C'est Carnaval à la Communale de St-Ouen: free, festive events this spring

Published by Graziella de Sortiraparis · Published on March 19th, 2024 at 11:50 p.m.
From March 23 to May 4, 2024, it's carnival time at La Communale! Saint-Ouen's freshly inaugurated gourmet hall kicks off its first cultural season by exploring these colorful festivities around the world, with a host of events on the program.

This spring, it's carnival time at La Communale! For its first season, the food-court and its gourmet market are inviting Parisians to discover cultures from all over the world, through this colorful celebration, which exists in many versions depending on the country. First up, on March 23, 2024, withLatin America, featuring versions from Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and Colombia.

The program for what promises to be an exceptional evening includes a giant parade, introductory samba classes, a Baile funk DJ set and a batucada, all free of charge to make the party accessible to as many people as possible. Of course, you'll also be able to sample the specialities of these countries on site! On April 6, we're off to Europe, this time with the Drag Show, an improv and comedy stage, mime and puppet workshops, mask-making and a masquerade costume competition. Finally, on May 4, it's off to the West Indies and the Caribbean!

Choose your continent or discover them all, and join in the fun with your loved ones!

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Evening program

  • Conference - Montevideo Carnival - 11am - 12pm
  • Face painting - 1pm - 8pm / 4pm - 7pm
  • Participatory fresco - 1pm - 5pm
  • Giant piñata - 3pm and 4:45pm
  • Batucada - Brazilian percussion - 3.30pm - 4.15pm
  • Samba & Funk dance class - 5pm - 5:45pm / 8pm - 8:45pm
  • Giant puppet parade - 3:30 - 4:15 pm / 6:15 - 7 pm
  • Parade of dancers - 6.30pm - 6.50pm
  • DJ set by Vincent Mercure - Latin music special - 7pm - 10pm
  • Concert by Silvia Cortez Gladys - Bolivian music - 7.10pm - 7.50pm
  • Baile Funk Evening - DJ set and percussion - 9pm - 11:30pm
Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From March 23th, 2024 to May 4th, 2024

× Approximate opening times: to confirm opening times, please contact the establishment.


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