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How do you pronounce 'Cannes'?

Hopefully you know this already, but if not, remember:

"cans" are what you find in a six pack.

"Khan" is a bad guy from the Star Trek universe (fellow Aussies, take note!).

"can" is a city in the south of France, famous for its film festival.

Cannes is pronounced can, as in "can of beer".

And while we’re at it, bear in mind that every Cannes pun you could ever possibly think of has already been done to death. Seriously. Just resist the temptation and your fellow festivalgoers will love you forever.

A full rundown on the 2024 Cannes Film Festival, is available in the book, Cannes - A Festival Virgin's Guide (7th Edition).
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