Cannes Film Festival: Award ceremony brought forward
To take place on May 24
Due to the European elections which fall on Sunday May 25, the world renowned Cannes Film Festival award ceremony will be moved forward a day, to take place on Saturday May 24.
The final film of the competition will be shown on Friday May 23, with a jury meeting the next day to select the winners, awarding them with the coveted Palme d'Or – and other main prizes – that same evening.
The ceremony will take place at the Grand Théâtre Lumière, with the festival kicking off on May 14 with the world premiere of Grace Of Monaco.