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  • Gender Equity in the Sports Industry – Conference in English in Nyon
    Gender Equity in the Sports Industry – Conference in English in Nyon

      Gender Equity in the Sports industry – What about it?   Details – click here Speakers at the event include: Giancarlo Sergi, Swiss Basketball President Sara Holmgren, UEFA Education, Diversity and Inclusion Officer Patrick Tran, Servette Rugby Club and Geneva Volley The event is free of charge, but registration will be required. Any questions, please […] The post Gen

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  • Creators Market Saturday 12 and Mother’s Day Menu Sunday 13 May in Gingins
    Creators Market Saturday 12 and Mother’s Day Menu Sunday 13 May in Gingins

    Artisanal goods handmade by local creators will be on sale at the Moulin de Chiblins in Gingins on Saturday 12th May from 10:00-18.00. On Sunday 13th May from 09:00-17.00 there will be a special Mother’s Day menu (reservation fro a table required – details in the flyer below) and wine tasting at the Moulin. The agricultural museum will […] The post Creators Mark

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  • Tips for expats going “home” for the holidays

    The May “Living in the Know” podcast is now out. This podcast is a collaboration between Living in Nyon and Know-it all-passport. On this podcast, Catherine and Lisa discuss going “home” for the summer holidays. Sometimes a trip back “home” for the summer holidays can leave expats feeling a bit disappointed – not everyone is […] The post Tips for expats going “home” for the holidays appe

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  • Flea Market this weekend in Nyon
    Flea Market this weekend in Nyon

    It’s the monthly flea market in Nyon this Sunday 29th April by the lakeside. From 08:00 -18:30 Everything from saxophones to retro-furniture!   The post Flea Market this weekend in Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Beyond Borders – A weekend of literature from around the world
    Beyond Borders – A weekend of literature from around the world

    BIBLIOTOPIA is the title of a new, first edition weekend of literature from around the world which will take place at The Jan Michalski Foundation from Friday 4th May to Sunday 6th May 2018. The foundation is situated at the foot of the Jura mountains near Montricher.  The event will take place in English with […] The post Beyond Borders – A weekend of literature from around

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  • Balcony Bar Now Open in Nyon
    Balcony Bar Now Open in Nyon

    The sun is out and the Base Balcony and Bar is now open. It’s a great place to have an after-work drink near the centre of town with a fabulous view over the rooftops onto the Alps and onto the lake. The bar is open from 17:00 to 22:00 from Monday to Saturday. The bar is part of Base […] The post Balcony Bar Now Open in Nyon appeared first on Living in

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  • 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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