Monday, 2 February 2015

The Festivals of Cannes

In its prime location along La Croisette is the Palais des Festivals built in 1949 it is a renowned building that has for many years played host to the most prestigious of events such as the Film Festival and Cannes Lions. The Palais des Festivals welcomes over 120 shows a year and is linked to many iconic faces from the movies and the most desirable of business personalities.

The Prestigious Events

Cannes Film Festival

Stars travel to Cannes by private jet or luxury yachts to witness this magnificent setting. 2014 seen many of the most famous people gather in hopes of winning awards such as Leonardo Dicaprio, Blake Lively, Jennifer Lawrence, Christian Bale, Robert Pattinson and so many more… The festival itself was opened by the master of ceremonies Lambert Wilson with his charisma and cheerfulness and with his guest of honour the legendary Sophia Loren they set the tone for the 67th Festival de Cannes. We now eagerly await the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Cannes Lions

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is an eagerly anticipated event which began in 1954 when the industry of communications and advertising was very different than today. The renowned lions trophy was inspired by the famous lion monument found in Venice. It was in 1984 that Cannes became the permanent home of the Festival.


Celebrating the Global Market for Entertainment Content, the 2015 event will not disappoint with 13,500 participants expected from over 100 countries it is an occasion not to be missed.

With 2015 set to be a busy year on the Cote d’Azur it is imperative to secure your accommodation now, and there is no better property than the Luxury Villas and Apartments available in Cannes with Elegant Address.