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It has been a quarter of a century since Spanish icon Pedro Almodóvar first walked the festival’s red carpet as part of the feature film jury under Gérard Depardieu. 35 years have passed since his legendary film career began and it is double that for the history of the Festival International du Film de Cannes. In 2017, Almodóvar himself will preside over the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
Billed as ‘the ultimate car show’, Top Marques 2017 will be presenting a range of top-of-the-line sports cars. The luxury lifestyle event will also be the site of the launch of the newest and most luxurious cruise liner on earth. On the eve of the event, which is taking place from 20th to 23rd April at the Grimaldi Forum, 700-foot Silver Muse will be officially christened in front of Monaco’s Port Hercules before the ‘super ship’ embarks on her maiden voyage along the Amalfi coast.
Supercars, super boats, superyachts and now a super ship: the line-up for the 2017 edition of Top Marques promises a record-breaking event on a seriously epic scale.
Once again the town of Tourrettes-sur-Loup will be filled with the sweet scent of violets for the annual violet festival. The festival first began in 1952 and was created to mark the end of the violet season that runs from October to March. It also helped promote local craftsmen and celebrated the arrival of the new olive oil. It has since grown in popularity and has now become a huge attraction every year.
Mercantour ski resort Auron is celebrating its 80th anniversary this weekend - 25th and 26th February. From dancing and fireworks to a snow bar and a marshmallow party for children, there will be plenty afoot on the slopes. The Colombier piste will also be opening on Saturday night for a nocturnal ski under the floodlights.
The Delta daily flight from Nice to New-York JFK resumes on 15th April. The flight provides full comfort with lie-flat seating and direct access to the aisle for all Delta One Customers. The aircraft is also equipped with WiFi and on demand programmes are free of charge for all passengers.
Who needs the drama of Hollywood when there’s the French Riviera! In a new 10-part series from Sky Atlantic, the dark side of the Côte d’Azur raises its head in a luxuriously-set thriller by Academy Award-winning writer Neil Jordan. The world premiere is to be screened on 3rd April at MIPTV in Cannes' Palais des Festivals: the world’s most established global distribution market and leading TV and online content development event.
With seven months to go and counting down, the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show will be here before we know it! The organisers of the world’s greatest superyachting event have just released the new look for the show, which will be taking place in Port Hercules from 27th to 30th September.