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  • Are you creative? Join the pop-up Christmas market!
    Are you creative? Join the pop-up Christmas market!

    Creative locals are invited to participate in our 5th Know-it-all Marketplace 2020 in Geneva. Thanks to Lisa from the Know it all Passport, there is a great opportunity for our creative community! Lisa is currently seeking vendors for the 5th edition of Know-it-all Marketplace that will showcase local* creative people who have a passion and […] The post Are you creative? Join the pop-up Chris...

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  • Bikes vs Cars – Film at Green Film Festival Friday 11 September
    Bikes vs Cars – Film at Green Film Festival Friday 11 September

    There will be a free screening of the film “Bikes vs Cars” (as part of the Green Film Festival) at 20:00 at La Vie-La, the new Maison de Quartier at Rue des Marchandises 1 in Nyon. Inscription necessary – phone Géa Bonetti on 079 675 31 68. More info – click here  The post Bikes vs Cars – Film at Green Film Festival Friday 11 September appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Re-launching the season at the Conservatoire
    Re-launching the season at the Conservatoire

    The Conservatoire de L’Ouest Vaudois is the result of a fusion in 1991 between the conservatories of Nyon, Gland, and Rolle. It was originally located in the Theatre Beausobre in Morges before moving to the Villa Thomas located in Nyon in 2000. In 2001 the conservative de Morges also joined the group and together they became the […] The post Re-launching the season at the Conservatoire ap...

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  • Festival des arts vivants
    Festival des arts vivants

    FAR (Festival des Arts Vivants) is Nyon’s final major festival of the year. Due to the particular circumstances we are having this year, it brings art to life in a different way! Performances in the public space, radio projects, choreographic journeys in the middle of nature, one-to-one story-sharing, works sent home and to be activated by […] The post Festival des arts vivants appeared fi...

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  • Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area!
    Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area!

    This year is the opportunity to spend the summer in our beautiful area and enjoy the variety of activities available in this region. Despite most of the festivals being canceled (they will be sadly missed), we are privileged to have access to so many beautiful outdoor places well worth visiting. Christian Bronsil, on behalf of […] The post Fantastic summer activities in the Nyon area! appeare...

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  • Everything’s coming up roses in Nyon
    Everything’s coming up roses in Nyon

    Thanks to Hester Macdonald of HM Garden Design for once again providing us with insights on the rose competition organised by Les Amis de la rose de Nyon. Details below. Everything’s coming up roses in Nyon! Last week, Nyon hosted a landmark event in the world of roses, a completely pesticide and treatment-free new rose competition. Despite […] The post Everything’s coming up roses in N...

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  • Got a New Business Idea? Want Feedback?  Advice given by Startup Academy La Côte
    Got a New Business Idea? Want Feedback? Advice given by Startup Academy La Côte

    Three Online “Venture Caffés” coming up in May and June Startup Academy La Côte helps anyone who wants to create a start-up and would like feedback on their business idea. Experts with many years of experience in the field can provide support and mentoring, advice, knowledge transfer, as well as the development of a specific network […] The post Got a New Business Idea? Want Feedback? ...

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  • Visions du Réel starts today Friday 17th April -2nd May.  Free screenings!
    Visions du Réel starts today Friday 17th April -2nd May. Free screenings!

    Although many local festivals have now been cancelled such as Paléo, the Montreux Jazz Festival and Sion sous les Etoiles, there is one festival that is still able to go ahead and that is Visions du Réel, Nyon’s prestigious documentary film festival. The entire programme will be online, free and open to the public and limited […] The post Visions du Réel starts today Friday 17th April -...

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  • Cully Jazz Festival Cancelled
    Cully Jazz Festival Cancelled

    Cully Jazz Festival has just announced that will have to cancel this year’s music festival due to the current Swiss government ban on gatherings of 1,000 people or more, over concerns around the coronavirus. The festival, which was due to take place from 27th March to the 4th April, is set in the gorgeous lakeside village […] The post Cully Jazz Festival Cancelled appeared first on Living ...

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  • Green Film Festival comes to Nyon 11-15th March 2020
    Green Film Festival comes to Nyon 11-15th March 2020

    The Green Film Festival 2020 is due to take place in 80 cities in both France and Switzerland and is coming to Nyon from the 11th -15th March.   This 15th edition of the festival has an exciting programme of documentary screenings and events, presentations and debates on climate change, health, environment, sustainable development and zero waste […] The post Green Film Festival comes to Ny...

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  • Winter Rock Music Festival in Nyon starts today 27th February 2020
    Winter Rock Music Festival in Nyon starts today 27th February 2020

    It’s cold outside at the moment in Nyon, so what better way to warm up by heading off and dancing (inside!) to the bands and artists at the aptly named “Les Hivernales”, the town’s winter rock festival. The festival runs from Thursday the 27th February to Sunday 1st March 2020. The festival takes place in […] The post Winter Rock Music Festival in Nyon starts today 27th February 2020 ...

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  • Kiss and Skate, Apollo 11, Music in a Yurt – A selection of events
    Kiss and Skate, Apollo 11, Music in a Yurt – A selection of events

    Happy Valentine’s Day to all readers! “Kiss and Skate” at the ice rink in St-Cergue tonight, the 14th February from 18:00. Raclette, vin chaud, cous cous, music and more Friday 14th February-  21:00. La Parenthèse No live concert, but there will be music “Sounds of the Millennium” Saturday 15th – 17:30 Concert at the Roulotte (the […] The post Kiss and Skate, Apollo 11, Music i...

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  • The Great Gatsby in English  25-29 February 2020
    The Great Gatsby in English 25-29 February 2020

    The Great Gatsby – Next GEDS production. The glamour, passion, and decadent excess of the Jazz Age come to life in this adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel. Synopsis This exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s is narrated by Nick Carraway, an aspiring banker who gets dazzled by the glamorous upper-class crowd […] The post The Great Gatsby in English 25-29 February...

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  • Fondue Meet-Up, Public Speaking, Gospel Singers and more
    Fondue Meet-Up, Public Speaking, Gospel Singers and more

    An eclectic mix of events for readers. Sat 1st February- Fondue Meet-Up Event On Saturday 1st February there will be a Meet-Up event organised by the Nyon Wine Lovers (Women Only) group at 19:00 at Chez Mon Oncle, Rue de Rive in Nyon. Contact Isabel the organiser to confirm your presence.  Special Offer from Nyon Tourism Nyon tourism is […] The post Fondue Meet-Up, Public Speaking, Gospe...

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  • Father Christmas has come to Town
    Father Christmas has come to Town

    The Nyon Christmas market is now in full swing and this year there is a “Village du Père Noël” in the Place du Château. Father Christmas and Mother Christmas have been paying a visit to children inside the tent in the centre of the square and rumour has it they will be back again on […] The post Father Christmas has come to Town appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Christmas Market comes to Nyon – Bigger and Better than before!
    Christmas Market comes to Nyon – Bigger and Better than before!

    The final touches to the mini wooden chalets are being made ready for the Nyon Christmas Market which starts tomorrow, the 13th December and continues until Christmas Eve on the 24th.  There are more chalets this year which wind around the streets of the town. Along with lots of goodies for sale, there will also […] The post Christmas Market comes to Nyon – Bigger and Better than before! a...

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  • Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon
    Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon

    The 9th Jazz Carols event in Nyon organised by La Côte church. A creative “twist” on many loved and well-known Christmas Carols. From 19:00 – 22:00 at the Temple in Nyon on Saturday 14th December. Admission free, reservation required – link here The post Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rudimental and more
    Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rudimental and more

    Caribana Festival has announced part of the line-up for 2020 The Offspring from the U.S, playing on Wednesday 17th June, Five Seconds of Summer from Australia  on Thursday 18th, and Rudimental from the UK playing on the 19th, are just some of the artists on the programme. Check the other bands and artists here. Note […] The post Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rud...

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  • Young Adults from 15 countries currently visiting Nyon and putting on a show
    Young Adults from 15 countries currently visiting Nyon and putting on a show

    Show in Nyon – Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November – 20:00 103 multi-talented young adults (from 15 different countries) are currently visiting Nyon and staying with 50+ host families. Along with doing roughly 1,000 hours of volunteer work, they will also be providing leadership workshops to students in various schools in the area. “Up with People” […] The post Young Adults from ...

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  • Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November
    Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November

    Nyon’s ice rink is now open and on Saturday 23rd November it is holding a Silent Disco from 18:30 – 23:00 Entry is free – just CHF 5 for adults, CHF 3 for children to rent skates. There will be three different kinds of music on offer on Canal Bleu – électro, pop-rock, hip-hop, 90’s, Canal […] The post Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November appeared first on Livin...

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