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People attends a New Year wishes ceremony to French Culture, on... News PhotoArchitect,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Attending,Bouches-du-Rhone,Ceremony,City,Construction Industry,Europe,European Capital of Culture,France,French Culture,Horizontal,Launch Event,Marseille,Mediterranean Culture,People,WishingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPeople attends a New Year wishes ceremony to French Culture, on January 12, 2013 in Marseille,in the southern French city of Marseille, on the construction site of the Museum of Civilisations from Europe and the Mediterranean (MUCEM) designed by Italian architect Rudy Ricciotti, as part of the launching of Marseille-Provence 2013 European Capital of Culture. The event marks the start of a year, leading to a cultural renaissance in France's second-largest metropolitan area. On the screen, Notre-Dame de la Garde basilica, emblem of the city which is topped by a statue of 'The Madonna and Child'. AFP PHOTO / GERARD JULIEN (Photo credit should read GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images)