Take a look at these photos of Nyon taken via a cool app called Paper Camera. See Nyon in a neon light! Photo above taken from the window of the Appunto café in Nyon looking across the street. Photos below taken from the same angle using a different format, followed by photos of the inside of the café and of Nyon railway station.
Keeping on the photo theme it’s the last few weeks of the Best Press Photographs exhibition in Prangins.
The Château de Prangins is the only venue in French-speaking Switzerland to host Swiss Press Photo 11, featuring the best press photographs from 2010 in the following categories: Current Events, Everyday and Environment, Portrait, Art and Culture, Sport, and Foreign. Geneva based Christian Lutz won the main prize with his series on the oil business in Nigeria. There is also a special tribute to René Burri, who received the Swiss Press Photo Lifetime Achievement Award marking twenty years of Swiss Press Photo. The exhibition began in December and runs until the 18th March. Opening hours Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 to 17:00.
Thursday 23rd February Jazz and Wine at the caveau of Nyon in the castle. Doors open at 17:00, concert begins at 18:30 with Bertrand Neyroud and Thomas Winteler. Further info call Stéphane le Bidre at the caveau de nyon 022 361 95 25 or 079 639 65 56.
Also on Thursday 23rd February in Geneva, a BSCC (British Swiss Chamber of Commerce ) event. “Speaker’s Corner at the Crowne Plaza”. Keynote speaker: David Kirk, Chief Criminal Counsel, Financial Services Authority (FSA), London, “Financial Regulation in Good Times and Bad: the Art of the Possible.” Plus two BSCC Small and Micro members on the soapbox: Tim Boyse of Fresh Look Consulting and Mathieu Trepanier of Tsquared Consulting Partners SA. 18.30-21.00. Crowne Plaza, 75 ave Louis-Casaï, 1216 Geneva.
Friday 24 February at the Club 1306 (in the old town of Nyon) ” “Sigue Volando” at 20:30 Afro Cuban jazz fireworks, carnival time with 9 musicians. Free entry hat passed round for musicians at end of evening. See Club 1306 for more info.
For other events in the region, check out the Nyon Tourism site.