New France Festival presented by TD. This festival celebrates the arrival of the first Europeans on American soil. The festivities include music shows, parade and street entertainment – a full, four

La Nouvelle Vague, Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France. 9.4K likes. Centre de musique actuelle de Saint-Malo. One of the biggest music festivals in France, "FrancoFolies", takes place each summer in La Rochelle, where Francophone musicians come together for a week of concerts and celebration. 2004 marked the 20th anniversary of this event. The French Socialist Party has held its annual summer convention (Université d'été) in La Rochelle since 1983.