Every year, shortly after Armistice Day, Aix en Provence begins to prepare itself for the Christmas season. The Cours Mirabeau is refitted with stringed lights, carnival rides, and wooden shop stands. The city's annual Christmas Market draws in visitors from all over the Provence region, and it displays many of Aix's specialities, as well as traditional French street food and nicknacks.
Madeleine C. is the Fall 2016 CEA MOJO in Aix-en-Provence, France. She is currently a junior studying English at University of South Carolina.
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