Culture of Marseille

The Massiliades

The Massiliades is a music festival created by the students of French engineering school École Centrale Marseille . It takes place in the city of Marseille , in the south-east of France .

Marseille-Provence 2013

Marseille-Provence 2013 or MP2013 [1] was the year-long series of cultural events that took place in Marseille , France and the surrounding area to celebrate the territory’s designation as the European Capital of Culture for 2013. In total, there were more than 900 different cultural events that attracted more 11 million visits. [2] Marseille-Provence 2013 was an operating budget of approximately 100 million euros and… read more »

Marseille soap

Marseille soap or Savon de Marseille is a traditional hard soap made from vegetable oils That has-been Produced around Marseille , France , for about 600 years. The first documented soapmaker Was Recorded there in about 1370. By 1688, Louis XIV Introduced regulations in the Edict of Colbert limiting the use of the name soap to olive oil based soaps. [1] The law has been made to be used.

Marseille Festival of Documentary Film

Marseille International Film Festival (in French the International Film Festival of Marseille of FIDMarseille ) is a documentary Film Festival Held yearly since 1989 in Marseille , France . The festival awards grand prizes in international and national categories. [1] The 2009 competition featured 20 documentaries in the international category and 14 in the French category. [2]

The wasteland

La Friche de la Belle de Mai or The Friche – in English The Fallow or The Wasteland – is a tobacco factory near the Saint-Charles station in Marseille , in the neighborhood of Belle de Mai . In 1992, it was converted into a cultural complex. Presenting itself as a “pole of authors,” the Wasteland focuses its efforts primarily on the creation and production of works. It hosts dozens of… read more »


GRIM ( Grim , Roughly translated Group of Musical Research and Innovation ), based in Marseille , France , is a non-profit institute for improvised music and experimental music . GRIM bases its activities at Montevideo , a site of contemporary creation in Marseille. [1]

Fonky Family

The Fonky Family (often shortened to La Fonky , or La FF ) are a French hip hop group from Marseille . They are composed of four rappers , The Luciano Rat , Menzo  ( en ) , Don Choa  ( en ) and Sat , the producer Pone  ( fr ) , DJ Djel , the dancer Blaze , the Karima singer , Flex (fetus) Nandell , and Fafa manager .

Capitale & Victor ORLY Gallery

Capital & Victor ORLY is a French gallery established by the cultural association Capital in Marseille , France in 2005. The gallery presents works of international contemporary artists. The gallery is managed by Guennadi Grebniov.

International Biennial of Circus Arts

The “International Biennial of Circus Arts” is the largest contemporary circus festival in the world and is held in France every two years. The Biennale is organized by the Archaos circus company and the first edition in 2015 attracted 60 circus companies from around the world and had more than 85,000 visitors. [1]

National Ballet of Marseille

The Ballet National de Marseille is an internationally acclaimed dance company based in Marseille , France. The company combines modern and classical dance. [1]