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Cultural life – vibrant, accessible and popular

The cultural life of Angers foregrounds creativity and feeling. This is shown in everything from street events to the latest work from nationally-reputed companies. All year round, the people of Anjou enjoy dance, music, cinema and theatre.

Cultural diversity

• 8 auditoriums, including one multipurpose hall with standing room for 9,000.
• 22 cinemas.
• 10 libraries, 30,000 members, 1.2 million loans each year.
• 1 National centre for contemporary dance 1 National Drama Centre (NTA) 1 Regional centre for textile design
• Main events: Premiers Plans (Jan.) and African film festivals (every other Spring); Tour de Scènes festival (May); Angers l’été and Festival of Anjou (July-August); Les Accroche-Cœurs (Sept.); contemporary art exhibition (Oct.); International Festival of Journalism (Nov.); Soleils d’Hiver (Dec.)

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