Agenda of the Parisian Corner from December 17th to December 23rd

Article published on Dec. 17, 2007
Article published on Dec. 17, 2007

what to do in Paris?

Last days for Christmas shopping ! (unless you have not started yet, like me… !) Christmas Markets: Last week reminder : for all the Christmas markets in Paris:

The Czech Christmas Market is still on :

Conference :

The Kosovo status: cohesion issue for Europe /  Le statut du Kosovo : enjeu de la cohésion pour l'Europe, 20th December from 9am

This conference, organised by the Club Grande Europe, will host Javier Solana, European Union High Representative for PESC (Common Foreign and Security Policy). A debate will follow with Lutfi Haziri, Vice-Prime minister of Kosovo and Eric Chevallier.

Where? Bureau du Parlement Européen - 288 Boulevard St Germain -  Paris 7, tube : Assemblée Nationale

"Le Club Grande Europe" is a club (of press). If you wish to go to this conference, please contact the club direclty at the following adress:

For more information about the club:

Music :

Christmas concert :  Eglise Notre-Dame des Blancs Manteaux, 20th December at 8.45pm

Menu : classical ! Brossard : Midnight Mass, Charpentier : motets, traditional Christmas songs.

Maîtrise des Petits Chanteurs de Versailles Sinfonie Saint-Julien. Ancient instruments.

Musical direction : Jean-François Frémont.

Choristers : Maîtrise Des Petits Chanteurs De Versailles.

Where? 12 Rue des Blancs Manteaux, Paris 4ème, tube Saint Paul – Hôtel de Ville

Price: 18€ - 21€

Dauphine Jazz Festival, Laurent de Wilde Trio + Bojan Z + Trankilesha at Université de Paris 9 Dauphine, 20th december at 7pm

Two of the most talented jazz players meet eachother on the same stage at the Dauphine Jazz Festival. How is that ?!

Organised by the Oreille de Dauphine association, the profits of this gig opened to students and others will go to Enfants & Développement association (

Trankilesha, Essone instrumental ska band, will open the gig.

Where? place du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny, Paris 16, tube : Porte Dauphine

Price: from 7€ to 9€

Exhibition :

Mark Power / Signs, until 26th January 2008

Now that is what I call European! the Calouste Gulbenkian cultural Institute organises, in collaboration with Magnum Photos, an exhibition on a photographer from… Wales! You will be able to discover his work from the last 20 years.

Where? Calouste Gulbenkian cultural Institute, 51 avenue Iéna, Paris 16ème, tube Charles de Gaulle Etoile, Kléber, tel: 01 53 23 93 93

Free entrance

For more information:

Cinema :

Petit à petit, French-Swedish animation movie

If you want to discover something different from the usual animation movies out for Christmas, go and see Petit à petit, a film that gathers 4 French-Swedish short films for children : L'Enfant sans bouche (Mouthless child) by Pierre-Luc Granjon, Les Pierres d'Aston (Aston’s stones) and Les Abricots d'Uzi (Uzi’s apricots)  and Lotta Geffenblad, Lola s'est perdue! (Lola lost herself!) by Gun Jacobson and Lotta Geffenblad.

You can discover this film in 4 cinemas in Paris :

-          Le Studio des Ursulines, 10 rue des Ursulines, Paris 5, RER Luxembourg, tel : 08 92 68 09 78

-          Lucernaire, 53 rue Notre-Dame-des-Champs, Paris 6, tube Notre-Dame-des-Champs,         

      Tel : 08 92 68 69 17

-          Le Cinéma des cinéastes, 7 av. de Clichy, Paris 17, tube place de Clichy,

      tel : 01 53 42 40 20

-          MK2 Quai-de-Seine, 14 quai de la Seine, Paris 19, tube Jaurès, tel : 08 92 69 84 84

Sophie Janod