Olympic Forms, the free festival that mixes art and sport, this summer in Paris

Olympic Forms, the free festival that mixes art and sport, this summer in Paris

By Cécile D. Photos by Cécile D. Published on June 30, 2022 at 5:04 p.m.

Concert, show, exhibition, sport: with the Olympic Forms festival, from June 23 to September 25, 2022, you can take advantage of many free events, all over Paris. Here is a selection of activities not to be missed.

Paris is gradually preparing to welcome the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics. Works, games, popular meetings, new constructions: the Francilians can already have a foretaste of this international event thanks to these numerous appointments and transformations.

And by 2024, there is still a long way to go! To help us wait, Olympic Forms Festival – in partnership with the Carreau du Temple and Paris 2024 – animates our summer. From June 23 to September 25, 2022in different places in Paris, various activities free mixing art and sport await us.

In total, more than one sixty events are organized in the capital during this summer. To help you see more clearly in this crowd of activities, we have selected the most unusual and fun events for you.

The events of the Olympic Forms festival not to be missed:

  • Cast off the moorings : an exceptional evening at the Vallerey swimming pool
    Thursday, July 7, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    An evening where everything comes together and goes together: swimming, exhibition, craftsmen’s market, visits to the swimming pool, sound baths, live performance, concert and DJ set!
    Price of a pool entry: 4 euros
  • Playin’Paris : the Basketball & DJing event of the summer
    Gymnasium Philippe Auguste, Paris 11th
    Playground of the Jardin d’Eole, Paris 18th
    Jules Ladoumègue sports center, Paris 19th
    Square of Doctor Calmette, Paris 15th
    Sunday, July 3, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Sunday, July 10, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Thursday, August 25, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    La Place, in collaboration with Paris Basketball, is launching Playin’Paris, a unifying project uniting sport and music. 3×3 basketball and DJing are the two disciplines honored during this competition. The qualifications for the Playin’Paris tournament will take place on four Parisian playgrounds. They will precede the grand finale which will be held in the heart of the capital, under the exceptional site of the Canopée des Halles, on Sunday October 2, 2022.
  • Barbes Music Boxing
    Square Léon 20 rue des Gardes, Paris 18th
    Wednesday July 6, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. to Saturday September 3, 2022 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. (details of dates on the website)
    A free introduction to boxing with the Yaralé association, synchronized to music by DJ Masma, under the watchful eye of the professional photographer, Cebos.
  • Football fields, wrestling fields
    The Point Ephemere, Paris 10th
    From Wednesday 22 to Thursday 30 June 2022
    “Les Dégommeuses” is a football team coupled with a militant association, composed mainly of lesbian and/or trans people. The Dégos are celebrating their tenth anniversary this year. This exhibition summarizes and celebrates their journey and their struggles through the eyes of various photographers.
  • Roller Party
    The Ephemeral Point
    Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    The roller party on July 13 will have the 2000s as their theme and will mix hits from 20 years ago, giant karaoke and a frenzied dance floor. Doing sports while partying, the best possible combination?
  • Theatre: The athletes in their heads
    Sunday, September 11, 2022
    Françoise-Héritier garden
    The public is invited as to a game. He will attend the ballet of a football match without a ball, where the disarray of top athletes is told, through texts by Paul Fournel and Emmanuel Bourdieu. The atmosphere of the great evenings is there! With overwhelmed commentators, enraged coaches and senior effort officials in the throes of an existential crisis.
  • Introduction to parkour
    Place Alphonse Allais, Paris 20th
    Thursday, July 21, 2022 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    Free – only by reservation with culture@bellevillecitoyenne.fr
    Come overcome obstacles and discover the practice of parkour with Emeric from the Escouade crew! On the program of acrobatics, self-surpassing and discovery!
  • Concerto Marathon with Le Concert de la Loge
    Historical Library of the City of Paris (BHVP), Paris 4th
    Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    The Concert de la Loge, accompanied by guest soloists, wishes to offer in the summer of 2022 a marathon over the time of a long day of music.
  • The great sports karaoke
    Paris City Hall Forecourt of the Hôtel de Ville, Paris 4th
    Thursday, June 30, 2022 from 10:20 p.m. to 10:35 p.m.
    As part of the FORMES OLYMPIQUES festival and during Fnac Live Paris 2022, Fnac, in partnership with Deezer, offers the public present on the forecourt of the town hall musical entertainment in the form of giant sports karaoke.

Music, theater, exhibitions, initiations, and parties: this festival unpublished reserves us of very beautiful moments this summer ! We can’t wait to be able to participate in all these activities. Which one interests you the most?

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