France is a beautiful country known for its fantastic food, exquisite artwork, and quaint little cafes. But the French also love to have fun as evidenced by the many festivals that are held throughout the year.
For example, the Cannes Film Festival is an annual festival that sees millions of people descend upon the small town of Cannes, France. Many of the best documentaries and independent films have their premiere at this festival people from around the globe. La fete de la Musica is another very popular festival in France. This is a street music festival that is held during the summer solstice in many different cities in France. Thousands of musicians gather in the streets, performing a wide variety of music including rock, jazz, and traditional French music.
Another popular French festival is the Versailles Festival. This festival celebrates classical music, dance and art. It is held at the Chateau de Versailles and is celebrated with a number of smaller events all summer long from May through July. The Mullhouse Beer Festival is a 3-day long festival that is held in the city of Mullhouse in Northern France and features beer and cheese tasting as well as a number of other fun events. Overall, festivals in France are a great way to learn about France and to explore the country.