Paris Main Annual Events In April
Festival of Short Shorts
For two evenings in April, the Forum des Images screens entries in this semi-annual competition of the latest short films, videos and animations of under 3 minutes, for which a prize is awarded to the winner on the final night. Call (33) 44 76 62 00 for more information.
This foot race commences with a food festival featuring spaghetti bolognaise, then proceeds around the monuments flanking the Champs Elysees and extends out to the town of Auteuil. Held during the month of April. Call (33) 41 33 15 68 for more information.
The Paris Blues Festival is on the streets of Seine St. Denis, a northeast suburb of Paris, which attracts new as well as famous blues musicians from all over the world. Held during the first week in April. Call (33) 49 22 10 10 for more information.
Fitness and Well-Being Expo
The Porte de Versailles Convention Center hosts the Cote Bien-Etre, which features exhibits on fitness, dieting, exercise, nutrition and a variety of massage and other therapies. From the end of April through the beginning of May. Call (33) 49 09 60 98 for more information.
Foire de Paris
The Porte de Versailles Convention Center hosts the Paris annual fair from the last part of April into early May, which features exhibits on homes and gardens. Call (33) 44 95 10 10 for more information.