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La Nuit aux Invalides

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An amazing show since 2012

Since 2012, the show « La Nuit aux Invalides » has conquered an ever-bigger audience, seducing both Parisians and tourists, but also history lovers and fans of spectacular shows. This family performance, simultaneously monumental, majestic, and immersive, is a must-see of the summer in Paris. Every year brings a new version !

In the main courtyard of the Hôtel national des Invalides, crucible of the history of France, time and distances seem to fade away, in a whirlwind of images, memories and emotions. Come and live an immersive experience, thanks to the 180° screening on three displays of stone. Let us tell you a mythic and poetic tale, brought to life by the great voices of renowned actors.

An amazing show since 2012

2021 Edition - Napoléon, The Flight of the Eagle


La Nuit aux Invalides 2021

Creation : Bruno Seillier

This year again, Amaclio Productions offers you a memorable night in the heart of the Invalides. With the 9th edition of La Nuit aux Invalides, « Napoléon - The Flight of the Eagle », come and relive the extraordinary journey of a man that made Europe breathe at his rhythm during twenty years.

Dates : July 7 to August 26, 2021

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2020 Edition - At the beginning


La Nuit aux Invalides 2020

Creation : Bruno Seillier

With this 8th edition of the Night in the Invalides, « At the beginning », let us tell you all about this timeless monument, created 350 years ago. Come and travel across 3000 years of stories that have shaped yesterday's Lutèce and today's Paris, up to the foundation of the Hôtel national des Invalides, magnified by a deployment of the latest technologies.

Dates : July 18 to August 29, 2019

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2019 Edition - Lutèce: 3000 years of stories


La Nuit aux Invalides 2019

Creation : Bruno Seillier

From the Gallic people to Louis XIV, from Napoléon to the great military chiefs, the ancient history of a city once called Lutèce rises from the depth of time to reveal itself, 3000 years later, to the spectator of today. After the show, celebrating this year the 250th anniversary of the birth of Napoléon, you will be able to enjoy a candlelit stroll in the Dôme Church, where Vauban, Lyautey and Foch stand guard by the tomb of the Emperor.

Dates : July 3 to August 30, 2019

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2018 Edition - 1918: The Rise of a new world


La Nuit aux Invalides 2018

Creation : Bruno Seillier

In the context of the centenary of the end of World War I, La Nuit aux Invalides has decided to revive this major episode of our history. Through the eyes of a French child, come and discover a powerful and emotional show about a year like no other: 1918. The only big Parisian show of the summer dedicated to the 100-year anniversary of the end of the Great War.

Dates : June 27 to September 1, 2018

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2017 Edition - If Paris was a tale


La Nuit aux Invalides 2017

Creation : Bruno Seillier

For the 5th year, the cour d’honneur of the Invalides turns into a temporary show setting and takes you by means of light and sound on a 2000-year journey through time. From Gaul to the Second World War, get on board for an immersive Parisian fairy tale.

Dates : July 6 to September 2, 2017

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2016 Edition - La Nuit aux Invalides


La Nuit aux Invalides 2016

Creation : Bruno Seillier

This new version of the show broadens the tale to the history of Paris and goes back to Antiquity, when the Gallic people was fighting against the Roman legions in the plain of Grenelle. Following the changes of times, the walls get covered in blooming trees or revolutionary flames, and turn into the setting of a foundational tale.

Dates : June 14 to August 27, 2016

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2014 Edition - La Nuit aux Invalides


La Nuit aux Invalides 2014

Creation : Bruno Seillier

In the context of the First World War centenary and of the 70-year anniversary of the Liberation of Paris, La Nuit aux Invalides offers a new show paying tribute to the women and men who fought to defend their country. One of the first Parisian events focused on the Centenary.

Dates : April 24 to May 24, 2014

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2013 Edition - La Nuit aux Invalides


La Nuit aux Invalides 2013

Creation : Bruno Seillier

The magistral show comes back and invites the spectators to dive into a thrilling French history: the walls start to talk, the architecture tells four centuries of epic, in an integral performance. Discover again those myths you thought you knew.

Dates : April 18 to May 7, 2013

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2012 Edition - La Nuit aux Invalides


La Nuit aux Invalides 2012

Creation : Bruno Seillier

For the first time ever, the main courtyard of the Invalides opens its doors to the public for a technological and historical show. This unique sound and light revives the 1670 building, erected by King Louis XIV, by screening 3D images on its facades. The story of the monument is told by the great voices of well-known theatre actors.

Dates : April 11 to 18, 2012

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