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  • Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January
    Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January

    Museums open, Family parade, Christmas tree bonfire, Look out for Lotos!  Happy New Year from Living in Nyon! The three museums of Nyon the Château of Nyon, the Lake Museum and the Roman Museum will be open on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd January with free entry to the public.  Check out the passenger submarine […] The post Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January appe...

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  • “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon
    “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon

    “The Bookshop” starring Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, and Patricia Clarkson will be shown in at Nyon cinema on Sunday 30th December at 10:45 (CHF 12 entry!) on Monday 31st at 17:45 and Tuesday 1st January at 20:30.  Details and ticketing – click here Other films in English in Nyon include “The Return of Mary Poppins” […] The post “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon appeare...

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  • Merry Christmas to all Readers!
    Merry Christmas to all Readers!

    A Very Merry Christmas and Joyeux Noël to all Readers! Thank you to all our readers and also to our advertisers for your support in 2018. We will be back before the end of the year to let you know about some local events coming up in January. The Christmas market is now in full swing in […] The post Merry Christmas to all Readers! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Subscriptions now open for Swimming school – Small Groups / Children from 4 years old
    Subscriptions now open for Swimming school – Small Groups / Children from 4 years old

      The Swimming school at the Centre de Santé la Lignière in Gland begins a new round of lessons in *small groups (no more than 5 children per group) from 7th January until June. Lessons last 45 minutes per week on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. The instructors always stay with the children in the warm […] The post Subscriptions now open for Swimming school – Small Groups / Children from 4...

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  • A Fondue and Ice Skating for just CHF 25!
    A Fondue and Ice Skating for just CHF 25!

    St-Cergue Tourist Office is currently offering a package for just CHF 25 per person for a fondue in a restaurant and chance to skate on the ice rink in the village. Take a look at St-Cergue’s webcam. It’s beautiful up there right now! (13th December 2018) Price includes rental of skates and fondue in a participating restaurant. […] The post A Fondue and Ice Skating for just CHF 25! appe...

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  • Discover the Digital Teaching methods at Ecole Moser in Nyon – Two Info Evenings
    Discover the Digital Teaching methods at Ecole Moser in Nyon – Two Info Evenings

    Want to find out more about the digital teaching methods at Ecole Moser in the heart of Nyon? There will be two information evenings on Tuesdays 11th December at 18:30 and Tuesday 15th January at 20:30 School and Digital: A collaborative revolution This year Ecole Moser celebrates its 30th anniversary in the heart of Nyon. This […] The post Discover the Digital Teaching methods at Ecole Mose...

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  • Christmas Market, Late Night Shopping in Nyon – Help a local child
    Christmas Market, Late Night Shopping in Nyon – Help a local child

    There will be a Christmas Market in Nyon from the 14th until the 23rd December with mini chalets in Place Bel Air, Place St-Martin and Rue de la Gare. There will also be late night shopping until 21:00 on the 19th, 20th and 21st December. On those dates, parking will be free in La Combe […] The post Christmas Market, Late Night Shopping in Nyon – Help a local child appeared first on Living ...

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  • VOYAGER À HO CHI MINH VILLE

    PETITES AVENTURES AU VIETNAM Ayant déjà voyagé en Asie (Corée du Sud, Laos, Japon), le mois dernier, on m’a offert la possibilité de faire équipe avec Fly Edelweiss pour aller au Vietnam / HCMV. Cette collaboration a eu lieu parce que la compagnie venait de lancer son nouveau vol direct reliant l’aéroport international de Zurich à Ho Chi Minh Ville. Le 15 novembre, j’ai donc pris ...

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  • TRAVELING TO HO CHI MINH CITY

    TRAVELING TO HO CHI MINH CITY / VIETNAM Having already traveled in Asia (South Korea, Laos, Japan), last month I was offered the opportunity to partner up with Fly Edelweiss to go to Vietnam/HCMC. This collaboration took place because the company had just launched their new direct flight connecting Zurich International Airport to Ho Chi Minh City. I took the very first plane on November 15th, w...

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  • Visions du Réel celebrates its 50th jubilee in 2017 – Werner Herzog present
    Visions du Réel celebrates its 50th jubilee in 2017 – Werner Herzog present

    Visions du Réel, Nyon’s International Documentary Film Festival has unveiled the poster for its next edition, will be held from 5 -13 April 2019. It has also announced that it will pay tribute to Werner Herzog, one of the world’s major filmmakers during the festival’s 50th edition. The filmmaker will be in Nyon and will be […] The post Visions du Réel celebrates its 50th jubilee in 2...

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  • Franz Ferdinand, Morcheeba and more performing at Caribana 2019
    Franz Ferdinand, Morcheeba and more performing at Caribana 2019

    Part of the line-up for Caribana 2019 has now been revealed. Bands and artists playing at this lakeside festival near Nyon, include Franz Ferdinand playing on Wednesday 5th June, Morcheeba on the 6th, and Caravan Palace on Friday 7th June. Tickets are now on sale – Caribana operates an early bird ticketing system, the earlier […] The post Franz Ferdinand, Morcheeba and more performing at Ca...

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  • The 3D Printing Revolution – Networking Lunch in Nyon 7 December
    The 3D Printing Revolution – Networking Lunch in Nyon 7 December

      There will be a demonstration of 3D printing by FabLab La Côte at the next Nyon Business Forum  lunch event in Nyon on Friday 7th December from 14:00 -16:00. This will take place at ATELIER 9 Rue du Vieux-Marché 9 1260 Nyon  Cost CHF 40 to include lunch. Registration required – contact Bob Jenefsky on 079 202 […] The post The 3D Printing Revolution – Networking Lunch in Nyon 7 D...

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  • Desert Nights Camp – a detour into the desert
    Desert Nights Camp – a detour into the desert

    We highly recommend going on an adventure to a desert camp not far from Al Wasil. It it only takes a 15-minute drive from Al Wasil to get there. So, here is how we experienced our detour to the dunes: The dunes and dromedaries (isn’t that what they call those one-humped camels?) are the real... Please click the title to read the full travelogue including all photographs on travelmemo.com

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  • Audio Advent Calendar – 24 gift ideas that can be bought locally
    Audio Advent Calendar – 24 gift ideas that can be bought locally

    Catherine from Living in Nyon, and Lisa from Know-it-all Passport, are back with their “audio” Advent Calendar for 2018 with 24 gift ideas. Many of their suggestions can be bought locally. These range from subscription services for spas and body treatments, bouquets of flowers and socks (a “sockscription”!) yoga, snowshoe and wine weekends away, a gorgeous […] The post Audio Advent C...

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  • Travelling dentists, Women in Swiss military, Abandoned elephants – Two Photo Exhibitions
    Travelling dentists, Women in Swiss military, Abandoned elephants – Two Photo Exhibitions

    The Château of Prangins is currently hosting two important photo exhibitions: World Press Photo 2018, which continues until the 9th December 2018 and Swiss Press Photo 2018, which runs until the 3rd March 2019.  There is an extensive range of photos in both of these current exhibitions across many categories:  portrait, environment, sports, nature, spot news […] The post Travelling dentis...

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  • Vide Dressing- Second Hand Clothes Sale in Nyon – Sat 24 November
    Vide Dressing- Second Hand Clothes Sale in Nyon – Sat 24 November

    There will be a  Charity *”Vide Dressing” at the Galerie Murandaz in Nyon on Saturday 24th November from 10:00 – 17:00. This event is organised by the Soroptimist International Club of Nyon.  The Galerie Murandaz is at Chemin du Midi 8, Nyon, very near to the La Combe shopping Centre. Monies raised will go towards ELàN […] The post Vide Dressing- Second Hand Clothes Sale in Nyon –...

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  • Traditional Pantomime in English in Nyon – Family Entertainment
    Traditional Pantomime in English in Nyon – Family Entertainment

    There will be a traditional English pantomime in Nyon on 24-25 November and 30 Nov -2nd Dec.  The Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale “The Little Mermaid” will be performed in English at the Théâtre de Marens by GAOS (Geneva Amateur Operatic Society). If you have never been to a pantomime before, now’s your chance, it’s […] The post Traditional Pantomime in English in Nyon – Famil...

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