Frédéric Mistral, poet of the Provençal language renaissance
Frédéric Mistral was born in 1830 at Maillane, a small village north of Arles, at the foot of the Alpilles, between the Rhone and the Durance. Born into a family of rich landowners, he grew up on his father's mas (or Provençal farmhouse)…
Arlesian traditional costume originated in the middle from the 18th century.
It developed under the influence of Parisian fashion and the times: the droulet, Louis Philippe, Napoleon III costumes, not forgetting the mark made by Léo Lelée.
The election of the Queen of Arles is one of the high moments!
After a morning of final interviews, the Queen of Arles and her Maidens of Honour are officially presented to the "people of Arles" by the Mayor