Story 13: Living the culture
Concert at the Deauville Books & Music FestivalSandrine Boyer-Engel

Since the end of the XNUMXth century, inDeauville
is a land of inspiration and creativity
arousing the curiosity of painters, photographers, filmmakers ...
Their history today inspires a permanent cultural program
which aims to support creation, innovation and discovery
by hosting artists for festivals
or creative residencies and to organize meeting moments
and sharing with artists and their works.
Transmission to young audiences is a constant
found in most events.

April
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THE BOOKS & MUSIC FESTIVAL

Every year in the spring, the Books & Music Festival de Deauville honors writers inspired by music. Dozens of authors and musicians animate this festival on a different theme for each edition. On the program: readings, concerts, meetings, debates, workshops, signatures and school days.
 

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Concerts and signing sessions at the Deauville Books & Music FestivalSandrine Boyer-Engel
Concerts and signing sessions at the Deauville Books & Music Festival © Sandrine Boyer-Engel
April to May
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EASTER FESTIVAL

Established in 1996 the Easter Festival welcomes young chamber musicians in the spring to play rare and ambitious programs in public, from trio to orchestra, from baroque music to the great pages of modern music, combining voices, strings, winds, brass, percussion and keyboards. It is in an exceptional place, the Élie de Brignac room - with absolutely ideal woody acoustics - that concerts are scheduled for each edition.
 

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For more than twenty years, generations of musicians have followed one another at the Easter FestivalClaude Doare
For over twenty years, generations of musicians have followed one another at the Easter Festival © Claude Doaré
June
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THE MEDIEVAL OF TOUQUES

The Middle Ages as if you were there! As every year since 2011, the City of Touques offers its preserved heritage as a backdrop to medieval festivals. For a weekend, go back in time to the time of the Dukes of Normandy, Vikings, troubadours and knights. The tavernkeepers await you in the hall and the medieval market takes place in the Grand-rue.
 

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The Medieval of TouquesCity of Touques
The Medieval of Touques © Ville de Touques
July and August
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THE SABLE SHOW FESTIVAL

In more than 30 years, the Sand Show Festival has settled into the landscape of contemporary music festivals. From French song to rock through funk, the festival is open to nothing, in a mix of sure values ​​and discoveries. It is played on summer evenings on the beach at Villers-sur-Mer.
 

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The Sable Show Festival and its concerts facing the seaJulien Boisard / Clara Douet
The Sable Show Festival and its concerts facing the sea © Julien Boisard / Clara Douet
August
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THE FESTIVAL OF NEW TALENTS AND GUESTS

Key event of the Classics of classical music on the Côte Fleurie, the Festival of New Talents and Guests draws an original program on its staff. Its only requirement: to combine the excellence of the music with a strong interaction with the public.


 

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MUSICAL AUGUST
 

Every summer theAugust Musical de Deauville, happy and studious antechamber of the Easter Festival, brings together around thirty of the most promising young musicians of their generation, offering rich and contrasting concerts, from baroque music to masterpieces of the XNUMXth century.
 

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Two unmissable music festivals inDeauville: The New Talents and Guests Festival and the August MusicalFriends of Music in Deauville / inDeauville / Naïade Plante
Two unmissable music festivals inDeauville: The New Talents and Guests Festival and the Musical August © Les Amis de la Musique in Deauville / inDeauville / Naïade Plante

THE BOOK FAIR
VILLERS-SUR-MER

Created in 2015, it invites around forty authors and personalities to Villers-sur-Mer to meet and discuss with their readers. Each year, a short story competition is organized to invite everyone to participate in this literary event.
 

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A FESTIVAL A
VILLERVILLE

In Villerville, the theater blooms at the end of August. Since 2014, we reweave the thread of the artistic history of the city and perpetuate its soul with the renewed ambition to make artists reside there. It is not just another festival, but a mosaic of artistic initiatives.
 

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The Villers-sur-Mer Book Fair and a Festival in Villerville: artists meet their audienceDR / Sandrine Boyer-Engel
The Villers-sur-Mer Book Fair and a Festival in Villerville: artists meet their audience © DR / Sandrine Boyer-Engel
September
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THE AMERICAN CINEMA FESTIVAL

Since its creation in September 1975, the Festival has been the unmissable rendezvous for the new cinematographic season with the presentation of more than 100 films and the presence of American actors and directors in Deauville. Independent films, tributes, documentaries, premieres and screenings punctuate a constantly evolving festival, open to the general public with 60 festival-goers each year.
 

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Apogee of American cinema in Deauville, with the presence of Johnny Depp and Pierce BrosnanPlant Naiad / Sandrine Boyer-Engel
Apogee of American cinema in Deauville, with the presence of Johnny Depp and Pierce Brosnan © Naïade Plante / Sandrine Boyer-Engel
October to January
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CONTACT BOARDS

Festival of photographic creations, Festival planches contact presents the work of photographers invited in residence in Deauville to match their photographic universe with the city. Four sections structure the festival's program: monographic exhibitions by renowned photographers, the springboard for young talents - a section reserved for a selection of four to five photographers competing to win the Planches Contact prize - the competition for the 25th hour Longines and Photo4Food , associated with the Festival and finances four artist residencies.
 

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The essential exhibition on the beach of the Festival Planches ContactSandrine Boyer-Engel
The essential exhibition on the beach of the Festival Planches Contact © Sandrine Boyer-Engel

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DEAUVILLE TOURISM
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14910 Blonville-sur-Mer
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