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The 2019 edition of the Le Figaro Solitaire Urgo will leave on June 2, 2019 from Nantes

The 2019 edition of the Le Figaro Solitaire Urgo will leave on June 2, 2019 from Nantes

6 - 23/05/2019
The solo stage race is ramping up to launch and the fleet of sailboats will arrive as of May 27 at quai de la Fosse in Nantes. For a week, an occasion for all to admire these exceptional boats that will leave June 2 under the bridge of Saint-Nazaire.   An exceptional lineup This is the first time the city of Nantes...
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Saint-Nazaire celebrates its D-Day

Saint-Nazaire celebrates its D-Day

6 - 22/05/2019
On June 6, 2019, the D-Day celebrations are an opportunity to highlight the late liberation of the city. The "empochés" of Saint-Nazaire, trapped in an encircled "pocket" of land still under German control, had to bide their time! It was not until May 11, 1945 that Saint-Nazaire was finally freed. "The...
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Norman Rockwell is the very special guest of the Caen Memorial from June 4th to October 27th, 2019

Norman Rockwell is the very special guest of the Caen Memorial from June 4th to October 27th, 2019

4 - 22/05/2019
As part of the festivities for the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Caen goes all out for a great European premiere. As part of "Rockwell, Roosevelt & The Four Freedoms", 50 works by the famous American painter Norman Rockwell will be part of the Memorial   A large-scale cultural cooperation The memorial has...
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The city of Caen pulls out all the stops for D-Day

The city of Caen pulls out all the stops for D-Day

4 - 17/05/2019
As the Normandy region prepares to celebrate the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the city of Caen unveils its memorial arsenal and is prepared for the expected wave of tourists. Veterans, heads of state, politicians, associations: everyone will be on deck for D-Day, the whole region is ready to do its duty of commemoration....
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D-Day 75th Anniversary: Taxi Charity for Military Veterans to Carry British Veterans

D-Day 75th Anniversary: Taxi Charity for Military Veterans to Carry British Veterans

4 - 17/05/2019
They are called Graham, Franck, Frederick and they would not miss it for anything in the world. This may be the last time they will pay homage to their brothers in arms. When the London taxi procession arrives at Benouville near Pegasus Bridge, the veterans will be cheered by the crowd. "As long as I can, I'll come back,"...
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You were born on D-Day in Normandy? Your testimony is precious

You were born on D-Day in Normandy? Your testimony is precious

4 - 14/05/2019
All those born on the day of disembarkation have a memorable birthday. A collection of testimonies related to this unique day of birth is the idea of the journalist Lou Benoist to create an exhibition, a book and a documentary.   Born June 6, 1944 A symbolic date if ever there was one. To be born on an historic day...
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The city of Saint-Nazaire is looking for greeters

The city of Saint-Nazaire is looking for greeters

6 - 13/05/2019
Do you know Saint-Nazaire like the back of your hand and want to share it with tourists? The greeters offer, launched by the Tourist Office of Saint-Nazaire, will fit you like a glove.   The greeter pioneers The movement was born in New York in 1992. It was meant to improve the image of the Big Apple, deemed dangerous,...
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In the Aube, the crocodile is showing its teeth: Lacoste reinforces its presence in Buchères

In the Aube, the crocodile is showing its teeth: Lacoste reinforces its presence in Buchères

5 - 30/04/2019
The crocodile is doing very well. Lacoste recorded a 26% growth in sales to reach a turnover of 3.1 billion euros in 2018. A group that has ambition for its brand and for the Aube region, poised to enter the very elite class of the three world centers of Lacoste manufacturing.   A European platform In Buchères,...
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The Ouest-France newspaper mobilizes for D-Day with its series "War in the eyes of the Normans"

The Ouest-France newspaper mobilizes for D-Day with its series "War in the eyes of the Normans"

4 - 20/04/2019
Two sequences are currently available out of the thirty episodes developed and produced in collaboration with the Fabrique de Patrimoines in Normandy, from personal images of Normans. On the Ouest-France website, an original and moving testimony, filmed by locals and narrated by historians.   Ouest-France, custodian of...
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The footballer Gaëtane Thiney, native of Troyes, prepares for the Women's World Cup from June 7 to July 7, 2019

The footballer Gaëtane Thiney, native of Troyes, prepares for the Women's World Cup from June 7 to July 7, 2019

5 - 19/04/2019
As interest in women's football skyrockets, Gaëtane Thiney has no intention to be sidelined in June 2019   An attacker who likes challenges If at first you don't succeed, Troyes, Troyes again. Although Gaëtane experienced two difficult periods (June 2015- September 2016), the leader of the Blues is...
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