Paris Update Events 13.02.2019

Links to events happening this week in Paris

February 14

Love party

The free Bal de l’Amour will take place after the inauguration of Joana Vasconcelos’s public sculpture “Cœur de Paris.”

Porte de Clignancourt, Paris

February 16

Javanese dance

Free traditional dance performance. Reserve in advance.

Institut des Cultures d’Islam, Paris

February 17

Flea market and salsa dancing

Eat, buy tchotchkes and dance at this free monthly event.

Grands Voisins, Paris

February 17

Dancing dragons

The big Chinese New Year parade starts at 1:30pm at 44, avenue d’Ivry.

13th arrondissement, Paris

February 16-March 10

Skating in the sky

A temporary ice-skating rink on top of the Montparnasse Tower.

Tour Montparnasse, Paris

February 13-26

Comedy festival

The city of lights becomes the city of laughs as all kinds of comedy are exhibited around the city for the Festival d’Humour de Paris.

Various venues, Paris

Through March 30

Fine art photography

Alexandra Gibson’s project The Collective Dream spans seven years and 16 countries.

Silencio, Paris

Through February 20

Winter dancing

Swiss dancer Edouard Hue presents his self-choreographed ’FORWARD’ at the Swiss Cultural Center.

The Faits d’Hiver festival presents seven new dance performances. Above: Swiss dancer Edouard Hue presents his self-choreographed ‘FORWARD’ at the Swiss Cultural Center.

Various venues, Paris and suburbs

February 13-17

Massive art salon

Some 2,000 artists show their work at Art Capital.

Grand Palais, Paris

Through February 28

Flashback to the ’80s

France Années 80 celebrates the generation of filmmakers who defined the aesthetic of a decade.

Forum des Images, Paris

February 16

Luxury brand auction

Bid on over 250 items from Hermès, Chanel and Louis Vuitton at the government-run pawn shop.

Crédit Municipal, Paris

February 14-March 4

Magical realism

Réalité Magique presents the Surrealist photography of Bulgarian journalist and photographer Assen Zidarov.

Forum des Instituts Culturels Étrangers à Paris, Paris

Through March 31

Paris in pictures

Blogger and photographer Richard Nahem presents 12 years’ worth of photos of the City of Light.

Hôtel Pont-Royal, Paris

Through 18 March

A century of Japanese cinema

Big names and independent directors alike are showcased at the final installment of 100 Ans de Cinéma Japonais.

Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through February 21

Winter sales

Official six-week retail sales period.

All over France

February 15 and 17

French films with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Premières Vacances (Our Happy Holidays), directed by Patrick Cassir, on Friday and L’Homme Fidèle (A Faithful Man), directed by Louis Garrel, on Sunday.

Club de L’Étoile and Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Paris

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