From art expos to important cultural fests, the city of Paris always offers something enchanting to both tourists and Parisians. This year is no exception to that norm. If you are planning to tour the city of lights through Paris city tour coordinators anytime soon, you may need an itinerary that covers all the must-watch events. Below are some of the best events that Paris will be hosting in the year 2018.
‘Being Modern: MoMA in Paris’ Exhibit at Louis Vuitton Foundation
Fondation Louis Vuitton or Louis Vuitton Foundation is collaborating with NYC’s Museum of Modern Art to exhibit the contemporary artworks to art lovers. The exhibition, which started in October last year runs until March 5, 2018, displays some of the masterful European paintings of artists including Picasso, Magritte, Cézanne, and Klimt. Moreover, Pop artist, Lichtenstein and American painter Edward Hopper are also featured in the exhibit at the Parisian Museum. When you tour Paris this year, catch the exhibit that also features less popular artworks alongside multidisciplinary masterworks.
Tour de France at Champs-Élysées
Tour de France is annually held in two stages. The Parisian avenue will pay witness to the climax of the cycle race on July 29, 2018. Although the winner of the first stage has been confirmed, the culminating phase of Tour de France will unfold at Champs-Élysées this year. The avenue spans the length of Place de la Concorde and Arc de Triomphe. The racers will aim for a pole finish before covering more than 100 kilometers for the day. If you reach the venue on time, you can also catch the felicitations that are a spectacle on its own.
Nuit Blanche Art Festival
Nuit Blanche is all set to unfold starting in the first Saturday of October this year from 07:00 pm to 07:00 am on Sunday just like each year. The festival that started in Paris city in the year 2002 has been extended to other cities in Europe and to cities across the globe including Kyoto, Melbourne, and Singapore. Also known as White Night festival, it is a night full of illuminating lights, artsy installations, and candles spread across the city of lights. Parisians celebrate the occasion by staying awake overnight while selected museums and art galleries in Paris also participates in the Nuit Blanche.