Discover Cannes destination


From 21 to 23 February 2020

Palais des Festivals et des Congrès de Cannes
Direction de l'Evénementiel
La Croisette CS 30051
06414 Cannes Cedex - France

Or call us on:
Tel : +33(0)4 92 99 33 94
Fax : +33(0)4 92 99 33 84



Free entry.



Tournaments, beginners' classes, demonstrations, shows covering the gaming spectrum!

Traditional games and grand classics, board games, video games, Japanese gaming culture, simulation games, collection cards…

Whether you are an amateur or more experienced player, whether you have an hour or several days available, alone or accompanied, there is a tournament or event for you at this festival! You will be participants in a fun adventure where the key words are discovery, shared pleasure and wonder.

From classic games (Chess, Draughts, Backgammon, Crosswords, Tarot, Belote, Rummy, Bridge, Othello®, Scrabble®…), forgotten or unknown games, games from France and elsewhere (Carrom, Skat, Jeu de Go, Mah-Jong, Shogi, Awalé…), as well as simulation games (Role Playing, Full Scale, Historic and Fantasy War games, Collection cards...) and board games...competitions on PC and consoles, there is something for every taste and every level!

All key players from the gaming world, passionate players or the merely curious, are invited to discover the world of gaming at the biggest French speaking gaming event at the Cannes Palais des Festivals et des Congrès !

* Traditional games and great classics
* Board games
* Video games
* Simulation games
* Collection cards…

There’s something for all taste!

Come and enjoy hundreds of parlour games - free access!

Meet the authors, illustrators and publishers of your favourite games, via demonstrations, autograph sessions, tournaments, authors’ corners and publishers' stands, with a host of previews!

> Discover the world of video games in Cannes!

> Participate in dozens of tournaments, demonstrations, beginners' classes in the main classic disciplines of gaming and parlour games!

> Get an introduction to the best games of the moment – award winning games and games of the year, “As d'Or-Jeux de l'Année”. As every year, Cannes will award the best game of the year chosen from new games on the French market that combine creativity, diversity, faultless mechanisms and rules and….a lot of fun for the whole family!

Whether you come alone, with friends or with  your family…whether you play with champion “hard gamers” or are an occasional player...embark on an inter-generational voyage and prepare to share some exciting moments, discovering the richness and diversity of gaming today.
Le Festival International des Jeux in Cannes has a host of surprises for you...

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