Palace of versailles

Toronto couple bring neglected opera house to life at Palace of Versailles

Two Torontonians are at the heart of the first opera created at the Palace of Versailles in Paris since 1789. Jeannette Lajeunesse Zingg and Marshall Pynkoski, co-artistic directors of Opera Atelier in Toronto, received a letter from Versailles Spectacles last year. which carries out all the cultural programming of the grand palace built by King […]

Notre-dame de paris

French lawmakers pledge to rebuild Notre-Dame de Paris in 5 years

Published on: 07/17/2019 – 14:45 French lawmakers on Tuesday passed a law to rebuild Paris’ medieval Notre-Dame cathedral after months of controversy, including what President Emmanuel Macron called a five-year plan, seen as too ambitious for some experts. “The hardest part is now ahead of us. We must strengthen the cathedral forever and then restore […]

Notre-dame de paris

Nell Nolan: Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris, FACC Summer Wine Fest; Cocktail Tales | Parties/Society

French connections! Benefit dinner “Notre-Dame is burning!” The global cry that erupted on April 15 sparked an outpouring of feelings, prayers and, in a number of cases, money over the famous Paris Cathedral and the vital need to rebuild it. Locally, the Consul General of France Vincent Sciama and Mrs Sciama, with a presidential consortium […]