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Foundation Louis Vuitton, designed by American architect Frank Gehry, at its official opening on 27 October, 2014
10/02/2016 - FRANCE - CULTURE

Foundation Louis Vuitton lands top art collection showing

One of the world's greatest private collections of modern art is to go display in its entirety this October at the Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris, according to French news agency AFP.
Banner at Disneyland Paris, file photo
10/02/2016 - France

Disneyland Paris visitor numbers down since attacks

Disneyland Paris has seen visitor numbers fall by eight percent since the 13 November Paris attacks, according to the Euro Disney company.
08/02/2016 - France

'Paris Face Cachée' festival kicks off

Around 100 venues in Paris, many of them closed to the public, opened their doors this weekend for the fifth year of the popular festival, Paris Face Cachée.

 

New RFI Clubs and boxing without fighting
06/02/2016 - The Sound Kitchen

New RFI Clubs and boxing without fighting

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about Boxing Day.
Choreographer Benjamin Millepied with wife Natalie Portman, at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival,
05/02/2016 - Culture/FRANCE

Star choreographer Millepied quits Paris Opera Ballet

Star choreographer Benjamin Millepied on Thursday announced he was quitting the Paris Opera Ballet, which he had been directing for more than a year.
The famed Louvre museum in Paris, undated
05/02/2016 - FRANCE - IRAN

Louvre inks historic deal with Iran on archaeology, exhibits

The Louvre has signed an historical agreement with Iran that clears the way for renewed cultural and scientific cooperation with France.
French touch trailblazer returns with an African touch
04/02/2016 - World music matters

French touch trailblazer returns with an African touch

French producer-composer Ludovic Navarre, alias St Germain, has made a long-awaited comeback after a 15-year break following his highly successful album Tourist.
Arts funding in the Gulf region
03/02/2016 - International report

Arts funding in the Gulf region

The Persian Gulf region is famous for its flashy mega-projects. The United Arab Emirates in particular has received a lot of attention over the past few years for its Louvre and Guggenheim museums.
French reject intellectual posturing but thirsty for ideas
01/02/2016 - Spotlight on France

French reject intellectual posturing but thirsty for ideas

France is no longer the hotbed of ideas it was back in the 18th and 19th century Englightenment or in post-war years where Left-bank thinkers like Jean-Paul Sartre changed the role of the ...
Astronauts, listener letters, Brazilian nostalgia, and looking ahead to World Radio Day
30/01/2016 - The Sound Kitchen

Astronauts, listener letters, Brazilian nostalgia, and looking ahead to World Radio Day

This week on The Sound Kitchen, you’ll hear the answer to the question about the Soyuz Crew Capsule astronauts.
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