Fête de la Musique, France’s summer solstice music festival, turns 40

Issued on: 21/06/2022 – 18:35 Yearly on June 21, cities and cities throughout France have a good time the Fête de la Musique. The favored music competition – held yearly on the summer time solstice, the longest day of the yr within the northern hemisphere – appeared like a wild concept when it was launched 40 years in the past by then tradition minister Jack Lang.  A file heatwave has come and gone simply in time for the Fête de la Musique, which is now an establishment in France and has even unfold world wide, with greater than 100 international locations organising their very own music festivals to correspond with the solstice through the years. All musical genres are welcome, as ever – in La Rochelle, the outdated port is ready … Read more