The Avignon arts festival: What is a good day?

 

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What is a good day?

A good day is being at the right time at the right place.

A good day is making good use of your instincts.

A good day is taking a long casual stroll on a fresh sunny day with no stress and not a worry in the world.

A good day is helping a clueless tourist find his/her way.

A good day is taking a tour of a magnificent and beautiful old city.

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A good day is discovering new places and savouring new experiences.

A good day is looking forward to a good spectacle.

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A good day is walking around aimlessly in a city you don’t even know.

A good day is a day where you go to watch a brilliant theatre play about Victor Hugo – called ‘Hugo’, a one man show. A soliloquy if you may.

http://www.hugolinterview.fr/

A good day is not being disappointed by the theatre play you chose, and instead being thrilled beyond belief and expectations.

A good day is the day you discover the life, the loves, the heroes, the passions and the beliefs of a great man like Hugo.

A good day is the reflection of a fine theatre actor as he stands and consumes your thoughts, occupies your mind, and makes your heart beat faster as he acts with intensity and conviction stirring up all the appropriate emotions within you.

A good day is the day you are in a city that’s lined with 300 theatre plays all available for your viewing.

A good day is having nothing else to do but to take in the sights and sounds.

A good day is a day when you just sit down for a moment under the whistling trees and take in some breeze.

A good day is the day you catch up with your loved one for a quick but refreshing and worthwhile lunch.

A good day is day when you walk the streets of the fabulous theatrical city full of originality and life and you turn to see people come out to express their talents and to showcase their sparks of creativity and ingenuity absolutely free for the whole world to see.

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A good day is a day when you have on the right pair of shoes to walk the walk.

A good day is a day you come across captivating street musicians and dancers.

A good day is a day when you buy souvenirs for your loved ones and none at all for yourself.

A good day is when you see two Buddhist monks displaying their incredible skills on the road for the world to see.

 

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A good day is the day you visit the amazing Palais de Papes (Palace of Popes) in Avignon.

A good day is a day when you get lost in the Palais de Papes.

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A good day is a day when you get lost trying to find the pont de Avignon, but in the end you finally find it.

A good day is the day when you try to find the Pont d’Avignon (bridge) but are instead led to discover something else of equal magnificence.

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A good day is the day when you rush back to the theatre hub in order to meet up with your loved one to view a spectacle that you had previously booked for.

A good day is a day when you get to the theatre too late and the doors have been locked.

A good day is a day when you are consumed with anger and disappointed at being locked out of the show after rushing and running down the busy streets, sweating profusely and losing your breath in the process.

A good day is the day when your anger and disappointment slowly abates.

A good day is the day you realise you can still watch another great spectacle even though you missed the one you had initially booked for.

A good day is the day you walk into the theatre hall to watch the newly booked spectacle and your eyes light up as the stage comes alive and you are disappointed no more.

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http://www.lojproductions.fr/oui-de-pascal-rocher/

A good day is the day you are embraced with the feeling of warmth and gratification that comes after watching a sensational theatre play with a loved one.

A good day is the day you and your loved one are in accordance with all the spectacles and performances and experiences you want to live and feel throughout the day.

A good day the day you see the exciting looking Japanese theatre troupe walking down the streets and displaying a preview of what’s to come at their theatre performance later on that day.

A good day the day you realise that performers from all over the world have come to showcase their talents in one unified culturally and artistically alive place.

A good day is the day you realise that tourists from all over the world have come to watch talents in one unified culturally and artistically alive place.

A good day is the day you and your loved one stroll the exciting streets leading to the Palais de Papes of Avignon together and watch the sights together and go get your caricature picture painted by the street painters together.

A good day is the day you sit as the painter paints a caricature of you and the passers-by stop to admire and to tell you the painter is doing a great job.

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A good day is going home with your caricature painting and souvenirs after an incredible day at the festival d’Avignon – the Avignon festival that is the most important contemporary arts festival in the world.

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Visit the Festival d’Avignon every year and be inspired to have a good day.

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