MAIN SUMMER FESTIVALS: 2023
Aix in June: Concerts, workshops, shows, master classes, meetings, films, participatory projects, Aix in June celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Festival by offering original artistic experiences, and an extraordinary collection of lyrical art.
In June, the artists of the Festival take over emblematic places of Aix-en-Provence and its region to offer everyone a festive and free musical prelude to the July performances.
Concerts, workshops, shows, masterclasses, meetings, films, participative projects, Aix en Juin celebrates the 75th anniversary of the Festival by offering original artistic experiences, including an exceptional anniversary day to discover the Festival’s extraordinary collections.
The key events of Aix en Juin:
Recitals of the Académie residencies, the concerts at Silvacane Abbey, the film cycle in the cinemas of Aix-en-Provence, starry nights in the courtyard of the Hôtel Maynier d’Oppède and Parade[s] on the cours Mirabeau, uniting Mozart and Cuban music!
Music from the Mediterranean basin as well as from Northern Europe, jazz and musicals, African-American artists, contemporary creation, evenings paying homage to classical repertoire, so many proposals that reflect the great richness of our musical world.
Aix en Provence Festival, (July the 4th to the 24th, 2023)
Created in 1948, the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence quickly emerged as one of the leading events of the opera season. It also proved to be a place for innovation and renewal, with the festival’s unique capacity to surprise the audience and introduce them to new horizons, forms and artists. Dedicated to the creation of new opera productions and the organization of high-quality concerts, the Festival enjoys great renown, permitting it to join forces with stage directors at the height of their art, visionary orchestras and conductors, first-class casts, and the greatest contemporary composers around. Thanks to its reputation, it engages in coproductions with the finest opera houses in the world, which continue to welcome the Festival’s productions throughout the seasons.
The Festival d’Avignon is one of the most important international events for contemporary performing arts. Every year, in July, Avignon becomes a theater city, transforming its architectural heritage into various majestic or astonishing performance venues, welcoming tens of thousands of theater lovers of all generations (more than 130,000 admissions),
Beer festivalin Aix en Provence from June the 1st to the 3rd, 2023
Bol d’Or, – Motorcycle Festival from September the 15th to the 17th
The Circuit Paul Ricard in Castellet, legendary 24-hour international motorcycle race, will take place on the Paul Ricard circuit in Le Castellet and will celebrate its 101 YEARS on this occasion!
Delta Festival in Marseille August 23-27th
Festival for young people, playing music and proposing sport activities. It will be 5 days of party on the beach of “Plages du Prado” in Marseille. There will be around 250 artists playing.
Formule 1, July the 20th to the 24th
The Formula 1 Grand Prix de France will take place with three days of intense racing on the legendary Circuit Paul Ricard in Le Castellet.
Font’Arts, August 2023
Every summer at the beginning of August, the Provençal village of Pernes-les-Fontaines lends its shady setting and the freshness of its old stones to the Font’Arts Street Theater and Music Festival. For a whole weekend, around forty companies perform free of charge around the alleys and in the squares of the small town
International Guitar Festival in Lambesc – June the 29th to July the 2nd, 2023
International Folklore Festival in Marseille – July the 8th to the 13th, 2023
Jazz en Sol Mineur: July the 7th to the 9th, 2022 in Gréasque.
19ème edition of this festival.
Les rencontres d’Arles, Photography
July the 3rd to September the 24th, 2023
Arles brings together the best photographers from all over the world each year and open up new artistic horizons.
Les suds à Arles, Music : July the 10th to the 16th
7 days and 6 nights of music shows
Lyrical Art festival in Aix en Provence
July 4th to the 24th of July 2023
Operas, classical music concerts and other performances are held at several venues,
Music Festival in Gordes, beginning of August 2023
Everywhere in France! June the 21st, 2023
Nîmes Music Festival June 23rd to July 22nd, 2023
Since 1997, the exceptional site of the arenas of Nîmes has been invested for a month with rock concerts and contemporary music
Orange Opera Festival- July 2023
Every year, “les Chorégies of Orange” propose popular operas, classes music shows and other lyrics representations.
Organ Festival in Bouc de Bel Air June 4th to the 21st, 2023
Performing Arts festival in Lacoste August 1st to the 13th
Piano Festival at La Roque d’Anthéron – July the 20th to August the
St Remy de Provence Jazz Festival September the 16th to the 17th in St Remy de Provence