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  • One Festival Closes in Nyon this weekend- Another opens 14th August
    One Festival Closes in Nyon this weekend- Another opens 14th August

    The 26th Rive Jazzy Festival ends its season in Nyon this weekend, the 10th and 11th August 2019. There will be free live music concerts playing from 11:30 until 23:30 on Saturday 10th, and from 13:30 until 21:00 on Sunday 11th down by the lakeside. See programme here. No sooner has one festival finished in […] The post One Festival Closes in Nyon this weekend- Another opens 14th August appea...

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  • Swiss National Day Celebrations in Nyon
    Swiss National Day Celebrations in Nyon

    Happy Swiss National Day to all readers! If you are you new to the town, you might like to know there will be an official ceremony in Nyon today, the 1st August, followed by celebrations later on in the evening. The official ceremony takes place at the Esplanade des Marroniers (by the Roman columns) At […] The post Swiss National Day Celebrations in Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Behind the scenes at Paléo – The New and Bigger, Main stage
    Behind the scenes at Paléo – The New and Bigger, Main stage

    The Grande Scène (main stage) at Paléo is bigger this year! The stage is now built and ready to welcome the artists and bands who will perform at the festival which begins tomorrow, the 23rd July. Check out the view the performers get from the front of the stage in the photo below (without the […] The post Behind the scenes at Paléo – The New and Bigger, Main stage appeared first on Livi...

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  • Take in the atmosphere (and a glass of wine) at the Fête des Vignerons
    Take in the atmosphere (and a glass of wine) at the Fête des Vignerons

    The Fête des Vignerons (the Winegrowers’ festival) in Vevey began on the 18th July and runs until the 11th August 2019. They say most people only get to see two Fête des Vignerons in their lifetime as they only take place five times in a century. So now is your chance. The last Fête was […] The post Take in the atmosphere (and a glass of wine) at the Fête des Vignerons appeared first on...

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  • Gourmet Hike 6th July – Go for “une glace” in France!
    Gourmet Hike 6th July – Go for “une glace” in France!

    Gourmet Hike, Cooling of in Yvoire, Julius Caesar has left town, Rive Jazzy starts this weekend There will be a Guided Gourmet Hike on the 6th July (departure from the car park of La Givrine) from 08:00 -14:00.  A guide will lead you to a dairy in a mountain pasture, you will also get to see the […] The post Gourmet Hike 6th July – Go for “une glace” in France! appeared first on Livi...

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  • Paléo timetable now out – Ticket market open until 14 July
    Paléo timetable now out – Ticket market open until 14 July

    The line up of Paléo was revealed back in April and the timetable was released this week. Music fans can now plan their afternoons/ evenings in advance (the gates open at 15:30 each day) Paléo also has a great mobile App with all the info needed on the festival. Not got tickets? The official Paléo […] The post Paléo timetable now out – Ticket market open until 14 July appeared first on ...

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  • Rolle celebrates 700 years on Sat 29 June. Free A Cappella Concert in Arzier
    Rolle celebrates 700 years on Sat 29 June. Free A Cappella Concert in Arzier

    Getting the party started in Rolle. Purcell and Hoagy Carmichael in Arzier. The town of Rolle is celebrating its 700th anniversary.  Yes, that’s right, the town dates back to 1319!  There are lots of events going on in the town this year over seven months (from April to October) under the slogan, “7 centuries, 7 arts”. […] The post Rolle celebrates 700 years on Sat 29 June. Free A Ca...

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  • Music Events coming up in Nyon – Summer 2019
    Music Events coming up in Nyon – Summer 2019

    Jazz, Swing, local Bands, Sunday lunchtime concerts and more over summer. It’s Fête de la Musique in Nyon from 21 – 22 June. This is a two day festival for local bands to come and play and show their talents to the public. Fête de la Musique is setup around Nyon, in places such as in Place […] The post Music Events coming up in Nyon – Summer 2019 appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Photos and Videos of Women’s Strike in Nyon – Friday 14th June
    Photos and Videos of Women’s Strike in Nyon – Friday 14th June

    There was a good turn out of women (and some men) at the Women’s Strike in Nyon today (14 June). Events began early in the town and carried on right until the late afternoon, culminating in a march from the castle to the railway station. The traffic was held up by the marchers but there […] The post Photos and Videos of Women’s Strike in Nyon – Friday 14th June appeared first on Living ...

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  • Ways to Support the Women’s Strike in Nyon
    Ways to Support the Women’s Strike in Nyon

    There are many events happening across Switzerland on the 14th June for the Women’s Strike including marches in both Lausanne, and Geneva.  Read more about this in an article in Le News. If you want to support the strike in Nyon, there are events scheduled throughout the day in the town. See the Grève féministe Nyon […] The post Ways to Support the Women’s Strike in Nyon appeared firs...

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  • Bol d’Or in Geneva this weekend, yachts to pass Nyon on Saturday
    Bol d’Or in Geneva this weekend, yachts to pass Nyon on Saturday

    The Bol d’Or (one of the most important sailing races on an inland lake in the world) takes place this weekend. The main race starts in Geneva at 10:00 on Saturday, when all the yachts are lined up to begin the race it’s an impressive site! Photo below taken by the Living in Nyon editor […] The post Bol d’Or in Geneva this weekend, yachts to pass Nyon on Saturday appeared first on Livin...

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  • Street Food Festival in Nyon  14 – 16 June
    Street Food Festival in Nyon 14 – 16 June

    There will be a Street Food Festival in Nyon down by the Rive on Friday 14th from 17:00 -24:00, Saturday 11:00 -24:00 and Sunday 11:00 -21:00. Photo below taken on Thursday – preparation for for the festival. Food trucks and stands galore – see full list here The post Street Food Festival in Nyon 14 – 16 June appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Events this weekend in Nyon 7- 9 June 2019
    Events this weekend in Nyon 7- 9 June 2019

    Plogging, Spring Market, Intercultural Festival, Capoeira, Wine Tasting, Guided Tour of Nyon, Caribana continues, Rocketman – Events this weekend, plus a few ideas for family excursions.  Also, dates for your diary – Shakespeare (in English) at the Château of Prangins – 14th and 15th June.  Friday 7th June On Friday at 15:00 there will be […] The post Events this weekend in Nyon 7- 9...

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  • 2019 Monaco Grand Prix highlights, on and off the track
    2019 Monaco Grand Prix highlights, on and off the track

    Jetsetters, celebrities and VIPs were out in force to watch the race action and party at the 2019 Monaco Grand Prix. Highlights were many – on and off the track – but Lewis Hamilton certainly wrote a new page in the history of motorsport by clinching his third Monaco Grand Prix win after a very tense race. Monaco’s homegrown talent Charles Leclerc had a difficult weekend, first in the qua...

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  • Tickets still available for Caribana – Franz Ferdinand, Kodaline, Robin Schulz and more
    Tickets still available for Caribana – Franz Ferdinand, Kodaline, Robin Schulz and more

    The weather forecast is looking pretty good for Caribana this week. This lakeside festival near Nyon (in Crans-près-Céligny) is the first of the summer music festivals in the area and starts on Wednesday 5th until Sunday 9th June.  At the moment there are still tickets available for all nights. Franz Ferdinand is the main headline act on […] The post Tickets still available for Caribana ...

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  • Jazz/ Indie Folk Friday Nyon 17th May – Choir Concert Sun 19th in Perroy
    Jazz/ Indie Folk Friday Nyon 17th May – Choir Concert Sun 19th in Perroy

    There will be a jazz concert at the Conservatoire in Nyon on Friday 17th May at 20:30. The band DUO  (Joël Musy on saxophone and Aïda Diop, marimbas) will perform “Les Lames du Vent”. Call –  022 994 23 60 info.nyon@cov-vd.ch Also on Friday 17th Indie Folk/Dream Pop music at the Parenthèse with “Hand Habits” from the U.S. Concert starts […] The post Jazz/ Indie Folk Friday...

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  • Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May
    Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May

    As part of the annual “Bike Day” activities in Nyon, there will be a second hand bike sale on Saturday 18th May. It’s a great opportunity to sell or buy a bike. This event will take place at Parc de la Morâche, (the park just a few minutes walk behind the railway station and near the […] The post Second Hand Bike Sale in Nyon – Sat 18th May appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • “Women in Science” – Talk, 14th May in Rolle
    “Women in Science” – Talk, 14th May in Rolle

    If you are a woman working in science, have a daughter who is considering STEM, then there is an interesting event coming up in Rolle on the 14th May 18:30 -22:00 This event is organised by the BPW (Business Professional Women) club.  Registration here.  The speaker will be Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, an Associate Professor at EPFL […] The post “Women in Science” – Talk, 14th May in ...

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  • Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May
    Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May

    “Printemps à Perdtemps” is one of many Participanyon projects in which members of the public can take part and help with local Nyon projects. The next event will be the planting of a new garden at the bottom of the Place Perdtemps car park in Nyon on Tuesday 21st May from 17.00-19:00, Wednesday the 22nd […] The post Help plant up a new public garden in Nyon – 21, 22 and 23rd May appear...

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  • Neighbours’ Day – Friday 24th May
    Neighbours’ Day – Friday 24th May

    It’s La Fête des Voisins (Neighbours’ Day) on Friday 24th May in Nyon, and in towns and villages across the Canton. Look out for the posters in your area, apartment building or street to find out what’s happening in your area. Your neighbours may have organised a drinks, pot luck buffet or a simple get-together. […] The post Neighbours’ Day – Friday 24th May appeared first on Livin...

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