News in Brief: New Museum, English Debate, Fishing Fork, Deauville Films

News in Brief: New Museum, English Debate, Fishing Fork, Deauville Films

New WW2 Museum The first of a series of new museums connected with the Second World War in Normandy has opened. The Overlord Museum next to the American Cemetery a Colleville-sur-Mer has a collection of 10,000 pieces including 35 tanks and … [Read more...]

News In Brief: Rouen Cathedral, Mont Concerns, Cliff Warning, Young Normandy Actor

News In Brief: Rouen Cathedral, Mont Concerns, Cliff Warning, Young Normandy Actor

Cathedral in a New Light The 2013 sound and light show at Rouen Cathedral is now underway with more than 750,000 people expected to view it from now until the end of September. This year’s show, which is projected onto the cathedral, is … [Read more...]

New 3D Film on D-Day Being Made in Normandy

New 3D Film on D-Day Being Made in Normandy

A new documentary film is being made about the D-Day landings in Normandy which will be given its first showing during the 70th anniversary next year. The 40 minute film, Overlord Normandy 1944, is currently being filmed on location at … [Read more...]

News in Brief: Papillions de Nuit, Hollande Wedding, Conqueror Film

News in Brief: Papillions de Nuit, Hollande Wedding, Conqueror Film

Papillions de Nuit Numbers Down Fewer people visited the Papillions de Nuit rock festival in Normandy at the weekend with organisers blaming the rainy and cold weather and also the poor economy. Officials said there was between 45,000 and … [Read more...]

Digital Version of French Film Set in Cherbourg Debuts at Cannes Film Festival

Digital Version of French Film Set in Cherbourg Debuts at Cannes Film Festival

French film The Umbrellas of Cherbourg starring Catherine Deneuve which won the coveted Palm d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1964 and was nominated for five Oscars is being shown again at the event this year. Jacques Demy’s … [Read more...]