The unusual events of the Festival

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At heart of the Mediterranean Festival have taken place more unusual proposals, which invite an encounter with humanity in all its depth. Here is a selection. 

The world of health opens its doors


Monday September 18 at 2:30 p.m. at the Montolivet Gerontological Center.

The Montolivet departmental gerontological center is organizing a meeting with caregivers, staff and the chaplaincy team of the Montolivet center. This is open to everyone involved in caring for an elderly person. FREE ENTRANCE. Registration required : on this link Or

Mediterranean Meetings Marseille Pope Francis Festival> COLLECT IN A HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT – Tuesday September 19 and Wednesday September 20 at 10 a.m. at the Institut Paoli Calmettes, 232 bd Sainte Marguerite 13009 Marseille
Discovery of the multi-faith place of contemplation and prayer at the Paoli Calmettes Institute, a unique place in Europe, then discussion between staff and participants. Registration required with Or on this link.


Morning of conferences and concert on Saturday September 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Saint Charles church in Marseille on the subject “Who are our Saints of Provence, our first evangelizers?” by the Association supporting the tradition of the Saints of Provence, the Santa Magdaleno association and the Chemin des Saintes et Saints de Provence association, in partnership with the South Region, which is developing and running the “Chemin de Marie-Madeleine”. FREE ENTRANCE.


On Friday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m. (duration 1 hour 44 minutes), the Cinéma Pathé Madeleine – 36 Av. du Maréchal Foch, 13004 – will screen the film “Pope François”. Enter the world of Ana, a young Spanish journalist, sent to the Vatican to cover the 2005 conclave. She then meets Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, bishop of Buenos Aires, little known to the general public and an outsider in the election. Becoming friends, she learns to better understand the life of a humble and atypical man who dedicated his life to the struggles against dictatorship, poverty, drugs and modern slavery. Little by little, she discovers the incredible journey, from her childhood to his election in 2013, of the man we now call Pope Francis. Full price: €9 Reduced price: €7.50. Reservations here.

Published on September 15, 2023