L’Elastique Citrique celebrates its 20th anniversary, Church fair this weekend and more

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Started in 1994 by François and nini Pythoud, Nyon’s circus school has grown to become an important part of the cultural life in Nyon and the region. Over 300 children take circus classes there every week, and out of those half a dozen have continued to become professional circus artists. To celebrate their 20th, they […]

Swiss scenes by local artist – Ideal for a gift or a souvenir

Rita Mancesti Gallery close up

If you are looking for a a souvenir of Switzerland, a gift for a friend or colleague, or simply a work of art for your own home, then it’s worth taking a look at the work and gallery of local artist Rita Mancesti.  This gallery, named Artiswiss is located under the lovely old arcades in the village […]

L’Elastique Citrique tours lakeside aboard ancient sailing boat next week- daily shows in ports.

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A year after performing at Paleo, L’Elastique Citrique, Nyon’s circus school will be going on tour next week down the Vaud lakeside. The circus troupe, made of about 20 artists who train at the circus school several times a week will be on tour for a week, but there’s a twist: they’ll be touring aboard […]

“Some Like it Hot” at Outdoor Cinema. Wine, Art and Music events coming up


  Picture above – the Bol D’ Or – Art by Rita Mancesti, see more about this artist below. Cinema The film showing tonight (20 August) at the Open Air cinema in Nyon is the classic (and digitally restored) film comedy  “Some Like It Hot” directed by Billy Wilder starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and […]

Nyon Tourism has own App/ Far festival begins on Wednesday

Far 2012

Nyon Tourism now has an App (go to “Nyon Region” at the App store). It’s available free of charge, in French, German and English, and has lots of features including suggested tours to make in the area, information on local museums, lists of local restaurants etc.  Also, did you know there is now free WiFi […]

Interview with German Artist living in Céligny – Paintings Inspired by Switzerland

Uli van Neyghem (2)

Here is the second in the series of  interviews given by local artist Stephanie Fonteyn (see first interview here). In this article Stephanie speaks to Uli Van Neyghem, a German painter living in Céligny. Note: Uli will be holding an “apéro”  in her art studio on Friday the 4th of November from 17:00 to 20:00  Address: Route de […]