Archive for February, 2016

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The Césars 2016

A record number of women and ethnic minorities will compete on Friday for the Césars, France’s top cinema awards, just two days before the Oscars-which has been blasted for being too male and “too white”. With several female filmmakers amongst the nominees and best actress nominations from Algeria and Morocco, the wide-ranging showing of talent

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 26, 2016

French beaches rank strongly in World’s Top 50

France featured strongly on a list of the world’s Top 50 beaches published by Britain’s The Guardian newspaper last week, with Dune du Pyla near Bordeaux ranking second in the world. The Guardian list included two beaches in mainland France, one on Corsica and another in French Polynesia. About an hour’s drive from Bordeaux, Dune

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 25, 2016

Keeping Up Appearances

We all have different lifestyle choices, and when moving to a new destination you want to make sure that the location suits your lifestyle. If you are considering moving to the St Tropez area, you will need to know all the hot-spots to uphold your lifestyle, whether it be a relaxing trip to the spa,

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 24, 2016

Family Activities to enjoy in St Tropez

St Tropez is known as a glamorous location where many celebrities vacation and party, but it may not seem like the best choice for a family holiday. In fact, St Tropez is a perfect holiday destination for families with young children. St Tropez and the surrounding areas offer a wide variety of activities to enjoy including

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 23, 2016

Festival Armen, 26th February- 6th March 2016

Created by René Perrier in 1978, this festival combines art, skiing and sailing hence the name Armen (Art, sea and snow). Every year the festival Armen is the first of the major regattas, covering two whole weekends of racing and boating. For more information: Address: Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez, Nouveau Port, 83990 – Saint-Tropez Tel : +33 (0)4

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 22, 2016

The International Games Festival, Cannes, 26th-28th February 2016

The International Games Festival has taken place at the Cannes Festival and Convention Centre (Palais des Festivals et des Congrès) every year since 1987. Families and friends, keen game-players and people who are just interested, as well as game designers and publishing companies come together in a fun ambiance to enjoy traditional games, great classics,

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 19, 2016

‘Power of Dreams’ 2024 Olympic bid

On Wednesday Paris submitted its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, under the slogan “La force d’un Rêve” (The Power of Dreams). Three other cities – Rome, Los Angeles and Budapest – also submitted their bids on schedule, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed on Wednesday. Committee president for the Paris bid, Bernard Lapasset, said

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 18, 2016

Long-lost composition by Mozart and Salieri is unveiled

A long-lost composition by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri was performed for the first time on Tuesday after a musicologist discovered the piece in the reserve collection of the Czech national music museum. The piece also seems to show the rivalry between the two, but was not especially fierce and provides more evidence that

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 17, 2016

Works of Henri Person on display (18th December 2015- mid March 2016)

The works of Henri Person, the co-founder of the first museum of Saint-Tropez (1922), are on display from 18 December, in addition to the exhibition “The finest small museums in France” which continues until mid-March 2016. A trip to the museum will be worthwhile as the artworks are truly stunning.  

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 16, 2016

The Grammys 2016

US popstress Taylor Swift’s multi-hit, best-selling “1989” album brought the singer her second Grammy Award win for album of the year. Swift was stunned when she won the night’s top prize, beating Kendrick Lamar, Chris Stapleton, Alabama Shakes and the Weeknd. She used her speech to encourage young women who feel defeated at times or

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 16, 2016

“The Renevant” wins big at the BAFTAs

Survival drama “The Revenant” was the top winner at Britain’s biggest movie awards on Sunday, taking the best film prize and honours for leading actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro G. Inarritu. The film received five British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards, including one for cinematography and sound, at a ceremony in

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 15, 2016

France reveals logo for 2024 Olympics bid

A colourful Eiffel Tower with the words “Paris, candidate city, Olympic Games 2024” was projected onto the Arc De Triomphe at exactly 20:24pm local time on Tuesday as the French capital revealed the logo for its bid to host the Games. The logo’s debut marked the start of the French capital’s campaign to bring the

Posted by Hutchinson Immobilier on Feb 11, 2016

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