Presentation

The events

SORTIR A CANNES’ CULTURAL SEASON
From September to April: forty shows spanning Dance, Theatre, Music and various Theatrical Arts. A rich and eclectic programme including successful plays from Paris, the great classics, street theatre and comedies. World music, French and international music, classical music, rock and pop... Dance including contemporary works, great ballets, folklore and neoclassical works. And also opera, comedy and magic…

THE INTERNATIONAL GAMES FESTIVAL            
Join 150,000 visitors for the biggest games event in the French-speaking world!
The entire world of games, for every age, every taste, entirely free over the 3 days in the heart of the Palais des Festivals: the great classical games, board games, simulation and role playing games, cards to collect, video games, manga village…

DANCE FESTIVAL
A major meeting place for the world of modern and contemporary dance, the Cannes Dance Festival is a biennial event whose eclectic programme is in step with modern tastes. With new works, French or World premieres, the Festival presents the new talents of the international choreographic world and the work of highly renowned dance companies..

SUMMER CULTURAL SEASON IN CANNES          
A plethora of Festivals will mark your summer evenings:

FIREWORKS FESTIVAL                                   
The bay of Cannes will be ablaze with thousands of lights over 6 magical and unforgettable nights. The biggest international companies will take part in this musical firework festival, which is considered as one of the most prestigious in the world, to the delight of both young and old! (free entry to the event)

NUITS MUSICALES DU SUQUET (MUSICAL EVENINGS IN SUQUET) 
Between Mozart and Chopin, violins and pianos, the great names come each year to Suquet to perform on its open-air stage. Recitals, discoveries and young talents will also enchant those who enjoy classical music in all its modernity.                     

JAZZ IN DOMERGUE                                                                                    
Delight in the sheer quality of jazz music in the sublime setting of the Villa Domergue's gardens.

PANTIERO FESTIVAL                                                                                         
This festival dedicated to the emerging musical scene presents the top artists and emerging talent in electro, rock, indie, hip-hop and rap. A rich and audacious programme, both in terms of musical talent and on-stage performances!

RUSSIAN ART FESTIVAL
Folk dance, concerts, classical ballet, circus.. the stuff of dreams, you  will be taken on a tour across Russia. And last but not least, the prestigious "Russian Night", when a host of films and free events will be organised in the town of Cannes throughout the day!!

The team

Under the direction of Sophie Dupont, a team of 9 permanent staff are responsible for:

- selection the shows and the programme for 'Sortir à Cannes' (Going out in Cannes)
- organisation and general coordination of the events
- financial management and contractual negotiation with the artists
- technical production of the shows and general planning and management of the events
- logistics for welcoming the artists and the public
- sales and promotions for the shows
- advertising and Public relations

+33 (0)4 92 99 33 83 - sortiracannes@palaisdesfestivals.com