A call for an arms embargo on Tuesday puts France in a difficult position and divides EU foreign ministers who want tougher sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis.
A key priority of the new management at the Avignon Festival under stage director Olivier Py, is encouraging and showcasing young people’s talents.
Vitrioli, in Greek by Greek-Canadian Yannis Mavritsakis, is directed by Olivier Py, who heads the Avignon Festival for ...
A biting comedy with topical references and a philosophical ring - not to mention a sado-masochistic culture minister is director Olivier Py's offering at this years Avignon Festival.
Avignon's famed arts festival is now in full swing after the two opening shows were cancelled on Friday due to strike action.
A French cave containing the oldest known paintings in the world has been declared a World Heritage Site but the UN’s cultural arm, Unesco.
Disgruntled Paris bar owners were to boycott France’s annual day of music in the streets, the Fête de la Musique, on Saturday.
The Avignon theatre festival and France’s other summer arts festivals may not take place due to a strike threat by stage-hands and other arts-support workers.
Stage and screen actors as well as theatre and film technicians are protesting around France on Monday against planned reforms to their special unemployment scheme.
There was too much love in romantic Paris on Sunday evening when the weight of “love locks” caused part of a historic bridge to collapse.
Action by workers in the arts and entertainments sector led to the cancellation of the first night of Verdi’s La Traviata at Montpelier’s Opera house on Wednesday evening.