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Art Flows to Lyon in a "Floating World"

The 14th edition of the Biennale of Contemporary Art in Lyon takes place from September 20th 2017 to January 7th 2018 and is curated by Emma Lavigne, director of the Centre Pompidou-Metz and presents a vivid contemplation of the transitory and fluid nature of life and the objects by which we experience our existence.


New version of “This Is Lyon”

You are now reading the new version of “This Is Lyon”, the first website dedicated to Lyon written in English. Our goal is to serve both the English-speaking local community as well as international visitors to the area with advice on where to go, what to do and what’s happening in Lyon, our cool city.

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World Drone Racing in Lyon

World Drone Racing organize the Lyon FPV World Cup 2017 in the category F3U, in Vuillermet stadium – Lyon, France – on April 29-30th, 2017.

Eight Things You Need To Know About The French Elections

The French elections are fast approaching. Here is our guide of what you need to know.

Jazz at Vienne pays tribute to John Coltrane

Jazz at Vienne Festival pays homage to John Coltrane with a special concert featuring three artists who carry the torch of the iconic saxophonist.

Fears for Erasmus scheme after Brexit

The Erasmus scheme is celebrating its 30th birthday, but could Brexit mean the party is over for thousands of students? James Edgar reports from Lyon.

Venenum, a poisonous world, at the Musée des Confluences

The exhibition “Venenum, un monde empoisonné” describes the roles played by poison in history and culture, science and belief, medicine and criminology.

California Surf comes to Lyon at Nuits de Fourvière summer festival

This years prestigious Les Nuits de Fourvière Festival in Lyon’s ancient Gallo-Roman amphitheatre welcomes Beach Boys frontman Brian Wilson.

10 things to know before buying property in Lyon

Thinking about buying property in Lyon but don’t know how to go about it ? Here are some valuable tips about the local market and the city from our expert.

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