Culture essentials


An arts campus announced at the Château de Fontainebleau

The Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot announced, Monday, November 9, that the project of the International Arts Campus group had been selected to carry out the requalification of the Héronnières district, attached to the national domain of Fontainebleau in 2006 and classified in 2008. This heritage complex, built under Louis XV by the architect Gabriel to house the King’s Great Stable, must become an international campus dedicated to the arts, design and cultural management. This project will be carried by private partners within the framework of a management agreement for a period of seventy years.



Christophe’s objects sold at auction

Auctioned by Arnaud Cornette de Saint Cyr, Christophe’s personal items brought in 650,000 €, six times the estimate. A guitar painted with the singer’s effigy by Enki Bilal sold for € 32,500. Jukeboxes, the golden record ofAline, stage clothes …, were on sale. Daniel Bevilacqua, whose real name is, died on April 16 at the age of 74 as a result of Covid-19.



In Nuremberg, a building conservation project to cultivate the duty to remember

85 million euros will be spent on securing buildings in Nuremberg damaged by time, such as the Zeppelin stand and the Palais des Congrès, and telling their shameful story. “This is where it all started: destruction, exclusion and ultimately the Shoah”, which claimed the lives of 6 million Jews, justifies Julia Lehner, responsible for the culture of the Bavarian city. Some are concerned that these buildings could become a “place of worship” for neo-Nazis.


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