Once a year, Cannes in the French Riviera becomes the entertainment center of the world. Supporters of the movie industry congregate to view films, give awards and recognize achievement. It is also the tradition to arrive by yacht, as some of the world’s largest and most luxurious superyachts dock along the Jetee Edouard Albert.
The highly anticipated Cannes International Film Festival opens May 12th.The twelve day event will feature star power, glitz, glamour and yachts sailing up to the red carpet in the beautiful southern port city of France. To make things more interesting, the chosen director to head the independent film festival is none other than Tim Burton – the perfect choice with his touch of wonderful fantasy and imagination. His presence alone will surely attract artists, journalists and film buffs around the world.
Many entertainment companies will charter yachts of all sizes for entertainment during the festival. Boats anchor or cruise along the Riviera for private events, meetings, lunch cocktails or formal dinners. Yachts are even chartered for accommodation as an alternative to staying at packed hotels during the busy festival week. A-list movie stars have anchored in Port Canto or Old Port for the night, near some of the world’s most exclusive nightclubs. Companies will hold elegant dinner parties onboard yachts, complete with catering, DJs and live entertainment.
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