Paris L’Été festival returns for its 2018 edition
It's finally time for festivals in Paris! This year, the Festival Paris L’Été comes back full of events: shows of dance, music, theatre, circus, magic, but also installations throughout Paris and its region. Next July 16th, for its opening, a few steps away from the Green Hotels Paris, the Eiffel Trocadéro and the Gavarni, at the esplanade of the Museum of Modern Art and the Palais de Tokyo, the French artist Johann Le Guillerm will create his installation entitled "La Transumante". Composed of 160 three-meter-long wooden blocks, this wooden creature will be handled by 10 people and will come to life as they move. Another sensational act caught our attention: that of the tightrope walker Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga. With "Lignes ouvertes" (“Open Lines”), the circus artist will take us 35 meters above the ground, for an incredible air crossing between the slopes of the Montmartre hill and the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur. For this feat, she will be accompanied by the musicians of the Chamber Orchestra of Paris. Summer has never been so beautiful in Paris!
“Festival Paris L’Été” (website only available in French), from July 16th to August 4th, 2018.
“La Transumante” of Johann Le Guillerm: 16th July, 2018, from 6p.m. to midnight. Duration: 6 hours. Free entry.
“Lignes ouvertes” of Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga: 21st July, 2018 at 7.30p.m. Duration: 1 hour. Free entry.
La Transumante - Johann Le Guillerm © Daniel Raoulas
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (MAM)
11, avenue du Président Wilson
Tel: +33 (0)1 53 67 40 00
Metro: Iéna or Alma-Marceau (line 9).
Basilique du Sacré-Cœur
35, rue du Chevalier de la Barre
Metro: Anvers (line 2).