musicians come together to celebrate audiobooks for Vos’x Salon du Livre Audio.

Mairie de Montreuil, Montreuil

Through June 26

Culture for all

Mouvement E. Leclerc presents the sixth edition of Festival Culturissimo, a collection of over 50 cultural events including theatre and cinema.

Various locations, France

June 21

Dancing in the street

The Summer Solstice festival, the Fête de la Musique, brings free music, good and bad, into the streets of Paris and now the world.

Various locations, Paris

Throughout June

International cuisine

For the Refugee Food Festival, restaurants in Paris and around the world will invite a refugee chef into their kitchens to concoct specialties from their home countries, from Georgia to Syria and Sri Lanka.

Various locations, Paris

June 20-23

Street art festival

The Festival Et 20 l’Été livens up the street of the 20th arrondissement with music, theater, dance and more.

Various locations, Paris

June 21-23

Rock for AIDS

Book now for the three-day AIDS-benefit rock festival Solidays.

Hippodrome de Longchamp, Paris

June 18-25

Franco-American film festival

The Champs-Elysées Film Festival presents American independent films, French and American short subjects, and premieres attended by cast and crew.

Various locations, Paris

June 22-July 14

Chopin a go go

Every summer, the Festival Chopin fills the Bois de Boulogne with master’s piano music.

Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle, Bois de Boulogne

Through July 21

Young European photographers

The Festival Circulation(s) features the work of emerging photographers.

Centquatre, Paris

Through July 6

Spotlight on accessibility

For Paris Disability Month, events take place throughout the city to combat prejudice and increase accessibility.

Various locations in Paris

Through July 28

Art meets cinema

An imagined path is drawn between the lives of Pablo Picasso and his admirer, renowned Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini in the exhibition “Quand Fellini Rêvait de Picasso.”

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through September 22

Focus on graphic design

The Biennale International de Design Graphique Chaumont is a four-month festival of workshops, group discussions, concerts and conferences on the subject of graphics creation.

Various locations, Paris

Through July 3

Classical music festival

The Festival de Saint Denis features both stars and young talents.

Various locations, Saint Denis

Through August 31

Balloons in Bercy Village

After her colorful umbrella installation was well-received last year, Portuguese artist returns to decorate Bercy Village with colored balloons. Other decorations and a bubble pool will provide summer entertainment.

Bercy Village, Paris

Through October 15

More than a food market

Experience a new 5000 square-meter food market with a focus on healthy eating, featuring art and performance, at Le Marché Pop.

77 avenue du docteur Arnold Netter, Paris

June 13

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Les Crevettes Pailletées (The Shiny Shrimps), directed by Cédric Le Gallo and Maxime Govare.

Luminor, Paris

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