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The most beautiful villages in France: an important heritage

The most beautiful villages of France is an association founded in 1982 by former mayor Charles Ceyrac. He launched the association with the aim of consolidating the villages, reviving their economy and protecting the historical, architectural, cultural and gastronomic heritage.

Label the most beautiful villages in France

First of all, it must be stressed that the label the most beautiful villages of France is not attributed to any village. There are criteria to be met.  To be labelled the most beautiful Villages of France, the municipality must have at least two protected monuments or sites and less than 2000 inhabitants...

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Street art: An art often discredited

Street art or Urban art is a contemporary art movement. One of the first street-artists in France is Psychoe. He started this movement in 1984. Today, street art has entered museums and large art galleries. It has not stopped the activity yet. In addition to tags and graffiti, he also produces sculptures.

Street Art becomes legal

For a long time, street art, tags and graffiti are considered acts of vandalism. In the beginning, the struggle was hard and consisted of erasing the graffiti and arresting the perpetrators. This could not stop its development. The phenomenon spreads and leads to the recovery of Metro train. The fight also became more massive: arrest and dismantling of graffiti artists, closure of the media that spoke of their works.

Over the years, Justice has recognized the qual...

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How to improve your general culture?

To be cultivated is to know what is interesting and what is useful in everyday life. To develop its general culture makes it possible to understand the world around us and its evolutions. For young graduates or those in search of a new profession, the general culture makes it possible to optimize the chance to get a job during the recruitment.

To be cultivated: what's the point?

Being cultivated is the only way you can get out of the mass. If you master a lot of things in various fields, you can make the right decisions in all circumstances. When you are having problems, you can measure your share of responsibility and protect yourself at the same time.

The interest of the general culture is not limited to the professional need (to get a job or win a competition)...

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Is the general culture level of Milléniaux good?

Each generation brings a lot of challenges to society. The Milléniaux are the people born between the years 1980 and 2000. This is just a reference but the majority of people who use this term refer to the young people of today. Different points distinguish them from other generations. They are very hardworking, lighted and particularly comfortable with new technologies.

The peculiarities of Milléniaux

Before we start to the heart of the matter, it must be stressed that each generation is unique and stands out for its ideas and beliefs. These last points are reinforced by their lifestyles. Historically, the Milléniale generation has not suffered the consequences of world wars and the Cold War. Yet they are living in an economic crisis. This global phenomenon influences their lifestyles...

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The theatre: A good idea for a romantic evening

For a romantic and memorable evening, you don't have to go on a meal with your head to head.  Why not see a play? Whether it is a simple desire to go out or to celebrate a special event (Valentine's Day, wedding anniversary, anniversary of your partner…), the theatre allows you to live a unique cultural experience in the presence of the person you love.

Two shows not to be missed for 2019

If the theatre is tempting, but you have no idea where you can go, one of these two shows may interest you:

  • The SEXPOWERMENT at the new Seine

    : It is a theatrical piece about sexuality, an important and ubiquitous subject in everyday life. The show has already started on 09 January and will only end on 28 March 2019. He goes on to two weekly presentations every Tuesday and Thursday...

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3 exhibitions to go see absolutely

Paris is not considered to be the world capital of culture for nothing. During your stay in the city of light, why not include in your schedule the visit of some of the exhibitions that take place there this year? Indeed, it does not take a week without an exhibition to be held in a museum or in a gallery of the city. Apart from visiting the squares and monuments that make up the reputation of Paris, you can also organize yourself to find time to devote to the various exhibitions that are held in Paris throughout the year. Below are three shows that you must absolutely see during your visit to Paris.

Michael Jackson, on the Wall

For the tenth anniversary of the death of the most famous pop artist of the world, the Grand Palais will tell you its place within the artistic creation of the las...

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The Parisian heritage: how to preserve it?

Several reasons can weaken the heritage: its old age, the phenomena of fashion, the number of visitors of the site which proves to be too high, the bad condition of the structures etc. Other factors may also represent a risk to heritage and its protection is a great responsibility that everyone should take in hand.

Some good reasons to protect the Parisian heritage

Paris stands out for its unusual heritage. It is a dream destination for all those seeking adventure and discovery. At present, Parisians are more motivated than ever to preserve their heritage and this does not only concern the monuments that punctuate the streets and neighborhoods of the city. Bistro, part of the public space, garden, statue, industrial building… are also the object of their protection needs...

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The most beautiful squares in Paris

Paris, also called the City Light is not only a very beautiful city. It also boasts countless architectural and historical interests. It also has places as beautiful as the others. In Paris, you must visit at least some of the places in this city.

Charles de Gaulle Square

Also called Place de l'etoile, it was carried out by the architect Jacques Hittorff under the Second Empire. It closes the avenue of the Champs-Elysées on its upper part. 12 large straight avenues come to this square, the centre of which is marked by the famous Arc de Triomphe. Enjoy a breathtaking view of the rooftop terrace of this spectacular building. Apart from the star form of the place Charles de Gaulle, it is especially appreciated for its history...

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What if you visit a museum to change?

Romantic city, capital of fashion, Paris is also a cultural and historical centre that will make you travel through time through its many museums. It is one of the biggest European cultural cities and if you are there for a few days, you have plenty of time to visit the museums that make up the reputation of Paris.

The Louvre Museum

In the 99 Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris is the famous Louvre museum. The Louvre is an ancient palace of Kings which is currently one of the largest art and antique museums in the world. More than 460 000 works from various eras are exhibited there and in the famous Mona Lisa, you discover all the most famous works including the Venus de Milo, the diamond called ' The Regent ' or the raft of the Medusa as well as the freedom guiding the people...

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Inside Opera: The Escape game in the heart of the Paris opera

The Opéra Garnier is a famous and popular monument in France. Every year he welcomes several tourists from all over the world and also bears witness to many legends and stories of which the Phantom of the Opera is one. It's already been several months that visitors can discover all the nooks and crannies of the opera Garnier following the traces of the Phantom via the Space Game "inside opera".

Unravel the mysteries of the famous Phantom of the Opera to prevent it from cracking

Alone or in a group, playing inside opera will always be a unique and rewarding experience that will allow you to discover the architecture, its ornamentations as well as its decorations in every detail. In an hour, you should be able to get to the end of your riddles...

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