Now what's on August Events of Chartres Calendar 2011...
We're in the second month of long vacation in Chartres and the whole France of course...Some already came back from their days off while others just start preparing their summer holiday.
So if you were still looking for fantastic things to do in Chartres this month, just keep exploring the major schedules of August Events 2011.
Chartres en Lumières (continued from May 21)
When: May 21 to September 17
Where: 27 historic sites in Chartres center
Chartres Light Show - continued from May... magic illumination on 27 historic sites in Chartres city center.
If you haven't seen all the illuminated sites, well no need to worry... you'll have enough time until September.
You could visit the places by le petit chart'train - depart from cathedral (no reservation need for individual).
Chartres Summer Festivals
When: June 30 to August 27 at 09pm
Where: Chartres center
http://www.chartrestivales.com or call: +33 237 18 26 26
Chartres Summer Festivals (Soirées Estivales de Chartres) - free entertainments for all age during the summer vacation.
Music of any styles and theater shows at different places in Chartres center include also organ concerts in cathedral.
If you're interested, please check out all the detail events schedule of the festivals.
Le Dragon - Exhibition for Kids
When: until October 9
Where: Musée des Beaux Arts - see map
This legend mysterious animal always brings curiosity to us specially to the kids - what the dragon looks like, do it has wings, the dragon flame...
This exhibition lets us discover different dragons in several continents - Japan, China, Europe.
An interesting events for kids, also for the adults as our childhood memories.
August Events 2011 in Centre International du Vitrail Exhibitions
Presents stained glasses creations of Kim en Joong, an international artist from Korea.
This time exhibitions theme is Entre Ciel et Terre - Between Heaven and Earth.
Discover the stained glass art collections and history during Renaissance (15th - 16th century) in Chartres.
Festival International d'Orgue
When: Every Sunday from July 3 to August 28, at 04.30pm
Where: The Cathedral of Chartres
The 37th International Organ Festival - present musicians from several countries at the following date:
• July 3 - Yuka Ishimaru (Japan)
• July 10 - Pierre Pincemaille (France)
• July 17 - Christophe Mantoux (France)
• July 24 - Ludger Lohmann (Germany)
• July 31 - Dong-Ill Shin (South Korea)
• August 7 - Vincent Warnier (France)
• August 14 - Patrick Delabre (France)
• August 21 - George Baker (USA)
• August 28 - Laszlo Fassang (Hongary)
August Events 2011 at Mediatheque - L'Apostrophe
Salsa en La Playa
When: August 27, from 04pm - 09pm
Where: Place des Epars
Call Ecole de Dance Massaro (the organizer) on +33 237 21 13 35
Dancing Salsa on the beach? Yup... dance for everyone! You must be wondering how come there's a beach in Chartres?
It is actually the water fountain at Place des Epars that turn out to be "a beach" during the summer.
Many people, mostly teens and kids, love to fresh up their bodies after the heat of the day, they even wearing swimsuit! ...just like on the real beach.
But tonight... everyone will dance Salsa!!
Please note... it might be important to confirm the date and location of events as these schedule may not reflect changes or cancellation.