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LYON, CITY OF CULTURE

 

 A city of culture and creativity

 

The cultural life of Lyon is characterised above all by the perfect balance between its cultural institutions of excellence offering quality programming,  its large-scale festivals, and cultural venues that are open to everyone.

 

That is why Lyon has been named France’s number 1 city for culture (outside of Paris) and indeed the city’s culture is one of its main tourist attractions.


Among Lyon’s excellent institutions are the Maison de la Danse, the Opera House, the National Orchestra of Lyon, the Institut Lumière devoted to cinema, the Fine Arts Museum, the Célestins Theatre, the Contemporary Art Museum and more.


 

 

Festival of Lights in Lyon - © www.b-rob.com

 

 Internationally-renowned cultural events


- Fête des Lumières (December): 4 million visitors in 2012
- Biennial of Contemporary Art (September to January): 200,000 visitors in 2012
- Biennale of Dance (September): 300,000 visitors in 2012
- Nuits Sonores Music Festival (May): 103,000 spectators in 2013
Nuits de Fourvière Music Festival (June-July): 166,000 spectators in 2012


 

Biennial of Contemporary Art - © Liu Qingyuan & YAH Lab 

 

 

 Maison de la Danse
 Lyon Opera

 Museum of Fine Arts
 National Orchestra of Lyon
 Célestins Theatre
 Institut Lumière

 Institute of Contemporary Art
 Vienne Jazz Festival

 La Sucrière

 Museum of Contemporary Art

 

 

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