A proclamation of passion for the arts, the artists, and the entire area, MP2018, Quel Amour! is the rendezvous for culture and festivities in 2018. Street parties, exhibitions, artistic residencies, installations, theatre, opera, concerts, contemporary dance, circus, distinctive happenings both in cities and out in nature…
Quel Amour! will be a rolling celebration of the arts in Provence from Marseille to Martigues and from Aix-en-Provence to Arles, passing through Aubagne, Istres, Cassis, and Salon-de-Provence along the way… The territory’s cultural organisations, theatres, festivals, and museums have seized the opportunity to program major events for the Quel Amour! festival. Opening Festivities begin on Valentine’s Day 2018!
From 14 February to 1 September, 2018, once again makes a declaration of love!
Here is a competition that will gather everybody. A great call for participation for all kinds of woodcutters! You are invited to share your most beautiful photographs on the subject of the kiss: staging cliché or missed, family embrace, embrace in a dazzling landscape, tenderness friendly or french kiss .. Paced by putting forward various declensions of the love (fraternal, passionate, friendly ...), this public photocontest invites everyone to convey his vision of the kiss through a cliché.
At the end of the competition, a jury composed by Yohanne Lamoulère, Julien Magre, Meyer, Marta Soul (photographers) and Frédérica Rossi (M le Monde) will choose a list of photographs "coup de coeur".
Love is displayed to launch MP2018! A selection "favorites" of the best shots will come to invest the windows and facades of the city centers of Arles, Aubagne, Istres, Martigues, Marseille and Salon-de-Provence during the grand opening party from 14 to 18 February .
To crown the contest, the most beautiful 2018 kisses will be rewarded with 3 categories of prizes. Declare your flame to photography and trigger your images. You have until February 18, 2018!
The Crédit Agricole Alpes Provence special prize rewards the most beautiful kisses of the territory.
At the end of the competition and the recommendation of the jury, a dozen photographers corresponding to the theme "Good kisses of Provence" will be chosen and submitted to a new vote by the public as part of a second competition organized by the Crédit Agricole Alpes Provence, partner of the event MP2018.
The exhibition conditions for the special prize are indicated to the authors of the pre-selected images. *
* cf. conditions in Regulation