Easter holiday suggestions in Nyon, from museums to church services, music and movies

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Here are a few suggestions on what to do around the town over the next few days.  Wander around Nyon and check out the fountains which have been decorated by local groups and associations. Also take a look at some of the lovely flowers around the area. Don’t forget the Tulip Festival in Morges. Head […]

Nashville Night in Nyon. Weekend events plus “Rush”, film on 1976 Formula One season,Monday Movie in English

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Here are selection of weekend events in the Nyon area, plus, the Monday night movie (in English) on the 30th September at the Capitole in Nyon is “Rush”.  The film focusses on the 1976 Formula One season and the rivalry between drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda.  Details below. Tonight Friday the 27th September, it’s […]

La Côte Personality 2012 Award, Les Hivernales Rock’n’Beat Festival this Weekend

Courtesy Samuel Fromhold -  André Rosé and Nuria Gorite, winners of the award

The La Côte  “personality of the year” Award  At the end of last year, the local newspaper La Côte decided to host a competition to elect the most influential personality of the year in the la Côte region. This competition was part of  the newspaper’s aim to establish its role as an important player on the […]

Night Time Skiing and Fondue, Flea Market and Music – Events this weekend


  Photo above – A  “sitting room” alongside the lake, part of Nyon flea market. A selection of weekend events  chosen by Jonas Parson – Living in Nyon guest writer Night-Time Skiing and Fondue in St-Cergue Enjoy skiing down St-Cergue’s two  slopes lit up after dark, with unlimited access to both ski-lifts. Once you’re done […]

Neil Young And Crazy Horse To Play At Paleo Festival !

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Neil Young And Crazy Horse To Play At Paleo Festival ! Earlier this month, Paleo confirmed that this year’s edition will start with what promises to be an amazing concert by rock’n’roll legend Neil Young.  20 years after his last concert on the plain of l’Asse, he will be performing his latest album, Psychedelic Pill, with […]

Cows and Concerts – Weekend events

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On Saturday 29 September it’s the Désalpe in St Cergue. This annual ceremony is a tradition in Switzerland and marks the start of Autumn.  The “Désalpe” means the descent of the cows from the hills down to the lower pastures so they can be wintered inside.  During the descent, the cows are decorated with flowery […]

Interview with Nyon band – “The Deadline Experience” playing at Paléo on Wednesday

The Deadline Experience

Last week Jonas Parson caught up with Nyon rock band  “The Deadline Experience” . He began by chatting to Antoine, one of the founders and bass player in the band who will be playing at the Détour (i.e. the stage dedicated to promoting Swiss bands on the Paléo grounds) with their melancholic, yet feisty rock on […]

The Parenthèse – Nyon’s small but influential music club

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Photo above: Courtesy ©Les Hivernales 2012 / Niall Macpherson) of The Bianca Story, performing at the club. The barefoot writer is back!  Regular readers of  Living in Nyon may remember the great reviews of  both the atmosphere and the music from Paléo 2010 written by Jonas Parson (a.k.a “the barefoot writer“). Last year Jonas went travelling to Australia and to India and for […]