American Cinema Soirée for 4th July. Stand Up Paddle competition open to public


The 4th July falls on a Saturday this year and to celebrate American Independence Day there will be an American “cinema soirée” at the Capitole Cinema in Nyon. The evening will begin with a guided visit at 19:30 (with commentary) to the new art exhibition at Nyon castle. This exhibition features the work of American marquetry artist, Brooklyn-based, Las […]

Local girl runs Polar race to raise funds for animal park in Le Vaud


If you think the weather is a bit chilly right now, imagine what it would be like at -30 °!  This is the possible temperature that local girl Rachel Frei Bandieri might encounter when she runs a 150km race in Finland in two weeks time to support the animal park of La Garenne, based in Le Vaud […]

Latin music tonight and “Free Running” in Nyon


Despite it being wet and miserable today, there will be a tropical feel to Nyon tonight (16th January) as “Nolosé” a salsa/ latin  band will be playing at the Usine a Gaz and bringing the sounds of Cuba and Puerto Rico to the town. Free entry  – doors open at 2100. See here    See their video below. If […]

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 […]

8,000 gymnasts expected in Biere from the 21-29 June

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The small municipality of Bière just above Morges (population around 1,500), will be host to thousands of gymnasts from the 21-29 June for the annual cantonal gymnastic fête. If you are at all interested in gymnastics or have members of the family who are, then Bière is the place to be during this time. Full […]