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  • Calling all Shutterbugs - Time for the 2015 Nice PhotoMarathon

    Beware the roving gangs of photographers romping through Nice for the 10th edition of the Nice PhotoMarathon on Saturday, 6th June.

    Now in its 10th year, the Nice PhotoMarathon organised by SeptOff is a photographic competiton that has proven to be hugely successful, and also hugely enjoyable for the participants. The event takes place over a 12 hour period, from 9am to 9pm, with 12 different themes to be photographed.

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  • Catch The Avener at Les Plages Électroniques in Cannes this August

    New French musical sensation The Avener plays the beaches of Cannes this August. We say, roll on les Plages Électroniques of summer!

    With its mix of electronic music and beach atmosphere, les Plages Électroniques in Cannes has become one of the Summer’s hottest festivals. And with the most-talked about DJ of the moment, The Avener, confirmed for the 2015 edition, it definitely promises to be as wild as ever.

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  • Move over, Steven Spielberg – Youcef Mahmoudi is in Town!

    Once upon a time, not that long ago, a young film school student did a movie project for his degree.

    He submitted it for the 2014 Cannes Film Festival but got turned down. But then Hollywood came. They saw. And he conquered. This is not a fairytale but Youcef Mahmoudi’s real life story.

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  • Gourmet Bag Aims to Make Food Waste a Thing of the Past

    Are things really starting to change with the introduction of the doggy bag in restaurants in France? Waste not, want not, is what we say!

    Who said the French were reluctant to accept change? After years of snubbing the practice of bringing leftover food home from restaurants as too American a thing, they now finally seem ready to adopt the concept of the doggy bag. And not before time!

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  • Crazy Week is Dead; Long Live Nice Music Live

    With the sad demise of the Crazy Week music festival, Ville de Nice has stepped up to the plate with a new offering - Nice Music Live.

    For years, the Crazy Week Festival in Nice was the go-to event for music affcionados on the French Riviera. Thanks to a superb location, an eclectic programme, and some of the biggest names from the music world, it always attracted an enthusiastic audience.

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Weekly Roundup - March Madness Comes to an End!

Weekly Roundup - March Madness Comes to an End!

Welcome back to another Weekly Roundup, bringing you the best of what's going down on the French Riviera over the coming week.

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FEATURES

Gourmet Bag Aims to Make Food Waste a Thing of the Past

Gourmet Bag Aims to Make Food Waste a Thing of the Past

Are things really starting to change with the introduction of the doggy bag in restaurants in France? Waste not, want not, is what we say!



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LIFESTYLE

Fashion First at The Queen Bee Boutique in Beausoleil

Fashion First at The Queen Bee Boutique in Beausoleil

The Queen Bee boutique located in Beausoleil offers high end fashions and much sought-after labels for surprisingly affordable prices.

ON THE TOWN

LOCAL BUZZ

Pour Yourself Another Au Fût et à Mesure in Vieux Nice

Pour Yourself Another Au Fût et à Mesure in Vieux Nice

The concept of self-service bars is steadily gaining traction in France, and one has recently opened in the heart of Vieux Nice - tchin tchin!