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  • Sunday Afternoon Concert at Conservatoire
    Sunday Afternoon Concert at Conservatoire

    The new season of Sunday afternoon concerts at the Conservatoire in Nyon by the lakeside in Nyon, begin on the 22 September with the Duo Obco “Huitzil-Colibri”. Flute, percussion, contemporary, renaissance and baroque music mixed with the spoken word. To reserve a seat, call 021 802 4393 or email info.nyon @cov-vd.ch The post Sunday Afternoon Concert at Conservatoire appeared first on Livin...

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  • Long weekend – Pool still open!
    Long weekend – Pool still open!

    A reminder to readers that the 16th September is the Monday Jeûne Fédéral holiday in Vaud and most shops and supermarkets in Nyon will be closed. This year 2019, the Nyon council run outdoor swimming pool is remaining open one week later than usual. It will close for the season on the 16th September at […] The post Long weekend – Pool still open! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage weekend
    Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage weekend

    If any parents are looking for an unusual venue for a children’s birthday party, did you know that all three of Nyon’s museums (the Roman museum, the Château and the Léman Museum) offer a 45 minute birthday party package for up to 12 children? How about a party where children (from 07-12 years old) can […] The post Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage...

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  • Open Days at CERN this weekend 14 and 15 September 2019
    Open Days at CERN this weekend 14 and 15 September 2019

    On Saturday, 14 and Sunday, 15 September, CERN will open its doors to the public. Taking advantage of the second long shutdown of the Large Hadron Collider, the Laboratory will be offering visitors of all ages the exceptional opportunity to visit its facilities, discover its groundbreaking technologies, have fun with physics and meet the people who […] The post Open Days at CERN this weekend...

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  • Public Debate on Nyon’s Future Population
    Public Debate on Nyon’s Future Population

    Nyon’s current population is around 22,000 and is predicted to grow to 30,000 within the next few years. What challenges will the town face if this happens? On Thursday 12th September 2019 there will be a public debate to discuss these challenges. The debate will take place from 19:30 – 21:00 at the Salle du […] The post Public Debate on Nyon’s Future Population appeared first on Living...

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  • Where I was. Where I am. Where I will be.
    Where I was. Where I am. Where I will be.

    Hey. This blog has been a little dead lately, so I am pretty sure that 80% of the people who clicked on this post know me, in a way or the other. You were, still are or just stepped into my life recently. Since a fraction of my life is out on display in the…

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  • Royal Wedding Nails – How To Look Like A Princess On Your Big Day.
    Royal Wedding Nails – How To Look Like A Princess On Your Big Day.

    It’s finally summer, which means we’re officially in wedding season! Recently we’ve seen the much-anticipated wedding of Prince Harry to his gorgeous American bride Meghan Markle. While we all looked on in awe (and a little jealousy) at Meghan’s elegant dress, and her natural, understated hair and makeup, I was also keen for a glance at her nails! In keeping with royal protocol and trad...

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  • A Dark Sky Night in Nyon on the 26th September
    A Dark Sky Night in Nyon on the 26th September

    The town of Nyon will be participating in “La Nuit est Belle” movement on the 26th September and  will turn off the public lighting in the town (where it is safe to do so). Others communes of Tannay, Crassier, Prangins, Vich, Gilly, Rolle, Le Vaud, Gingins and Chéserex are also taking part in this event. […] The post A Dark Sky Night in Nyon on the 26th September appeared first on Livin...

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  • Swimming classes in warm water for adults & children – Starts September
    Swimming classes in warm water for adults & children – Starts September

    As summer is coming to an end, there’s a chance for both children and adults to learn how to swim in an indoor pool and be ready for the next summer season. The friendly swimming instructors at Clinique la Lignière speak English and will be giving classes ranging from complete beginner to advanced stages of swimming. This indoor […] The post Swimming classes in warm water for adults &am...

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  • New to Nyon? A Chance to meet new people at the IWCN activities Fair

    New to Nyon? Here’s a chance for women to meet other women at the IWCN (International Women’s Club of Nyon) activities fair. The IWCN is a non-profit organisation for English-speaking women residing in Nyon and the surrounding region. Its purpose is to promote friendly contacts among women of all nationalities through multiple activities and to help facilitate […] The post New to Nyon? ...

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  • Jazz in Prangins and Nyon, 12 -14 September 2019
    Jazz in Prangins and Nyon, 12 -14 September 2019

    On the 12, 13 & 14 September there will be three evenings of jazz in Nyon and Prangins at the 5th “Jazz au Peuple” festival. Venues include: the Temple of Nyon, the Temple of Prangins and the Old Pressoir of Prangins The programme features Armenian-American singer Areni Agbabian, the Arthur Hnatek Trio and internationally renowned […] The post Jazz in Prangins and Nyon, 12 -14 Septemb...

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  • Gingibana – Music Festival in a Château near Nyon – Sat 7th September
    Gingibana – Music Festival in a Château near Nyon – Sat 7th September

    Gingibana  – is a village music festival which will be held on Saturday 7th September from 10:30 – 17:30 in the beautiful Château Blanc in Gingins near Nyon. Gingins organises many fun events throughout the year, “Gingibana” was such a success in 2018, the village decided to do it all over again in 2019. This event is […] The post Gingibana – Music Festival in a Château near Ny...

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  • “Grease” is the word – in Nyon, in English!
    “Grease” is the word – in Nyon, in English!

    It’s got groove, it’s got meaning, Grease is the time, is the place, is the motion… in Nyon Ideal family event to end the summer. The summer nights are nearly coming to an end, but not over at the Théâtre de Marens (Rue de Stand 5) in Nyon where they will carry on for a […] The post “Grease” is the word – in Nyon, in English! appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • How to Add a Little Luxury to Your Holiday
    How to Add a Little Luxury to Your Holiday

    Whether you are celebrating an anniversary, an important birthday or even your honeymoon, you will probably want to make your vacation that little bit special. However, as we make our holiday plans, the sometimes astronomical costs of luxury travel can be a little intimidating – even if we are lucky enough to have a healthy amount of budget behind us. When it comes to high-end travel, it’s ...

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  • Net worth update July 2019: CHF 372'961.45 (+CHF10'295.40)
    Net worth update July 2019: CHF 372'961.45 (+CHF10'295.40)

    CHF 2'156'000.- It's the net worth that we need to reach by 2030 in order to never have to work again. Ever. I find it cool to introduce this new net worth update blogposts' series so that this blog is a bit more transparent, which will make me more accountable to you. It'll only help me stay on track. And on your side, well, it allows you to satisfy your voyeuristic side ;) By the way, i...

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  • Nyon Rugby Mermaids are Recruiting!
    Nyon Rugby Mermaids are Recruiting!

    Did you know that Nyon Rugby Club has a female rugby team? The Nyon Rugby Mermaids are now recruiting and welcomes new members. For more info, or if you simply want to try out the sport – contact mathilde@nyonrugbyclub.com Checkout their Facebook page here Training takes place at the Colovray Sports Centre in Nyon on Monday […] The post Nyon Rugby Mermaids are Recruiting! appeared first on...

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  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Mechanical Watches And Never Dared To Ask
    Everything You Wanted To Know About Mechanical Watches And Never Dared To Ask

    Since Quartz watches and lately Connected watches slammed the market, people got more and more interested in mechanical watches. They represent state of the art watchmaking and like a car, a mechanical watch would be worthless without its engine, called movement. Many people see how it looks like but do not have a clear understanding on how this works. The aim of this article is to provide you ...

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