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Avignon Festival warps up in France

07-29-2010 08:56 BJT

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Every summer, the small city Avignon in southern France turns into a world of drama, sizzling with thousands of theatre-goers.

This year's Avignon Festival started on July 7th, and wrapped up on Tuesday.

Running in its 64th year, the Avignon Festival is one of the biggest art festivals in France. As the organizers' statistics show, 95 percent of the seats were sold out.

This year's Avignon Festival started on July 7th, and wrapped up on Tuesday.
This year's Avignon Festival started on July 7th, and wrapped up on Tuesday.

Founded by drama director Jean Vilar, Avignon Festival is the oldest festival in France. It's a three week celebration of drama, music and dance.

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CCTV.com

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