Cannes Film Festival
Today Cannes is synonymous with its famed film festival. Each year in May, actors, directors and film lovers descend upon the city for an international celebration of cinema. This great event has been running yearly since 1946, and is especially important for showcasing European films, however filmmakers from across the globe are invited. This is a private event, however if you are staying in Cannes during the festival, you are able to check out the red carpet and experience a city during a time of glamour and fame.