Although Toulouse (31 Haut-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees) is often referred to as the “Pink City” it also has a claim to be called the “Violet City” as every winter the city celebrates the Violette de Toulouse.The Fete de la Violette Festival takes place on the weekend of 5-6 February 2011. in the Place du Capitole.
Toulouse Summer Festival
15 July / 30 August 2010
Toulouse d’été is celebrating its seventh sumeer time fesitval and aims to be even more innovative. Created at the initiative of the municipality, the season of music continues to be a development of the regional scene in and around Toulouse, both in the field of classical and contemporary music.
Its goal, to be a real snapshot of musical vitality and reveal to the public the quality of new and exceptional artists, with emphasis on young talent, whether classical artists and musicians from various scenes – song, jazz, new folk music, rock, hip-hop, etc.