ÉCU festival just finished last week with great success and we are already preparing the next edition! While waiting for this, Here at ÉCU, We have compiled a list of things to do in May in Paris to enjoy the arrival of sunny days!

1. The festival Villette Sonique, 25- 30 of May

With the arrival of May, the outdoor music festivals come back in great force! The Villette Sonique festival invites you to come from May 25 to May 30, 2018 to participate in five evenings of concerts and two days of free outdoor concerts to celebrate the music at Parc de la Villette. You will enjoy all styles of music ranging from punk to jazz with lots of different bands. You will also enjoy the village Label to discover and share the music of today!

Concerts in the theatres are not free but to find more information about the festival, go to the website where you will find the programme and ticketing information!

2. Art exhibition: Enfers et fantômes d’Asie (Hell and ghost of Asia) at Quai Branly museum 10 of April -15 of July 2018

If you want to discover the Asian culture and immerse yourself in the ghost stories which participate in the creation of it, go to the new exhibition of the Quai Branly until July 15th!

Go to meet the ghosts of Asia and discover how cinema, visual arts, theatre and literature have seized these ghost stories to make real works borrowed from Asian culture. The route of the exhibition is constructed so as to make you browse all the stories and legends with the help of various visual aids that will sometimes make you shudder. The museum’s cinema room is also in the colours of the exhibition and offers retrospectives of films related to this exhibition!

To get more information about the exhibition, check out their website.

3.  La Nuit Européenne des musées(The European Night of the Museums) Saturday, May 19

Every year, museums of Paris take part of the European night of the museums which allows visitors to come for free during one evening to discover museums in a new way!

The 14th edition will take place on the night of May 19th in all the museums of France and Europe! Come and enjoy an incredible experience by visiting the museums of Paris at night as you have never seen them!

Activities, concerts and workshops will be organized in some of them in addition to collections and exhibitions!

To see the complete list of the museums which participate in the event and to get the programme of this amazing night, you can go just here!

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