Living in Nyon


  • Mother’s Day Cruise offered on CGN boats
    Mother’s Day Cruise offered on CGN boats

    The Belle Epoque CGN boats are now back on the lake for the start of a new season! Photo above taken on Tuesday 17th April CGN have various “special” cruises on offer including one for Mother’s Day which is on Sunday May 13th. Details here Photo above – courtesy CGN. The post Mother’s Day Cruise offered on CGN boats appeared first on Living

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  • Buzz at the Festival Bar in Nyon – Catch up on films on Saturday
    Buzz at the Festival Bar in Nyon – Catch up on films on Saturday

    If you haven’t yet had the chance to watch any films at Visions du Réel, there are still a couple of days left to catch one or two of them. Tomorrow, Friday the 20th April is the last official day of the festival, however on Saturday 21st, 5 of the winning films entered in to the […] The post Buzz at the Festival Bar in Nyon – Catch up on films on Saturday appeared fir

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  • Open Day at Nyon Tennis Club – Sunday 22nd April
    Open Day at Nyon Tennis Club – Sunday 22nd April

     Nyon Tennis Club will be holding an Open Day on Sunday, April 22nd from 10:30 until 17:00. On the Open Day only, new sign-ups will get a 50% reduction on club registration fees. Check out the courts where Roger Federer once played (in a competition) and where some of today’s top tennis stars still play and train! At the […] The post Open Day at Nyon Tennis Club – Sunday 22nd April ap

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  • When Arabs Danced – Film Visions du Réel Weds 18th April
    When Arabs Danced – Film Visions du Réel Weds 18th April

    “I am a dancer, music soothes our soul, but not the soul of our censors”, says a teenager in a school in Egypt. We hear the voice of someone speaking on the radio, “There is no scholar that allows you to listen to the lyrics of Madonna and Beyoncé and Michael Jackson and those kinds […] The post When Arabs Danced – Film Visions du Réel Weds 18th April appeared first on

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  • Films screened in Gland at Festival – Packed house for “Ladies”
    Films screened in Gland at Festival – Packed house for “Ladies”

    Films at Visions du Réel are not only screened in Nyon, but they are also being shown at the Théâtre de Grand Champ in Gland. Shuttle buses have been arranged between Nyon and Gland and are timed to arrive for the start and end of screenings in Gland. Yesterday, Sunday 14th April there was a completely […] The post Films screened in Gland at Festival – Packed house for “Ladie

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  • Canadian Retirees who Migrate to the sun each Winter – Film review
    Canadian Retirees who Migrate to the sun each Winter – Film review

    Visions du Réel. Nyon’s International Documentary Film Festival will open tonight with an official ceremony, followed by the screening of the film “Of Fathers and Sons”, which focusses on the day-to-day life of an important member of a branch of Al-Qaeda in Syria. This film is sold out for tonight (Friday 13th) but will have an […] The post Canadian Retirees who Migrate

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  • Business and Professional Women Switzerland Club Event -17 April in Rolle
    Business and Professional Women Switzerland Club Event -17 April in Rolle

    Advocacy and Representation for Women at the Highest Levels – Creating links between local and International Initiatives. Business and Professional Women Switzerland – Club Event Tuesday April 17 from 18:30 to 22:00 at the Restaurant du Casino, 15 Rue du Port, Rolle. Registration here Gender equality is a major goal internationally for Governments, organisations and […] The post

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  • “South Pacific” – Next GAOS show. Bookings open 14th April
    “South Pacific” – Next GAOS show. Bookings open 14th April

    The Geneva Amateur Opera Society will present “South Pacific” at the Casino Theatre in Geneva from the 5-13th May 2018.  Booking for this show (with a live orchestra) will open on the 14th April. Click here. Short synopsis: It is November 1942 on a tropical island in French Polynesia where American forces are gathering to oppose the […] The post “South Pacific” – Next GAOS show. Bo

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  • Life in Barstow, California to Sisterhood in St Cergue – Two Films at Visions du Réel
    Life in Barstow, California to Sisterhood in St Cergue – Two Films at Visions du Réel

    Nyon’s International Documentary Film festival – Visions du Réel begins this Thursday 12th April and continues until the 21st.  This festival is for both film professionals and the general public, with hundreds of films on offer screened throughout the day and evening. Many films are in English or are subtitled in English. During the festival, there are […] The post

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  • Nyon – Geneva airport  Allow 15 more mins over next four weekends in April
    Nyon – Geneva airport Allow 15 more mins over next four weekends in April

    During the next four weekends, Saturday the 7th and Sunday 8th, 14th and 15th, 21st and 22nd and the 28 and 29th of April 2018, if you intend travelling by train between Nyon and Geneva airport, allow 15 minutes more to get to the airport as there will be no direct trains during this period. […] The post Nyon – Geneva airport Allow 15 more mins over next four wee

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  • Happy Easter from Living in Nyon!
    Happy Easter from Living in Nyon!

    Happy Easter to all Readers! The next post will be on Friday 6th April. As this will be a week before Vision du Réel officially starts in Nyon and Gland, we will back with recommendations of films to see and reporting on events happening at this prestigious International Film festival. The programme is already out and […] The post Happy Easter from Living in Nyon! appeared first on

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  • Business/Networking Events coming up in Nyon and Geneva

    Nyon Business Forum Event The next Nyon Business Forum Event will take place on Friday, April 13 from 12:00 until 14:00 on the opening day of Nyon’s international film festival Visions du Réel.  The venue is the Village du Réel (adjacent to Nyon’s Salle Communale ) and the guest speaker will be the film director Stéphane Goël […] The post Business/Networking Events coming up in Ny

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  • Music in April in Nyon – From Bluegrass to Irvin Berlin
    Music in April in Nyon – From Bluegrass to Irvin Berlin

    Here are three music events coming up in April in Nyon. On the 5th April, there will be “math rock” (a style of indie rock) at La Parenthèse in Nyon with U.S Band “Tera Melos” from Northern California. Free Entry – Concert starts at 22:00 On the 13th April at the 1306 Club in Nyon, there will be […] The post Music in April in Nyon – From Bluegrass to Irvin Berlin appeared first

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  • Two public barbecue grills to be installed in Nyon
    Two public barbecue grills to be installed in Nyon

    Two public barbecue grills to be installed in Nyon. Nyon council is due to install a barbecue grill in the park area near the Conservatoire of Nyon for the public’s use and ready for the Easter weekend and a second grill will be installed in the park of Mangette on the 6th April. Open Day […] The post Two public barbecue grills to be installed in Nyon appeared first on Liv

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  • Parade and Multicultural Buffet in Nyon – Friday 23rd March
    Parade and Multicultural Buffet in Nyon – Friday 23rd March

     Parade in Nyon and Communal buffet Meal – Friday the 23rd March  As part of AntI-Racism week in Nyon, school children will take part in a parade on Friday 23rd March at 17:30.  This parade will wind through the streets of Nyon. The route of the cortège will start at Place du Château and then […] The post Parade and Multicultural Buffet in Nyon – Friday 23rd March appeared

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  • Paléo 2018 – Gorillaz, Depeche Mode, Hip Hop, Techno, Reggae and Blues in Nyon
    Paléo 2018 – Gorillaz, Depeche Mode, Hip Hop, Techno, Reggae and Blues in Nyon

    The line-up for Paléo 2018 was revealed at a press conference in Nyon this morning the 20th March. Some of the well-known headline acts include Gorillaz, Depeche Mode, Lenny Kravitz, The Killers, MGMT, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and there are many other new and upcoming bands and artists on the programme. Daniel Rossellat, president of Paléo explained that […] The post Paléo 2

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  • Love Improv? Big Charity Improv Festival on Saturday 24th March
    Love Improv? Big Charity Improv Festival on Saturday 24th March

    If you love watching shows such as “Whose Line is it Anyway?” or you like to watch live improv,  there will be a big charity improv festival taking place all day in Geneva next Saturday 24th March. Improv groups from Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne will perform at The Lac Léman-a Palooza festival from 18:00 -23:00. The early […] The post Love Improv? Big Charity Improv Festiva

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  • Easter Market this Sunday 18 March 2018
    Easter Market this Sunday 18 March 2018

    Nyon’s Easter market will take place on the Rue de Rive area of Nyon on Sunday 18th March from 08:30 to 18:30 Stalls, gifts, Easter products for sale.   The post Easter Market this Sunday 18 March 2018 appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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