The weather stayed fine on Saturday for the final night of the three day Jval Rock festival in Begnins. With the view of the lake and the rows of vines clinging to the slopes above and below, this has got to be one of the most spectacular local venues for a music festival.
There is a family feel to the event with comfy chairs, cups of tea and home made cake for sale in the bar area. Yet despite the homely ambience, (after all this is in the grounds of someone’s house) the event is professionally organised with car park attendants to help park along the vines and the festival has now become big enough to attract a major drinks sponsor.
Saturday night opened (a little behind schedule) with the band Kassette, a lead female singer and guitarist singing in English and addressing the crowd in French. With her band consisting of another guitarist and a drummer this laid back rock was obviously a crowd pleaser.
Back in Nyon, there’s a small photography exhibition called “Métissage” going on until the 31st August. It is on in both the Focale Building in Place du Chateau and L’espace de la Grenette (this is in the corner of the Place du Marché).
Each year supporters of the photography association FOCALE hold an exhibition of their own work and this is it.
Meanwhile, don’t forget there lot’s going each day with FAR , the big Arts festival in town. Check out the website for events which continue until 23rd August.