6,000 tickets already sold for Caribana 2014 – Line up now announced


Despite the full line up of bands not been announced until today’s (12 March) official Caribana press conference, 6,000 tickets have already been sold in advance  -”a record for us ” according to Tony Lerch, the festival director. The dates of the festival this year are from the 4th-8th June, and as ever, there is a […]

Concerts, Art exhibitions and Flea Market this week


Here are a few events taking place over the next week in the area.Following up on the “Dieudonné” affair, Nyon council has decided to allow the infamous show to take place in the name of freedom of speech, warning that if racist speeches did take place there would be consequences. The French comic whose show […]

Open Air Cinema in Nyon begins tonight 30 July

The Open Air cinema is back in Nyon this year from 30 July and continues until the 25th August. The first film to be screened will be  ”Les Schtroumpfs” (the Smurfs!) Although films do not begin until 21:30, the terrace is open from 19:00 for snacks, “grillades” and drinks. Note – tomorrow Weds (the 31st July) […]

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 […]

Motel Movie in Prangins on Saturday 22 June – Air show, 50′s car show, open air movie and music


Motel Movie will take place at the aerodrome in Prangins tomorrow, this event involves a car and plane show from 14:00, a barbecue from 17:00 and a movie in the open air at 22:00 Note for the movie, best take your own camping chairs as there may not be enough seats to round. There will […]

Happy Easter To All Living In Nyon Readers! Decorated Fountains, Easter Celebrations And (Hopefully) The First Signs Of Spring…


        Decorated Fountains Around Nyon Walking around Nyon, you might have seen one of the numerous decorated fountains across town. A local tradition, the fountains are decorated each year at Easter by local schools, groups and shops, for the pleasure of all. A “treasure hunt” is organised around these fountains: each fountain […]

Go On A Cruise On Lake Leman For Easter, Circus Workshop And Shows


  Courtesy- cgn.ch Easter Cruise On Lake Leman Why not enjoy Easter Sunday on a cruise around Lake Leman, with a delicious meal prepared specially for the occasion! The menu costs 55.- per adult and 27.50 per child (6-12 year old). Phone +41 (0)848 811 848 to book. For the complete menu, see here   […]

Happy Valentine’s Day to all Readers!

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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 […]

Talk tonight on local Swiss schooling – Transport options

For those readers heading off to the talk on Swiss schooling tonight, a reminder that the closest parking is at La Combe shopping centre. The Perdtemps car park  is approximately a 10 minute walk from the Uni Global Union. Nyon train station is a 5 minute walk from UNI Global Union.  For all parking options […]