CowParade Returns to France!
CowParade returns to France with a three city tour beginning June 2015. This special event – CowParade Transhumance 2015 (or movement of the herd) – will open on June 18, 2015 in Paris. A collection of the Paris cows will moo’ve to Deauville in August and join original creations from Deauville for an opening on August 20. A collection of the Paris & Deauville cows will then move to Cannes on or about October 1st and join original Cannes cows. At the conclusion of the event, the cows will be sold at auction for the benefit of LES RESTAURANTS DU COER, which offers food aid, emergency shelter and other services to the poor. Click Here to visit the official event homepage and learn more about this unique event.
CowParade Niseko, Japan 2015
CowParade Niseko 2015 will feature over 40 new cows created by top Japanese artists and designers. Set agaisnt the backdrop of Mt. Yotei – an active volcano similar to Mt. Fuji – the Niseko region is a feast for the eyes. In the winter, the champagne powder snow and pristine ski slopes attract skiers and snowboarders from all over the world, and in summer visitors are drawn by the wide open countryside, farm-fresh produce and summer sporting activities. Click Here to visit the event website.
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The World’s Largest Public Art Event
CowParade is the largest and most successful public art event in the world. CowParade events have been staged in 79 cities worldwide since 1999 including Chicago (1999), New York City (2000), London (2002), Tokyo (2003), and Brussels (2003). Dublin (2003), Prague (2004), and Stockholm (2004), Mexico City (2005), Sao Paulo (2005), Buenos Aires (2006), Boston (2006) Paris (2006), Milan (2007), Istanbul (2007), Taipei (2009), Margaret River, Australia (2010), Austin (2011) and North Carolina (2012), Hong Kong (2013), Valenciennes (2013), Hartford (2014-2015), Detroit (2014), Cartagena (2015).
- It is estimated that over 250 million people around the world have seen one our famous cows.
- Over $30 million have been raised through worldwide charitable organizations through the auction of the cows, which take place at the conclusion of each event.
- Over 10,000 artists worldwide have participated in CowParade – professional and amateur, famous and emerging, young and old.
- How many cows? Over 5,000 cows have been created and have been seen by over half a billion people on six continents.