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From 1er january to 30 december 2017

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January/February 2017

Exposition au musée de l'Annonciade

From the 9th of Decembre 2016 to the 17th of April 2017

Acquisitions and donations : development and growth of the collection
 
60 years after its inauguration, the Annonciade Museum makes a review of the acquisitions and donations received over the past few years.
 
The selection of works which might be part of the museum's collection is very strict in order not to compromise the exceptional quality and rarity of the collections.


They should be made between 1890 and 1940 with a preference for pointillist, nabi, fauve and cubist works and all should testify to the research on colour : Paul Signac, Edouard Vuillard, Aristide Maillol, Ker Xavier Roussel, Louis-Mathieu Verdilhan, Jean Puy and Robert Delaunay.

 

Photographies de Brigitte Bardot

Et Dieu créa… Brigitte Bardot

 

Exhibition of Brigitte Bardot in Saint-Tropez at Le Musée de la Gendarmerie


Brigitte Anne-Marie Bardot born 28 September 1934 is a French actress, singer and fashion model, who later became an animal rights activist. She was one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s and was widely referred to by her initials, B.B.

Bardot was an aspiring ballerina in her early life. She started her acting career in 1952. After appearing in 16 routine comedy films that had limited international release, she became world-famous in 1957 after starring in the controversial film And God Created Woman. Bardot caught the attention of French intellectuals. She was the subject of Simone de Beauvoir's 1959 essay, The Lolita Syndrome, which described Bardot as a "locomotive of women's history" and built upon existentialist themes to declare her the first and most liberated woman of post-war France. She later starred in Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 film Le Mépris. For her role in Louis Malle's 1965 film Viva Maria! Bardot was nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Actress. From 1969 to 1978, Bardot was the official face of Marianne (who had previously been anonymous) to represent the liberty of France.

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March/April

Festival ArMeN (Regatta)

From the 3rd to the 12th of March 2017

The Festival Armen, which was created in 1978, is an event recognised and prized with more than 70 boats competing.

The name ARMEN is a contraction of Art Mer ( Sea) and Neige (snow) and of course making reference to the light of the same name.

This event quickly generated much enthusiasm so that it is now endowed with a new sailing and skiing competition named after Andre Herman.

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Regatta "Au large de Saint-Tropez"

18 of March 2017

8th EDITION of the offshore race

This 8th edition of the biggest race in the Mediterranean, counts towards the Mediterranean Offshore Championship of 2017 and is open to IRC sailing boat with crews (900 milles) or solo (400 milles). This year, th race committee decide to open the race to the Double crews with a new route with 600 milles.

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La coupe de l'Hippocampe

21 - 23 April 2017- Horse Cup

The "Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez" and the association "Smeralda 888" are organising the 12th edition of the Sea Horse Cup in Saint-Tropez. Created in 2006, this competition is reserved for "Smeralda 888" saling boats (around 9 meters) based in Monaco. Some of the most well-known sailors will be participating, so the show will definitely be here for our own pleasure.


 

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Fashion show

29th of April 2017

This year is the 5th Fashion Show organised by the charity.

They are all waiting for you on the 29rd of April to show you the new Spring/Summer 2017 trends. They have something for everyone: swinsuits, evening wear, make-up, accessories, men fashion... The trends 2017 won't have any secrets for you anymore!


Place Blanqui in Saint-Tropez from 3pm and 5.30pm

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Marc Pajot Boat Show

28, 29 and 30 April 2017

Marc Pajot and his team will be on the port of Saint-Tropez to show you a selection of 12 different boats for sale or to rent. This is definitely going to be an impressive show for enthusiasts. You will be able to admire some of the most impressive sail and motor yachts and catamarans.
 
Come and see the team !

 


More info +33 6 07 93 58 58

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May/June

 

Printemps musical de Saint-Tropez

23rd of May - 1st of June 2017 - 9th Saint-Tropez Spring Festival
 
This is the cultural event not-to-be-missed for the start of the season. it is organized by the Friends of Music association.
 
 
 

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Euro Festival Harley Davidson 2017


11st to the 14th May 2017

The tarmac cowboys (and cowgirls!) are back. A trip to Saint-Tropez and a parade on the Port for thousands of beautiful American motorbikes. Perched on their customized machines, modern time knights, dressed in their most spectacular attire, will bring cheer to our steets and squares.

Harley riders from across Europe gathered at the Golfe de St-Tropez to celebrate the 11th anniversary of the ever-popular and hotly anticipated season-opening event – the Harley-Davidson® Euro Festival.

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Plus de 10 000 adorateurs de la marque mythique déferlent dans le Golfe de Saint-Tropez.


 

Tickets on sale HOG

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Les Voiles Latines


From the 25th to the 28th of May 2017 - Latin Sails

To be seen by the quayside or racing, taking part in jousts. Also, several musical, crafts and gastronomic events will illustrate sailors's know how and good mood.The 16th Latin Sails will gather this year three delegations: Tunisian, Italian and Catalan. We will welcome for the first time the delegation of Pisa with its antique boat "Galeone".

 


They will be here to ensure the promotion of Tuscany.Moreover, Catalan sailors will be here this year again with a delegation from "Llança".

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Les Dames de Saint-Tropez (Regatta)

6th DAMES DE SAINT-TROPEZ (Ladies of Saint-Tropez )

From the 5th to the 7th of May 2017

Ladies ‘on board’!
Organized by the Yacht Saint-Tropez and the city of Saint-Tropez,  ‘Les Dames de Saint-Tropez’ is a regatta by invitation.
 


A unique event where women take the helm of the most beautiful traditional yachts of the Mediterranean and with a predominantly female race committee.

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Les Bravades de Saint-Tropez


16th, 17th and 18th May 2017

A traditional and meaningful moment of contemplation for the town's inhabitants, barely troubled by detonations of blunderbuss guns. The Patron Saint and the town's military past are celebrated during ceremonies and processions.


Three days of devotion taking place according to a set plan since more than 450 years.

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Le Rallye des Princesses

27th of May to the 1rst of June 2017

Like champagne or a rare perfume, the ladies Car Rally (or in French "Rallye des Princesses") holds some magic. As soon as they are registered, every lady becomes an actress in an adventure/road movie. The shooting begins in Paris to end at the edge of a sparkling sea in Saint-Tropez, and the intense memories stay in mind until the next season...With no less than 80 collection cars, a route crossing the most beautiful areas in France, the Rally des Princesses is becoming the female car event that can't be missed!Saint-Tropez is celebrating, on the 27th of June, the arrival on the port of the “17th Rallye des princesses”.They arrive on Thursday 1st  of June in Saint-Tropez.


THE EXCEPTION IS FEMININE...

That's a fact, more and more women love to drive, and they also love beautiful car, regardless of the age of it. You will be able to see all the cars at the post and the podium will be on Place des Lices.

If one were to summarize in a nutshell the Rallye des Princesses Richard Mille, here’s what one could say : Charm, elegance, glamor, feminin, sport, conviviality, prestige, life style, happiness, escape, unique ... In short: an automotive event unusual Refreshing and Vitamined.
Modern Women and dream cars were always compatible and the automobile was always associated with the feminine elegance. It is in this spirit that the Princesses’ Rally, connecting in 6 days Paris to the French Riviera, gives every year pride of place to the women and the automobile passion !
The Princesses Rallye stands out more than ever as the Feminine automobile event. With a prestigious plateau of more than 80 collector and prestigious vehicles and an incredible route crossing our most beautiful French countries.

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Giraglia Rolex Club 

9th to the 17th June 2017

The Giraglia was created in a Parisian café in 1952 by three men, René Levainville, Franco Gavagnin and Beppe Croce. The intention then was for an Italian-French prestigious challenge that would conquer the world of offshore sailing.  On July 11, 1953, 22 boats start the first race with a strong mistral  In 1974, the first record of participation is achieved with 132 boats.  In 1997 the name changes with the arrival of a new partner, it would now be called the “Giraglia Rolex Cup”. In 1998, the Yacht Club of Saint-Tropez became associated with the event to inaugurate a new formula by organizing three coastal races in the Gulf of St Tropez prior to the main event.  In 2002, the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez takes over the organization of the event in Saint-Tropez. This is a landmark year as 162 boats compete in the races which are now open to 50 and 60 feet monohulls IMOCA class. A real challenge between the prestigious yachts for which it is famous and 30 metre Maxis.


 

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Trophée Balli de Suffren

23rd and 24th of June 2017

The idea of ​​launching the Trophée Bailli de Suffren came from Henri Christian Schroeder and Christian Benoit who thus founded the Mare Nostrum Racing Club.
This event is a tribute to the Bailli de Suffren de Saint-Tropez, Vice Admiral of the French Royal Navy under King Louis XVI, Captain of the fleet and the Ambassador of the Sovereign Order of Malta.
Le Bailli de Suffren Trophy remains under the aegis of the founding yachts such Analia, Lelantina, Moonbeam III, Orion, Owl, Susanna II, Veronica, Volterra and


also under the aegis of the French Sailing Federation (FFV), the Federazione Italiana di Vela (FIV), the Malta Sailing Federation (MSF), the Yacht Club de France (YCF), the French Association of Traditional Yachts (AFYT) and the National Union for Offshore Racing ( UNCL).

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Salon des Peintres et Sculpteurs

Exhibition from the 20th of June to the 10th of July 2017

Salle Jean Despas à Saint-Tropez

Exhibition of Painters and Sculptors of Saint-Tropez. The exhibition will be held  at the Salle Jean Despas Place des Lices.

 


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Bravade des Espagnols

The 15th of June 2017

The "Bravade des Espagnols" commemorates, every year on 15th June, Saint-Tropez's victory against a fleet of 21 Spanish ships on 15th June 1637.

 

Photos by AD USQUE FIDELIS


Exposition de l'été au musée de l'Annonciade : Braque et Laurens

3rd of June to the 8th of October - Exhibition Braque and Laurens

Acquisitions and donations : development and growth of the collection
 
60 years after its inauguration, the Annonciade Museum makes a review of the acquisitions and donations received over the past few years.
 
The selection of works which might be part of the museum's collection is very strict in order not to compromise the exceptional quality and rarity of the collections.


They should be made between 1890 and 1940 with a preference for pointillist, nabi, fauve and cubist works and all should testify to the research on colour : Paul Signac, Edouard Vuillard, Aristide Maillol, Ker Xavier Roussel, Louis-Mathieu Verdilhan, Jean Puy and Robert Delaunay.

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DO YOU SAINT-TROPEZ

20th and 21st of June 2017

The aim of the CAP, association created in 2014 by economic actors, is to organize events. After the successful event last year, the association once again offers a "DO YOU SAINT-TROPEZ" festival to celebrate Make Music Day.

It is Make Music Day, and the shortest night of the year becomes as susual the most festive one! The programmation of the festival will soon be online!


 

 July/August

 

Exposition de sculptures monumentales dans les rues de Saint-Tropez

From June to October 2017 - Giant Sculpture - Street exhibition

This summer, you will have the opportunity to discover in our village,  an amazing artist, who will be present from June to October.


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Classic Tennis Tour

From the 21st to the 22nd of July

Saint-Tropez has become a popular destination for tennis fans. A magical place for the Classic Tennis Tour, it looks like a post card.

The 2017 edition of the Classic tennis tour will take place from the 21st to the 22nd  of July. 


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Fête Nationale - Fireworks

14th of july 2017 in Saint-Tropez! Fireworks

From 10.45pm- Saint-Tropez proposes a rich program for the 14th July celebrations !


 

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Les Ailes de Saint-Tropez : démonstrations de voltige aérienne

Cancelled


 

Saint-Tropez Fight Night (matches de boxe à la Citadelle) 

4th of August at la Citadelle

Saint-Tropez is ready to welcome the 4th edition of the real professional Kick-Boxing & Pro Fight event !

For those in the know, and also others, the Citadel is the setting for the greatest names in kick boxing and Thaï Box. Champions from all over the world will compete in several fights, with world titles at stake... and some surprises too!


Plenty of celebrities have already been seduced by this amazing event: Sylvester Stallone, Joey Star, Amel Bent, Gérard Lanvin, Clovis Cornillac, Eric Judor...

Programm

Délices sonores

Electro night at the citadel


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Festivités du 15 août (Fireworks)

15th of August 2017

Programm to be confirmed


 

Festival Les Nuits du Château de la Moutte (Musique classique, théâtre, danse)

July 2017
 
An exceptional setting at La Moutte's castle ; a magic spot, the Canoubiers beach ; meetings with exceptional artists ;unforgettable concerts and shows, all this in the heart of summer in Saint-Tropez. This amounts to the greatness of this festival.This year's program promises some great surprises and plenty of emotional intensity.

Programm to be confirmed


A shuttle is available from the "Resistance" stop from 4.30 pm

 

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September/October

 

Festival d'automne (festival de musique classique)


From the 16th of September to the 24th October - Autumn festival

Classical music concert - 15th Autumn Festival

6.30 pm at the Cinema La Renaissance

 

Programm

16th of September 6.30pm

  • Tedi Papavrami (Violin )
  • Hélène Mercier (Violin)

Concert commented by Olivier Bellamy (Journalist at Radio Classique, Classica)

6th of October 6.30pm

  • David Bismuth (Piano)
  • Geneviève Laurenceau (Violin)
  • Pierre Genisson (Clarinet)

24th of October 6.30pm (to be confirmed) 

  • Jean-Claude Pennetier (Piano)

Entrance fee

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Journées Européennes du Patrimoine

16th and 17th of September - European Heritage Event

The flagship event after summer holidays, the European Heritage Days usually take place during the 3rd weekend of September. Two days to discover or rediscover the treasures of national heritage and understand the rich cultural heritage of the past. Artistic, archeological, architectural, industrial, literature, military, river and farming heritage are enhanced during those two days.


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Culture and Heritage

 

Salon des artistes contemporains

21th of September to the 5th October - Art Exhibition

The 21th edition of the International Contemporary Artists Fair will take place from the 21th of September until the 5th of October at the Jean Despas Hall in Saint-Tropez. It is open to painters, sculptors, photographers, designers, visual artists.The public will be able to see and admire the artworks from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm. After closure of the exhibition two awards are available : Saint-Tropez award and AIDAC award.

Exhibition at Salle Jean Despas à Saint-Tropez


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Les voiles de Saint-Tropez

30th of September to the 8th of October 2017 - Sailing Cup

The story : 1981 Patrice de Colmont gives us the history (see “How it all began!”) but there’s also the team that welcomes you each year in the Press Room. They have summarized Patrice’s history of “Les Voiles” for you in a few paragraphs reproduced below: There are nights when we have great ideas. It all started on the 29 th September 1981 where a challenge with little sporting interest, but to defend the honour of sail, is launched between Pride, the Swan 44 of American Dick Jason, and the 12 metre Ikra, skippered by Jean Lorrain.


The challenge could not be simpler: a start at the foot of the village of Saint-Tropez at the Tour du Portalet, round the mark of the the Nioulargo (deep nest “in Provençal) and arrival at the restaurant, “Club 55”, located on the beach of Pampelonne. Anecdotally, Ikra prevailed ahead of Pride and historically gave rise to this challenge the “Club 55 Cup”, thanks to the spontaneity and enthusiasm of Patrice de Colmont. .  And so, from this regatta is born a unique event, a gathering which allows ordinary racing boats to race with prestigious Maxi yachts and sophisticated prototypes and with classic yachts with histories as long as windless days.

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Les “Dragon” (Regatta)

From the 15th to the 20th of October 2017

After the very successful 75th anniversary of the Dragons in 2004 which gathered more than 260 boats in Saint-Tropez, the Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez and  the Association Française de la Série Internationale des Dragon (France-Dragon)  decided to repeat this October event.  In 2009, the IDA (International Dragon Association) and France-Dragon asked the SNST to organise the European Dragon Championships in Saint-Tropez, a wonderful  competition with more than 100 entrants.

In 2017, Saint-Tropez hosts the Gold Cup, a sort of world championships raced  annually in Europe and initiated in 1937 by the Clyde Yacht Club in order to bring  together as many competitors of different nationalities as possible apart from the  Olympics (The Dragon was an Olympic Class from 1948 to 1972). After Palma, it  will be the second Gold Cup to take place in the Mediterranean, a pride for the SNST  which is thus rewarded for the quality of its organisation.

Voir le Site de la Societé Nautique de Saint-Tropez

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Paradis Porsche (Rassemblement)

From the 14th to the 15th of October 2017 - Porsche exhibition

The Mediteranean Prosche Club organizes this year its 24th Porsche Paradise in Saint-Tropez. Enthusiasts can admire the many models of the marque displayed on the Parking du Port, the parade and maybe a few surprises…

The 2017 program will be soon online.


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Festival des Antipodes (cinéma australien et néo-zélandais)

From the 9th to the 15th of October 2017 - Cinema festival

19th Festival des Antipodes. Let’s fly to Australia and New Zealand without leaving Saint-Tropez ! It’s possible thanks to this festival which proposes unique, sometimes stunning, films under the scrutiny of a Jury composed of experienced cinema enthusiasts.

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Saint-Tropez Classic (Running)

From the 22th of October 2017

The Saint-Tropez Classic event is a running race in Saint-Tropez and its surroundings which will enable the amateurs and the experienced people to confront in this exceptional race.

This is a major event in the end of the season. Last year there were 1350 runners who ran among the small roads of the legendary village of Saint-Tropez. This itinerary of 8 to 16km will enable you to live the achievement of a sport experience within an extraordinary event. Everyone can participate from beginners to experienced people.

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La grande braderie des commerçants

From the 27th to the 30th of October 2017 - Great Jumble Sales

4 days of intense shopping attracting both local buyers and from further away!

It is said that finding a good deal is an art... well, not really! It is quite easy to do so during Saint-Tropez great jumble sales. Fashion, accessories, decoration, come and browse each pavement, each street corner, and leave satisfied. Come and have a look around between the 27th and the 30th of October.

 


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November/December

Voiles d’Automne (Regatta)

10th to 12th November 2017

In november, The Société Nautique de Saint-Tropez welcomes all yachts in the Mediterranean to the Gulf of St. Tropez!
Founded in 1997, Les Voiles D’Automne has grown steadily, attracting more and more competitors. This competition is open to yachts with either a measurement certificate HN or IRC.  Despite often changeable weather conditions at this time of year, previous events were successful with about sixty boats participating in the regattas. 


Professionalism at sea and the warm welcome of the Club make it one of the unmissable events in the Mediterranean. .

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Classique l'hiver à Saint-Tropez (festival de musique)

Festival of Classical Music at La Renaissance

Concerts organised by "La Société Tropézienne des Amis de la Musique"(STAM)

Programm


 

Festival de Théâtre

(To be confirmed)

At La Renaissance


 

Cinéma-Théâtre La Renaissance

 

3 ème Festival d'Humour

(To be confirmed)

During 3 days, 3 comedy shows at the cinema theatre "La Renaissance". 

Cinéma-Théâtre La Renaissance


 

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Noël à Saint-Tropez

Christmas festivities 2017 - Christmas celebrations in Saint-Tropez are always an opportunity to enjoy magical moments. Here is an overview of what you might expect :

  • Christmas in Saint-Tropez - 8th of December to the 7th of January 2018
  • Christmas opening - 8th of December
  • 2017 Telethon - 8th & 9th December
  • Ice rink, skating show
  • Annonciade Museum exhibition
  • "Mystères du XXIème siècle" scientific conferences
  • Theatre festival
  • Small Christmas train
  • Climbing wall
  • Butterfly Museum exhibition
  • Santa Claus' arrival by the sea
  • Traditional Provençal Chrismas
  • New Year's Eve festivities and fireworks

Concert 27th December 2017

  • Philippe Gueit (Organ)
  • René Perinelli (Trumpet)
  • Laurent Fris (Trumpet)
  • 5pm at the Parish Church  - Free Entrance
  • Full programm coming soon !

 

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