Jazz at the Villette August 31 to September 13, 2017

Program :

Thursday 31 August 2017 Halle de la Villette: From the Soul / Cory Henry

Friday 1st September 2017 Cabaret Sauvage: Fred Wesley / Omar The Halle de la Villette: Jeff Mills / Emile Parisien / Pharoah Sanders / Joachim Kuhn / Zakir Hussain

Tuesday 5 September 2017 Great Hall of the City: Gregory Porter

Saturday 9 September 2017 Grande Halle de la Villette: Sinkane / Curtis Harding

Sunday 10 September 2017 Philharmonic of Paris: Fatoumata Diawara / Hindi Zahra / Christine Salem

Tuesday 12 September 2017 Philharmonie de Paris: Archie Shepp

Wednesday 13 September 2017 Philharmonic of Paris: Mulatu Astatke

- Open air opera from 7 to 9 September 2017 Mozart's Marriage of Figaro, which will be repeated for a new tour. For its 17th edition, Opéra en Plein Air proposes to you to discover or rediscover this adapted work of the piece of Beaumarchais. After Sceaux, the castle of Champ-de-Bataille, Carcassonne or Haroué, is the Cour d'honneur of the National Hotel of the Invalides, in Paris, which will host the show. Rendezvous on 7, 8 and 9 September 2017. Prices range from € 42 to € 95. Light effects, video replays, sets and majestic costumes, combined with the beauty of the music, will make this evening unforgettable.

- Techno parade The Techno Parade awakens Paris every year in September, since 1998! It is Technopol, the association in the service of electro, which produces this event become a must. Technopol invites you to join the Techno Parade in the heart of the beat, the sound and the soundsystems, for 6 hours of non-stop parade to the rhythm of the international tanks and DJs. The parade will leave Quai François-Mitterrand at noon to finally reach the Place de la Bastille.

La Parisienne

La Parisienne is a 6.7 km women's running race ranked second in France, and the biggest 100% female race in Europe. After a medical check-up and regular training, the sporting event is accessible to all, runners or walkers. These meetings, like La Parisienne, are moments of conviviality shared by friends, mothers and daughters, women and sports and health professionals. The next edition of the race will take place on Sunday 10 September 2017. On the program, a weekend "sport and well-being" dedicated to women. Accompanied by more than 1,000 musicians posted along the course, they will meet giants, tanks, big heads and other living characters, all costumed. 40,000 women are expected for this 21st edition in the colors of the carnival. 50 € (in the limit of the bibs 45 €)

Fashion week

The Paris week of Spring-Summer 2018 fashion shows runs from September 26 to October 3, 2017. These eight days of the very popular Fashion Week will allow you to discover the trends of next season! Chanel, John Galliano, Balmain, Valentino, Agnes B., Mugler, Issey Miyake, but also Alexis Mabille, Isabel Marant, Yohji Yamamoto and Elie Saab. Their parades will often take place in such exceptional places as the Grand Palais, the Palais de Tokyo, the Institut du Monde Arabe, the Palais des Beaux Arts, the Pompidou Center, the Convent of the Cordeliers, the Louvre Oratory , The Salle Wagram, or residences of ambassadors. But for this week 2017, places are kept secret unfortunately. A bad news for all those who used to go there for the simple pleasure of seeing a few happy few ...