Cannes film festival officially delayed

The annual Cannes film festival will now take place at the height of summer, following concerns over the Covid pandemic. The festival had been scheduled to take place from 11-22 May; now it will run from 6-17 July. "As …

Cannes Film Festival may be postponed till summer

The Cannes Film Festival, the world's biggest, may be pushed back to the summer this year from its usual May date because of the Covid crisis, organizers said Wednesday, France 24 informs. The festival, scheduled for May 11 to 22, …

Asghar Farhadi's film to open Cannes festival

The Cannes film festival will open next month with Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's new film Everybody Knows. Organizers said that the psychological thriller shot in Spanish and starring Penelope Cruz and Javier …

Burkinis banned on Cannes beaches

The mayor of Cannes has banned the wearing of burkinis - full-body swimsuits - on the beaches of the French Riviera resort, officials said on Thursday. Mayor David Lisnard signed off on the ruling that "access to …

Cannes hosts Azerbaijan Cultural Festival

Yesterday the French city of Cannes hosted the opening ceremony of Azerbaijan Cultural Festival organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation. The event was attended by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the …

Cannes to host Azerbaijan Cultural Festival

Cannes will host a night of Azerbaijani music on July 15 within the framework of the Cultural Festival. Alim Qasimov, a prominent Azerbaijani mugham musician, and other Azerbaijani musicians will perform at the concert, the Cannes Tourism Office …