"The Palais des Festivals" Cannes Local Custom Tip by Tolik

Cannes Local Customs: 4 reviews and 3 photos

  The Palais des Festivals
by Tolik

We specifically booked a unit at Marina Baie des Anges resort May 18 ? 25 because the 55th Cannes International Film Festival was held at this time. Usually the Festival starts the second Wednesday in May and ends on the fourth Sunday. However, this year 2002 the festival moved up one week due to the French elections. We?ve had awesome experience!

This palace (called the Bunker by some journalists) capable of housing all kinds of assemblies, has propelled Cannes into becoming the second most popular convention town in France. The International Film Festival is held here, as well as, the MIDEM (congress of record producers), concerts of classical music, dance and theater. There are even four casinos.

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  • Written Sep 8, 2002
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