Paris Update Events 28/11/18

Links to events happening this week in Paris

November 30-December 3

Gourmet food fair

Just in time for Christmas, the Salon Saveurs des Plaisirs Gourmands brings together 300 gourmet food producers from the regions of France.

Espace Champerret, Paris

November 29

Wine auction

The wine cellar of renowned conductor and cellist Mstislav Rostropovich opens for auction.

Hôtel Drouot, Paris

November 30-December 1

Wine fair

The Grand Tasting features both big-name wineries and up-and-coming ones, along with master classes and food-and-wine pairing workshops.

Carrousel du Louvre, Paris

November 29-December 2

Independent winemakers’ fair

French winemakers bring their vintages to Paris for the 40th annual Salon des Vins des Vignerons Indépendants.

Porte de Versailles, Paris

December 1

Vintage sale

Get started on your Christmas shopping at this Winter Festival and Bazaar organised by the Association of American Women in Europe.

American Church in Paris

December 1-2

Open Studios in the 20th arrondissement

Artists open their studios to the public for Les Portes Ouvertes des Ateliers du Père Lachaise Associés.

Various locations in the 20th arrondissement

Tuesdays through December 18

Classical music in the Marais

A range of talented musicians perform at free (donation requested) midday concerts for Les Midis Trente (no website yet; contact for details).

Eglise des Blancs Manteaux, Paris

December 1-12

Cinema in 35mm

Jean Eustache’s La Maman et la Putain is one of several films celebrated at the festival. © Collection Christophel

Classic and modern films in 35mm are celebrated at Tous les 35 du Mois.

Forum des Images, Paris

Throughout December

Spotlight on Egyptian cinema

A retrospective celebrates the career of Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine.

La Cinémathèque Française, Paris

Through December 18

Dance photography

Captivating photographs of dancers at Gabriela Rosa de Silva’s Danse Poétique.

Maison de la Via Associative et Citoyenne, Paris


Christmas markets

Mulled wine and gifts galore: a full list of Christmas markets in Paris.

Various locations, Paris

Throughout December

Festive activities

Magical châteaux, ice skating and family fun: a comprehensive list of Paris’s Christmas events.

Various locations, Paris

Through December 22

African music and film

The Africolor cultural festival puts African music in the spotlight.

Various locations in Paris suburbs

Through December 8

Noise in the library

Festival Monte le Son: This year’s festival in Paris libraries focuses on “the voice.” Expect music ranging from opera to metal.

Various libraries, Paris

Through January 6

Interactive science exhibition

The science and inspiration of meteorites are explored at Meteorites: From Sky to Earth.

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris

Through January 15

Festival of lights

Espèces en Voie d’Illumination: Biodiversity is celebrated at this unique nighttime light festival.

Jardin des Plantes, Paris

Through December 8

Cultures of the world onstage

Music, dance, theater and ritual performances from around the world at the Festival de l’Imaginaire.

Various locations, Paris

Through December 31

Contemporary arts festival

The Festival d’Automne presents leading talents in art, dance, film, theater and more from around the world.

Various venues, Paris & Île de France

November 29

French film with English subtitles

Lost in Frenchlation presents Le Grand Bal, directed by Laetitia Carton.

Cinéma Luminor, Paris

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