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What to do in Paris this weekend? (Jan 20-22)

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You can waitthis little break all week, once the weekend arrives – like everyone – you can't find an original idea to occupy these days off. That's good, Paris Select has scoured the Parisian news to offer you the crème de la crème of fun and unusual activities. Here is a nice little program for this weekend.


Get inspired by new decorating trends at the Maison & Objet show 2023

A major meeting place for professionals in the art of living, the Salon Maison & Objet returns this Thursday, January 19, 2023, for 4 days. On the program: no less than 2200 brands and exhibitors who will fill the 111 m² of the place, including 700 new ones to fill up on discoveries.

Artisans, manufacturers, publishers, industrialists, designers, stylists and other creators from the fashion, textile and decoration sectors will present their latest collections to a global audience of buyers and prescribers.

On the January edition, the theme Take Care! will be embodied in a thousand and one ways, punctuated by the exhibitors' offer and the show's entertainment. Whether in the scenography of the Designer of the Year, the curation spaces What's New? or the rest areas of the park… The January 2023 edition will be in tune with a collective awareness. 

Home & Object Show, from January 19 to 23, 2023, at the Paris-Nord Villepinte exhibition center.


Take a design tour in Paris during the Paris Déco Off event

Open to professionals and the general public, Paris Deco Off is a totally free event. He expresses textile decoration with his editors in fabric, wallpaper, trimmings, wall coverings...
Paris Déco Off is more than 40 visitors and 000 showrooms. An unmissable event not to be missed, where more than 120 brands welcome you to their showroom as if they were at home.
Free shuttles are available on the right bank (place des Petits-Pères) and left bank (place St Germain) during the 5 days of the event.

Paris Deco Off, from January 18 to 22, 2023. Information on


Book your evening for the live concert at the Bar du Chalet

For their first concert of the year 2023, the Chalet des Îles has decided to offer a 100% female concert. Long live empowerment! So on Thursday January 26, so you will discover the music of Kolin & Palomia. Two talented artists which you can learn more about here.

Come spend a awesome music night and discover the warm atmosphere of the Bar du Chalet, while savoring the delicious cocktails and tapas of the house... The appointment is made next Thursday from 20 p.m. at the Bar du Chalet.

For information: DJ Set every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, without reservation up to fifteen people.

Islands Chalet, 14 Chemin de Ceinture of the Lower Lake of the Bois de Boulogne, 75016 Paris. 01 42 88 04 69. Event without reservation and free.


Celebrate Reading Night at Les Éditeurs

Next Reading nights, organized for the second consecutive year by the National Book Center on the proposal of the Ministry of Culture, will be held from January 19 to 22, 2023 with a highlight on saturday january 21. They will be this year on the theme of fear. As usual, the public will be invited to gather at thousands of physical and digital events, the full program of which you will find here. For the occasion, we advise you to dine in the literary restaurant Les Éditeurs.

Enthroned at the Carrefour de l'Odéon, the café restaurant Les Éditeurs unveils a warm setting in homage to the spirit of literary and Germanopratin cafés. Big club armchairs in red leather, plush benches framed by bookcases stocked with more than 5000 books give the café the look of an elegant lounge. On the menu, the bistronomy classics side by side: well-stocked salads, club sandwiches to die for or even very good meats for amateurs...

Editors, 4 crossroads of the Odéon, 75006 Paris. 01 43 26 67 76 or by email:


Celebrate the Chinese New Year in the Quartier Saint-Honoré

On January 23, China will switch to the year of the water rabbit. The opportunity to celebrate the Chinese New Year to the rhythm of Asian traditions and folklore. As usual, the Faubourg Saint-Honoré Committee invites passers-by to celebrate this holiday which marks the end of winter solstice to make way for the onset of fine weather.

On the program for Monday 23 January, from 14 p.m.: a parade full of panache where dragons, lanterns and shimmering colors rub shoulders at the corner of the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and royal street. About thirty artists of the group Paris Lion Sports, colorful characters and percussionists will give substance to this rhythmic and frenzied procession. This grandiose ballet, made up of lions and mythical dragons, synonymous with nobility and vectors of luck, will wander to the sound of traditional rhythms to the delight of passers-by.
A lively and colorful rejoicing in the image of Franco-Chinese friendship, offered as a real invitation to travel and discovering the Chinese culture and traditions. And if you are looking for a restaurant to book to celebrate the Chinese New Year, just click here.


Attend the Munch Ball at the Musée d'Orsay

For the last week of the exhibition devoted to Edvard Munch, the Musée d'Orsay and the Nuits sonores festival join forces and invite you to a exceptional closing eventI. From 19 p.m. to midnight, take part in a large Bal Munch in the spaces of the museum converted for the occasion into dancefloor giant. On the program: two live stages in the breathtaking setting of the restaurant and the village hall of the Gare d'Orsay as well as performances at the heart of the exhibition. A nod to Edvard Munch and his famous dance of life, a selection entirely dedicated to artists from the prolific Norwegian electronic scene with a program of delightful diversity. Among the artists present, we find Bendik Giske, Carmen Villain, Charlotte Bendiks, Cornelius Doctor b2b Skatebård, Dj Sotofett.

Orsay Museum, 1 Rue de la Legion d'Honneur, 75007 Paris. 01 40 49 48 14


Last weekend to admire Edvard Munch. A poem of life, love and death at the Musée d'Orsay!

In this autumn of 2022, an exhibition of the work of the great Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is organized by the Musée d'Orsay, in collaboration with the Oslo Munch Museum. This embraces the entire career of the Nordic artist, with a global reading of his abundant work – 60 years of creation! –, which remains partly unknown. On the program: a hundred paintings but also drawings, prints and engraved blocks, reflecting the diversity of his work... A work that is both fundamentally coherent and at the same time eternally renewed.

Or : Esplanade Valéry-Giscard-d'Estaing, 75007 Paris.
 : From September 20, 2022 to January 22, 2023.


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