Maison de la Culture d’Amiens opened in 1966, its main goals are: being a strong place of production, presenting different forms of art: performances (dance / music / theatre / circus), cinema, visual arts, and working with the widest audience. It is an interdisciplinary place of production and presentation, with a yearly programme of around 50 productions and between 100 and 140 performances in the three venues. The Maison de la Culture d’Amiens is also a cinema presenting 150 movies every year, an exhibition hall, a music label (Label Bleu) producing around 250 jazz and world music records, and an open-air festival on the water in July. All this for an audience of 100.000 people a year. With its own productions, the Maison de la Culture d’Amiens is touring throughout France and Europe.