Mona Lisa Controversy: Louvre Considers Separation to Salvage Museum Experience

The decision, prompted by the overwhelming influx of visitors flocking to catch a glimpse of the iconic painting, reflects a growing concern over the detrimental effects of over-tourism on both the artwork and the museum's broader collection

Louvre Considers New Solution for Mona Lisa Amid Crowds and Selfies

In 2023 alone, the Louvre welcomed nearly nine million visitors, with a staggering 80 percent of them, equating to around 20,000 individuals per day, making their way through the crowds to lay eyes on the enigmatic smile of the Mona Lisa

Tourism surge revitalizes French cultural scene: Museums and Monuments thrive in 2023

While the figures fall short of the pre-pandemic peaks, the institution remains determined, setting its sights on maintaining a daily visitor mark of 30,000 throughout 2024

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French-Chinese SVOM Satellite Launches to Unravel Cosmic Mysteries of Gamma-Ray Bursts

The French-Chinese SVOM satellite launch signifies a pivotal moment in global space collaboration, poised to enhance our grasp of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs). These bursts, born from colossal stellar explosions or compact star mergers, emit energy flashes exceeding the brightness of any known stars

France Stifled Without Mbappe: Draws Blank Against Netherlands in Euro 2024 Clash

His absence proved telling as Les Bleus struggled to find the net, settling for a goalless draw that highlighted their dependency on the 25-year-old's dynamic presence. France, a squad brimming with talent across all lines, found themselves lacking the cutting edge that Mbappe typically injects into their play

Paris’ Seine River Fails Water Quality Tests, Jeopardizing Olympic Swimming Events

Marc Guillaume, the prefect of the Paris region, confirmed the disheartening results. "Samples from the Seine do not meet the standards we will have this summer," he stated, highlighting the ongoing concerns regarding water quality as the Games approach, scheduled from July 26 to August 11

French Swimmer’s Olympic Celebration Turns Painful After Shoulder Injury

Medical personnel promptly treated Fente-Damers on-site before transferring him to a nearby hospital for further assessment. Details regarding the exact nature and severity of his shoulder injury remain undisclosed, prompting concern and anticipation for updates on his condition

Kylian Mbappé Set to Wear Mask, Likely to Play Against Netherlands

Speaking to reporters before Friday's crucial match, Deschamps expressed confidence in Mbappé's progress. "Everything is going well after the shock we had. He was able to take part in some light exercises yesterday, and that will be the same this evening