NYE 2011 Gipsy Show in Paris

Flamenco, belly dancers, brass band and champagne for your gipsy NewYear’s Eve

Cirque Romanes, Grand Gipsy Eve, “Folie Tzigane en Zone Libre”
(show + dinner + dancing…)  31 december 2010 from 21h30
42 Boulevard de Reims,75017 Paris
Phone: +33 (0) 1 40 09 24 20 – Website: http://www.cirqueromanes.com/

gipsy new year's eve in parisBack from China and Russia, the Roman family returned to Paris to present the new show.

Musicians ancestors girls, small-Rose Queen (“the trapeze angels” ) acrobats and terrible Delia, all in the party and conjure up the emotion and poetry …
And after the show, public dance performers and ripaillent!

Grand Eve Gypsy: “Gypsy Madness free zone” (dinner + show + dance party …)
December 31, 2010 at 21:30.
Many guest artists will join the party: gypsy dancers in the world, belly dancers, flamenco dancers, gypsy brass band from Eastern Europe, singers …

And all night, you can enjoy mutton chops on the grill, stuffed cabbage Balkans, plus a wide variety of dishes. Champagne and drinks.

Price: 150 euros / person

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Christmas Eve Concert at the Sainte Chapelle

Classical Music Repertoire at Sainte Chapelle

Sainte Chapelle, 8 Boulevard du Palais, 75001 Paris, France
Phone: +33 (0)1 53 40 60 80 – Website: http://sainte-chapelle.monuments-nationaux.fr/fr/

Friday, December 24th 2010. 18:00 – La Sainte Chapelle, Paris

christmas eve concert at saonte chapelle parisLa Sainte Chapelle is a hidden treasure of Parisian architecture and home to over 100 concerts each year. On the Ile de la Cité in Paris, the Gothic gem built by St. Louis in the heart of the Palais de la Cité. Discover its unique stained glass nimbent air and light colors, symbols of the heavenly Jerusalem.

The performances feature favourite works of the classical music repertoire. Experience one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris while enjoying a superb performance.

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Mozart Opera Rock for New Year’s Eve 2011

A mix of Pop and Classic Music for Mozart l’Opera Rock

Mozart l’Opera Rock  – Palais des Sports, 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 PARIS
Phone: +33 (0)1 48 28 40 10 – Website: http://www.mozartloperarock.fr/

MOZART OPERA ROCK FOR NEW YEAR'S EVE IN PARISA show dedicated to the greatest musical genius of all time, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.Directed by Olivier Dahan, entertainment, grand, traces the irresistible rise of this extraordinary composer, eternal youth, deep and sensitive artist, in search of an absolute music and recognition of the father.

More than 400 costumes, stage design and stunning period decor. The fifty artists on stage (and lyrical pop singers, actors, dancers, musicians) leads us into a whirlwind of emotions to the rhythm of a mix Pop and Classical Music. The artists will gather on the main stage of the Palais des Sports. Singers, actors, dancers, but also a couple of pop and classical musicians in period costumes and mingle will follow one another in public.

Two acts to the rhythms and unstoppable humor, takes us into the mood of the 18th century, between lavish costumes and magnificent scenery.
The show starts when the fate of Mozart rocking: Colloredo successor to Prince Archbishop of Salzburg .

Purchase your ticket for New Year’s Eve 2011 Mozart L’Opera Rock show online..

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Ice sculptures exhibitions on the Champs Elysees

Ice Magic ‘Tour du Monde’

Avenue des Champs-Elysées – Paris 8th Arrondissement
From November 20 2010 to January 3 2011
Reservations:
reservations@icemagic.fr

Exhibition of ice sculptures. Twenty artists have sculpted more than 450 tonnes of ice into wonderful monuments, buildings, historic figures and imaginary scenes and creatures.

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Christmas Menu Cooking Classes in Paris

Traditional French Holiday Food Classes

Paris during the Christmas holidays is one of the most magical places in the world. Eye Prefer Paris Tours & Cooking Classes is celebrating the holiday magic by launching special Christmas Tours & Cooking Classes for the month of December.

Cordon Bleu trained chef Charlotte Puckette of Eye Prefer Paris Cooking Classes, has devised a spectacular five-course Christmas menu (see below) with traditional French holiday foods.

  • Sea Scallops with julienned celery root and garlic butter
  • Roasted quails with a foie gras stuffing
  • Roasted chestnut and potato pure
  • Seasonal cheese course
  • Profiteroles with chocolate sauce
  • Kir Royal

Students are given a tour of a fresh local Parisian food market to shop for some of the ingredients and then go to Charlotte’s private commercial kitchen near the Eiffel Tower. Charlotte will assist and teach students in making the holiday feast and at the end of class, students dine on the menu they prepared and drink Kir Royal and wine.

Classes are offered Tuesday through Friday the month of December from 9AM to 2PM, with a minimum of two students, maximum of six. The cost is 200 euros per person.

Web site : www.eyepreferparistours.com

Contact: Richard Nahem

Email: r.nahem@gmail.com Tel +33 6 3112 8620

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Christmas Eve Dinner at Cristal Room Baccarat

A Luxury Christmas Celebration at Paris Baccarat’a Restaurant

Baccarat Cristal Room, 11 place des Etats-Unis, 75116 Paris
Phone : +33 (0)1 40 22 11 10 – Website: http://www.baccarat.com/
Chef : Guy Martin, David Angelot

christmas eve dinner at paris baccarat crystal roomBaccarat is relocated to a legendary place, the former muse of this unique private mansion, Marie-Laure de Noailles (1902-1970) threw magical parties there and in this magnificent place of pomp and tradition, made a salon dedicated to painters, writers and musicians.  No setting could be better suited as the new home of Baccarat. Philippe Starck was immediately carried away by the idea of developing this magnificent project. He was given carte blanche and developed the extravagant scheme, full of wonderment and surprise for this leading international luxury brand.

In the heart of the magnificent first-floor lounges, the “Cristal Room Baccarat” is a genuine living space situated in the former dining room of Marie-Laure de Noailles. Philippe Starck chose to preserve its original design while giving it a necessary touch of modernism and daringness. Meals are served in an extremely sophisticated setting of plain bricks set in wood paneling and gilts.

Baccarat Cristal Room Chrstmas Eve Champagne Dinner Menu
Friday December 24th 2010

Champagne dinner
« Taittinger rosé »
210€ per person all taxes included
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Mashed cauliflower
frozen Granny Smith, caviar d’Aquitaine
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Marbled foie gras,
brioche bread
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Lobster with yellow wine,
artichokes, shellfish jus
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Chicken breast stuffed with foie gras
Pipe Rigate with truffles and parmesan
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Softness in passion fruit
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Chestnut parfait,
rum liqueur

Baccarat Cristal Room Paris restaurant is also offering a special New Year’s Eve 2011 menu, for information and reservations: resa@cristalroom.fr

INFORMATION AND IMAGES COURTESY OF BACCARAT.COM
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Christmas at Castle of Vaux le Vicomte

Vaux le Vicomte celebrates Christmas

Château de Vaux-le-Vicomte, 77950 Maincy, France
phone: +33 (0) Online reservations: http://www.vaux-le-vicomte.com/

CHRISTMAS AT VAUX LE VICOMTEFrom Saturday 18 December to Friday 31 December, from 11a.m. to 6 p.m.
Open for groups on december week-ends only with reservation.

Enchantment starts when reaching the honor courtyard bordered by dozens of white Christmas trees, leading towards the entrance of this feeric palace.

In each stately rooms of the chateau, a new atmosphere is set up with sumptuous Christmas decor, music and live chimney fires.

In the Grand Salon, you will walk through an enchanted forest where every kids ( up to 12 years old) will receive a Papo present ! Kids also have the possibility to rent period costumes to visit the castle ! Discover man other lit surprises in Le Nôtre’s garden…

Buy in advance your tickets at and other usual selling points.
During this period, the restaurant and the souvenir shop will be open.

Closed on december 25th, closing at 5 p.m. on december 24 and 31.
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PHOTOS AND INFORMATION COURTESY OF CHATEAU VAUX LE VICOMTE
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Christmas Tea at the Ritz Hotel in Paris

A magical Christmas at the Ritz Paris


Hotel Ritz Paris, 15 Place Vendome,
phone: +33 (0)143 163 363 – website: http://www.ritzparis.com/
25 December 2010 from 4pm to 6pm.

christmas tea at ritz parisThe most elegant of the Parisian palaces will do its utmost to delight its guests for as fairy Christmas with its 20-foot Christmas tree and stunning flower arrangements.

On December 25th, the Ritz Paris invites you to discover its Christmas Tea by the fireplace. French style finger sandwiches, scones fresh from the oven as well as homermade madeleines, dainty financiers and a selection of fruit tarts and cream desserts will tempt more than a few!

Christmas High Tea, 75€ per person, including a glass of Rits Champagne.

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Paris Best Christmas Markets 2010

Marchés de Noël in Paris

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Champs-Elysées Christmas Market – Marché de Noël sur les Champs-Elysées
Paris 8th – 19 November 2010, 3 January 2011 – Open everyday 11 to 22:30

From Place de la Concorde to the end of the Champs Elysees, 160 charming, decorated and painted white, which invite you to discover crafts and festive food lovers. For all ages and all budgets.

European Christmas village “Trocadéro on ice”
Paris 16th – 9 to 29 December 2010 – Open everyday 10 to 21h.

Sixty wooden chalets around a 350m² ice rink (free entry, skate hire €5), allowing a variety of products to the traditional colors of the countries of the European Union.

This market titled European Christmas Village (2nd edition) is organized by the festival committee and the works of the sixteenth arrondissement town hall in partnership with UNICEF and offers offer Christmas decorations, gastronomy and numerous folkloric shows (Swedish choir, Austrian concert…)

Féeries d’Auteuil
Paris 16th – 40, rue Jean de la Fontaine
75016 Paris – 4 to 19 December 2010

Minstrels, jugglers, acrobats and bands lead you in a round that combines entertainment, activities, workshops for children, carousel and Christmas market.

Extravaganza Auteuil is organized to host Apprentices of Auteuil, educate, train and insert young people in extreme difficulty in school, social and family life.

Maison de l’Alsace
8th – 39 avenue des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris – 26 November to 23 December 2010

A 100% Alsatian Christmas market…: christmas decorations and baubles, marquetry, jams, gingerbreads, table cloths, Hansi decorations, books, bredele, baerewacke, chocolates, artisanal pottery, earthenware and crystal, fabrics, Alsatian wines, foies gras, etc… Hot Alsatian wine tasting, Christmas tea and gingerbread!

Place Saint Germain-des-Prés
6th – 3 December 2010 to 2 January 2011

More than 25 cabins installed place Saint-Germain-des-Pres, are waiting to celebrate Christmas with you.

Place Saint-Sulpice
6th – 11 December to 24 December 2010

With 50 chalets decorated in Saint-Sulpice looks like a festival to attract adults and kids.

PHOTO AND INFORMATION COURTESY OF PARIS.FR

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New Year’s Eve 2011 at the Buddha Bar

Celebrate the New Year Dining and Dancing at Buddha Bar Paris

Buddha Bar, 8 Rue Boissy D’Anglais, 75008 Paris
Phone: +33 (0) 3 05 90 00 – Website: www.buddhabar.com

NEW YEAR'S EVE 2011 AT BUDDHA BAR PARISCelebrate the New Year in an exceptional atmosphere… Strasses and glitters, music, cotillions and Djs for an unforgettable party. 2011 New Year’s Eve at the Buddha Bar will include a sumptously created menu and a party that will last to the early morning, with resident Buddha DJs playing.

We advise you to appear between 8:00pm and 9:00pm. Dress code smart to glamorous. Valet parking from 8:00pm between Boissy D’Angle and Faubourg St.Honore Street.

If you wish to celebrate at the Biddha Bar without our dinner menu opening of the bar for New Year’s Eve celebration is at 11:45pm, entrance fee is 50,00 € per person including 1 drink.

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2011 BUDDHA BAR DINNER MENU
250, 00€ VAT INCLUDED PER PERSON, EXCEPT DRINKS

  • Glass of Champagne
  • Amuse Bouche

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  • Foie Gras with Five Spices Mango
    Or
  • Sea Scallop thin slice with Oscietra Caviar

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  • Red Curry Thaï Lobster
    Or
  • Filet Mignon in a Pavot Croust, « Teppan-Yaki » at Truffle sauce

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  • Baked Alaska with Senga Strawberry and Mango

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  • Coffee
  • Mignardises

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2011 VEGETARIAN MENU

  • Glass of Champagne
  • Amuse Bouche

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  • Artichoke and Mushroom Salad, Black Truffle Vinaigrette

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  • Red Curry Vegetables Wrapped in Banana leaf, Spicy Rice

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  • Baked Alaska with Senga Strawberry and Mango

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  • Coffee
  • Mignardises

ALL RESERVATIONS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED BY E-MAIL TO :
Mlle Céline LAUSECKER
TEL. +33 1 53 05 90 31 • FAX. +33 1 53 05 90 09
E-mail : CELINE@BUDDHABAR.COM

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