White Night – Nuit Blanche 2018: Pont Alexandre III goes car-free all night long

Published by Elodie D. · Published on 26 September 2018 at 16h05
This Saturday October 6, 2018, the Pont Alexandre III goes car-free. Starting at 7 p.m., young people from the Thanks For Nothing group take over the bridge with artists and 5 associations for a wonderful moment of shared art!

If you doubt that the White Night is the occasion to take over the city, head to the Pont Alexandre III that will be entirely invaded by artists and associations in the night of Saturday October 6, 2018.

Upon invitation of Gaël Charbau (White Night Paris art director), the Thanks For Nothing group will take over the kilometer joining the Invalides to the Grand Palais to offer performances, readings and screenings of contemporary artists.

On this Super Kilometer, turned into a “Pont des Echanges ou Axe Républicain” [Exchanges Bridge or Republican Axis Bridge], the Parisian life will be reconstructed with 16 food trucks, artists, readers, dancers as well as roller-derby races and concerts by SCALE group to make this Paris artery come to live since its often packed with cars.

And besides artists, 5 associations offering an access to culture to disadvantaged people will be promoted. The Fondation Abbé Pierre, L’Atelier des Artistes en Exil, Bibliothèques sans Frontières, Cultures du Cœur and Music Fund, these associations all have something in common, their artistic and cultural actions in favor of the most disadvantaged people.

To thank them and support them with a beautiful action, Thanks For Nothing organizes object donations. Books, paints, colored pencil, music instruments and you can even bring what could help to host art workshops. In exchange, the group also invited 10 artists including prima ballerina Marie-Claude Pietragalla who will perform.

Let’s go there without giving any second thought.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On 6 October 2018
From 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.



    quai d'Orsay
    75008 Paris 8


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