Stage set for Luna Classics, FAR festival underway and Jval Rock Festival next week

FAR 2014

The Luna Tent has now been installed alongside the château of Nyon and the stage is set for the start of Luna Classics, the prestigious classical music and arts festival which will run from the 19th – 31st August in the town. The opening night’s performance under the big “moon” tent will be Nelson Goerner on piano, Paul Meyer on clarinette with […]

Jval festival starts next week – Rock in the Vineyards

Jval festival

Although the summer is coming to an end, it doesn’t mean the end of rock music festivals as there is another festival just round the corner to look forward to. The Jval festival is a small three day rock music festival taking place on the 29, 30 and 31 August. The festival is set amongst the lovely Vaud […]

“Living along Lac Léman” book is now for sale! – The perfect gift for everyone.

Cropped back cover

Tuesday evening in Nyon saw the official launch of  the book “Living along Lac Léman”. Thankyou so much to all those who came to the Villa Thomas at the COV for the vernissage/launch. Photos above. Happy book fans!   The venue in the stunning lake side setting made it the perfect place to launch the book. It also gave readers of […]

Jval music festival in vineyards. Slow down for children. Interview with artist

Morges and IILS Policeman

The Jval rock and pop music festival begins tomorrow Thursday 25th and continues until Saturday 27th August. This festival is the last of the local outdoor music festivals and take places amongst the vineyards above Begnins. It’s a great venue for music lovers to end the summer season and to soak up both the lovely scenery.  There is a variety of music concerts on […]

Music festival, Learning Languages and Photo Exhibition


The weather remains warm here in Nyon and if you want to go to one more outdoor music festival, then the Jval festival held in the vineyards above Begnins is in a lovely setting and a great way to round off the summer. On the programme tonight (Friday) is punk Evelinn Trouble from Zurich, (she […]

Rocking among the vineyards and a local photo exhibition

The weather stayed fine on Saturday for the final night of the three day Jval Rock festival in Begnins. With the view of the lake and the rows of vines clinging to the slopes above and below, this has got to be one of the most spectacular local venues for a music festival. There is […]

Wakeboarding and windsurfing in Nyon, plus two festivals that start this week.

Who needs the sea when you have Lac Léman? Not only was there a windsurfer on the lake today in Nyon, but a wakeboarder too, both taking advantage of the strong breezes and glorious sun after the torrential downpours of yesterday. Folk queuing for the ferry got a fabulous view of these watersports enthusiasts weaving […]