Discover Cannes destination
INTERNATIONAL GAMES FESTIVAL
From 22 to 24 February 2019
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
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...
Sunday february 25th 2018
During the Half-Marathon and Cannes’ 10km Run, from 9am to 1pm, the access to the Palais des Festivals will be regulated.
- Closure of the Croisette Boulevard’s traffic from 7am to 2pm
- Closure of the Palais des Festivals and Pantiero’s car parks from 7am to 2pm
- Secured pedestrian access to cross the Croisette (depending on the flow of runners) on protected passageways: Jean de Riouffe, Buttura, Chanel, Belges
Smart tips to visit the Festival from 10am:
- Park in the other car parks of the city
- Take the public transports (bus and trains).
Schedules and prices on www.palmbus.fr and www.sncf.com