The apps agenda: Glastonbury Festival, Vinexpo, Paris air show
Friday 17 June 2011
A roundup of the essential apps needed for keeping up to date with major events in music, art, travel and gastronomy from June 20-26.
54th Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition (June 4 - November 27, Venice, Italy)
For over 100 years the Venice Biennale has promoted contemporary art through its organization of international events and is one of the most prestigious cultural institutions in the world.
Tim Burton (May 29 - October 31, Los Angeles, USA)
This major retrospective exhibition at the LACMA explores the filmmaker's creative work, bringing together over 700 drawings, paintings, photographs and cinematic ephemera. Many of these objects come from the artist's own archive, as well as from studio archives and private collections of Burton's collaborators.
Vinexpo: International Wine and Spirits Exhibition (June 19 - 23, Bordeaux, France)
As one of the most important trade events for the wine industry Vinexpo attracts around 46,000 attendees from 135 countries. Now in its 30th year the show showcases trends and acts as a launchpad for new products. New this year is "Tastings by Vinexpo," where two designated areas will showcase high-profile tastings and professional presentations. The official apps provide users with a detailed program of events and a list of exhibitors.
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41st Glastonbury Festival (June 24-26, Pilton, England)
The Glastonbury Festival is one of the biggest and best-loved music festivals in the world, known for its all-star lineups and varied arts offerings. U2 will headline the 2011 event, other top acts include Coldplay and Beyoncé, Fleet Foxes, Friendly Fires and several hundred other performers. Tickets for the 2011 festival are sold out.
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49th Paris Air Show (June 20-26, Paris, France)
The Le Bourget Air Show is one of the world's largest, the scene of a host of announcements from major aviation names, and a great day out for aircraft enthusiasts. Some 2,000 exhibitors are expected to be present at the show, and there will be spectacular flying displays on the public days (June 24-26).
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Apps are free unless stated otherwise.
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