Invitation to dream at Chantilly Great Stables
Throughout summer, Chantilly Great Stables suggest a brand new summer creation named “Horse, dream and poetry”. Conceived by the artistic and technical director of the site, Sophie Bienaimé, this equestrian show comes back to the best acts presented on site.
Helped by her horsewomen, she wanted to put emphasis on young horses: “Horse, Dream and Poetry will allow us to open young horses acquired last year up to joys of stage. It is the only opportunity we have to make them experience the conditions of show—with the attention of the public. Of course, they have been working all winter long—introduced to sounds through the educational presentations—but with this summer creation, they will be put in the real conditions.” Other high point of the performances: the participation of circus performers and Buryat horsemen who will be moving on the track at the pace of violins and accordions.
Show “Horse, dream and poetry”, from July 13th to August 21st 2016.
Performances at 2:30pm.
Full rate: 21 euros / Reduced rate: 17.50 euros.
The ticket gives access to the Museum of the Horse and the show.
Domaine de Chantilly
Rue du Connétable
Tel.: +33 (0)3 44 27 31 80
Access: by mail lines train from Gare du Nord station, allow a 25 minute-ride / 45 minutes in RER D / Stop: Chantilly-Gouvieux.
Crédit photo : Horse dream poetry – Chantilly equestrian show © RBpresse
19th edition of Classique au Vert
Every summer, the Parc Floral de Paris pays tribute to classical music on the occasion of Classique au Vert. Over the years, this music festival has become the meeting of the music and nature lovers, who can enjoy open-air concerts at the heart of a greenery.
This year, the theme of the event is “enchanted gardens” and takes us from Brazil to Eastern Europe, until the Mediterranean. Fourteen “Big concerts” are already programmed—with the exceptional participation of great soloists like Karine Deshayes, Hélène Guilmette or Delphine Haidan. Another high point of this 2016 edition, performances of two associated orchestras from the Philharmonie de Paris (ONDIF and OCP). Young talents like pianist Suzana Bartal or soloist Adrien Boisseau—named at the 23rd Victoires de la Musique—are also part of the festivities.
Classique au Vert, from August 6th to September 18th, 2016. (in French).
Park opened from 9:30am to 8pm.
Concerts at 4pm.
Full rate: 6 euros / Reduced rate: 3.50 euros.
Parc Floral de ParisCrédit photo : Classique au Vert – Edition 2016 © GORDON
Bois de Vincennes
Metro : Château de Vincennes (line 1)
4th edition of La Nuit des Invalides
Until next August 27th, one of the most beautiful monuments of Paris will be living at the rhythm of a dazzling sound and light show about French history. Thus, La Nuit aux Invalides is back for its 4th edition and invites us to embark on a trip in 3D from Gaul to Middle Ages, from the Grand Siècle to the great resistance fighters.
This event conceived by Bruno Seillier to fill young and old alike with wonder is for the whole family. It can be discovered every evening of the week except on Sunday, in French on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and in English on Mondays and Thursdays. To tell us the French most important historical moments, La Nuit aux Invalides called on to an exceptional trio of voices: actors André Dussolier and Jacques Roehrich and the comedian Céline Duhamel. In English, these are Allan Wenger and Sharon Man’s voices which were taken on.
La Nuit aux Invalides, from June 14th to August 27th, 2016.
Every evening except on Sunday. Session at 10:30pm.
Full rate: 20 euros / Reduced rate: 17 euros.
Esplanade des Invalides
129, rue de Grenelle
Metro: Varenne (line 13) or La Tour-Maubourg (line 8).
Crédit photo : La Nuit aux Invalides – Edition 2016 © Amaclio & agence C&CO
Taishō: the pop-up terrace in front of the Eiffel Tower
Until next September 30th, the Aquarium de Paris invites us to meet his Rotonde to enjoy his ephemeral terrace named Taishō. Offering a fabulous view on the Eiffel Tower—nested at the heart of the Trocadéro Gardens—it both houses a Japanese restaurant, sake bars and a cigar case from Cuba and elsewhere.
Its decoration was thought in tribute to the Taisho era in Japan in the 1920s—with stylish furniture and hangings—the whole scattered with a jazzy sound atmosphere. On the menu, there are as sashimi, kebabs, salads and sandwiches as Teppanyaki and ravioli with lobster or pork. In addition to its exceptional panorama, this address enables to relax after a visit at the Eiffel Tower or on the Quais de Seine, in family, between friends and even, as a couple.
Open from Wednesday to Sunday from 6pm to 1am, until September 30th, 2016.
Salad from 6 euros.
Aquarium de Paris
5, avenue Albert de Mun
Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 69 23 23
Metro: Trocadéro (lines 6 et 9) or Iéna (line 9).
Crédit photo : Taishō – Ephemeral terrace – Aquarium de Paris © Aquarium de Paris
The best Brazilian restaurants in Paris
While 2016 Rio Olympic Games will be taking place from next August 5th to 21st, we dash to eat Brazilian food in Paris, at Jesusparadis, Barbacoa or Gabriela.
Crédit photo : Best Brazilian restaurants Paris - Jesusparadis © Jesus Borges
Nested near the Grands Boulevards, this Brazilian restaurant plays the change of scene card with a very coloured decoration (red, blue or green chairs), luxuriant vegetation and Senhor Do Bonfim ribbons. In a festive atmosphere, we discover the Brazilian specialities like the Coxinhas de galinha, glazed morsels, served with a malagueta chili sauce. The manioc chips served with a garlic sauce are original, just like the black beans cream and breaded bananas. The Gabriela restaurant is also a delicatessen.
Open from Tuesday to Saturday, from noon to 3:30pm and on the evening from 7pm.
Lunch formulas: from 13 to 20 euros.
35, rue Milton
Tel.: +33 (0)1 42 80 28 14
Metro: Cadet (line 7) or Notre Dame de Lorette (line 12).
This address serves a homemade cuisine—which gives prominence to charcoal-cooked meats. Therefore, it is possible to taste several meats—to share with a group—in a convivial and good natured atmosphere. The menu also suggests empanadas, Portuguese smoked sardines or grilled provolone. In terms of decoration, the place knew how to unite modern with old.
Open from noon to 3pm (except on weekends) and from 7pm to 10pm (except on Sundays).
Closed on Mondays.
A la carte: around 40 euros.
1 bis, rue Augereau
Tel.: +33 (0)1 42 73 48 54
Metro: Ecole Militaire (line 8).
Restaurant for lunch as well as cocktail bar and tapas on the evening at the same time, Jesusparadis is an address where it feels good meeting with friends. We like the simple decoration of the place—with its big counter and its unpaired armchairs. Here, the menu changes according to the products found at the market and features typical dishes like the manioc cream, the Feijoada (black beans and pork meat) or the Moqueca de peixe (fish with coconut milk and herbs).
Open from Monday to Friday from noon to 3pm and from Tuesday to Saturday from 6:30pm to 1am.
Lunch formulas for 14 and 17 euros.
22, cour des Petites Ecuries
Tel.: +33 (0)1 44 83 08 75
Metro: Bonne Nouvelle (lines 8 et 9) or Château d’Eau (line 4).
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