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Top 3 events in Amiens


Amiens is a lively university town that welcomes 31,000 students every year and has plenty to offer in the way of entertainment. There are a number of major musical and artistic events throughout the year. Amiens is also the fourth greenest city in France. The living environment appeals greatly to new arrivals, and there are plenty of places for high-quality outdoor events. So, if you're curious about both student accommodation in Amiens, the events that take place there, read on! 

Having fun in Amiens as a student

Student life in Amiens is very easy, there's a lot of studying of course, but there are also great events for young people looking to have some fun. 

Here are the top three important dates if you're looking for an event in Amiens:

  1. "La Rue est à Amiens" supported by the Jules Verne circus, is a street arts festival that has been running since 1978. Featuring performances by actors, dancers, circus artists, musicians and other performers, the festival offers a highly diverse, high-quality programme.
  2. "Minuit avant la Nuit" is a festival of contemporary music held in June on three sites: the Parc Saint-Pierre, the Hortillonnages and the Urban Boat barge. Open-air venues are perfect for events!
  3. The Amiens International Film Festival (FIFAM) offers both new films and heritage films, with a programme that blends the past and the present. The event takes place over 9 days at the beginning of November. 

Living in Amiens as a student

If you're coming to study in Amiens, you should know that there are other festive events throughout the university year, in addition to these top three. 

Choosing student accommodation in a Nemea Appart'Etud residence means you can get to campus quickly and take advantage of all the fun events organised in Amiens throughout the year!

By Nahuel Pedroso - Marketing and Innovation Manager

Driven by nostalgia for my student years, I am constantly looking for information and tips to simplify students' lives. My goal is to share these discoveries to help students in their academic journey.