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Who will be the new leaders of Lyon?

Socialist mayor of Lyon since 2001,Gérard Collomb is set to leave his office since he has become Home Office Minister under Macron’s new presidency. But who will replace him?

« I am looking forward to being in Lyon »

Chinese filmmaker Wong Kar-Wai is awaited in October for the Lyon Film Festival. He has been set as the recipient of this year’s Prix Lumière.

When an Albanian chef meets French Cuisine

For the Refugee Food Festival on June 17, chef Xavier Radojewski of Ravigote restaurant in Lyon shares his kitchens with Armand Hasanpapaj, a young cook from Albania.

Nuits sonores music festival gathered 140.000 people on 6 days in Lyon.

It is ten times more than at the first edition in 2003. The sixteenth edition of Nuits sonores will take place from Wednesday 9 to Sunday 13 May 2018.

Win your Free Ticket to the Contemporary Art Museum

This Is Lyon is offering you the chance to win free tickets to the exhibition “Los Angeles, a Fiction” currently showing at Lyon’s Contemporary Art Museum.

Macron VS Le Pen – The Battle over Europe

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are both promising a break from traditional politics. But what could Sunday’s vote mean for the outside world?

The first Drone FPV Racing World Cup in Lyon

Around 70 drones will this weekend (April 29th-30th) take part in a thrilling stage of the World Drone Racing FPV World Cup in Lyon-France.

Macron tops Lyon, Le Pen far behind

In Lyon, city led by socialist mayor Gérard Collomb, one of Macron’s first supporter, Emmanuel Macron obtained 30.31% of the votes on Sunday.

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

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.

Lyon, The New Capital of Craft Beers and Micro-Brewery

Urban, crafted and locally produced beers has become more and more trendy in Lyon. This Is Lyon has opened for you a few bottles of some good local beers.

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.

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.

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.

A closer look at the Nuits Sonores music festival

The Nuits Sonores, 2017 night program, was recently revealed, allowing music lovers to explore what this 15th-anniversary edition has to offer.

Exhibition: Lyon looks to Los Angeles

How about visiting Los Angeles without leaving Lyon? Get yourself over to the Museum of Contemporary Art.

When Lyon becomes the European Capital of Crime

The Quais du Polar which takes place every year in Lyon (Friday March 31st to Sunday April 2nd 2017) is an internationally recognised festival which brings together celebrated authors from around the world

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