Cannes film festival
Each second half of May, the planet moves to the rhythm of Cannes. Frenetic, crazy, oversized, overcrowded, crazy, magical, legendary, everything has been said about the most important film festival in the world. Some 30,000 professionals, nearly 5000 journalists, dozens of stars and future revelations, and an entire city dedicated to the 7th Art. The Cannes Film Festival is a spotlight on the works and filmmakers who would have remained unknown to the public. His role in the evolution of world cinema is decisive.

International Games Festival
The largest francophone fun event: traditional games, board games, simulation games, video games, the game world is open to all, casual or diehard players.

All players in the game world, gamers or just curious, are invited to discover the world of games in the heart of the largest francophone fun event in the Palais des Festivals and Congresses of Cannes!

* Traditional and classic games
* board games
* Video game
* Simulation games
* Trading cards …

There’s something for everyone!

Enjoy hundreds of games for free access!

Meet the authors, illustrators and publishers of your favorite games around demonstrations, book signings, tournaments, the “author’s corner” or on publishers’ stands. They always reserve you more previews!

> Discover the world of video games in Cannes!

> Participate in dozens of tournaments, demonstrations, initiations in key disciplines of classic mind games and living room!

> Allow yourself to learn the best games of the moment, sacred Golden Ace-Game of the Year. As every year, Cannes will present the label of best game of the New Year selected from the French market: creativity, diversity, mechanisms and rules flawless … and lots of fun for the whole family!

Whether you come alone, with friends or family … you belong to the circle of the great champions, “hard-gamers” or you are a casual player … embark on an intergenerational travel and get ready to share great emotions discovering the richness and diversity of the current game design!
The Cannes International Festival of Games you many surprises …

Your stay in Cannes during the Festival

Hotel establishments Festival partners give you a warm welcome and offer special rates 2015 Games tailored to your requirements.

Book your accommodation directly with the partner school of your choice by not failing to mention your participation in the International Games Festival in order to get the best rate.

Indicative prices in 2015 in a double room with breakfast from and according disponibiltés:
5 *****: from 180 € the room for 2 persons.
4 ****: from 110 € the room for 2 persons.
3 ***: from 70 € the room for 2 persons.
2 **: from 58 € the room for 2 people.
Price for the period / each hotel is free to set its own prices. These prices are subject to conditions and to availability apply only double room. Rates in a single room on request. .

Fireworks Festival
Since 1967, the Fireworks Festival is without context the most spectacular Cannes event. On various dates between July and August, the bay of Cannes kissing sounds and colors in a unique fireworks show in the world.

Cannes Bay ablaze with thousands of lights for magical and unforgettable evenings to delight the young and old!

Freely attend each year to exceptional fireworks in the fantastic setting of an open bay between the Lérins Islands and the tip of the Esterel, a natural screen of 400 m wide for 200 m high.

Most large international firms involved in this fireworks festival is among the most prestigious in the world, to try to win the prestigious Golden and Silver Vestal.

The 14, 21, July 29 and 7, 15, 24 August 2015
A 22h in the Bay of Cannes – duration 30 minutes

Vote for the Audience Award, watch the lights or hear live music on the Festival website:

Pantiero Festival
See you worship the music scene, the Festival Pantiero precursor emerging currents welcomes its 14th year in late July 2015. Hip hop, electro, indie rock, pop, headliners and young shoots, to discover on the terrace of the Palais des Festivals.

The festival dedicated to emerging contemporary music offers the best of the international scene and the latest in electro, indie rock, hip-hop, techno, rap, groove, trip-hop, jungle …

A rich and audacious programming, both musical and scenic!

Artistic direction: Jean-Marie Sevain

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International Dance Festival
Other Cannes festival Biennial and unavoidable, one that puts the choreographic art in the spotlight for 20 years and reflects the historical relationship with dance Cannes: 10 days in late November to discover the contemporary works of major international companies.

Instead of meeting to major players in the world of contemporary and modern dance, the Dance Festival of Cannes is a biennial event in which eclecticism knows marry the tastes of the public.

With creations, French or world premieres, the Festival presents the new talents of the international dance scene and the work of renowned companies.
Art Direction: Brigitte Lefevre

Musical evenings of Le Suquet
In July, the appointment of reference for the classic scene: orchestras, established artists and young prodigies revisit the big directory on the forecourt of the Church of Our Lady of Hope in Suquet.

Created by pianist Gabriel Tacchino in 1975 and under the artistic direction of Bernard Oheix since 2011, Suquet Musical Nights is a real institution in the world of classical music.

Orchestras, performers, soloists and young talents every summer to lean against walls history of the Church of Our Lady of Hope, perched on the hill of Le Suquet, to offer us exceptional concerts, recitals, meetings and new creations. Between Mozart and Chopin … strings, violins and pianos, the greater each year on the open-air stage of Le Suquet.

Now with both classic and surprising, this festival will appeal to those who live classical music in its modernity.

Yachting Cannes Festival
In early September, the Old Port and Port Canto serve as a showcase to the world of yachting. Another dimension of luxury Cannes for the Cannes Festival Yachting renowned for its world premieres.

Become in recent years the largest boat show in the Mediterranean, its leadership in Marina makes a reference after the Paris Salon.

All shipbuilders are here present with quite often some world firsts come to discover that 50,000 visitors and customers …

It was at the end of this boat show that is organized for several days in the bay of Cannes, the famous Royal Regatta gathering of tall ships and most majestic sailing ships in the world.

Royal Regattas
This prestigious sailing event installs the notoriety of Cannes before the whole world since the 20s, well before the cinema.

This event meets annually over 150 yachts of all sizes, slightly over a thousand team members, which will add carers, technical assistants, visitors and, of course, the national and international press, not to mention the organization, running committees, the International Jury and institutional and commercial partners.

In all, 1,500 people live on the site of the Old Port of Cannes for ten days. Incredible “ballet” of pontoons, anchorages and tents that drives the port during the three days separating the Boat Show (Yachting Festival) of “Royal Regatta” ®. Participants and visitors and spectators feel ‘at home’ on land as on water at a site “friendly” and very “cozy”.

This close to the hotels and restaurants that Cannes offers them all around the Old Port, in the heart of the city! … They will be able to dine in the mild September evenings whilst admiring the forest of masts that projectors illuminate each evening.

Cannes Shopping Festival
The marriage of fashion, shopping and lifestyle: more festive days in April between theme nights, fashion shows and shopping tips that will combine the Cannes traders.


The largest international real estate market meets in March the most influential players in the sector.

Each fall, the international market for audiovisual content is given appointment at the Palais des Festivals. Leaders of television, TV stars, all meet in Cannes for a high mass media.

Created in 1964, the international market for television programs in April brings the audiovisual professionals and each year more and more stars of the small and big screen.

International music market, Midem is the largest annual gathering of industry professionals. Facelift in 2014: organized since late January 1967, the Midem intercalates now early June between two other key events, the Cannes Film Festival and the Cannes Lions. It is also now a partially accessible to the general public festival with live concerts.

Cannes Lions
Other business meeting large scale, or the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, meets annually in June advertising worldwide.

Tax Free World Exhibition
TFWA or annual international event for professionals in the duty. This unique event in the world that brings together more than 3000 prestigious brands is held in October.

International Luxury Travel Market
Luxury showcase if any, Cannes welcomes the end of November for 14 years the international exhibition of tourism and luxury travel: the highest concentration in the world of professional high-end travel.

NRJ Music Awards
Created by the same name station, NRJ Music Awards honor in December the French and international artists who have marked the music news of the year.

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