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WORLD REGION

 


Known throughout the four corners of the planet as an integral part of world history – William the Conqueror, Tancred of Sicily, the birthplace of Impressionism, World War II amongst many other subjects – Normandy is a vibrant region, secret yet beautiful, rich through its global links in the industrial, cultural and academic fields. It’s our pleasure to showcase for you the highlights of a territory which truly is a world-region. 

 

They sail to Brazil to raise awareness about Crohn’s disease

At only 23 and 24 years old, Pierre-Louis Attwell and Calliste Antoine are getting ready for their first Transatlantic crossing together. They’ll be at the starting line of the Jacques Vabre in their Class 40 on 27 October. The famous offshore race has been following...

“Each region has its hidden gems, but Normandy is special”

On 6th June, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, Robin Masse – director - and Marcella Lebeau - a 99 year-old veteran - will be at the Airborne Museum in Sainte-Mère-Eglise for a screening of the film ‘Angels in our Midst’. This moving documentary looks...

The Airborne Museum takes D-DAY on a journey through space and time

Since 13th May 2019, as part of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio, has been hosting a temporary exhibition entitled “D-Day: Freedom from Above”. An unprecedented exhibition in the world’s largest military...

Freedom Prize : an educational initiative

We sat down for an interview with Jonas Bochet, director of the Institut International des Droits de l’Homme et de la Paix (International Institute of Human Rights and Peace), located in Hérouville-Saint-Clair, France. The purpose of the association is to contribute...

A 44 quarry shelter

First a stone quarry, then a brewery cellar, shelter, business basement, then housing development... Since 2015, these basements in Fleury-sur-Orne have become an arena for extraordinary scientific research. Winner of the 2018 Schlumberger Museum Award, the REFUGE 44...